Friends University will recognize Constitution Day by hosting former Kansas Governor, Jeff Colyer. Dr. Colyer served as the 47th governor of Kansas, after seven years as lieutenant governor in the Brownback administration. The former governor has degrees from Georgetown University, Cambridge University in England, and the University of Kansas School of Medicine. The topic of […]

Friends University will honor approximately 525 students at this year’s Commencement Ceremony this coming Saturday, May 11, 2019 at 2 p.m. in INTRUST Bank Arena. The ceremony will recognize graduates from the university’s Wichita and Overland Park sites as well as online graduates. Jim Nagy, a 1997 Friends University graduate, will give the Commencement address. […]

Adults wishing to complete a bachelor’s or master’s degree are invited to attend an Open Enrollment Day Thursday, May 2, at the Friends University Wichita campus. This event will help prospective adult students learn more about how Friends University can help them invest in their education and their future. The “come and go” event is […]

Friends University will host a Health Care Leadership Panel April 30 that will discuss challenges in the health care profession and provide advice to those pursuing or interested in this profession. The panel will feature Friends University alumni who are business leaders in the Wichita region working in health care, including:  Chris Keith with Select […]

This year’s Teacher Education Conference at Friends will be offered June 25-26 and will focus on “The Big Idea: Developing Skilled Thinkers.” Educators will learn how to reframe the material they teach to empower students to examine it in new, more thoughtful ways. Keynote speaker Dr. Kevin D. Washburn is the executive director of Clerestory […]

Friends University’s Global MBA program and Graduate Recruitment will host a Global Trade presentation April 4 featuring Jim Nagy. Nagy is the executive vice president of GM Financial-International Operations and a 1997 Friends University graduate. He will share his thoughts and experiences from years of working in many global environments. Nagy has been employed by […]

Friends University’s Hispanic American Leadership Organization (HALO), a student organization, will host an event March 21 in honor of César Chavez Day. Nearly 200 Hispanic students plan to attend a fast-moving and visual event, along with inspiring guest speakers and other leaders in Wichita’s Hispanic community. Activities will also include choral and dance performances, break-out […]

Friends University will host Startup Grind-Wichita’s March 19 event, featuring Friends University alumnus and cyber security analyst David Evenden. Evenden, a 2006 Friends University graduate, is an experienced offensive security operator and analyst with more than 12 years of active experience inside the Intelligence Community. He learned Persian Farsi, worked at NSA Red Team and […]

Adults wishing to complete a bachelor’s or master’s degree are invited to attend an Open Enrollment Day Tuesday, Feb. 26, at the Friends University Wichita campus. This event will help prospective adult students learn more about how Friends University can help them invest in their education and their future. The “come and go” event is […]

  English faculty members Dr. Vicki Ronn and Dr. Kassia Waggoner will host a Summer Creative Writing Camp for eighth to twelfth grade students this summer from 1 to 5 p.m. June 17-21 on the Friends University campus. Students will create a writing portfolio of five different forms of poetry and one short story during […]