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The names listed here have been provided by Pittsburg State University based on information compiled by the Office of University Marketing and Communication.

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The names listed here have been provided by Fort Hays State University based on information compiled by the University Relations and Marketing Office.

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The names listed here have been provided by Kansas State University based on information compiled by the Office of the Registrar.

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Benedictine College has announced that Curtis Martin, the founder and CEO of the Fellowship of Catholic University Students, will give the keynote address for the 2018 Commencement Exercises, set for 10 a.m. May 12 in the Ralph Nolan Gymnasium on the college campus.

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Benedictine College has received a $300,000 grant from the Sunderland Foundation in Overland Park toward completion of Westerman Hall, the science and engineering building now under construction on the college’s campus.

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Benedictine College announced the hiring of Kevin P. Brown as its new director of college ministry. Brown takes over for David Trotter, who left the college to work in a new program at FOCUS Fellowship of Catholic University Students. Brown began his duties at Benedictine on Dec. 4.

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The Kansas World Language Association has announced that Dr. Julie Sellers, associate professor of world and classical languages at Benedictine College and an Atchison resident, is the recipient of its 2017 World Language Teacher of the Year award. She will go on to represent the Kansas asso…

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Benedictine College student Hannah Voss, a senior from San Antonio, is a finalist in the 2018 Rhodes Scholarship competition. The Rhodes Scholarship is the oldest and most celebrated international fellowship award in the world, and arguably the most famous academic award available to America…

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Dr. Pat Castle, the founder of LIFE Runners, the largest Pro-Life team in the world with over 6,300 runners/walkers, will be on the Benedictine College campus Monday, October 30.

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The Benedictine College Music Department and the Kremmeter Series are co-sponsoring a concert at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 2 in the O’Malley-McAllister Auditorium on the Benedictine College campus.

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The annual Fellin Lecture is coming to Benedictine College for the 21st year. The Fellin Endowment Fund sponsors the lecture series, presented each year by the Sisters of Mount St. Scholastica Monastery in order to support the liberal arts orientation of Benedictine College.

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In 1987, President Ronald Reagan delivered his famous “tear down this wall” speech at the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin. Thirty years later, the Berlin Wall has now been down longer than it stood and Benedictine College welcomed the man who penned those famous words for the president. Former Wh…

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Elizabeth Walz, Atchison, is a member of the Southwestern College Enactus team that was crowned regional champions April 10 in Dallas, Texas. Walz and her teammates have earned the opportunity to compete at the 2017 Enactus United States National Exposition May 21-23 in Kansas City.

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Southwestern College junior Elizabeth Walz has been named recipient of the Kansas Society of CPAs Mary Ellen Kirkpatrick Leadership Scholarship. The scholarship is for $2,500 and Walz will be recognized at an upcoming KSCPA function. She competed for the award against accounting students at …

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Benedictine College plans to rename its yoga classes and change their content to ensure the classes focus only on physical exercise and not spiritual or cultural elements.

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Due to inclement weather, Benedictine College’s Martin Luther King Jr. event has been canceled. Kevin Willmott, the event’s guest speaker, will not be coming from Lawrence on that day. The college is working to reschedule the event.

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An outstanding group of students were recently recognized for their campus leadership, scholastic excellence and service in their community. A record 100 students were selected from Mississippi College and inducted into Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities & Colleges on Dec.…

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Atchison County local Amber Kelly was one of three students chosen as part of the Kansas Department of Agriculture’s annual Taiwan Agricultural Youth Exchange Program. The program ran from Dec. 4-10.

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There will be a “white out” beginning at 4 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 3 during the Benedictine College men’s basketball game against Peru State in the Ralph Nolan Gymnasium.

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The Benedictine College Music Department's Symphonic Band and Brass Ensemble will present a “Remembrance Concert” on 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 13 in O’Malley McAllister Auditorium.

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Area schools faced either lockdown or evacuation Friday morning when two chemicals were accidentally mixed on MGP grounds, creating a thick cloud that engulfed a portion of the city.

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Benedictine College announced Monday that it will not be holding its annual trick-or-treating event in the dorms on Monday, Oct. 31.

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Benedictine College was recently recognized as the largest private college in Kansas by the Kansas Independent Colleges Association, growing by nearly 100 percent in the past 10 years.

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Benedictine College will be hosting a recital 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 25, in the O’Malley-McAllister Auditorium.

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For the 10th year in a row, Benedictine College has been named as one of the best colleges and universities in the U.S. News Media Group’s list, “America’s Best Colleges.”

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Work continues on Benedictine College’s Westerman Hall. According to Marketing and Communications Director Steve Johnson, crews are starting the demolition of the existing concrete awning that extends around the ground floor on the back side of the building.

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Atchison resident Isaac L. McCracken has been chosen to become a member of the National Society of High School Scholars. The society recognizes top scholars who have demonstrated outstanding leadership, scholarship and community commitment. The announcement was made by NSHSS founder and Chai…

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Longtime Atchison residents George and Barbara Baumgartner will receive the Cross of the Order of St. Benedict from Benedictine College during the Opening Academic Convocation at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 30, in the Ralph Nolan Gymnasium on the Atchison campus.

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Pokémon GO has found its way to the Benedictine College campus.

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Atchison resident Ana Rizek was recognized as the 2016 recipient of the Atchison Community Educational Foundation Scholarship during a luncheon held Thursday afternoon at the Atchison Event Center.

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The Highland Community College Nursing program is one of the most robust nursing programs in this region and moving closer to being one of the most progressive in the Greater Kansas City area. The program’s nursing instruction is greatly enhanced through the use of simulated mannequins that …

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Mercury will pass between the Sun and Earth on Monday, May 9, appearing as a small dot on the face of the Sun. The event, which happens only 19 times in a century, will begin at sunrise and Mercury will be visible on the Sun, weather permitting, until about 1:40 p.m.

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Editor's note: This article has been updated to include more accurate information about the event.

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Highland Community College hosted a career fair in collaboration with Kansasworks and numerous businesses on Thursday. The event gave local residents as well as students a chance to learn about career opportunities near them, including welding, healthcare, pawnshops and schools.

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The Soldiers’ Chorus of the United States Army Field Band will perform a concert at Benedictine College in the O’Malley-McAllister Auditorium on Tuesday, March 22, at 2:30 p.m. All are welcome to attend. Sergeant First Class Mark Huseth, a 1992 graduate of Benedictine College, is a member of…

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Benedictine College students in the White Collar Crime class will have a chance to learn about business ethics at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 16 in the McAllister Board Room in Ferrell Academic Center.