Family Legacy at Baker

On May 20, Collins Gym was filled with people waiting to watch the graduates walk across Baker’s commencement stage. Parents vied for the best view, alumni chatted with one another, and the soon-to-be graduates eagerly waited backstage. Amid the bustling crowd and...

Baker University Honored Among National Colleges of Distinction

Baker University has been recognized as one of the nation’s Colleges of Distinction for its business, nursing, and education programs. This designation is based on an evaluation or four distinctions: engaged students, great teaching, vibrant community, and successful...

New MBAs focus on executive leadership, finance, human resources

Baker University School of Professional and Graduate Studies introduces new Master of Business Administration degrees in executive leadership, finance, and human resources. The three new programs are offered online and can be completed in 12 to 22 months. “We are very...

Long-time educator finds a home at Baker

Dr. Sue Darby, assistant professor at Baker University School of Education, has spent her entire career as an educator. “I’ve spent a total of 22 years in various community colleges at which I was a faculty member, a department chair, an outreach director, and a vice...

Defying the Odds

Lenard, AAB ’14, BBA ’16, and Mona, MBA ’14, Franklin both agree that their pasts were less than ideal. Mona, one of nine children, was the only one in her family to leave the Fort Thompson Indian Reservation in South Dakota. Her family struggled with alcohol abuse...

Graduate degree prepares Shippee to shape next generation of nurses

Life contains a lot of firsts: first day of school, first kiss, first job. Jessica Shippee, BSN ’10, will forever have a unique first attached to her name: first graduate of Baker University’s Master of Science in Nursing program. “Baker’s nursing program has a long...

50 Years of Baker Wetlands

Even a visionary like Dr. Ivan Boyd, former Baker University biology professor and member of the Faculty Hall of Fame, couldn’t have foreseen the transformation of the 573 acres deeded to Baker University in August 1968. Through Boyd’s efforts, Baker acquired the land...

Remembering a talented artist and well-loved member of the Baker family

Kevin Mahogany ’81, leaves behind a rich legacy in the music community at Baker University and beyond. Dubbed the “standout jazz vocalist of his generation” by Newsweek, Mahogany achieved great success as a musician and will be missed by many. Mahogany was 59 when he...

Education goes beyond the classroom

Craig Ahrens didn’t necessarily need to return to school to advance in his job, but he had always felt the pull to add to the associate degree in marketing he’d earned years ago back in 1987. “I am a student of business and will always be working on my continuous...

Gurbhushan finds home in America, success at Baker

When Gurbhushan Singh, EdD ’16, was 17 years old, his family immigrated to the United States from India. His father worked two jobs in order to offer his children the opportunities he had lacked. Singh, whose father was 44 at the time, wanted to repay his fathers’...

Family Legacy at Baker

On May 20, Collins Gym was filled with people waiting to watch the graduates walk across Baker’s commencement stage. Parents vied for the best view, alumni chatted with one another, and the soon-to-be graduates eagerly waited backstage. Amid the bustling crowd and...

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Long-time educator finds a home at Baker

Dr. Sue Darby, assistant professor at Baker University School of Education, has spent her entire career as an educator. “I’ve spent a total of 22 years in various community colleges at which I was a faculty member, a department chair, an outreach director, and a vice...

read more

Defying the Odds

Lenard, AAB ’14, BBA ’16, and Mona, MBA ’14, Franklin both agree that their pasts were less than ideal. Mona, one of nine children, was the only one in her family to leave the Fort Thompson Indian Reservation in South Dakota. Her family struggled with alcohol abuse...

read more

50 Years of Baker Wetlands

Even a visionary like Dr. Ivan Boyd, former Baker University biology professor and member of the Faculty Hall of Fame, couldn’t have foreseen the transformation of the 573 acres deeded to Baker University in August 1968. Through Boyd’s efforts, Baker acquired the land...

read more

Education goes beyond the classroom

Craig Ahrens didn’t necessarily need to return to school to advance in his job, but he had always felt the pull to add to the associate degree in marketing he’d earned years ago back in 1987. “I am a student of business and will always be working on my continuous...

read more