Twenty-nine students are taking advantage of the Summer Bridge Program at Baker University, getting a head start on college. The program, organized by Kauffman Scholars and Baker University, allows incoming college freshmen, regardless of where they intend to study in the fall, to take summer classes at BU and get accustomed to college life.
More than 800 cyclists arrived in Baldwin City on June 12, the second-to-last stop in their eight-day journey of biking across Kansas. Starting on June 6 at the Kansas/Colorado state line near Junction City, the Biking Across Kansas bikers rode 502 miles, through amber waves of grain, to the Missouri border near Louisburg.
Baker alumna Madison Kristofferson, in an e-mail interview, talks about her experience trying out for the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleading team.
The House of Hanover Class of 2015 is preparing for the commencement ceremony set to begin at 1 p.m. on Sunday, May 17, in the Collins Center.
Although Baker is still in the works of figuring out how interterm will work in the future, it has approved seven travel interterms for 2016 so students can start saving money and planning their trips.
May 11-15 is the week many students are dreading, but the Student Activities Council is carrying on its annual tradition of finals study breaks. Finals Frenzy 2015 kicks off at 6 p.m. on Sunday at the Lodge. Baker students can relax with free food, drinks and mini golf before the week starts.
Camera crews, studio lighting and film sets broke up Baker’s traditional scenery April 29 outside of the Long Student Center with the arrival of a PBS film crew. Baker will be featured as a part of the In-America series.
Baker students had the opportunity to attend a presentation on leadership skills given by Robert Page in McKibbin Recital Hall on April 29.
Approximately 70 people from the Baldwin City campus took the opportunity to “get swabbed” on April 29. The bone marrow drive, which took place in the Long Student Center, gave students, staff and faculty the opportunity to join the bone marrow registry list in an effort to combat blood cancer.