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Center for Civic Leadership wins FHSU a 2nd Outstanding Leadership Program Award

Leadership programs at Fort Hays State University have joined a rare group with the announcement that the Association of Leadership Educators has given the university's Center for Civic Leadership its 2011 award for Outstanding Leadership Programs.

July 24, 2011 | | Education


Garden City Community College issues honor rolls

Garden City Community College has released honor rolls for the spring semester of 2011.

July 10, 2011 | | Education


Buntain inducted into ALD at Washburn University

Jordyn Nicole Buntain of Great Bend, was recently recognized at an induction ceremony as a member of the Top Hat Chapter of Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society at Washburn University.

July 10, 2011 | | Education


GBCF announces 2011 Paul J. Urban Scholarship recipients

The Golden Belt Community Foundation recently awarded four scholarships from the Paul J. Urban Memorial Scholarship Fund.

July 03, 2011 | | Education


The United States Achievement Academy announces award winner

The United States Achievement Academy announced today that Tristan Yount, from Great Bend, has been recognized for academic achievement as a United States National Honor Student Award winner.

July 03, 2011 | | Education


K-State awards semester, graduation honors for Spring 2011

More than 3,000 students earned semester honors from Kansas State University for their academic performance in the spring 2011 semester, while 337 students have received May 2011 graduation honors to recognize outstanding academic performance.

July 03, 2011 | | Education


2011 Hutchinson Community College graduates

Hutchinson Community College announces the 2011 list of graduates. Two hundred and forty-eight individuals received an Associate of Applied Science degree at the graduation ceremonies held on May 13.

July 03, 2011 | | Education


Three Great Bend teachers are named Master Teachers by Kansas Strong

Kansas Strong announces that Deena Smith, Katt Shelton and Traci Miller of Unified School District 428 have completed the comprehensive workshop and training schedule to be Master Teachers, and are experts in Kansas Strong's "Fossils To Fuel" training module.

June 26, 2011 | | Education


Sigma Alpha Lambda new member

Sigma Alpha Lambda announces that Katelyn Rene Kaiser of Great Bend, has recently become recognized as a member of Sigma Alpha Lambda, National Leadership and Honors Organization at Kansas State University. Sigma Alpha Lambda is a national leadership and honors organization dedicated to promoting and rewarding academic achievement and providing members with opportunities for community service, personal development, and lifelong professional fulfillment.

June 26, 2011 | | Education


United States Acheivement Academy award

The United States Achievement Academy announces that Megan Henry from Great Bend has been recognized for academic achievement as a United States National Honor Student Award winner.

June 26, 2011 | | Education


Great Bend student completes Kansas Cosmosphere and Space Center program

Wyatt Smith of Great Bend, son of Craig Smith, graduated from Space 301 of Kansas Adventures in Outer Space (KAOS) June 11 at the Kansas Cosmosphere and Space Center. Wyatt will be entering grade 10 at Ellinwood High School this fall.

June 26, 2011 | | Education


Otis student completes Kansas Cosmosphere and Space Center program

Dalton Steinert of Otis, child of, Darrin and Krista Steinert, graduated from Space 401 of Kansas Adventures in Outer Space (KAOS) June 11 at the Kansas Cosmosphere and Space Center. Dalton will be entering 10th grade at Otis High School this fall.

June 26, 2011 | | Education


Finnish vet student welcomed in Great Bend

It is a long ways from the Finnish coastal city Maija Haga calls home to Great Bend. But, her love for animals bridges the nearly 5,000 miles between the two communities.

June 24, 2011 | Dale Hogg | Education


Great Bend resident named on OBU honor roll

Great Bend, resident Leslie Wrinkle, a nursing major, was named to Oklahoma Baptist University's Dean's Honor Roll for the spring 2011 semester.

June 19, 2011 | | Education


Sunflower EEC staff recieves autism training

There are only a handful of Kansans from Great Bend to the Colorado border who have completed Autism Specialist training. And three of them work at Sunflower's Early Education Center.

