Sixteen high school and transfer students were awarded scholarships totaling $3,300 at the Kansas State University alumni/student event Sept. 23 in Great Bend.
Students from 13 Kansas high schools will be honored Oct. 13, by the University of Kansas Alumni Association and KU Endowment.
Fort Hays State University's English Department, University Activities Board and office of Diversity Affairs will host the second annual Poetry Slam from 7:30 to 9 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 12, in Cody Commons in the FHSU Memorial Union, lower level.
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.
Sixteen area students were awarded scholarships to Kansas State University totaling $3,200 at the Great Bend Area K-State Alumni Club's alumni/student tailgate party Sept. 16, in Great.
Barton Community College will offer web design course from 6-8 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays Oct. 28 – Nov. 13 in the Technical Building, room T-117.
ELLINWOOD – The Ellinwood Sunflower Bank Community Ambassadors kicked off their first session with a field trip to Ellinwood's 1894 Hotel Wolf which housed Starr Antiques and has been a cornerstone business in Ellinwood for over 35 years. The Hotel is directly over a portion of the old Ellinwood Underground World and has a rich history of Ellinwood.
Page 1 of 1