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7 May, 2019

Student-Run Car Show Celebrates 20 Years

May 7th, 2019|Auto Restoration, Student Life|0 Comments

America’s love of the automobile is alive and well, and was on full display this weekend at McPherson College as it hosted the 20th Annual C.A.R.S. Motoring Festival. Perhaps the best example of the enthusiasm and passion for the automobile was found in the college’s special guest for the event, [...]

11 Apr, 2019

MC Students Take Top Awards at Design Competitions

April 11th, 2019|Academics, Student Life|0 Comments

Students in the McPherson College Visual Arts Department are finding success this year in design competitions and in career opportunities. Students in the program recently brought home top awards again this year from the Wichita AIGA Student Portfolio Forum and from the Dallas Society of Visual Communications (DSVC) national student [...]

19 Feb, 2019

Gift Supports Developing Outdoor Adventures at McPherson College

February 19th, 2019|Student Life|1 Comment

McPherson College received a significant multi-year commitment to develop outdoor “adventure” programming. Programming will immediately impact current students and has potential for enrollment growth, according to college officials. “We are the first college in Kansas to introduce this kind of comprehensive programming centered around one of Kansas’ greatest assets – [...]

18 Jan, 2019

Student Government Association Provides New Free Laundry Service

January 18th, 2019|Student Life|1 Comment

The McPherson College Student Government Association (SGA) will welcome students back to the spring semester with a surprise – free laundry. All coin-operated machines in all resident halls have been eliminated and SGA will fund the new service to students. “We felt as an organization that free laundry would not [...]

14 Dec, 2018

McPherson College Announces Latest Horizon Fund Grant Recipients

December 14th, 2018|Entrepreneurship, Student Life|0 Comments

Since 2010 McPherson College has been encouraging the entrepreneurial ideas of its students by awarding mini-grants that help students develop innovative solutions to common problems. With more than 250 grants awarded, the college recently announced the latest recipients of the Horizon Fund Grants. This fall, the Horizon Fund is providing [...]

3 Dec, 2018

McPherson College Building New Student Health Center

December 3rd, 2018|Student Life|0 Comments

Navigating the complexities of health care can be confusing; particularly for college students who may be dealing with a health crisis alone for the first time. McPherson College will make it easier for its students to access health care and counseling resources on campus with a new student health center [...]

7 Nov, 2018

MC Student Leads Effort to Collect Toys for Christmas

November 7th, 2018|Student Life|0 Comments

McPherson College student, Junior Mendez, is sharing a Marine Corps Reserve holiday tradition with his college community this Christmas by heading up a Toys for Tots toy drive on campus. Mendez, who is from Wichita and a graduate of Campus High School, is a junior in the Automotive Restoration program [...]

22 May, 2018

McPherson College Celebrates 130th Commencement Ceremony

May 22nd, 2018|Academics, Student Life|0 Comments

With wise words delivered from a long-time faculty member, McPherson College conferred bachelor of arts and bachelor of science degrees on 125 seniors in its 130th Commencement Ceremony, Sunday, May 21, 2018. Dr. Rick Tyler, professor and chair of the performing arts department, who retires this year after 41 years [...]

29 Mar, 2018

McPherson College Adds eSports

March 29th, 2018|Student Life|0 Comments

For the newest sport at McPherson College you need to have quick reactions and make smart decisions, but not on a field or court. This sport is played on a computer keyboard. McPherson College is introducing eSports to its co-curricular activities in fall 2018 and is currently recruiting students for [...]

1 Nov, 2017

McPherson College Student Leads Alzheimer’s Awareness Effort

November 1st, 2017|Student Life|0 Comments

Taylor Hutton (left) with her mom before a Walk to End Alzheimer’s event in Wichita. Despite just being 19 years old, Taylor Hutton, a junior from Wichita studying finance at McPherson College, has been an advocate for Alzheimer’s awareness for years. She hopes to raise awareness of the [...]