June 17, 2011 | | Education


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Articles by Section - Education


Robot Milo helps children with autism learn social skills

Children with autism display greater success socializing after using social robots, according to research from RoboKind, a developer of social robots, reported Education News.

April 20, 2015 | Leslie Corbly Deseret News | Education


Demel earns First Scholar scholarship

Julie Demel, a senior at Central Plains High School, has received a First Scholars scholarship to attend Kansas State University. Scholars receive a $5,000 scholarship over four years for a total of $20,000.

April 19, 2015 | | Education


New attorneys take state and federal oaths in April 17

Successful applicants to the February 2015 Kansas Bar Examination were sworn in as Kansas attorneys at a 10 a.m. on April 16, at the Supreme Court courtroom in the Kansas Judicial Center in Topeka.

April 19, 2015 | | Education


CKCA Jump Rope for Heart

Central Kansas Christian Academy students recently participated in Jump Rope for Heart. Jump Rope for Heart is a great organization that allows students to earn prizes while collecting money for the American Heart Association. The students raised a total of $1,910. 100% of the proceeds that the students collected will go to the American Heart Association.

April 19, 2015 | | Education


Local students become new student senators at Fort Hays State University

Local students were among 19 new senators elected to the Student Government Association at Fort Hays State University in elections April 8-9. Eleven in the College of Arts and Sciences, five in the College of Business and Entrepreneurship, and three in the College of Health and Life Sciences.

April 19, 2015 | | Education


Wheatland awards $10,000 in scholarships

Ten area high school students now have more money to put toward college. Wheatland Electric announced the winners of its inaugural scholarship program at its annual meeting April 15. Each student will receive a $1,000 grant from Wheatland. The recipients are: Marshal Hutchins-Scott Community High School; Skyler Hembree-Wichita County High School; Bailey Harris-Greeley County High School; Lakota Stucky-Syracuse High School; Marc Skipper-Deerfield High School; Kaitlynn Hammond-Holcomb High School; Taylor Hofeling-Great Bend High School; Leora Seiler-Conway Springs High School; Kaityn Dvorak-Caldwell High School; Andrew Mages-Argonia High School

April 19, 2015 | | Education


Nearly every college student in America has this addiction

Today’s college students simply can’t live without texting.

April 18, 2015 | Tyler Stahle Deseret News | Education


Don't blame your child for not being motivated at school

Don’t blame your children for not being motivated in the classroom — they may not have much of a say.

April 16, 2015 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Education


Virginia tops in sending kids to jail, new report says

Virginia tops the nation in how often it refers kids to the justice system, according to a new report by The Center for Public Integrity.

April 15, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Global teaching award winner urges students to look to private sector, shun Common Core

Nancie Atwell won the first Varkey Foundation Global Teacher Prize award for being an ultra-exceptional teacher, the “Nobel Prize for teaching." She's donating her $1 million award to her school, a private school she founded specifically to develop innovations in teaching excellence, the BBC reports.

April 15, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Biden wants community colleges to be free, while Arizona cuts them loose

The "most flexible" institutions in American higher learning should be as automatic as high school, Vice President Joe Biden said in the White House Weekly Address this past weekend.

April 15, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Global teaching award winner urges students to look to private sector, shun Common Core

Nancie Atwell won the first Varkey Foundation Global Teacher Prize award for being an ultra-exceptional teacher, the “Nobel Prize for teaching." She's donating her $1 million award to her school, a private school she founded specifically to develop innovations in teaching excellence, the BBC reports.

April 15, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Biden wants community college to be free, while Arizona cuts them loose

The "most flexible" institutions in American higher learning should be as automatic as high school, Vice President Joe Biden said in the White House Weekly Address this past weekend.

April 14, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


This video shows Common Core math is a lot like baking a cake

American parents want to help their children with Common Core math homework, but they just don't fully understand how to.

April 14, 2015 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Education


College degree does little to resolve income inequality, study says

A recent study published by the Hamilton Project, an economic research project, found that while education can propel Americans from the lower class to the middle class, there is little evidence education reduces the gap between the middle class and the wealthiest citizens, reported Education News.

April 13, 2015 | Leslie Corbly Deseret News | Education


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