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January
5th annual Research and Creative Activities Week to take place in April
Annual Student Recognition Program set for Feb. 5 in Great Bend
Astronomy club holds public viewings on observation deck of Tomanek Hall
Commitment to community earns FHSU recognition from national teaching foundation
FHSU wins several awards at district meeting of international higher education organization
Foundation announces new Paul-Wertenberger Construction scholarship
KSBDC announces new Web site, free access to small business consulting
KSBDC selects 16 emerging, existing businesses of the year
Lang graduates in top 3 from Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center
NASA, FHSU to hold free workshop for youth leaders
Office of Diversity Affairs, partners plan programs
Opera theater, area middle school students to perform children's opera
Professor of history appears on PBS program
Public ceramics workshop offers a way to set new-year intentions into clay
Series of Student Recognition Programs to begin January 25
Sternberg Museum to have winter programs for kids
Students to stay 'Up 'til Dawn®' celebrating their life-saving accomplishments
Western Kansas String Academy, Yamaha team up for Battle of the Bands
World-renowned artist, an FHSU grad, will exhibit 'hot glass' in gallery at the Robbins Center

February
Eco-friendly show featured at Moss-Thorns; green interior design, electric car exhibited
20 FHSU students elected to 'Who's Who'
Accounting department to provide free income tax preparation through VITA program
Agriculture students tour Topeka pet food plant
Alumni and friends invited to FHSU vs. ESU Tiger Pre-game Party
Annual Student Recognition Program set for Feb. 23 in Hays
Annual Student Recognition Program set in Beloit
Annual Student Recognition Programs set in Dodge City, Garden City
Annual Student Recognition Programs set in Kansas City and Topeka
Ceramics workshop set on Japanese glazing technique
Choral concert in March, 'Matters of the Heart'
Classified Senators visit state legislators
Corporation for National and Community Service honors FHSU
Diversity Affairs and Black Student Union to host Gospel Extravaganza
Enrollment sets new record: Growth on campus and in the Virtual College also sets new high for number of Kansans served
Fall 2008 College of Business and Leadership Honor scholars named at FHSU
FHSU to celebrate year of science, events planned
FHSU to host Spring Career Fair 2009
FHSU's annual Student Recognition Program set for March 9 in Holdrege, Neb.
Graphic Design exhibit opening in Moss-Thorns
HHP students attend Kansas Recreation and Park Association State Conference
INT students attend Internet ethics and law conference at CU
International Student Services, ISU to host evening of diversity and food
Meeting set to plan student directors' showcase
Perniciaro to conduct class in Dublin, Ireland
Prideaux serves as chair for education council
Public forum to be held in Memorial Union
Public invited to join FHSU students for video games
Science and Engineering fair held at FHSU campus
Valentine's Day celebrated at FHSU, events planned
Western Kansas String Academy offers Kids' Global Garbage Band this spring

March
Ag students tour dairy farms for dairy production class
Agribusiness students visit businesses in Kansas and St. Joe
American Democracy Project, Center for Civic Leadership, host forums
Anderson VIP Student Ambassadors named at FHSU
Band students chosen for Kansas Intercollegiate Band
Block and Bridle students attend national convention
BUYER BEWARE: FHSU advises students preparing for graduation to avoid problems by using recommended vendor
Cottonwood Festival raises money for FHSU Music Department
Felten-Start Theatre preparing for spring performances
Fringe Theatre group presents 'All My Sons'
Ganstrom invited to give lectures and workshops in California
Mobile computer lab to assist small businesses
Nassif to publish article in Journal of Contemporary Psychotherapy
New online degree, certificates in medical diagnostic imaging introduced at FHSU
Nursing Department wins re-accreditation from collegiate, state boards
Picken Hall renovation donors thanked for generous contributions
Sanders appointed to accreditation board
Schmierbach invited to prestigious art conference, acts as panelist
Science and Engineering fair at FHSU draws budding scientists
Six FHSU students attend national Greek council conference
Sternberg Museum celebrates 10 years in the dome; future events announced
Students stayed 'Up 'til Dawn' celebrating life-saving accomplishments
Teacher Education Department students hold story festival for area children
Video introduction to Fort Hays State now available on the World Wide Web
Women's conference receives Target grant

