Bryan Williams, a 2014 graduate and secondary education major, has embraced serving as a WorldTeach volunteer in American Samoa, 6,000 miles from of Baldwin City.
Baker University School of Nursing faculty, alumni and students continue to assist 2008 School of Nursing graduates Ephantus Kimori Mwangi and Hottensiah Kimori in delivering on their medical mission of promoting health care in Kenyan communities through Streams of Hope International.
Brothers relied on each other for motivation and support during Baker's MBA program. Both believe the degree will open doors to new opportunities.
The university's first recipients of the leadership award have taken their Baker experiences and forged successful careers.
A former pastor with a background in medicine, James Aubey began thinking about pursuing a nursing degree during a faltering economy in 2008. After his first wife, a registered nurse, passed away a couple of years later, he followed his heart and enrolled in the Baker School of Nursing.
A lifelong learner, Leigh Yates earned an MBA so she could take her business to the next level.
Baker University will honor more than 240 undergraduates and more than 250 graduate students with two commencement ceremonies on Sunday, Dec. 14, at the Collins Center.
Business student receives the HAAC Commissioner's GPA Award and scholarship.
Baker University's Delta Pi chapter inducted seven students and a faculty member into Phi Beta Delta, the honor society for international scholars, during a ceremony on Thursday at the Alumni Center on the Baldwin City campus.
Baker University's 84th annual Christmas Candlelight Vespers is scheduled for 2 p.m. and 5 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 7, at Rice Auditorium. Admission is free.
Renata Dill and Cooper Clark were honored on Nov. 21 as Teachers of Promise at the Kansas Teacher of the Year State Awards Banquet in Wichita.
Dr. Lynne Murray was officially sworn in on Friday as the 29th president of Baker University during a small ceremony in the Lincoln-Kemper Parlor at Parmenter Hall on the Baldwin City campus.
The Baker University Orchestra will perform a concert conducted by Mark Pretzel, director of orchestral activities, at 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 19, at Rice Auditorium on the Baldwin City campus. Admission is free.
Baker University will celebrate International Education Week Nov. 17-21 with various events on the Baldwin City campus.
The Baker University Symphonic Winds will perform a concert, "Journeys in Song," under the baton of Frank Perez, director of bands, at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 18, at Rice Auditorium on the Baldwin City campus. Admission is free.
Baker University was the lone Kansas university ranked in the 2015 Rankings of Midwestern Regional Universities by College Choice, an independent online publication dedicated to helping students and their families find the right college. Baker was listed 41st in the Midwest.
Baker University has been named a "Top College" and the highest ranked in Kansas in the most recent Educate to Career College Rankings Index.
The Baker Orange website won Best of Show for small-college websites in national competition. The print edition of the newspaper and five students were also recognized during the Associated Collegiate Press national convention.
The 17th annual Baker University Invitational Jazz Festival kicks off at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 20, in Rice Auditorium with a free concert, led by J.D. Parr, Baker jazz ensemble director.
The National Association of Campus Activities named Randy Flowers, Baker's director of student life, as the Central Region new professional of the year during the annual conference Oct. 23-26 in Arlington, Texas.