Kansas Academy of Mathematics, Science to hold information sessions across state

Staff from Fort Hays State University's Kansas Academy of Mathematics and Science, which offers high school juniors and seniors the opportunity to get a head start on their college education, will host eight free information sessions across the state for potential students this spring.

Students and their parents can learn about KAMS and visit with representatives from the academy.

All information sessions are at 6 p.m. The information sessions are listed chronologically.

Manhattan: Wednesday, Feb. 25, Manhattan Public Library, 629 Poyntz Ave.

Hays: Thursday, Feb. 26, Fort Hays State University's Memorial Union, Pioneer Room, 600 Park St.

Salina: Wednesday, March 4, Salina Public Library, technology room, 301 W. Elm St.

Colby: Monday, March 9, Pioneer Memorial Library, 375 W. Fourth St.

Garden City: Tuesday, March 10, Fort Hays State University Higher Education Opportunity Center, 311 N. Campus Drive, Suite 102.

Hutchinson: Wednesday, March 11, Hutchinson Public Library, 901 N. Main, room 2.

Topeka: Monday, March 23, Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library, 1515 SW 10th Ave.

Bonner Springs: Monday, March 30, Bonner Springs Public Library, 201 N. Nettleton.

Wichita: Tuesday, March 31, Lionel D. Alford Branch Library, 3447 S. Meridian.

All information sessions are free and open to the public. For more information, contact Angela Delzeit, coordinator for marketing and recruitment, at 785-628-4719, or visit www.fhsu.edu/kams.

About KAMS:
KAMS is an early-entry-to-college program that focuses in advanced mathematics and science. While studying at KAMS, students live on campus in the dorms with other KAMS students from across Kansas and around the world. Over the course of two years, students take 68 hours of college credit. These college classes are taken alongside traditional college undergraduates and taught by college professors, while simultaneously contributing to their high school graduation requirements.

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