Friends University congratulates the recipients of the W.A. Young Excellence in Teaching Award and the Jan LaFever Award for Adjunct Teaching. Faculty, students and staff nominate full-time and adjunct faculty members for these awards. Dr. Kassia Waggoner, assistant professor of composition, received the W.A. Young Excellence in Teaching Award. Dr. Waggoner pushes her students to […]

Friends University is pleased to announce five STEM Promise Scholarship winners selected from several Wichita area high schools. The winners are Dennys Calvillo from West High School, Ondrea Thomas from West High School, Joshua Loucks from Halstead High School, Grethel De la Torre from South High School and Alexyss Miller from South High School. “These […]

Friends University will begin offering a new Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice degree program beginning this fall. The new degree will be offered to adult students in the College of Graduate and Professional Studies. “The bachelor’s degree in criminal justice gives students the opportunity to understand the theories and research of the field and […]

Friends University is pleased to begin offering three new competitive concentrations to their business degree programs beginning this fall. The new concentrations include Supply Chain Management with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree. In addition, Sports Management and Project Management will be available with the Master of Business Administration and Global Master of […]

Sunny Overholt, an art educator from USD 259 Northwest High School has been selected as the 2020 Friends University USD 259 Fellowship recipient. Overholt was required to discuss how her teaching career demonstrates the Friends University RISE Values (Respect, Inclusion, Service, Excellence). Her experiences have reinforced her belief that the power of creativity can support […]

In compliance with yesterday’s White House briefing stating Americans should not gather in groups of more than 10 people due to the coronavirus, Friends University faculty and staff will be working remotely effective immediately through March 29 and the campus is closed to visitors until further notice. All students are currently on spring break which […]

A group of Friends University Hispanic American Leadership Organization (HALO) student delegates have been selected as volunteer interns at the 38th National United States Hispanic Leadership Institute (USHLI) Conference in Chicago from Feb. 20-23. The USHLI has become the premier Hispanic leadership conference in the nation and an award-winning non-profit organization. The mission of the […]