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February 19, 2018

Twelve students from Fort Hays State University’s Department of Biological Sciences recently showcased their research at the annual Kansas IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence in Overland Park.

February 16, 2018

The Leadership Studies Department at Fort Hays State University is among 22 academic departments from colleges and universities around the nation to be recognized for integrating civic responsibility and service into the major field of study.

February 16, 2018

Fort Hays State University’s Management Development Center will offer two workshops in March focusing on conflict and time management.

February 16, 2018

Dr. Gary Andersen, assistant professor of advanced education programs at Fort Hays State University, provides monthly professional development to more than 50 teachers in Saudi Arabia on the topic of creating cultures of thinking in classrooms.

February 16, 2018

Five graduate students from Fort Hays State University will present research to legislators and the public at the annual Capitol Graduate Research Summit on Tuesday, Feb. 20, in Topeka.

February 16, 2018

Dr. Brett Weaver, associate professor of English at Fort Hays State University, recently published two books through Mellen Press in New York.

February 16, 2018

Fort Hays State University Collegiate Farm Bureau members recently attended the annual Kansas Farm Bureau Young Farmers and Rancher’s leadership conference in Manhattan.

February 16, 2018

A wise man once said, “You don’t know if you’re winning if you don’t keep score.” That man was Bob Schmidt, former president and CEO of Eagle Communications in Hays. Schmidt died in August 2017, but his legend lives on.

February 15, 2018

Having started mowing yards for income at 9 years old, Emily Updegrove learned at a young age the rewards of hard work.

February 15, 2018

Shannon Sadler, winner of the 1985 Hays Symphony Concerto competition at age 16, returns to Hays for the first to present “Red, White, and Blue,” an All-American piano recital beginning at 7:30 p.m., Friday, Feb. 16th in the Beach/Schmidt Performing Arts Center in Sheridan Hall on the Fort Hays State University campus.

February 15, 2018

The presidents of Fort Hays State University and Salina Area Technical College came together Tuesday morning in Salina to sign an agreement making it easier and more affordable for people across North Central Kansas to earn a bachelor’s degree.

February 13, 2018

Fraternities and sororities at Fort Hays State University raised more than $5,000 for charities during the Fall 2017 semester.

February 13, 2018

The College of Education at Fort Hays State University recently conducted a workshop in conjunction with the Kansas Department of Education at the Sternberg Museum of Natural History.

February 12, 2018

A news conference honoring major donors who made video boards possible at Fort Hays State University’s main athletic venues is set for 10 a.m. Friday, Feb. 16, in the Sunset Atrium of FHSU's Memorial Union.

February 12, 2018

Programs offered through the Fort Hays State University Virtual College received a No. 1 recognition in January 2018 as well as other rankings from various agencies as among the best and most affordable online programs offered by U.S. colleges and universities.

February 12, 2018

Fort Hays State University’s student affairs ACCESS to Success Plan was recently awarded the 2018 National Student Affairs Technology Emerging Practice Award from NASPA: Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education – Technology Knowledge Community.

February 09, 2018

Searching for a way to share your Tiger pride? The Tiger Gold on Friday Committee is holding a promotional graphic design competition from now until April 11, 2018, for those interested in contributing their school spirit.

February 09, 2018

There probably aren’t many Americans, especially those from Kansas, who don’t associate the phrases “follow the yellow brick road” and “there’s no place like home,” with “The Wizard of Oz” movie.

February 09, 2018

Fort Hays State University students will join their peers from other Kansas Board of Regents public four-year universities for the annual Kansas Undergraduate Research Day from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 14, in the Capitol Rotunda in Topeka.

February 08, 2018

The Kansas Wetlands Education Center will host a “celebrating birds” program – a free, one-hour program – from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 17, at the Kansas Wetlands Education Center.

February 05, 2018

Shane Keller grew up in the south central Kansas town of St. John and was well aware of how unpredictable Kansas weather is.

February 01, 2018

The Department of Leadership Studies at Fort Hays State University has historically offered an international class to students late in the second semester or during the summer months.

January 31, 2018

Westford Education Group, Al Nahda, United Arab Emirates, has joined Fort Hays State University in a strategic partnership to bring affordable, high-quality business education to the Middle East.

January 31, 2018

Thanks to an innovative agreement between USD 489 and Fort Hays State University, USD 489 teachers who want master’s degrees now have an opportunity for a break on tuition.

January 31, 2018

The second free hearing screening of the semester to be held in western Kansas by Fort Hays State University graduate students will be offered in Hoxie.

January 31, 2018

The Management Development Center at Fort Hays State University will offer “Managing Stress and Burnout through Emotional Intelligence and Mindfulness” from 1 to 4:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 23, in the Memorial Union’s Stouffer Lounge on the FHSU campus.

