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Washington, DC – The American Council of Trustees and Alumni (ACTA) honors a select group of collegiate academic honors programs as 2020’s “Hidden Gems.” Hidden Gems deserve the attention of students who seek an outstanding education grounded in the study of American government, history, and…

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Seemingly several isolated positive COVID-19 cases continue to infiltrate area schools as Maur Hill-Mount Academy and Trinity Lutheran Schools took steps toward an all remote learning mode for a short term.

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Benedictine College’s Raven Regiment Marching Band marched over to Vintage Park Wednesday evening and played a selection of upbeat musical numbers for the residents, who have been on lockdown for months.

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HAYS – A total of 706 students completed associate, bachelor’s or graduate degrees at Fort Hays State University in the summer 2020 term.

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Deacon Harold Burke-Sivers, known around the world as the “Dynamic Deacon,” delivered a presentation on Building a Civilization of Love: A Catholic Response to Racism on Monday, Sept. 7, on the campus of Benedictine College. His presentation was sponsored by the Black Student Union and The G…

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Deacon Harold Burke-Sivers, known around the world as the “Dynamic Deacon,” will offer a presentation on Building a Civilization of Love: A Catholic Response to Racism at 7 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 7, in O’Malley-McAllister Auditorium on the Benedictine College campus.

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LAWRENCE — The names of more than 4,700 graduates from the University of Kansas this spring — representing 87 Kansas counties; 49 other states, territories, and Washington, D.C.; and 53 other countries — have been announced by the University Registrar.

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Despite the country being in the middle of a pandemic, Benedictine College in Atchison had its biggest incoming freshmen class ever with 581 along with the additional enrollment of 1,980 students.

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In May 2020, Pittsburg State University graduated approximately 1,200 students who earned degrees in the College of Arts & Sciences, the College of Education, the College of Technology, and Kelce College of Business.

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MGP Ingredients, Inc., is pleased to support three Atchison-area students starting college this fall with Ellis Foundation scholarships, part of the company’s longtime focus on helping provide educational opportunities for residents of its communities. The 2020 recipients are:

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HAYS — A total of 2,395 students completed associate, bachelor’s or graduate degrees at Fort Hays State University in the spring 2020 semester.

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Matthew Schrick was named to the Dean’s List at Metropolitan Community College with a 4.0 GPA for the Spring 2020 semester. Matthew was also nominated to The National Society and Leadership and Success Chapter at the MCC Maple Woods Campus. Matthew is attending Maple Woods on a baseball scho…

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Benedictine College announced Friday that it has completed an agreement with an area laboratory that will allow mass testing on its campus without impacting testing supplies within the city.

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PITTSBURG - Pittsburg State University has released the honor rolls for the 2020 spring semester. To qualify for Dean’s Scholastic Honors, a student must complete at least 12 semester hours, receive a grade point average (GPA) of 3.6000 for all credit course work that semester and have no gr…

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LAWRENCE — More than 7,500 undergraduate students at the University of Kansas earned honor roll distinction for the spring 2020 semester.

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Deputy Torrie McGlothin of the Atchison County Sheriff’s Office is a member of the recently graduated 264th basic training class at the Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center in Yoder.

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COVID-19 continues to sweep the nation, altering our day-to-day lives. This includes what colleges are planning for their fall semester. With experts still worried of a second outbreak of the virus, most colleges are concluding all face-to-face classes by Thanksgiving. Most colleges will use…

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TOPEKA, Kan. — Washburn University is has announced its President’s List honorees for the spring 2020 semester. To qualify for the President’s List, a student must complete a minimum of 12 hours of graded credits and earn a semester grade point average of 4.0. More than 750 students qualifie…

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MANHATTAN — More than 4,800 Kansas State University students have earned semester honors for their academic performance in the spring 2020 semester.

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President Stephen D. Minnis, of Benedictine College, issued a statement on behalf BC in wake of a controversial and imprecise reference posted on an Instagram account.

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Benedictine College recently announced they will be starting fall classes a week earlier, canceling Fall Break, and ending at Thanksgiving with finals online.

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After 20 years, Dr. Francis (Frank) P. Kessler has retired from teaching as a professor in the Political Science Department at Benedictine College in Atchison.

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LAMONI, IOWA — Bryan Lentz, Atchison, graduated this spring with a Master of Science in Nursing, as a family nurse practioner, from Graceland University in Lamoni, Iowa.

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MANHATTAN — The kinesiology department in the College of Health and Human Sciences at Kansas State University recently awarded $17,000 in scholarships to both current and incoming students who are enrolled in the kinesiology program.

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Among its many provisions, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act passed by the U.S. Congress in late March hit the pause button for students who owe money for their college education.

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MANHATTAN — The A.Q. Miller School of Journalism and Mass Communications at Kansas State University is awarding $170,600 in scholarships for the 2020-2021 academic year.

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ATCHISON — The online education programs implemented by schools and colleges across the region as COVID-19 prohibits normal operations are often touted as the next best thing, or even equivalent to, in-person course delivery. Not the case with Benedictine College.

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High schools and colleges across the nation have had to make adjustments due the COVID-19 pandemic and those in Northeast Kansas and Atchison are no different.

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High school seniors pursuing careers in agriculture are encouraged to apply for the 2020 Herb Clutter Memorial Scholarship. The Herb Clutter Memorial Scholarship was established in 2009 to honor Herb Clutter's influential role in organizing leadership groups on behalf of Kansas wheat produce…

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LAWRENCE – The University of Kansas has announced 10 Atchison County students have earned honor roll distinction for the fall 2019 semester, KU News announced earlier this week in a press release.

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Topeka, Kan. – Washburn University School of Law is seeking volunteers to serve as judges and clients for the American Bar Association Law Student Division Regional Client Counseling Competition on Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020 at the law school. Washburn Law will be hosting teams of law students f…

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The University of Kansas announces that some area residents have earned their degree as a result of the fall semester. Recognition ceremonies were held in mid-December.

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Clifford Hawk, a long-time agriculture instructor, was recently named Faculty Emeritus by the Highland Community College Board of Trustees, according to and was honored with a reception Dec. 4 in Sabetha where he currently resides.