Tag: college

When it comes to classroom subjects, physics can get a bad rap. For one reason or another, students often assume they need to channel their inner Einsteins to earn a passing grade. True, there’s usually…

Most insects get a bad rap, Rachel Stone notes wistfully. Especially ones that eat poop. In actuality, those feces-feasting critters — dung beetles — play a vital role in agriculture, plant and forest growth and…

MANHATTAN — Briana Yokum, Humboldt, was among the 620 Kansas State University students who completed her degree requirements to graduate from Kansas State University. Yokum earned a bachelor of science degree in agriculture.

Shane Winner, a senior and academic standout at Iola High School, assumed he’d follow a predictable route after graduation: Go to a four-year state college, earn a degree and join the workforce.  That path took…

About half of Humboldt High School students graduate with some college credits, HHS principal John Johnson said at Monday night’s school board meeting. And though they may not continue on to college, he considers them…

Local students participated in the spring 2019 graduation services at Wichita State University. Jack Warren, Iola, graduated with a bachelor of business administration. Warren graduated with cum laude honors in addition to making the dean’s…

Two area students recently graduated from their schools of higher education. Audrey White-Dold of Iola participated in graduation ceremonies at Butler Community College in El Dorado. Jennifer Nicole Ensminger of Moran graduated from Missouri State…

The Kansas Board of Regents pressured state university officials to rethink hiking tuition, and the schools did just that. In-state tuition for undergraduates at all state campuses will be flat or reduced after the regents…

Maybe the country hasn’t truly addressed the student loan debt crisis because it’s seen as a generational problem. Young people are the ones taking out the loans, it’s imagined, so the problem is theirs to…

Area students can start learning wind energy technology next fall, thanks to an offer by Cloud County Community College to loan the necessary equipment to teach two classes and sizeable donations from others. The local…