January 31, 2018

Bats and their biology and value to people will be the subject of the Bat Fair from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 11, at the Kansas Wetlands Education Center, 592 NE K-156 Hwy, Great Bend.

January 29, 2018

Seven tourism and hospitality students from Fort Hays State University’s Department of Applied Business Studies recently traveled to Dallas, Texas, for a one week externship with the corporate offices of Jason’s Deli.

January 29, 2018

An essay by Dr. Tom Johansen, professor of economics, finance and accounting at Fort Hays State University, was recently selected for publication in an upcoming book, “The Warren Buffet Shareholder: Stories from the Berkshire Hathaway Meeting.”

January 26, 2018

Kansas high school students choosing to attend Fort Hays State University will be among those eligible for a new scholarship program created by Wichita’s Rudd Foundation.

January 26, 2018

Fort Hays State University alumni Larry and Lyn Fenwick, Macksville, are sharing their collection of Wizard of Oz artifacts with the Hays community. The Fenwick Oz Collection is now available for viewing through Friday, March 16, on the main floor of Fort Hays State University’s Forsyth Library.

January 24, 2018

Fort Hays State University’s selection as a participant in a new scholarship program will be announced at a news conference at 10 a.m. Friday, Jan. 26, in the Sunset Atrium of the university’s Memorial Union.

January 24, 2018

Complete High School Maize is an alternative school that educates students in grades 9 through12 who struggled in a traditional high school setting. So Heidi Albin, in her ninth year as a science teacher at the school, comes up with alternative ways to make things work.

January 24, 2018

During the month of February, students from Fort Hays State University’s Department of Sociology will conduct a survey on water use, water quality and city-sponsored water conservation programs in Hays.

January 24, 2018

Dr. James Austin, assistant professor of English at Fort Hays State University, recently traveled to Cairo, Egypt, to study the writing and literacy development of Egyptian undergraduates at the American University in Cairo.

January 23, 2018

Fort Hays State University’s selection as a participant in a new scholarship program will be announced at a news conference Friday, Jan. 26, in the Sunset Atrium of the university’s Memorial Union.

January 22, 2018

Dr. Brett Bruner, director of transition and student conduct at Fort Hays State University, recently received the 2018 National Student Success Award from the American College Personnel Association: College Student Educators International Coalition for Multicultural Affairs - Latin@/x Network.

January 22, 2018

Tigers In Service packages 15,000 meals during Alternative Winter Break

January 18, 2018

Deans at Fort Hays State University have named 1,607 students to the Deans Honor Roll for the fall 2017 semester.

January 17, 2018

The Entrepreneur Direct Speaker Series at Fort Hays State University will host Jim Brull and John Tavlarios from 10:30-11:45 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 22, in the Eagle Communication Hall of the FHSU Robbins Center.

January 17, 2018

Staff from Fort Hays State University's Kansas Academy of Mathematics and Science will host six free information sessions across the state for seventh-graders through high school sophomores and their families in February and April.

January 16, 2018

Amy Gildemeister, a Fort Hays State University graduate assistant for sexual assault prevention and student conduct in the Office of Transition and Student Conduct, was recently announced as the 2018 National Outstanding Graduate Student of the Year.

January 16, 2018

Begun in 2000, The Fort Hays State University Cottonwood Music Festival celebrates the genius of chamber music by bringing recognized guest artists to Hays to collaborate with FHSU’s Department of Music and Theatre faculty and students for three days of rehearsals, master classes and concerts.

January 16, 2018

The first free hearing screening of the semester to be held in western Kansas by Fort Hays State University graduate students will be offered in Norton.

January 12, 2018

Fort Hays State University’s Tiger Pals are teaming up with the Tim Tebow Foundation and Celebration Community Church to host Night to Shine, a prom night experience for people age 14 and older with special needs and disabilities.

January 12, 2018

Two Fort Hays State University faculty recently presented at the 2018 Association for Science Teacher Education conference in Baltimore, Md.

January 12, 2018

What’s the best way to learn about supervisor skills? Attend boot camp with a retired U.S. Army sergeant!

January 11, 2018

Online bachelor’s degree programs from Fort Hays State University are still No. 1 in Kansas in the 2018 Best Online Bachelor’s Programs rankings from U.S. News & World Report.

January 09, 2018

Dr. Brett Bruner, director of transition and student conduct at Fort Hays State University, recently earned the 2018 Research Grant from the American College Personnel Association: College Educators International Commission on Student Involvement

January 09, 2018

Programs offered through the Fort Hays State University Virtual College received four No. 1 recognitions in December 2017 among other rankings from various agencies as among the best and most affordable online programs offered by U.S. colleges and universities.

January 05, 2018

A wonderful variety of musicals, plays, dance and instrumental music make up the spring 2018 shows of the Encore Performing Arts Series at Fort Hays State University.

