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The Forum: Tim Chapman, FHSU Foundation »

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In the latest episode of The Forum, Eagle’s Gary Shorman spoke with Tim Chapman of the Fort Hays State University Foundation. Click HERE for the entire interview.

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Free developmental screenings offered for children »


Free developmental screenings are being offered for children, ages birth to age 3 from Ellis and Rush counties. For children age 3 to 5, where there is a concern a child might have a developmental delay or be in need of special education service, screenings also are offered. During the developmental screenings, local professionals will […]

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August ends with yet another bout of rainfall »


August ended with yet another bout of precipitation, offering up a total of nearly 2 inches of rainfall in Hays in the normally arid month. The Kansas State Ag Research Center reported an overnight rainfall of 0.35 inches, with other reports in the county ranging from 0.07 to 0.94 inches. The most significant rain in […]

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Partly sunny, mild Labor Day »

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A cold front will slow down and stall out across northern Oklahoma today, which will provide a relief from the hot temperatures across southwest Kansas. The frontal boundary will focus more thunderstorm development late this afternoon into tonight, with some of the thunderstorm activity affecting southern Kansas during the overnight hours tonight. Temperatures will warm […]

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Hansen offers seven-week quilting class »

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LOGAN — The Dane G. Hansen Memorial Museum will host a seven-week quilting workshop later this fall. Janie Lowry, Stockton, will be the instructor. Lowry is well known in the area for her quilting expertise. This year’s pattern will be the Disappearing 9 patch. Classes will be Oct. 7,14, 21 and 28 and Nov. 4, […]

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FHSU Music Department earns reaccreditation »


FHSU University Relations The Department of Music and Theatre at Fort Hays State University was granted reaccreditation in July by the National Association of Schools of Music. “The process involves a lot of investigation, data gathering and conversations amongst colleagues,” said Benjamin Cline, chair of the Department of Music and Theatre. “Those conversations are one […]

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Light in the Dark 5K Run/Walk at FHSU will glow in the dark »

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FHSU University Relations Participants will glow-in-the-dark while running around the Fort Hays State University campus Friday, Sept. 19, during the third annual Light in the Dark 5K Run/Walk hosted by FHSU Students for Life. Registration is from 7:30 p.m. to 8:15 p.m. Activities start with a short presentation at 8:20 p.m. The race will start […]

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Chance of thunderstorms late in the day Sunday »


There is a slight risk of severe storms late this afternoon into the evening hours ahead of a strong upper level storm system. Storms are expected to initiate along the dryline any time after 4pm. The greatest severe storm threats will be damaging hail and damaging straight line winds to 70 mph. Stay tune to […]

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Educators write chapter for student affairs leaders guide »

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FHSU University Relations Fort Hays State University’s Dr. Larry Gould, professor of political science, Dr. Tisa Mason, vice president for student affairs, and Kindra D. Degenhardt, project administrative associate for the Alumni Association, wrote a module for “Increasing Adult Learner Persistence and Completion Rates,” a guide for student affairs “leaders and practitioners” on keeping students […]

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Center for Civic Leadership schedules September activities »

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FHSU University Relations Fort Hays State University’s Center for Civic Leadership has released September’s schedule of events promoting civic engagement. Times Talk: Costa Rica, noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 2, in the back of Forsyth Library. Students who participated in the Global Leadership Project’s international service trip will talk about their experiences in Costa […]

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Students will recount Costa Rica trip at first Times Talk »

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A group of Fort Hays State University students will share their experiences from an international service trip to Costa Rica next week. The session will be the first of seven Times Talks, sponsored by the American Democracy Project. The first Times Talk will be from noon to 1 p.m. Sept. 2. Click HERE to read […]

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Freddy’s, Dreiling-Schmidt team up for Relay for Life »


The Dreiling-Schmidt Cancer Institute is hosting a fundraiser at Freddy’s Frozen Custard and Steakburgers on Tuesday Sept 9 from 5 to 8 p.m. During that time, 15 percent of all total orders will be donated by Freddy’s to the American Cancer Society to raise funds for the Ellis County Relay for Life. The theme for […]

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FHSU’s 2014-15 music season begins in September »

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FHSU University Relations A cultural jewel in western Kansas, Fort Hays State University’s Department of Music and Theatre promises a full schedule for its 2014-15 music season. Concerts and recitals include performances by the orchestra, wind ensembles, jazz ensembles and faculty members. All concert times are at 7:30 p.m. unless otherwise noted. The Hays Symphony […]

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