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TOPEKA — Washburn University is pleased to announce the students in its fall 2021 graduating class. More than 700 students completed their courses for certificates, associate, bachelor’s, master’s and doctorate degrees.

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For some years now, Martin Luther King Jr. Day has had a special meaning to the community surrounding Benedictine College, in particular its influential Black Student Union.

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GREENVILLE, South Carolina – Two area women are among the about 660 Bob Jones University students named the President’s List for high academic achievement accomplishments during the Fall 2021 semester.

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Some collegiate campuses have more students enrolled than ever before, but where there is a need for them to bed down after a hard day of studying — or a night of partying — a place to put that bed might be hard to come by.

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Benedictine College in Atchison, has established six new full-tuition scholarships designed to close equity gaps for historically marginalized student populations. Known as the Freedom Fellows, the program is targeted for students of color, first generation college students, and/or students …

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The Benedictine College Christmas Toy Challenge, sponsored by the men’s and women’s basketball teams, netted a mountain of toys for the Atchison Salvation Army’s Angel Tree program. With on-campus competition to bring in the most toys and additional donations from faculty, staff and Atchison…

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BATON ROUGE, Louisiana– Patrick Sullivan, of Muscotah, was recently initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective all-discipline collegiate honor society. Sullivan was initiated at The University of Kansas.

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Benedictine College is taking on the Christmas Toy Challenge in an effort to bring in more toys for the Salvation Army’s Angel Tree program than ever before. The college has invited the entire Atchison community to participate and bring joy to as many needy children as possible.

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The public is invited to join the Benedictine Bands for an hour-long concert presentation featuring the newly formed Benedictine College Brass Band, Percussion Ensemble and Jazz Band at 5 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 24, in O’Malley-McAllister Auditorium.

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Gloria Purvis, one of leading speakers in the country on racial and life issues, will be speaking at O’Malley McAllister Auditorium on the Benedictine College campus on October 6th at 7:00 pm. The topic of her presentation: “Racism is a Pro-Life Issue.” Her presentation is being sponsored in…

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Cadet Justin Bethel is just old enough to have a vivid memory of the moment when the towers fell on Sept. 11, 2001, and it is now his duty to carry the meaning of that to younger student soldiers.

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EMPORIA – Emporia State University congratulates more than 800 undergraduates named to the university honor roll and dean’s lists for spring 2021. A student from the North East Kansas area and the award includes:

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Benedictine College has decades of cherished history as a small, close-knit, Catholic higher education campus, but the ranks of Ravens are notably enriched of late.

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St. Joseph, Missouri — Missouri Western State University conferred a total of 455 undergraduate and graduate degrees and certificates in the Spring 2021 semester. Graduates came from 17 states and seven foreign countries.

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The names of more than 5,700 graduates at the University of Kansas for fall 2020 and spring 2021 have been announced by the University Registrar. A ceremony for 2020 and 2021 graduates took place May 23.

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Director of Technical Education Lucas Hunziger, HCC Technical Center, predicts the educational programs and enrollment will be on an upward swing for the 2021-2022 schoolyear at the Atchison campus. The existing Diesel Technology Program has had a reputation of being one of the greatest in t…

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The Highland Community College Technical Center celebrated the opening of the the new Diesel Technology Building on Tuesday. The state of the art facility will allow HCC to expand their current Diesel program as well as bring one, possibly two new programs to the Atchison Area.

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LAWRENCE – Annika Wallace, Atchison, is a recipient of the Alexis and Craig Stevens Performing Arts Scholarship the University Of Kansas Department of Theatre & Dance recently announced.

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Washburn University has announced its President’s List honorees for the spring 2021 semester. To qualify for the President’s List, a student must complete at least 12 graded credit hours and earn a semester grade point average of 4.0.

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Isaac McCracken of Atchison, Kansas, received a Bachelor of Political Science and a Bachelor of Environmental Science from Baylor University. McCracken was also placed on the Dean’s List both Fall and Spring Semesters, which requires a 3.7 or higher GPA.

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In 2019, Benedictine College and the Seymour Institute on Black Church and Policy Studies created a partnership that sent college students to Boston to work as tutors and mentors for middle school students through the Martin Luther King Summer Scholars Program.

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Business Technology students from Highland Community College Technical Center participated in the Virtual Business Professionals of America National Leadership Conference, “Envision, Empower, Ignite” from April 26 to May 8.

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Washburn University has announced its Spring 2021 Dean’s List honorees. To qualify for the Dean’s List, a student must complete 12 graded credit hours and earn a semester grade point average of 3.4 to 3.99.

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University of Saint Mary Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Michelle Metzinger has announced the Spring 2021 Dean’s List. The following USM students ended the semester with a 3.5 GPA or better.

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Matthew Lobdell of Everest, KS has completed the requirements for the Associate of Applied Science degree from Cloud County Community College. Students completing the degree requirements were conferred degrees following the 2021 Commencement ceremony.

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Washburn University has announced its Spring 2021 Dean’s List honorees. To qualify for the Dean’s List, a student must complete 12 graded credit hours and earn a semester grade point average of 3.4 to 3.99.

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MANCHESTER, NEW HAMPSHIRE – It is with great pleasure that Southern New Hampshire University congratulates the following students on being named to the Winter 2021 lists of academic honors of distinction. The winter term runs from January to May.

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WICHITA — Jameson Parks, an Atchison High School senior is among a group of 10 high seniors to be awarded Wallace Scholarships collectively totaling $285,000 to attend Wichita University College of Engineering for four years, WSU Strategic Communications announced Friday, April 9 in a press …

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EMPORIA – Emporia State University congratulates more than 800 undergraduates named to the university honor roll and dean's lists for fall 2020. Students from this area who received honors include:

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The U.S. Department of Education (Department) office of Federal Student Aid needs your help reaching Kansas high school seniors, current college students, and their parents to remind them to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid form. As Kansas’s April 1 deadline approaches, th…

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EMPORIA – Emporia State University announces Makenzie Leigh Dougherty, of Atchison, was among the graduates earning degrees in December 2020. Dougherty earned a bachelor’s of science degree in elementary education with a minor in health.

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The Benedictine College Music Department invites the public to two concerts involving the various bands and ensembles of the Department of Music.

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Benedictine College has shifted its annual Scholarship Ball to a virtual setting for Saturday, Feb. 27, which has opened the event up to alumni and friends of the college all over the world. The show is set to begin at 7:00 p.m. Saturday night, and can be seen at www.benedictine.edu/WatchSB.…

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In recognition of Black History Month, Benedictine College’s MLK Day Committee and Black Student Union are pleased to welcome Glenn North, executive director of the Bruce R. Watkins Cultural Heritage Center and poet laureate for Kansas City’s 18th & Vine Historic, to the campus for a spe…

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(Editor’s Note: The following article was written by Benedictine senior McKenna Elder, and printed in the college newspaper, The Circuit. It was reprinted with permission.)