Class notes

Class notes

Updates from classmates. March 2013 — June 2013


Nursing students enjoy community outreach

Recent School of Nursing graduates spent the third week of March digging irrigation ditches and helping build trails at Ghost Ranch in Abiquiu, N.M., during a community service project.


Gathright wins national championship

Baker ends its stellar track season with one national champion, Jeremy Gathright in the 400 meters, and 12 All-Americans.

Brian Messer

Messer named to lead School of Professional and Graduate Studies

Former vice president for online studies at Ottawa University will lead School of Professional and Graduate Studies beginning in June.

Baker Arch

Year in Review | 2012-2013

It’s been quite a year! Read about our outstanding students, faculty, staff and initiatives from each of our schools this past academic year.

Tulip tree

From the Arbor | News for May from Jerry Weakley

The thermometer is just now beginning to catch up with the calendar and the tulips and other spring flowers have made their presence known throughout the flower beds that dot the beautiful Baldwin City campus. Perhaps spring is really here.


Baker alumnus posts victory with Yankees

Called up to the New York Yankees in April, former Wildcat baseball standout Vidal Nuno posted his first victory in the majors May 1, in a 7-0 victory over the Cleveland Indians.


University announces Harter Scholars

Rebecca Simkins and Madison Wendt have received the 2013 Harter Scholarships, the University’s most prestigious academic prize. Wendt is the daughter of Baker alumni Mark, ’86, and Shari (Nasseramini), ’90, Wendt.

Sydney Doster

A passion for languages leads to Fulbright Scholarship

Senior Sydney Doster has received a Fulbright Scholarship for the 2013-2014 academic year to teach English in Nepal.


From the Arbor | News for April from Jerry Weakley

While the Baker campuses were blanketed in snow, a few staff members and administrators enjoyed the opportunity to visit alumni and former students and their guests during a series of gatherings in Green Valley, Sun City West and Scottsdale, Ariz., and San Diego and San Francisco, Calif.