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24 Oct, 2018

“Mania” Event Brings Behavior Sciences To Life

October 24th, 2018|Academics|0 Comments

Nearly 90 students from area schools visited McPherson College on October 23 where they participated in breakout sessions with titles like “Cultural Charades,” “The Pendulum Knows” and “Obviously.” It was all part of the college’s tenth Behavior Mania. The event is an opportunity for high school teachers to bring junior [...]

11 Oct, 2018

McPherson College Announces Program Addressing Teacher Shortage

October 11th, 2018|Academics|0 Comments

McPherson College is taking on the challenge of teacher shortages across the state by encouraging high school students to explore teaching as a profession and offering an incentive with a new program that reaches out to the best and brightest high school students. McPherson College’s newest academic program offers a [...]

1 Oct, 2018

Wichita Student Receives Full-Tuition Presidential Scholarship

October 1st, 2018|Academics|0 Comments

Madison Mullen, a 2018 graduate of Maize High School in Wichita, was not sure if college would be a possibility for her without a ‘full-ride’ scholarship when she graduated high school. She participated in one of the four Presidential Scholarship competition days at McPherson College and today is a freshman pursuing [...]

11 Sep, 2018

McPherson College Receives Best College Recognition by U.S. News

September 11th, 2018|Academics|2 Comments

McPherson College has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report on the 2019 “Best Colleges” list. For the third year in a row, McPherson College has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report on the 2019 “Best Colleges” list for Regional Colleges Midwest. This year McPherson [...]

10 Sep, 2018

McPherson College Welcomes New Executive Director of Career and Experiential Learning

September 10th, 2018|Academics, Career|0 Comments

McPherson College announces Kevin Mokhtarian will lead the Office of Career and Experiential Learning as executive director. The new position will focus on ensuring McPherson College graduates are placed in their field while broadening the level of student engagement across campus. “McPherson College’s career placement and graduate school acceptance rates [...]

22 Aug, 2018

McPherson Student Receives KICA Scholarship

August 22nd, 2018|Academics|2 Comments

Micaila Curtis, a third year senior from Great Bend, Kansas majoring in biology, recently received the 2018 Maud Wyatt Memorial Scholarship granted by the Kansas Independent College Foundation. Micaila Curtis never imagined as a freshman starting at McPherson College that she would graduate in three years and be [...]

21 Aug, 2018

McPherson College Starts Year With Strongest Enrollment in History of School

August 21st, 2018|Academics, President's Office|1 Comment

McPherson College is starting the 2018-19 academic year positioned to have the best enrollment in the history of the college. As classes begin for students, full-time equivalent enrollment is 775 and overall student retention is 80 percent, the strongest numbers ever. “The best indicator of quality is when people keep [...]

23 Jul, 2018

McPherson College Named One of “2018 Great Colleges To Work For” with Honor Roll Distinction Among Small Colleges

July 23rd, 2018|Academics, President's Office|0 Comments

The Chronicle Names McPherson College to 2018 ‘Great College to Work For’ Honor Roll for the 3rd year in a row. McPherson College is a great place to work and it’s been confirmed by The Chronicle of Higher Education. The 11th annual report on The Academic Workplace named [...]

26 Jun, 2018

National Magazine Features McPherson College

June 26th, 2018|Academics, Auto Restoration|2 Comments

McPherson College is featured in an article appearing in Automobile Magazine touting the college’s four-year bachelor degree in automotive restoration, the only degree of its kind in the nation. The article, “Cradle of the Restoration Craft,” is featured in the magazine’s online version now and will be included in its [...]

20 Jun, 2018

McPherson College Students Experience Transformational Travel Class

June 20th, 2018|Academics|0 Comments

Transformational is the word Dustin Wilgers, associate professor of biology at McPherson College, uses to describe the travel experience class he led to Ecuador this spring to study issues of the Amazon rainforest. The nine-day trip took Professor Wilgers, three students, and one guest deep into the Amazon rainforest where [...]