January 05, 2018

Fort Hays State University's Virtual College has once again been named a Military Friendly® Gold School by Victory Media, originator of a family of Military Friendly employment, entrepreneurship and education resources for veterans and their families.

January 05, 2018

Dr. Brett Bruner, director of transition and student conduct at Fort Hays State University, recently earned the 2018 Research Grant from the American College Personnel Association: College Educators International Commission on Student Involvement.

January 03, 2018

Applications are open for an entrepreneurship camp for high school students that will be hosted by Fort Hays State University for the first time this summer.

December 22, 2017

Two Fort Hays State University Kansas Academy of Mathematics and Science students recently received a Level 1 national rocketry certification. The certificate was awarded in Argonia at a KLOUDBusters event.

December 22, 2017

Sixteen representatives from Fort Hays State University’s University Activities Board recently attended the National Association for Campus Activities Central Regional Conference in Oklahoma City.

December 21, 2017

An article written by three Fort Hays State University faculty members was recently selected for publication in an upcoming issue of the Journal of Health and Human Services Administration.

December 21, 2017

High school students in Colorado will be first in line in 2018 to be recognized for scholarships to Fort Hays State University when the annual series of Student Recognition Programs kicks off at 2 p.m. Sunday, Mountain time, Jan. 21, at the Renaissance Denver Hotel, 3801 Quebec St.

December 21, 2017

His entire adult life has centered on providing service to others. So it was no surprise when Dr. Andy Tompkins said "Yes" to a job offer a year ago for a position he had never even dreamed of pursuing.

December 20, 2017

Outstanding fall 2017 graduates were announced in a pinning ceremony by the Department of Nursing at Fort Hays State University.

December 19, 2017

For employers looking for a way to help their businesses secure a competitive advantage, customer service training for their employees can be part of the answer.

December 18, 2017

We welcome Dr. Tisa Mason back to Fort Hays State University. Today marks Dr. Mason's first official day on campus as our new president.

December 18, 2017

With classes completed for the fall 2017 semester, some departments at Fort Hays State University are following holiday hours through Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018. The university will be closed Saturday, Dec. 23, through Jan. 1. Regular campus office hours resume Tuesday, Jan. 2. Classes resume Tuesday, Jan. 16. Following is a list of departments following modified winter break office hours:

December 15, 2017

Fall winners of Fort Hays State University's faculty awards for service, scholarly activity and research, and teaching were announced this month at surprise visits in their classrooms.

December 14, 2017

Students from the Fort Hays State University College of Education recently hosted an after-school science program at O'Loughlin Elementary School.

December 14, 2017

Tony Schmidt said he grew up in a house where his parents stressed the importance of faith and giving back. That’s part of the reason why he felt honored Thursday to present to Fort Hays State University a $1 million check from the Robert and Patricia Schmidt estate to be used for student scholarships.

December 13, 2017

Six students and two sponsors from the Fort Hays State University College of Education recently attended the Kansas National Education Association Student Program Fall Leadership Conference in Topeka.

December 12, 2017

Gerald and Mary Ann Yeager thought a lot of the education they received at Fort Hays State University. Having no children of their own, the Yeagers felt that FHSU was part of their family, and they were donors to the FHSU Foundation for more than 20 years. Last year, they left a generous donation from their estate to several members of their family, including Fort Hays State.

December 11, 2017

Fort Hays State University and the FHSU Foundation will recognize longtime donors, the late Bob and Pat Schmidt, at a news conference at 10 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 14, in the Memorial Union's Sunset Atrium on the university campus.

December 11, 2017

Fort Hays State University's Fort Hays Singers will present a "Holiday Dessert Show" from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 14, and Friday, Dec. 15, and from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 17, at the First United Methodist Church in Hays.

December 11, 2017

Claire Nickerson, learning initiatives and open educational resources librarian in Forsyth Library at Fort Hays State University, recently published an article in Educause Review.

December 06, 2017

Fort Hays State University's online Bachelor of Science in Information Networking Telecommunications Computer Networking earned the No. 3 spot on TheBestColleges.org's list of the 10 best online bachelor degrees in networking administration in the nation for 2017.

December 04, 2017

Facebook marketing will be the focus of the first two workshops of the 2018 winter series from the Management Development Center at Fort Hays State University.

December 04, 2017

Fort Hays State University's Department of Applied Technology was recently awarded the Order of the Filament at the Colorado Technology Education Association's 32nd Rocky Mountain States conference in Denver.

December 01, 2017

Fort Hays State University graduate assistant Ashley Templeton recently received Best Communication in the national graduate student case study competition at the NODA: Association for Orientation, Transition, and Retention in Higher Education national conference in Louisville, Kentucky.

