20Sep, 2017

Yarn Bombers Strike McPherson College

September 20th, 2017|Academics|0 Comments

The guerrilla art form, yarn bombing, struck the McPherson College campus Tuesday with a colorful installation on a brick wall near the center of campus.

Yarn bombing, or yarnstorming, is a non-permanent graffiti created by knitting or crocheting that usually appears in public places overnight. Where graffiti is primarily seen as […]

14Sep, 2017

McPherson College Professor Presents Symposium

September 14th, 2017|Academics|0 Comments

Kirk MacGregor, assistant professor and department chair of philosophy and religion at McPherson College, has been selected to present a scholarly paper at a symposium on resistance and conscientious objection at the World War I Museum and Memorial in Kansas City on October 19-22.

The symposium reflects on the profound effect […]

12Sep, 2017

McPherson College Recognized On “Best Colleges” List

September 12th, 2017|Academics, President's Office|1 Comment

For the second year in a row, McPherson College has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report on the 2018 “Best Colleges” list for Regional Colleges Midwest. McPherson College is the top ranked KCAC college on the list.

“It is an honor to be included as a Best College on […]

28Aug, 2017

New Faculty Join McPherson College

August 28th, 2017|Academics|0 Comments

The newest group of McPherson College faculty beginning this fall brings with it an impressive list of credentials and experience. There’s even a Bulldog in the mix. Four full-time, tenure-track professors joined the faculty when classes began on August 22.

Bruce Clary, vice president for academic affairs, states that the McPherson […]

25Aug, 2017

McPherson Welcomes Large Freshman Class, Maintains Steady Growth

August 25th, 2017|Academics|1 Comment

McPherson College began the 2017 fall semester Tuesday by welcoming the largest class of freshman to campus in more than 40 years. The freshman class of more than 200 coupled with a fall-to-fall overall retention rate of 75 percent continues the college’s 20-year steady trend of enrollment growth.

First time freshman […]

16Aug, 2017

Entrepreneurial Faculty Design Program That Meets Needs of Job Market

August 16th, 2017|Academics, Entrepreneurship|0 Comments

The new Digital Media degree at McPherson College combines communication, design and technology preparing students to find a career in the ever-changing marketplace. The newest academic program, beginning this fall, was designed using the school’s approach of applying entrepreneurship to education.

“How we have designed our Digital Media major is completely […]

7Aug, 2017

McPherson College Band Gets Coveted Spot at KMEA Event

August 7th, 2017|Academics|0 Comments

When Kyle Hopkins began as associate professor of music and director of bands at McPherson College it was all about the numbers and rebuilding a band that had dwindled to just eight members. Today with 50 students enrolled in the McPherson College Band, he is more focused on quality. The […]

1Aug, 2017

McPherson College Recognized by Money Magazine

August 1st, 2017|Academics, Career, President's Office|4 Comments

McPherson College has been ranked among the “Best Colleges for Your Money” by Money Magazine. The college was the top-ranked small college in Kansas on the 2017 list and recognized by Money Magazine for its initiative that “helps liberal arts majors learn entrepreneurial skills that will help them post-graduation.”

Money Magazine […]

31Jul, 2017

McPherson Theatre Professor Awards Scholarships to Fellow Actors

July 31st, 2017|Academics|1 Comment

McPherson College theatre professor Jd Bowman was inspired by the young actors he performed with on stage during the Salina Community Theater’s Center for Theatre Arts production of “Spring Awakening” – so inspired that he offered them all performing arts scholarships to attend McPherson College.

“The McPherson College theater department focuses […]

19Jul, 2017

McPherson College Named one of “2017 Great Colleges to Work For” With “Honor Roll” Distinction

July 19th, 2017|Academics, President's Office|0 Comments

For the second year in a row, The Chronicle of Higher Education’s annual report on The Academic Workplace has named McPherson College to its “Great Colleges to Work For” Honor Roll. The Honor Roll is an elite group of institutions that are standouts within their respective enrollment sizes.

The Chronicle of […]