KAMS student excels inside, outside classroom

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The Kansas Academy of Mathematics and Science at Fort Hays State University offers bright high school students the opportunity to attend college two years early. Adam Stenson, an Olathe Northwest High School and KAMS senior, showcases the success of the academy. Between studying and researching, Stenson also makes time to be involved in various clubs […]

Cookbooks commemorate department’s 100th

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Students and faculty from the Department of Music and Theatre at Fort Hays State University are selling family secrets — sort of. “Once in a Hundred Years,” a cookbook compiled for fundraising purposes, contains recipes from former and current students and faculty. The idea came from accompanist Pam McGowne, who had experience in selling cookbooks […]

“Change for Literacy” Hosting a Meet and Greet with American Girl Author

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The Fort Hays State University Leadership 310 team, “Change for Literacy” will be hosting a meet and greet with American Girl Author, Jane Kurtz, in order to help bring awareness to an international and non-profit organization called “Ethiopia Reads.” The American Girl Author presentation will be held on April 27th at the FHSU Robbins Center […]

Community Invited to Take Part in KFHS Project

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Fort Hays State University’s KFHS has developed a new program based on the idea of the internet program “TED Talks.” Presenters have 15 minutes to discuss a unique idea, but Instructor Ron Rohlf says there are some limitations. Presentations on partisan politics or commercial in nature are not allowed. Rohlf says along with faculty, staff […]

FHSU Department Now an Institute

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Fort Hays State University’s Department of Technology Studies is now the Institute of Applied Technology. President Edward Hammond, during a news conference Friday, said the institute concept will include collaborations with two-year institutions, partnerships with corporations and the military and an expansion of the programs offered. This will provide a distinctive identity for technology education. […]

Hammond Receives 2013 NASPA President’s Award


Dr. Edward H. Hammond, president of Fort Hays State University, was selected by the NASPA Board of Directors as the recipient of the 2013 NASPA President’s Award for his ability to advance the quality of student life on campus and his exemplary support of student affairs professionals at his university. Dr. Hammond will receive the […]

Hammond Talks Higher Ed’s Role in Economic Plan

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Fort Hays State University President Edward Hammond says the state’s higher education system has a big role to play in the governor’s economic plan. The first third of the plan cuts taxes. The next third creates jobs, and the final portion, according to Hammond, falls to the educational institutions to prepare the workers for the […]

FHSU Receives Honors At National Meeting

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Fort Hays State University garnered several honors last weekend during the national meeting of the Association of Fraternity/Sorority Advisors, including a top award for Dr. Tisa Mason, vice president for Student Affairs. Mason won the Sue Kraft Fussell Distinguished Service Award. She was recognized for her commitment over many years to the profession of higher […]

FHSU Acknowledged for Student Affairs


The nation’s leading association for the advancement, health and sustainability of the student affairs profession has listed Fort Hays State University among the top 50 colleges and universities committed to civic learning and democratic engagement. NASPA cited the engagement and support student affairs staffs at the institutions give to making civic learning and democratic engagement […]