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Area high school students receive scholarships from Washburn University

Students attending area high schools and community colleges have been awarded scholarships by Washburn University. Students, who were able to attend, were recognized for their achievements at a recent banquet.

May 22, 2011 | | Education


Incredible Years Preschool enrolling for Summer Fun Program

The staff at Sunflower's Incredible Years Preschool knows that a break from the daily routine is good for everyone now and then. But they also know they don't want to miss opportunities for children to learn.

May 20, 2011 | | Education


Crime Stoppers awards scholarships

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May 20, 2011 | | Education


Class of '71 awards two scholarships

Each year the Great Bend High School Class of 1971 gives a scholarship to honor a deceased classmate.

May 20, 2011 | | Education


BCSO Reserves award scholarships

Barton County Sheriff Reserves present two scholarships to Barton County students each year. This year's recipients are Andrew Baker from Great Bend High School and Kenda Smith from Barton Community College. Pictured are, from left: Reserve Sgt. Dena Popp, Baker, Sheriff Greg Armstrong, Smith and Reserve Deputy JP Postlethwaite.

May 20, 2011 | | Education


KU announces more than 4,800 spring 2011 candidates for degrees

The names of more than 4,800 candidates for degrees at the University of Kansas this spring - representing 99 Kansas counties, 43 other states and 59 other countries - have been announced by the University Registrar.

May 15, 2011 | | Education


Local student named Governor’s Scholar

At the invitation of Kansas Governor Sam Brownback, Katelyn Zink of Quivira Heights High School, Bushton, was selected to attend the 28th Annual Governor's Scholars Awards Program on May 1, in Topeka.

May 15, 2011 | | Education


More than 2,800 students eligible for graduation from K-State

More than 2,800 students are set to graduate from Kansas State University in ceremonies this spring.

May 15, 2011 | | Education


Forty-one students join Mortar Board chapter

Forty-one students were inducted as members of the Ichabod Chapter of the National Senior Honor Society of Mortar Board at Washburn University. Also inducted as honorary members were William Beteta, executive director, Heartland VIsioning, and Rick Ellis, director, Center for Community Service and professor, School of Applied Studies.

May 15, 2011 | | Education


University of Kansas School of Pharmacy Grads

Fifth-year students at the University of Kansas School of Pharmacy made the transition from student to pharmacist on April 26, when they officially donned their white coats.

May 15, 2011 | | Education


The National Society of Collegiate Scholars welcomes Micca Schneider as a new member

Micca Schneider of Great Bend, has accepted membership in The National Society of Collegiate Scholars (NSCS). Micca will be honored during an Induction Convocation this fall on the campus of The University of Kansas.

May 15, 2011 | | Education


Sunflower Bank donates more than $4,400 to Great Bend schools and students

In its 10th year, Sunflower Bank's ABC: Be True to our Schools program resulted in the greatest donation total in program history, including $4,489 to Great Bend area schools and students.

May 15, 2011 | | Education


PCC selects 2011-2012 resident assistants

PRATT - Pratt Community College has selected Kayci Huslilg, from Great Bend, as one of 14 Resident Assistants for 2011-2012.

May 13, 2011 | | Education


Leslie Wrinkle graduates from OBU

SHAWNEE, Okla. - Great Bend resident Leslie Rae Wrinkle received a bachelor's degree in nursing during Oklahoma Baptist University's 2011 Spring Commencement on Friday, May 13, in the university's Raley Chapel.

May 13, 2011 | | Education


Ready to serve: Rotc Units have Commissioning Ceremonies

Kansas State University's Army and Air Force ROTC units will commission 30 cadets as second lieutenants at ceremonies May 13, in Forum Hall at the K-State Student Union. The Army ROTC ceremony will be at 10:30 a.m. and the Air Force ROTC ceremony will be at 2 p.m.

May 08, 2011 | | Education


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Barton Community College announces fall 2014 graduates

Barton Community College has announced its list of graduates who earned associate degrees or certificates for career training during the fall semester of 2014.

March 22, 2015 | | Education


Reading is much more decoding than letter and words

Daniel Willingham is a cognitive psychologist at the University of Virginia with a background in neuroscience who now focuses on education. He wrote a widely acclaimed 2010 book titled, “Why Don't Students Like School?” His new book, “Raising Kids Who Read,” off the presses this month, is an accessible hands-on guide for parents who want to help kids become avid readers at home and school. This interview has been edited for length and clarity.

March 22, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


NYC mayor says no to plan to seize failing schools

The Democrat's internecine battle over education reform is ratcheting up in New York, as New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and Gov. Andrew Cuomo continue to spar over how to reform the city's failing schools.

March 20, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


No-pay MBA completes test run

Why go into heavy debt and disrupt your life for a certification of business training that you can get essentially for free? That's the question Laurie Pickard asked when she launched her No-Pay MBA project in August of 2013, setting out to earn an MBA using Massive Online Courses, or MOOCs.

March 19, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


First Islamic college in United States granted accreditation

Zaytuna, a small liberal arts college in Berkeley, California, has been granted accreditation by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. The accreditation makes Zaytuna the first accredited Muslim college in the United States, reports Education News.

March 19, 2015 | Leslie Corbly Deseret News | Education


Helen Keller on optimism, education and never giving up

In 1987, Congress passed a resolution designating the month of March as "Women's History Month," a tradition that each president since Ronald Reagan has honored.

March 18, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Education


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