November 30, 2017

Seward County Community College and Fort Hays State University signed agreements today to create a partnership to provide students with the opportunity to attain expanded bachelor degree options in 15 degree programs, from agriculture to social work to technology leadership.

November 29, 2017

Anyone who has helped with a Christmastime toy building event at Fort Hays State University will be in for a surprise this year.

November 29, 2017

Three students from the Kansas Academy of Mathematics and Science recently won the Outstanding Poster Award at the American Chemical Society Rocky Mountain Regional Meeting in Loveland, Colo.

November 28, 2017

Each year, the Fort Hays State University Alumni Association presents accomplished alumni, friends, students and faculty with awards to honor their achievements and service, and nominations are now open for the 2018 awards cycle.

November 28, 2017

Each year, the Fort Hays State University Alumni Association presents accomplished alumni, friends, students and faculty with awards to honor their achievements and service, and nominations are now open for the 2018 awards cycle.

November 27, 2017

The winter musical season begins at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 2, at St. Joseph Church, 215 W. 13 St., with the Hays Symphony Orchestra's Winter Vespers Concert.

November 27, 2017

The Department of Music and Theatre at Fort Hays State University will host its 32nd Annual Cathedral Concert at 3:30 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 3, at St. Fidelis Church in Victoria.

November 27, 2017

The winter musical season begins at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 2, at St. Joseph Church, 215 W. 13 St., with the Hays Symphony Orchestra’s Winter Vespers Concert.

November 22, 2017

The first year on his new team, Nathan Shepherd earned the defensive player-of-the-game award at a bowl game in 2015. He says he would have rather won the game.

November 21, 2017

The Fort Hays State University athletic department is giving FHSU students an early Christmas gift.

November 17, 2017

Three representatives from Fort Hays State University recently earned awards at the NASPA: Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education Region IV-West Conference.

November 17, 2017

Seeing immediate results from a project you've put your heart and soul into is rewarding. When the reverberating effect could potentially positively impact thousands of people, it's even better.

November 17, 2017

The Fort Hays State University Department of Music and Theatre enjoyed success when competing recently at the West Central Region National Association of Teachers of Singing Student Auditions in Greeley, Colo.

November 16, 2017

Tickets are now on sale for The Doo Wop Project, an off-season performance of the 2017 and 2018 Encore Series at Fort Hays State University. The performance will be at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 29, in the Beach/Schmidt Performing Arts Center in Sheridan Hall on the FHSU campus.

November 16, 2017

A Hays couple announced at a news conference today a gift of $100,000 to Fort Hays State University's Journey Campaign. Curtis and Renee Longpines' gift will support three specific funds through the Fort Hays State University Foundation.

November 16, 2017

A Hays couple announced at a news conference today a gift of $100,000 to Fort Hays State University's Journey Campaign. Curtis and Renee Longpines' gift will support three specific funds through the Fort Hays State University Foundation.

November 15, 2017

The Hays Symphony Orchestra, led by Shah Sadikov, assistant professor of music and theatre at Fort Hays State University, will give its Winter Vespers Concert at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 2, at St. John Catholic Church in Hays.

November 14, 2017

Through this project, Fort Hays State University alumni and friends donated over 700 items and $200 to the Hays USD 489 Hope Pantry this year in the 2017 Tiger Make a Difference project.

November 14, 2017

Fort Hays State University and the FHSU Foundation will announce a large gift in support of the university at a news conference at 10 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 16, in the Memorial Union’s Sunset Atrium on the university campus.

November 13, 2017

A collective cheer went up from the crowd in Gross Memorial Coliseum Sunday afternoon when fans saw "Fort Hays State University" pop up on the new interactive scoreboard with the numeral 1 before its name.

November 09, 2017

Programs offered through the Fort Hays State University Virtual College received eight recognitions, including a No. 1 ranking, from various agencies as among the best and most affordable online programs offered by U.S. colleges and universities.

November 09, 2017

Three students and three professors from Fort Hays State University’s Department of Art and Design were recently selected to be featured in a national juried art exhibit, “12 x 12,” at the Lawrence Art Center in Lawrence.

November 08, 2017

Fort Hays State University will honor military members and veterans in a Veterans Day event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 10, in the Memorial Union’s Sunset Lounge. A formal ceremony will begin at 11:11 a.m. in the Atrium.

November 06, 2017

Fort Hays State University’s Dr. Whitney Jeter, assistant professor of psychology, and Brooke Mann, instructor of psychology, will present “Mind Control: A How-to Guide for Conquering Stress and Negativity Through Mindfulness” at the Science Café at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 7, at Gella’s Diner, 117 East 11th St. in Hays.

November 03, 2017

The Kansas Board of Regents today named Dr. Tisa Mason the new president of Fort Hays State University.

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