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October 31, 2014

Ed Howell, director of police at Fort Hays State University, recently became the 46th president of the Kansas Association of Chiefs of Police (KACP).

October 31, 2014

November's first Tuesday after the first Monday is nearing, which means Election Day!

Every hour on the hour between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 4, a van will leave Fort Hays State University's Memorial Union and head for the polls. Students, faculty and staff can hitch a free ride provided by the Student Government Association.

October 31, 2014

Patty Nicholas, archivist at Fort Hays State University's Forsyth Library, received the Award of Merit from the Smoky Hill Trail Association for organizing and maintaining the Smoky Hill Trail archives.

October 31, 2014

Nonprofit Colleges Online has recognized Fort Hays State University's online nursing program by ranking it number one for "Online Programs for Bachelor's of Science in Nursing." Website editors rank regionally accredited nonprofit schools that offer online programs.

October 31, 2014

FHSU business students at conference receive recognition, scholarship 10/31/14 Brittany Ballou, a Hastings, Neb., senior at Fort Hays State University, received a $500 scholarship from the Kansas Business Education Association's Board of Directors at the association's fall convention. Two FHSU business educa

October 31, 2014

Gao Xiangren, a student at Fort Hays State University's partner university Sias International University, China, was one of the winners of the "Star of Outlook English Talent Competition."

October 30, 2014

Dr. Eric Leuschner, associate professor of English at Fort Hays State University, recently presented "Panic on the Streets of London: the '45, London, and 'Tom Jones'" at a conference in Kansas City of the Midwestern American Society of Eighteenth-Century Studies.

October 30, 2014

The State Board of Higher Education in North Dakota today named Dr. Tisa Mason as the next president of Valley City State University. Mason currently serves as the vice president for student affairs at Fort Hays State University.

October 30, 2014

FHSU Student Government Association to host candidate forum 10/28/14 sga/kb HAYS, Kan. --- The Student Government Association at Fort Hays State University will host a candidate forum beginning at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 30, in the Robbins Center. Candidates Sue Boldra, James Leiker, Pat Roberts, Gr

October 28, 2014

Dr. Adam Holden, chair of the Department of Teacher Education at Fort Hays State University, was consulted in a recent analysis of 2014's best and worst states for teachers by WalletHub, an online financial resource site.

October 28, 2014

Encore presents the "White City Ballet," a story of the 1893 World's Fair, at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 12, in the Beach/Schmidt Performing Arts Center at Fort Hays State University. Doors will open at 7 p.m.

October 28, 2014

Elizabeth Demas, founder and owner of the Kansas City Avon Stores, Alicia Herald, creator of myEDmatch, and Brittain Kovac, with Startup Village, Leap.it and Hostel KC, will be the featured presenters at Fort Hays State University's Entrepreneur Direct speaker series on Nov. 18.

October 24, 2014

Dr. Mirta M. Martin, president of Fort Hays State University, believes that when people see excellence and excitement and success, they want to be part of it.

October 24, 2014

The Hays Symphony Orchestra will perform its "Fall Classics" concert under the baton of Conductor Benjamin Cline at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 1, at the Beach/Schmidt Performing Arts Center in Sheridan Hall on the Fort Hays State University campus. Cline is chair of the Department of Music at FHSU.

October 24, 2014

Volunteers from Fort Hays State University will hand out poppies at both Hays' Dillons locations from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 7, to remind community members of Veterans Day on Tuesday, Nov. 11.

October 24, 2014

Author Julene Bair, who has been traveling Kansas commenting on the state’s proposed 50-year water vision, will speak about her new novel, "The Ogallala Road," at noon Wednesday, Nov. 12, in Fort Hays State University's Forsyth Library.

October 23, 2014

Tiger Day provides prospective students with information and insight on all aspects of life at FHSU, from academics and scholarships to residential living and student organizations. Tiger Day ends in football, with Fort Hays State taking on Missouri Southern.

October 17, 2014

"Immunizations to Prevent and Eradicate Diseases" is the next Science Café at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 23, at Gella's Diner, 117 E. 11 Street, Hays.

October 17, 2014

Kansas Speaks 2014 comes out Sunday For more information: Dr. Gary Brinker Director, Docking Institute of Public Affairs 785-628-5949 gdbrinker@fhsu.edu 10/17/14 gdb/kb local, statewide, Kansas Health Institute, Hawver's Capitol Report This Week in Kansas HAYS, Kan.

October 17, 2014

Ty Patterson, director of the national Center for Tobacco Policy, Springfield, Mo., will be on the Fort Hays State University campus on Monday, Oct. 21, and Tuesday, Oct. 22, to work with the university's Tobacco Policy Task Force.

October 16, 2014

Members of the Kansas Artists and Craftsmen Association will meet for a conference Nov. 7 and Nov. 8 at Fort Hays State University. Members will also donate original pieces for a silent auction at Rock Haven Spa, Hays. The auction opens Friday at 6 p.m. and ends at 7 p.m. Proceeds will help support KACA.

October 16, 2014

Coming soon to Fort Hays State University: a two-semester, 500-clock-hour certificate program designed to prepare students to test for the National Association Exam for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork.

October 16, 2014

Two undergraduates botanists in the Department of Biological Sciences at Fort Hays State University won awards for their posters at a national conference and earned mention in the fall 2014 Planet Science Bulletin published by the Botanical Society of America.

October 15, 2014

Team of FHSU students makes finals of national Hackathon competition     10/15/14 ks HAYS, Kan. -- A team of students and their advisor will travel to the state of Washington in November to represent Fort Hays State University as one of just 12 uni

October 14, 2014

Two Dodge City students, junior Brenna Briggs and senior Jared Helfrich, were announced as the Homecoming 2014 queen and king at Fort Hays State University.

