Barton Community College's Sneak Preview Concert, set for 7:30 p.m. on Monday in the college's Fine Arts Auditorium, will be the opening act for Barton's observance of National Arts and Humanities Month.
Sterling College will welcome alumni and friends to campus for the annual Homecoming festivities Oct. 7-9. The public is also invited to participate in the weekend's events.
Fort Hays State University turns its eyes to the heavens to celebrate Space Week 2010, the largest public space event on earth, from Oct. 4-10 with activities, presentations and prizes.
Martha Holmes, assistant professor of art and design, and Charmion Arthur, instructor of art and design at Fort Hays State University, have planned a nine-day trip to Italy over spring break 2011.
Sterling College's Homecoming musical, "Pirates of Penzance," will run at 8 p.m. on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Oct. 7-9 in Culbertson Auditorium. Tickets are available through the Sterling College box office and can be reserved by calling 620-278-4279. Box Office hours are 1 to 5 p.m. Oct. 4-8 and 7 to 8 p.m. Oct. 7-9. Tickets are $8 for adults and $5 for students/children/seniors 65 and over. Reservations not paid for by 7:50 p.m. on the night of the reservation will be subject to release for general sale.
Janelle Smith, Sunflower Early Education Center office manager, takes registration for the upcoming Fall Into Fun Early Childhood Conference.
One non-football highlight of Homecoming Weekend this year at Fort Hays State University will be the re-dedication of Picken Hall at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 2.
STERLING - School districts in mid and central Kansas may want to buy more paper and art supplies after last week's Santa Fe Children's Literature Festival at Sterling College. "Practice, practice, practice," was the message from both children's author/illustrator Janet Stevens and young adult author Hilari Bell, and many students left the College inspired by their advice.
Fort Hays State University invited Woodrow Wilson Visiting Fellow Dr. Robert K. Musil, an internationally renowned leader in the international peace, nuclear disarmament and environmental movements, for an intensive week-long visit from Sept. 20 to 24.
Six authors and illustrators from the United States and Japan will present to area third- through fifth-grade students from 8 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 7 and Friday, Oct. 8 at Fort Hays State University. FHSU hosts the conference every other year.
When Assistant Professor Dr. Johnson Agbo came to Sterling College, he quickly put in a new equipment request. "I had to do a lot of improvisation to teach that first year," he said.
Rachael Stueder of Claflin and Ashley Lynn Kuhn of Great Bend and Fort Hays State University have accepted membership in The National Society of Collegiate Scholars (NSCS). Rachael will be honored during an Induction Convocation this fall on the campus of Kansas State University.
Kansas State University alumni in the Great Bend area are planning a tailgate party for local alumni and prospective K-State students Thursday, Sept. 23, at The Front Door, 1615 Tenth St. High school students interested in learning more about K-State are encouraged to attend.
Nex-Tech Wireless would like to announce the second quarter results for the Holy Family Great Bend School district with a donation of $102.85 and a donation of $50.57 for the Central Kansas Christian Academy School district, from the School Rebate Program. The School Rebate Program, offered exclusively by Nex-Tech Wireless, was created to assist local schools in raising additional funds to be used as determined by the participating school. The program, which was launched in the fall of 2006, has donated over $100,000 to local schools throughout the Nex-Tech Wireless service area.
At the Crime Stoppers State Board Conference, held earlier this year in Great Bend, The Kansas Crime Stoppers Association Inc. awarded two scholastic scholarships.
LAWRENCE - Nine students at the University of Kansas School of Law, including one from Great Bend, have been chosen as Dean's Fellows for the 2014-15 academic year.
More than a decade removed from high school with four kids and a wife to support and no career prospects, 32-year-old Rey Rodriguez turned to Barton Community College's Automotive Technician program to change his life.
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