posted Dec 14, 2012 03:10 PM in ACADEMICS
Less than a year after McPherson College successfully joined the Ecological Society of America with a SEEDS Campus Ecology Chapter, two MC students have been honored with having all their expenses paid to attend the organization’s annual leadership meeting in February 2013 in New Orleans, La.
posted Dec 12, 2012 09:01 AM in ACADEMICS
Dr. Dustin Wilgers, assistant professor of biology at McPherson College, has received a Chickadee Checkoff grant for $4,950 to study a frequently overlooked member of Kansas ecology - the spider.
posted Dec 11, 2012 09:42 AM in CAMPUS EVENTS
The work will be on display through Dec. 19. A reception for the artists will be open to the public from 7 to 9 p.m. on Dec. 13 and will include refreshments.
posted Dec 06, 2012 11:31 AM in ACADEMICS
A McPherson College student earned a landmark award in the 29th annual Five-State Photography Exhibition in Hays, Kan.
posted Dec 05, 2012 08:41 AM in CAMPUS EVENTS
Everyone is invited to a special performance of Christmas music from the McPherson College Choir on Sunday, Dec. 16.
posted Nov 26, 2012 11:12 AM in CAMPUS EVENTS
Those who attend the Midwest and Kansas premiere of "Love, Loss, and What I Wore" at McPherson College might want to compare notes with those who go the other nights. With a different cast of actors performing each night, each of the three shows will have its own distinct style.
posted Nov 14, 2012 01:56 PM in CAMPUS EVENTS
Max Durovic was the featured speaker at McPherson College for Global Entrepreneurship Week – speaking to high school students in the morning and to about 600 McPherson College students in the afternoon.
posted Nov 08, 2012 02:56 PM in CAMPUS EVENTS
On Nov. 7, the 7th annual MC2: McPherson College Math Competition invited 265 high school students from 18 area schools put their math skills to the test.
posted Nov 02, 2012 10:05 AM in ACADEMICS
Watch a group of students play with a "parachute," enjoy a variation on the game Telephone, or try to spot the liars in a round of "To Tell the Truth," and one would hardly guess they were learning.
But that was exactly the purpose of the fourth annual "Behavior Mania" event at McPherson College on Thursday, Nov. 1 – to help high school students learn about the behavioral sciences of psychology, sociology and criminal science… and to have a blast doing it.
posted Oct 31, 2012 11:33 AM in CAMPUS EVENTS
Bill Grove, Dr. Paul Hoffman, Doug Lengel, Pearl Miller and Dr. Shay Maclin will join together in a panel discussion affirming the past, celebrating the present and anticipating the future of McPherson College on its 125th anniversary. Dr. Bruce Clary will act as moderator of the panel.
posted Oct 30, 2012 10:23 AM in ALUMNI
The annual Young Alumni Award honors accomplished McPherson College alumni who graduated approximately within the last 30 years. This year's recipients are Mark Baus, '82, of Alexander, Kan.; Jonathan Klinger, '02, of Traverse City, Mich.; and Tracy Stoddart Primozich, '97, of Dayton, Ohio. They were honored with a special ceremony on Oct. 19.
posted Oct 30, 2012 10:13 AM in CAMPUS EVENTS
On Oct. 20, about 200 people honored Paul during Homecoming weekend by putting their feet to the pedals themselves to surpass Paul's goal of cycling 2,000 miles this year. The event in his honor was called "Pedals for Paul" and involved people from the campus, the McPherson community and many others who care about Paul.
posted Oct 22, 2012 09:14 AM in ACADEMICS
The National Cooperative Refinery Association (NCRA) has awarded scholarships to two McPherson College students for demonstrating outstanding leadership.
posted Oct 15, 2012 11:43 AM in CAMPUS EVENTS
Students in theatre are often taught that stage lighting is most effective when the audience forgets about it completely. But "Black Comedy" – being performed at McPherson College Oct. 19, 20, 26 and 27 – proves a significant exception.
posted Oct 11, 2012 04:38 PM in CAMPUS EVENTS
This year marks 125 years since the founding of McPherson College, and the college is celebrating the milestone in a big way with a Homecoming weekend full of new events and activities.