August 26, 2010
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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’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 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.
A jazz concert will kickoff the 18th annual Baker University Jazz Festival.
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.
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 sees dip in Baldwin City campus enrollment with decline in number of Kansas high school graduates
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.”
The Baker University Community Choir begins rehearsals for the 2015-2016 season on Thursday, Aug. 27. Membership is open to all singers 15 and older.
Baker University has partnered with Johnson County Community College to better assist students planning to continue their education.
When Chad Phillips returns to Baker University next month, the No. 1 complaint he and fellow members of the Baker University Student Senate heard in recent years should be resolved.
Baldwin City graduate season starts Saturday with Baker School of Professional and Graduate Studies commencemnts
Baker University will honor more than 300 undergraduates and 180 graduate students at three commencement ceremonies at the Collins Center on the Baldwin City campus. Undergraduate degrees for the School of Professional and Graduate Studies will be conferred at 1 p.m., Saturday, May 9. Graduate degrees for the School of Education, School of Professional and Gra
The Baker University student newspaper was recognized with two contest awards in the past week. The Baker Orange won the All-Kansas Award as the state’s top private college newspaper at the Kansas Collegiate Media spring conference in Wichita. The Tulsa Press Club named the Orange website the Great Plains Journalism Student Website.
The No. 7 seeded Baker University women’s basketball team ended its national tournament run on Thursday afternoon in a, 52-47, loss to No. 2 Oklahoma Baptist in the First Round of the 2015 NAIA Division I Women’s Basketball National Championship Presented by the Susan G. Komen Foundation of Grater Kansas City at the Independence Events Center.
al Community Wellness Festival, sponsored by the Baldwin City Recreation Commission and Baker University, is scheduled for 9 a.m.-noon, Saturday, April 18, at the Collins Center, Sixth and Fremont streets, on the Baldwin City campus.
In its home opening doubleheader, the Baker University baseball team split its two-game series with rival Ottawa University, as the Wildcats won game one, 3-2, and fell in game two, 4-1.
Nineteen local students were among those named to the Baldwin University Dean's List from the College of Arts and Sciences and the School of Education for fall 2014 semester. To earn the honors, a student had to have a 3.5 grade-point average for the semester.
On the day and hour Baker University was to celebrate the inauguration of a new president, the Baldwin City school came together for mutual support after the death of a student.
The inauguration of Baker University President Lynne Murray scheduled for today has been canceled following the death of a student at the Baldwin City campus. It a statement released last Wednesday night, Murray said she made the decision to cancel her inauguration with news of the death of sophomore Sione Maumau.
Baker University football coach Mike Grossner has led his team to the No. 2 ranking in the NAIA, the program’s highest mark since he took over the Wildcats’ head-coaching job in 2004.
Leonard Ortiz, associate professor of history and the Susan Perry chair of the American West at Baker University, has been elected to the board of directors for the Kansas Humanities Council.
The Baker University football team moved up in the latest NAIA Coaches’ Top 25 poll with its win Saturday at Evangel. The 3-0 Wildcats haven’t been in this spot in the poll since they finished as the national runner-up in 1986.
As they walked between classes Wednesday on the Baker University campus, freshmen Amanda Love and Rachel Lund were already aware the school had been named the top regional university in the state and the 44th such university in the Midwest. Moreover, the two freshmen said they were aware Baker was on the list last year when they were deciding where they would go to college.
Volleyball team splits in tourney: mens, womens soccer teams 0-2 in tough road trips
Baker soccer starts season with 1-1 tie The No. 8 ranked Baker University men’s soccer team began the 2014 season with a 1-1 tie at home against unranked Missouri Baptist inside Liston Stadium on a ho
The No. 8 ranked Baker University mens soccer team began the 2014 season with a 1-1 tie at home against unranked Missouri Baptist inside Liston Stadium on a hot Friday evening.
Before becoming a professor in 2005 at Baker University, Joe Watson worked 15 years in television news and four years in public relations.
Tim Byers will serve as interim head cross-country and track-and-field coach at Baker University, Baker director of athletics Theresa Yetmar announced Thursday.
