Kansas Academy of Mathematics and Science to hold fall 2017 information sessions

HAYS, Kan. - Staff from Fort Hays State University's Kansas Academy of Mathematics and Science will host 10 free information sessions across the state for seventh-graders through high school sophomores and their families in October and November.

All information sessions are free and open to the public.

The academy offers high school juniors and seniors the opportunity to get a head start on their college educations (up to 68 credit hours).

Students and their parents can learn about KAMS and visit with representatives from the academy. Registration can be by phone, 785-628-4719, or by visiting the registration website at http://www.fhsu.edu/kams/Info-session-registration/.

The information sessions are listed chronologically.

October 11
Manhattan, 6 p.m.
Manhattan Public Library, Technology Center
629 Poyntz Ave.

October 12
Wichita, 6 p.m.
Wichita Public Library, Patio Room
223 S. Main St.

October 17
Hays, 6 p.m.
Fort Hays State University Memorial Union, Pioneer Room
600 Park St.

October 18

Garden City, 6 p.m.
Higher Education Opportunity Center
311 Campus Drive, Suite 102

October 23
Kansas City area, 6 p.m.
Prairie Village
Corinth Library
8100 Mission Road

October 26
Great Bend, 6 p.m.
Great Bend Public Library, Lower Level Meeting Room
1409 Williams St.

November 2
Colby, 6 p.m.
Pioneer Memorial Library
375 W. Fourth St.

November 9
Salina, 6 p.m.
Salina Public Library, Prescott Meeting Room
301 Elm St.

November 16
Topeka, 6 p.m.
Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library, Marvin Auditorium
1515 SW 10th Ave.

November 30
Dodge City, 6 p.m.
Dodge City Public Library, Meeting Room
1001 N. Second Ave.

For more information, contact Abby Anderson, 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 on advanced mathematics and science. While studying at KAMS, students live on campus in a select residence hall 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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