Friends University’s mechanical engineering program receives accreditation through the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET). ABET is a specialized accreditor for college and university programs in applied and natural science, computing, engineering and engineering technology.   Friends University STEM faculty and industry leaders including Spirit, Bombardier, Koch Industries and Cessna met in 2017 to discuss the need for engineers to serve the local industry along with the deficiency of a local mechanical engineering […]

Friends University’s Chapter Kappa Phi of the National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society has been named an “Honor Chapter” for its outstanding activities in 2022-23, an award that was bestowed to only 12 chapters nationwide in 2023.  This is the 17th time that Friends University has received this distinction: the first was in 1996 under the direction of Professor Jerry Smartt who was also instrumental in earning this year’s recognition.  Each summer, the 634 chapters of Sigma Delta Pi nationwide are asked to submit an annual report detailing their numerous […]

Friends University is thrilled to announce the addition of our newest program and first of its kind at the doctoral level. The Doctor of Ministry in Formation and Soul Care (DMin) at Friends University is a doctoral-level program seeking to equip Christian practitioners with a comprehensive biblical, theological, and practical paradigm for Christian formation and soul care in a 21st-century context.   “We are delighted to further […]

Friends University is pleased to announce students who have been named to the President’s or Deans Honor Roll this spring. President’s Spring 2023 Honor Roll The following students have been named to the President’s Honor Roll at Friends University with a grade point average of 3.9 to 4.0. First Name Last Name City State Vanessa […]

Adults wishing to complete a bachelor’s or master’s degree are invited to attend the Friends University virtual enrollment day on Thursday, May 11 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. An R.S.V.P. for this event is requested.   Now is the time to get started! Friends University is offering a $1,050* scholarship for all new summer 2023 Master of Business Administration and Master of Education degree students. The […]

Friends University will honor the 2023 graduating class at this year’s Commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 13, 2023, at INTRUST Bank Arena at 2 p.m. The ceremony will recognize graduates from the university’s Wichita and Overland Park sites as well as online graduates. Regina Miller, award-winning entrepreneur and owner of both Trailblazers Academy and R. […]

Friends University is pleased to announce the promotions of Dr. Brent Yoder to the role of Associate Vice President of Academic Affairs and Victor Rogers to Director of Institutional Research effective April 1.    Dr. Yoder’s background and experience in higher education align with the mission at Friends University. In his new role as Associate Vice President, he will oversee the Academic Resource Center and ADA Services along with […]

Friends University is pleased to announce the promotion of Dr. Preston Todd to Vice President of Enrollment Management and Student Success in which he will also serve on the President’s Cabinet.   “Enrollment Management is the driving force behind our organization,” said Dr. Amy Bragg Carey, president of Friends University. “Dr. Todd’s sixteen years of higher education expertise, character and commitment to […]

Friends University is pleased to announce students who have been named to the president’s and deans honor roll this spring. President’s Fall 2022 Honor Roll The following students have been named to the President’s Honor Roll at Friends University with a grade point average of 3.9 to 4.0. Dean’s Fall 2022 Honor Roll The following […]