After a 2013 season that featured a school-record 11-2 record, a HAAC regular season championship and a NAIA-FCS Playoff victory, the Baker University football team will begin the season ranked No. 5 in the latest NAIA Football Coaches’ Top 25 Preseason Poll.
Colleges of Distinction, a guidebook highlighting four-year colleges and universities that are considered “hidden gems,” has recognized Baker University in its 2014-2015 publication.
Defending Heart of America Athletic Conference football champion Baker University was selected second in the 2014 HAAC Coaches’ Preseason Poll on Tuesday afternoon at the annual HAAC Football Media Day at the NAIA National Office in downtown Kansas City, Mo.
Baker University is mourning the loss of its longtime men’s and women’s cross country coach and track and field coach Zach Kindler, who died suddenly Monday night after a medical emergency.
Like many other busy adults, Cheryl McCrary was concerned her full life would further delay her goal of earning a master’s degree.
The Heart of America Athletic Conference and the Kansas City Chiefs have partnered to present the inaugural NAIA Gridiron Challenge at Arrowhead, a football doubleheader to be played on Saturday, Oct. 11, at Arrowhead Stadium. The 2014 matchups of two highly-anticipated NAIA contests are scheduled for 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. Missouri Valley College will square off with MidAmerica Nazarene University in the opener, before Baker University faces off with Benedictine College in the nightcap.
Event to be Jan. 30 on the Baldwin City campus
Rehearsals start Jan. 30
3.5 GPA or better required to make list
Year of split leadership ahead for Baker
President Pat Long to address graduates
Nearly 300 undergradutes and equal number of graduates set to receive degrees this weekend
Person to succeed Pat Long to be introduced Thursday
Carolyn Stefanco, vice president of academic affairs and dean at Agnes Scott College in Decatur, Ga., to meet public at 4 p.m. at the Collins House.
Public invited to gathering at Collins House
Pair have been with university 25 and 30 years
Play to open Thursday
Wildcats stuff 2-point conversion attempt to win
Wildcats stuff 2-point conversion to win
Survivors tell their stories in play
Play 'New York' will start five-day run Sept. 11
Rehearsals start Thursday
Players recognized for 2012-2013 academic achievements
GPA of 3.5 with at least 12 hours required
University founded 154 years ago
Interterm class to take 16-day trip to nation's capital
Pact makes transition easier for Coffeyville students
Jacobsen to be recognized for work with International Relations Council
Baker University’s fall commencement ceremonies will be Dec. 15and 16 at the George F. Collins Sports and Convention Center on the Baldwin City campus
Popular event moved to Rice Auditorium to accommodate larger crowd
The 15th annual Baker University Invitational Jazz Festival, featuring the Baker Jazz Ensemble, is this week in Baldwin City.
Donations encouraged to help with donation shortfall
Former Baker to among Wildcats inducted into the school's sports hall of fame during ceremonies Oct. 5.
Clash with undefeated Missouri Valley next for the Wildcats
New faculty to be recognized
After leading the Baker University volleyball team to a 2-2 finish at the Northwestern College Tournament over the weekend, the Wildcats Renata Dill was awarded the Heart of America Athletic Conference Libero of the Week award.
Linebacker, kicker help Wildcats prevail against Ottawa in battle of ranked teams
Baker University finished as the state’s best NAIA athletic program after fielding some of the nation’s most successful teams in the 2011-2012 academic year.
List honors those with 3.5 grade-point average or higher
Baker University will honor nearly 700 graduates with two commencement ceremonies on Saturday, May 12, and two ceremonies on Sunday, May 20, at the Collins Cente
Ceremony to be May 19
This tentative list of graduates includes the names of students who submitted an application to graduate by the deadline to be included in the printed May 2012 commencement program:
February is Black History Month, and for Baker University’s Mungano that means it is one of the busiest times of the year.
Delma Kollar dies at 114
AUGUST 25 — First day of classes 30 — Comedian Greg Warren, 8 p.m., Rice Auditorium