Friends University staff, faculty and students will be celebrating 26 years of working together to make Christmas merrier for hundreds of needy families in Wichita. Approximately 150 University representatives will embrace the spirit of the season for the annual Salvation Army Service Day Dec. 10. The group will help prepare and disperse donated gifts. “With […]

Friends University and the Wichita Public Schools have launched the Early College Academy, a program that allows high school students to earn two years’ worth of college credit. Targeted at traditionally underrepresented students, the program will offer a combination of courses taken at the Friends University campus and Northwest High School. “Friends University is pleased […]

Friends University hosted a Purple Scramble in its state-of-the-industry INTRUST Bank Cyber Security Laboratory Saturday, Oct. 13. As part of the first cyber security conference in Wichita, the Purple Scramble allowed cyber security specialists to refine their skills. By creating purple teams, in which teams consist of both red (attacking) assets and blue (defending) assets, […]

Friends University won the Young Professionals of Wichita (YPW) Choice Award for the large company division. YPW presented the award to Friends University during the YPW Founders’ Day celebration in late July. The award recognizes area businesses that are exemplary places for young professionals to work. Friends University stands out as a leading organization in […]

Building upon its burgeoning expertise in cyber security, Friends University will begin offering cyber security training to IT professionals and businesses this fall. “Research shows that 79 percent of small-to-medium-sized businesses don’t have a cyber security plan or adequately trained staff to prevent or respond to cyber threats,” said Sean Cash, assistant professor and program […]