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November 21, 2014

FHSU's new president lays out vision of scholarship, entrepreneurship 11/21/14 kb HAYS, Kan. -- History figured prominently in the inauguration of Fort Hays State University's ninth president today as she became the first female president of the university. But the new president herself, Dr. Mirta

November 20, 2014

Nineteen Fort Hays State University students and one faculty member will spend the week of winter break in Santa Fe, N.M., volunteering with Habitat for Humanity, a nonprofit Christian ministry devoted to building homes for those in need.

November 20, 2014

Fort Hays State University will start the holiday season with the annual tree-lighting ceremony at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 2, in front of Sheridan Hall on the FHSU campus.

November 20, 2014

Faculty awards for outstanding teaching, scholarly activity and service have been announced at Fort Hays State University for the fall semester.

November 20, 2014

Fort Hays State University President Mirta M. Martin sat down in front of an assembly of Washington Elementary School students recently to read a book about Curious George -- or Jorge el Curioso. An animated 30-minute interaction took place, in English and Spanish, before the reading began.

November 17, 2014

After returning from Redmond, Wash., where she supported a team of Fort Hays State University students who finished second in the national Be U Hackathon competition at the corporate headquarters of Microsoft, President Mirta M. Martin issued a statement today about the proposed merger between FHSU and Dodge City Community College.

November 17, 2014

Dr. Grady Dixon, chair of the Department of Geosciences at Fort Hays State University, will speak about storm chasing at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 20, at Gella's Diner, 117 E. 11th St.

November 17, 2014

The North-American Interfraternity Conference recently named Dr. Edward H. Hammond, former president and current faculty member at Fort Hays State University, to lead one of three independent commissions that will undertake forward-focused, action-oriented evaluations of issues critically important to the fraternity industry and higher education.

November 17, 2014

For the first time, a father and son have combined their action-packed photography adventures into one exhibition at the Hays Art Center, 112 E. 11th.

November 17, 2014

Fort Hays State University officials announced two gifts today that bring the Power of One scholarship campaign close to meeting its goal of $12 million by the end of this year.

November 17, 2014

Underlining the importance of bilingual education, Fort Hays State University President Mirta M. Martin will connect with elementary school students Tuesday afternoon, reading to them in Spanish and English.

November 17, 2014

J. Alan Feist, Downs, a 1955 graduate of Fort Hays State University, assumed the position of president of the FHSU Half Century Club during the annual luncheon and induction ceremony held during Homecoming 2014 weekend. He will serve a two-year term.

November 17, 2014

Amanda Thompson, a Lincoln, Kan., graduate student at Fort Hays State University, was surprised today to learn that she had won the National Disability Institute’s My American Dream – Voices of Americans with Disabilities Video Contest.

November 14, 2014

FHSU student Hackathon team takes 2nd at Microsoft competition 11/14/14 mbd/kb HAYS, Kan. -- A team of four Fort Hays University students placed second and won $20,000 received a $20,000 award from Microsoft at the Be U Hackathon in Redmond, Wash., Friday night. The team of Josh Gale, Agra senior;

November 14, 2014

After months of planning and hard work, two honors courses are ready for the 2015 spring semester at Fort Hays State University and will serve as pilot courses for future classes that will be offered in the 2015 fall semester.

November 14, 2014

A broken cast-iron sewer, nonfunctioning galvanized water lines and a coal furnace plagued the house at 415 W. 17th in Hays after sitting empty for 40 years. The house, a time capsule, would have continued its journey into decay until an applied technology professor from Fort Hays State University stepped in and gave it a much-needed facelift.

November 14, 2014

Fort Hays State University's Ceramica Clay Club will conduct a pottery sale from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 18, and Wednesday, Nov. 19, in the Memorial Union.

November 14, 2014

A Leadership 310 class at Fort Hays State University is partnering with the Girls Scouts of Kansas Heartland to host Girl's Summit, a young women's leadership seminar.

November 13, 2014

The inauguration of Dr. Mirta M. Martin as the ninth president of Fort Hays State University is scheduled for 10 a.m. Friday, Nov. 21, in Gross Memorial Coliseum on the FHSU campus.

November 13, 2014

A class of communication studies students at Fort Hays State University have spent the semester practicing business and professional speaking skills by preparing briefings to get various organizations involved with Operation Christmas Child.

November 13, 2014

An article by Dr. Carrol R. Haggard, associate professor of communication studies at Fort Hays State University, and two collaborating faculty members was the lead article in a recent issue of the Journal of International Business Research.

November 12, 2014

Nine students of Dr. Joseph Perniciaro, associate professor of music and theatre at Fort Hays State University, won recognition at the recent National Association of Teachers of Singing West Central regional student competition.

November 12, 2014

Dr. Chapman Rackaway, professor of political science at Fort Hays State University took part in a recent preview panel at the University of Kansas Dole Institute of Politics, covering the 2014 Kansas elections, alongside six other panelists.

November 11, 2014

More than 600 students from 50 different high schools across western Kansas 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.

November 11, 2014

The International Student Service Office invites all of Fort Hays State University campus and the Hays community to encounter different cultures and countries by attending and participating in International Education Week from Nov. 17-20.

November 10, 2014

What "open educational resources" means is free or vastly reduced costs for classroom materials, including notoriously expensive college textbooks. Fort Hays State University began seriously looking into "OER" in 2012.

November 10, 2014

Mariah Cote, Cozad, Neb., sophomore at Fort Hays State University, is the 2014 recipient of the Tourism Industry Association of Kansas Scholarship.

November 07, 2014

Through November, MakerSpace at Fort Hays State University will conduct a 3-D printing competition in Forsyth Library, room 020, to see who can design and build the best ornament. The competition will run through Dec. 1.

November 07, 2014

Dr. Mary C. Martin, associate professor of management and marketing, and Dr. Carrol R. Haggard, associate professor of communication studies, both at Fort Hays State University, recently attended the Allied Academies International convention in Las Vegas.

November 07, 2014

Dr. Laura Andrews, associate professor of music and advisor for the Fort Hays State University collegiate chapter of the National Association for Music Education (NAfME), and three students attended the recent 2014 NAfME National In-Service Conference in Nashville, Tenn.

November 07, 2014

Fort Hays State University will host its third Kansas Startup weekend from Friday to Sunday, Nov. 14 to Nov. 16. Led by FHSU's College of Business and Entrepreneurship, Startup Weekend is an event designed for entrepreneurs to meet, share ideas and launch new business plans.

November 07, 2014

The Department of Music and Theatre at Fort Hays State University continues its 2014-15 season with Christopher Durang's "Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike" from Thursday to Sunday, Nov. 13 to Nov.16, in the Felten-Start Theatre in Malloy Hall.

November 06, 2014

The annual Fort Hays State University Department of Art and Design Scholarship Sale, from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Nov. 8, in Rarick Hall, will feature art from faculty, students and retired faculty.

November 04, 2014

Todd Powell, a Fort Hays State University alumnus who went on to law school and later returned to serve as the university's general counsel, will leave that post on Dec. 31 to return to private practice beginning in early 2015.

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