Baker University news

Baker fall gradutes told commencement day just the beginning
December 14, 2015
As if on cue, two of her instructors interrupted Angel Woods’ post-graduation explanation of what made her years at Baker University special. After sharing hugs with the instructors, Woods, who was one of 181 Baker students to receive undergraduate degrees Sunday with the conclusion of the fall semester.
Baker University fall commencements Sunday
December 7, 2015
Baker University’s fall semester commencement will be Sunday at the George F. Collins Sports and Convention Center on the Baldwin City campus. There are 181 undergraduate and 197 graduates students who are candidates for degrees.
Baker Candlelight Vespers to return for 85th year
December 4, 2015
For the 85th consecutive year, Baker University will offer the community an early December holiday gift with the annual Christmas Candlelight Vespers.
Baker to offer online nursing master’s degree program
November 30, 2015
Baker University will launch next semester the latest of its online post-graduate degree programs. Baker Provost Brian Posler said the Baker University School of Nursing will offer its first online degree program with the start of the spring semester in January.
BCRC tweaks start of Baldwin City community center drive
November 23, 2015
The Baldwin City Recreation Commission board will take a step back before pressing forward with its push for a community center.
Baker jazz concert kicksoff tonight with concert
November 19, 2015
A jazz concert will kickoff the 18th annual Baker University Jazz Festival.
Baker Theatre to present psychological thriller ‘Murder in Green Meadows’
November 13, 2015
Baker Theatre to present Murder in Green Meadows, opens Thursday, at 7:30 p.m. tonight and Saturday and 2:30 p.m. at Rice Auditorium.
Baker University fall choir concert Friday
October 22, 2015
Baker University choirs will present the fall concert “In Nature Renewed” at 7:30 p.m., Friday at Rice Auditorium, 404 Eighth St.
Baker marching band festival to bring 19 bands to Baldwin City
October 6, 2015
Those who go to football games for the halftime shows will want to be at Baker University’s Liston Stadium on Oct14. Baker University will be the host of its annual marching band festival from 1:30 to 8:30 p.m. that day at Liston Stadium.
Baldwin board establishes blueprint for rewrite of strategic plan
October 6, 2015
The Baldwin school board agreed at a special meeting Saturday to survey district staff, patrons and residents as part of its update of the district’s strategic plan.
Baker University Theatre to perform ‘Treasure Island’
September 30, 2015
Performances scheduled Thursday through Sunday
Fiber optic cable live in Baldwin City; Baker to have service soon
September 30, 2015
A little more than a month into his college experience, Baker University freshman Mitchell Lierz is about to get more value from dorm living. As of Tuesday, RG Fiber had two operating connections providing gigabit Internet capacity to Baker’s Baldwin City campus, said Mike Bosch, CEO of the Baldwin City-based RG Fiber. With a few tweaks, that service will be available on campus and the 500 of the school’s 900 students living in its on-campus dorms or apartments.
Baker Wetlands Discover Center open house this weekend
September 28, 2015
There’s a sly trick in the design of the sidewalk leading from the parking lot to the new Baker University Wetlands Discovery Center. As visitors leave the parking lot, they encounter a fork in the sidewalk.
Baker Wetlands Discover Center to open soon
September 21, 2015
Roger Boyd, education coordinator at the Baker Wetlands, estimates that a dedicated and diligent bird watcher might be able to spot about 150 different species at the Baker Wetlands over the course of a year.
Baker sees dip in Baldwin City campus enrollment with decline in number of Kansas high school graduates
September 1, 2015
Walking from class Tuesday on the Baker University campus, freshmen Michael Mitchell, Mason Baum and Kasey Oehlert agreed one thing brought them to the Baldwin City school. “I’m planning a nursing career,” Mitchell said. “They have a great nursing program here. I think you’ll hear the same thing from all three of us.”