Local Students To Participate In Mock Presidential Debate


Students from the POLS 403 The Presidency course at Fort Hays State University will participate in a mock presidential debate from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 17, at the Robbins Center. “It’s a great opportunity for the students to research the candidates and present their interpretations of what candidates do in the debate arena,” […]

KU, FHSU Partner To Offer Social Work Program In Western Kansas


The University of Kansas plans to offer a master’s degree program in social work in western Kansas. The university announced this week that its School of Social Welfare will offer its advanced Master of Social Work Program in western Kansas starting next summer. The program will be offered through partnerships with Fort Hays State University […]

Sternberg Museum Hosts 9 October Events, 2 New Exhibits

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October at the Fort Hays State University’s Sternberg Museum kicked off with the After School Pogram for second- through fifth-graders, the first of several exhibits and events during the month. The After School Program began Oct. 9 and will last until Wednesday, Dec. 19. Sessions are from 3:30 to 5 p.m. every Tuesday for second- […]

FHSU Receives $1.1 Million Grant For Math, Science Education And Exploration

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More than $1.1 million that will support and encourage mathematics and science teacher education at Fort Hays State University was announced at a news conference today on the university campus. The funds come from the Noyce Foundation through the National Science Foundation. The Southwest Plains Regional Service Center, Sublette, is a collaborating agency with FHSU […]

Fort Hays State University Announces Homecoming Candidates

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Students at Fort Hays State University have chosen 10 of their peers to comprise the 2012 Homecoming royalty court.   King Candidates: Gentry Heimerman, Halstead sophomore and son of John and Kari Heimerman. Sponsored by Catholic Disciples, Heimerman is majoring in health and human performance. Greg Shuler, Jetmore senior and son of Dan and Cheryl Shuler. Sponsored […]

FHSU Enrollment Sets Another All-Time Record

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Fort Hays State University, which has more than doubled its enrollment over the past decade, announced yet another all-time headcount record for the official 20th-day of the fall semester, which was Monday, Sept. 17. Of special significance, FHSU set a record for the number of incoming on-campus freshman for the second year in a row, […]

FHSU Homecoming Week To Feature Many Events For All

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This year’s Fort Hays State University Homecoming — A Celebration of Tiger Nation — will include a variety of ways for Tiger supporters to reacquaint with their old stomping grounds through such get-togethers as the class of 1952 and 1962 class reunions. Advance registrations are required. Register at www.goforthaysstate.com/homecoming2012 For more information, call the Alumni […]

International Student Services Office Seeks More For FHSU’s Friendship Family Programram

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Meeting people from other parts of the world, learning about different cultures, teaching others about life in the United States and gaining new friends are all benefits of Fort Hays State University’s Friendship Family program.  “During the 2011-2012 year, we matched 30 families with 79 students while we were unable to find families for many […]

FHSU Identified As Military Friendly For Fifth Year

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Victory Media has named Fort Hays State University as a military friendly school for a fifth consecutive year. Victory Media, the premier media entity for military personnel transitioning into civilian life, is a service-disabled, veteran-owned small business founded in 2001. The 2013 Military Friendly Schools® list honors the top 15 percent of colleges, universities and […]

FHSU Keeps on Truckin’

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Fort Hays State University is displaying a highly visible marketing message throughout the Kansas City metro area. Now through Thanksgiving, a fleet of semi-trailers wrapped with eye-catching graphics is penetrating Kansas City’s 318 square miles. The 12-week campaign is designed to boost awareness and drive interest in FHSU. FHSU worked with […]

Sex Ed Boot Camp Heading To FHSU September 26

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Dr. Joni Frater and Esther Lastique, creators of the college speaking event “Sex Ed Boot Camp,” will appear at an event for Fort Hays State University students at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 26, in Beach/Schmidt Performing Arts Center in Sheridan Hall on the FHSU campus. Frater and Lastique answer questions on the topics of sexual […]

Presidential Award Winner To Be Grand Marshal of FHSU’s Homecoming Parade


Dr. Eric Arubayi, Warri, Nigeria, who will receive Fort Hays State University’s Presidential Award at Homecoming 2012, has been selected by university President Edward H. Hammond to serve as the grand marshal of the Homecoming Parade on Saturday, Oct. 6. Arubayi is president and a professor of education administration and planning at Delta State University, […]