The Baker University Community Choir begins rehearsals for the 2015-16 season on Thursday, Aug. 27. Membership is open to singers 15 and older. No audition is required.
Mike Ellis, a 1984 Baker graduate and advocate for people with disabilities, was honored on Monday, July 27, as a Champion of Change by the White House in conjunction with the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act. The event celebrated the success of the ADA and honored advocates who are working to uphold and expand the spirit of the ADA.
Baker University has partnered with Johnson County Community College to better assist students planning to continue their education.
Carly Berblinger, Rachel Haley, Jacob Mogle and Dustin Turner received Outstanding Senior awards for their superior achievement in the fields of academics, leadership, service, co-curricular activities and off-campus educational opportunities.
Two May Baker University graduates, known for their strong academic commitment, were recognized as 2015 Fran Jabara Leadership Award recipients during spring commencement ceremonies on May 17 at the Collins Center.
Known for inspiring students inside and outside the classroom, Alan Grant was awarded Baker University’s prestigious Jennie Howell Kopke and Verda R. Kopke Award for Distinguished Teaching on Sunday, May 17, during commencement ceremonies at the Collins Center.
Baker University’s School of Nursing dean’s list for maintaining a 3.5 grade-point average or higher during the spring 2015 semester.
The following students were named to Baker University’s College of Arts and Sciences and School of Education undergraduate dean’s list for maintaining a 3.5 grade-point average or higher during the spring 2015 semester:
Kaleb Berry became the first Kauffman Foundation Scholar to graduate from Baker University during commencement ceremonies on Sunday. The Kansas City, Kansas, native earned a Bachelor of Science degree while majoring in computer science.