Education

Academics and other honors

Park University located in Parkville, Mo., recently held its December 2017 Kansas City Area Commencement ceremony at the Community of Christ Auditorium... Read more

Kansas woman convicted of posting false comments against teacher on Facebook

A South Hutchinson woman who posted comments on Facebook falsely suggesting a Nickerson teacher was a child predator — while the educator... Read more

Kansas State hires firm to help it reverse declining enrollment

MANHATTAN — Kansas State is hiring consultants to help it reverse declining enrollment.

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Local students recognized for academic and other honors

Stuart Sprague of Manhattan was recently selected as one of 10 Kansas State University graduate students to earn honors at Research and... Read more

University of Kansas installs giant fossils in new building

LAWRENCE — Replicas of two fossilized Cretaceous-period reptiles were installed into the University of Kansas’ new geology building.

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$1 million boosts Kansas State Family Scholarship Program

MANHATTAN — Kansas State University will use a $1 million gift to create at least 30 matching scholarships as part of the... Read more

Report: Kansas universities enrolling more Hispanic, Latino students

The racial and ethnic makeup of students attending state universities in Kansas still doesn’t reflect the state’s more diverse population, according to... Read more

Prairie Band Casino & Resort to trade school supplies for Prairie Cash

Prairie Band Casino & Resort will host Prairie Band Cares For Kids from 8 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 26, to midnight Monday, Nov. 27.

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Kansas lawmakers’ panel on school funding to meet Dec. 4

A special Kansas legislative committee on public school funding is having its first meeting next month to start work on a response... Read more

Manhattan-Ogden schools upgrades could cost $100 million

MANHATTAN — Consultants say it would cost more than $100 million to address crowding in Manhattan-Ogden schools.

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Local scholarship and academic award recipients

Local students who have been awarded scholarships and other achievements are being recognized.

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University of Nebraska-Kearney to offer in-state tuition to Colorado, Kansas students

KEARNEY, Neb. — The University of Nebraska at Kearney is offering in-state tuition rates to Colorado and Kansas residents who are accepted... Read more

Suit: KC-area school district failed to report allegations before assault

OVERLAND PARK — Officials in a suburban Kansas City school district failed to report sexual assault allegations against a boy to law... Read more

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