Archive for Friday, August 26, 2011

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Baker University appreciates partnership, sharing success with Baldwin City
President Pat Long column
August 26, 2011
Welcoming our returning students and more than 200 freshmen to Baldwin City this time of year is among my favorite experiences as president of Baker University.
Mulvane Hall to receive transformation
August 26, 2011
Baker University is pleased to announce that the J.E. and L.E. Mabee Foundation in Tulsa, Okla., has committed $750,000 toward the Mulvane Transformation Project on the Baldwin City campus.
Students create mural for cafeteria entrance
August 26, 2011
Visitors to Harter Union will be greeted by a new mural above the cafeteria entrance. During the summer, Baker students Cate Richards and Lisa Smith painted the mural, capturing scenes from the university’s academics, athletics and campus life.
Taft’s speech to be recognized after 100 years
August 26, 2011
This year marks the 100th anniversary of President William Howard Taft’s visit to Baker University’s Baldwin City campus.
Longtime business professor earns top honor
August 26, 2011
A member of Baker University’s faculty for nearly three decades, Martha Harris is at home as a professor of business and economics, mentoring students as they prepare for professional careers.
Office of Student Life launches mentoring program
August 26, 2011
Baker University’s Office of Student Life has launched a new program, funded through AmeriCorps Kansas and Kansas Campus Compact, for 2011-12.
Baker University designated Tree Campus USA
August 26, 2011
Baker University celebrated its Tree Campus USA recognition April 29 by planting an American hornbeam south of the Harter Union plaza.
Community Choir prepares for third season
August 26, 2011
The popular Baker Community Choir is tuning up for its third season. Formed in February 2010 by Matthew Potterton, the choir draws 70 to 80 singers from Baker University and Baldwin City.
Summer Bridge program prepares students for college life
August 26, 2011
Developed in collaboration with the Kauffman Scholars, the five-week Summer Bridge Program had Baker University as a participant for the first time, better preparing recent high school graduates for the college life.
Athletics director honored as administrator of year
August 26, 2011
Baker University Director of Athletics Theresa Yetmar has been recognized as a 2011 Administrator of the Year award recipient, the National Association of Collegiate Women Athletics Administrators announced on Wednesday.
KidZone returns for homecoming weekend
August 26, 2011
The Baldwin City community is invited to join Baker University to celebrate homecoming on Oct. 21-22.
University to honor athletic standouts
August 26, 2011
Four former Baker University standouts will be inducted into the University’s Athletic Hall of Fame at 6 p.m., Friday, Oct. 21, at the Baker University Athletic Hall of Fame Induction and Awards Banquet at the Sheraton Overland Park Hotel at the Convention Center.
Lister eager to start coaching women’s basketball team
August 26, 2011
For the first time in 12 years, the Baker University women’s basketball team will have a new coach courtside.
Wildcats enter season No. 23 in NAIA
August 26, 2011
Four consecutive winning seasons and a No. 23 national ranking have Baker University primed for a run at the Heart of America Athletic Conference championship and postseason playoff berth.
Women’s soccer squad favored to win HAAC
August 26, 2011
Coming off its first appearance in the NAIA semifinals, the Baker women’s soccer team will enter the season ranked No. 1 in the Heart of America Athletic Conference.
Men’s soccer coach hopes players have learned lessons
August 26, 2011
Coming off a heartbreaking loss in the 2010 Heart of America Athletic Conference playoffs, the Baker University men’s soccer team has all the pieces in place for a special season.
BU runners look to defend conference championship
August 26, 2011
With several runners back from the 2010 Heart of America Athletic Conference championship team, the Baker women’s cross country team has lofty expectations this fall and the following year.
Volleyball squad expects to challenge for HAAC crown
August 26, 2011
Baker University head volleyball coach Kathy Allen believes the 2011 squad is one of her best in 14 years of guiding the Wildcats.
2010-2011 Year in Review
August 26, 2011
Baker University 2010-2011 year in review
Campus Calendar
August 26, 2011
Baker University 2011-2012 calendar
Injury accidents gnarl traffic on three highways
KHP closes K-10 for six hours
August 26, 2011
All lanes of Kansas Highway 10 near Eudora were reopened shortly after 10:15 p.m. after the Kansas Highway Patrol’s commercial vehicle accident reconstruction team investigated a serious accident from earlier Thursday afternoon.