October 14, 2014

Fort Hays State University's wind ensemble and choirs will perform in concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 17, in the Beach/Schmidt Performing Arts Center in Sheridan Hall. It will feature the Wind Ensemble, the Fort Hays Singers and the Concert Choir.

October 14, 2014

About 600 high school students from 50 different schools will compete in the 36th annual Kansas High School Math Relays at Fort Hays State University from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 13, in the Memorial Union.

October 14, 2014

Two Fort Hays State University professors, Dr. Wally Guyot, professor of management and marketing, and Dr. Bob Meier, professor of informatics, wrote "Online Time and Gender Perceptions of Internet Addiction Disorder," an article to be presented Tuesday, Oct. 21, at the 22nd annual Southwest Business Administration Teaching Conference at Texas Southern University in Houston.

October 13, 2014

Fort Hays State University's Global Leadership Project and Numana Inc. will host the fourth annual Swipe Out Hunger event from 12 to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 18, in the university's Forsyth Library to help those in need on a global scale. The goal is to package 50,000.

October 13, 2014

National Fossil Day, Wednesday, Oct. 15, will be celebrated at the Fort Hays State University Sternberg Museum of Natural History with extended hours and free admission for the entire day.

October 13, 2014

The Department of Geosciences at Fort Hays State University is sponsoring the annual Earth Science Week. This year's theme is "Earth's Connected Systems.

October 13, 2014

The Gold Cord chapter of Mortar Board at Fort Hays State University was recognized at the 2014 Mortar Board National Conference, receiving the Silver Torch Award.

October 13, 2014

Dr. Joey Linn, associate vice president for student affairs and registrar at Fort Hays State University, received the Diane Barnes Mentoring Excellence Award at the recent conference of the Kansas Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions officers.

October 10, 2014

Oktoberfest's rained out student fundraising booths to be reopened at Saturday's tailgate 10/10/14 kb HAYS, Kan. -- Student organizations at Fort Hays State University that were approved to participate in Oktoberfest and have additional merchandise have the opportunity to sell their merchandise prior t

October 09, 2014

Fort Hays State University will hold a TigerLAN (Local Area Network) party -- a group of connected desktops and laptops simultaneously playing games together -- at 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 18, in the Memorial Union's Black and Gold Room.

October 09, 2014

Seminars by seniors in the Department of Agriculture at Fort Hays State University will cover a range of agricultural topics on Mondays and Wednesdays in October and November.

The seminars are free and open to the public in Albertson Hall, room 235. Presenters are listed with their hometowns.

October 09, 2014

Bickle family donates $1 million for scholarships for athletes and for students from Hoisington 10/09/14 hb/ks NOTE TO EDITORS, NEWS DIRECTORS: A print quality photo of President Mirta Martin, her husband, John, and Don and Chris Bickle at the news conference can be downloaded through the "

October 08, 2014

A full slate of activities will be available for Tigers of all ages as the FHSU Alumni Association welcomes alumni and friends to Hays for Homecoming 2014 "Once Upon a Time in Tigerland."

October 08, 2014

Seven graduates of Fort Hays State University will be recognized this weekend during Homecoming events as winners of the FHSU Alumni Association's highest honors -- the Alumni Achievement Award, the Young Alumni Award, the Distinguished Service Award and the Nita M. Landrum Award.

October 08, 2014

Art exhibitions at the Moss-Thorns Gallery of Art on the Fort Hays State University campus will not only feature the artwork of college students throughout the 2014-2015 season, but the work of faculty, high school students and members of the Kansas Artist Craftsmen Association.

October 08, 2014

Graphic Design students and the American Democracy Project at Fort Hays State University are teaming up for the ninth annual poster exhibition and competition, "Let Your Voice Be Heard."

October 08, 2014

Throughout the month of October, the Red Flag Campaign, sponsored by the Women's Leadership Project at Fort Hays State University, will address dating violence on college campuses.

October 08, 2014

Delta Dental of Kansas Foundation has given Fort Hays State University's Pre-Dental Club 1,400 toothbrush kits, including a toothbrush, toothpaste, and floss, as part of the club's local preventative oral health education program.

October 08, 2014

Affordability and online education are hallmarks for Fort Hays State University, and GetEducated.com, a consumer group dedicated to rating both, has again recognized FHSU programs.

October 08, 2014

The third annual "Empty Place at the Table" fundraising event for Jana's Campaign is at 6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 1, in the Robbins Center on the Fort Hays State University campus.

October 08, 2014

Hours digging in the August sun rewarded Kris Super, a Wichita freshman at Fort Hays State University, with a remarkable discovery -- more than half a skeleton of an 85 million-year old bird.

October 08, 2014

Once upon a time in Tigerland, five princesses and five princes competed to be Queen and King.

Ten finalists for Fort Hays State University's 2014 Homecoming court (the Homecoming theme is "Once upon a time in Tigerland") were announced Oct. 2 at a Homecoming press conference after nearly 700 students voted in the preliminary election.

October 08, 2014

Students will have an opportunity to study in France and Belgium over Spring Break through a program offered by Fort Hays State University's Department of History and the Center for Language and Culture.

October 03, 2014

In the race of experimental electric cars at the 15th annual High Plains ElectroRally, Hays High School won the Standard Class, Wheatland High School won the Solar Class, and Olathe Northwest won the team spirit award.

October 03, 2014

Homecoming 2014 at Fort Hays State University will officially begin with a bonfire at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 9, sponsored by Tigers4Ever and Greek Life.

The Victor E. march through campus to the bonfire site will begin at 7 p.m. at Stadium Place apartments, make its way past the residence halls, proceed to Hammond Hall, where the band will join, and continue to the Robbins Center.

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