Alan Grant, professor of economics, will receive a Faculty of Distinction award from Kansas Independent College Association. The award is given for teaching excellence and achievement and for commitment to student learning.
Mackenzie Sammons, a senior from Wellsville, Kansas, was named the Baker University Student Leader of the Month for September.
Katharine Atwood, a 2015 graduate of the Baker University School of Nursing, won of the 2015 Non-Clinical Writing award from the Kansas State Nurses Association.
Seniors Claire White and Tiffani Sexton will represent Baker University at the fall Kansas Excellence in Education Conference, where they will be recognized as this semester’s Teachers of Promise.
Jessica McClellan, MSM 94, used a $10,000 prize from Mastercard’s “Be Your Possible” contest to further her vision and plans for the nonprofit organization Giving Hope and Help that she founded in 2013.
By the end of the fall semester, 500 Baker students and 25 faculty members will have experienced study abroad at Harlaxton. Each semester since 1989, students and faculty have lived, studied and taught at a 100-room Victorian manor.
In October, Baker University and the Boyds will introduce the picturesque, expanded wetlands and new Baker Wetlands Discovery Center to the public. Two open houses are planned: October 3, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. and October 4, 1-4 p.m.