April
Alumni Association announces 2009 Pilot Award nominees
Alumni Association announces Torch Award nominees
Ceremony to honor College of Business and Leadership students with scholarships
Classified employees receive monetary awards for continued education
Communication students and faculty participate in We Kan! Conference
Dodge City Community College, FHSU lay out transition tracks for 2 teaching degrees
Earth Day Debate to discuss climate; Heinrichs and Shanahan to face off
Faculty members publish article in Academy of Marketing Studies Journal
Faculty receive awards at Dallas business conference
Forsyth Library hosts alumni's book signing
Frogapalooza returns to Sternberg Museum
Graphic design students win recognition, money in portfolio review, art show
Hays attorneys to hold seminar on wills at FHSU Foundation
Husband and wife magic team to perform at FHSU
Husband and wife magic team to perform at FHSU during 'Jamaican Me Crazy'
Kansas Wetlands Education Center at Cheyenne Bottoms offers close-up view of the lively world of wetlands: Grand opening set for April 24
KSBDC and Department of Revenue offer tax workshops
Management and marketing faculty members present at Oklahoma symposium
New organization at FHSU forms for high-achieving students
Olliff presents at annual Kansas counseling convention
Rise-n-shine story hour to be at Hays Public Library
Shooting club hits bulls eye at national meet, brings back all-American
Sternberg extends T. rex cetera: Major exhibit on Mesozoic era to stay at museum through July 26
Sternberg offers summer classes for area children
Student Health Center closing for summer term
Successful test run of FHSU's emergency notification system
Teacher Career Fair coming to Gross Memorial Coliseum
Technology Education Collegiate Association students excel at technology conference
Tiger Net Challenge teaches students to defend against attack
TigerConnect, new social networking site, connects students to FHSU
Western Kansas String Academy offers summer string classes
World-famous quick-change comedy coming to Beach/Schmidt
'Greek Weekend' is a hit at FHSU; funds raised for United Way

May
Catherine Edwards named Torch Award winner; Bannister given Pilot Award
Adams receives distinguished award
Bourbon rules at fundraiser for FHSU theatre
Delta Epsilon Chi students receive award at business conference
Delta Tau Alpha wins Corbus Award, initiates new members
Federal government designates FHSU a National Center of Academic Excellence
FHSU Commencement: A word to the wise: Arrive early because the university will set a new record for the number of graduates
FHSU could get $500,000 of NIH money for biomedical research over 5 years
FHSU Marketing & Management Club donate money to Kyle Petty Charity Ride
FHSU, Cisco Networking Academy champions virtual Tiger Net Challenge Online education done right: Students lauded for demonstrating technical prowess in multistate competition
Finney County Golf Tournament to fund FHSU student scholarships
Fraternities and sororities receive achievement Awards
Graphex banquet honors art students with awards
Hoernicke named Head Start program's 2009 Humanitarian of the Year
Kansas Academy of Mathematics and Science recruiting for fall 2010
King appointed into the 2009-2010 GoArmyEd Advisory Group
MACS Department's Young's dissertation wins award
Never forgotten: Victoria High School, FHSU, St. John's partner to preserve past for future generations
Pratt unanimously elected student director of NIRA region
President Hammond to travel to China to celebrate 10-year Sias partnership
Projects to be presented at INT capstone convocation
RACAW poster winners announced
Seward County Community College, FHSU sign agreement on elementary education degree
Sociology and social work faculty present around nation, abroad
Some FHSU Virtual College grads to see campus for first time at Commencement
Sternberg Museum curator, Oceans of Kansas creator, hosts series on High Plains Radio
String Academy now enrolling for summer programs, ages 3 years to adult
Student organizations celebrate accomplishments
Students and faculty inducted into FHSU chapter of leadership honor society
Students can 'hack it' at network security competition
Twenty-seven students accept invitations to Kansas Academy of Mathematics and Science

June
Alumni Association names new members to Board of Directors, Executive Council
Chinese Academy offers cultural education to Hays area
FHSU's math and science initiatives receive generous donation
Grill 'em 'n' drill 'em at NW Kansas Golf Tournament
INT students launch Adontis.com, showcase campus talent
STARBASE academy offers action and adventure to area children
Sternberg curator excavates fossil fish
Students, faculty, staff organizations elect new officers
Two students travel to China for Study Abroad Program
Yippie ki yi yay! Wild West 5K challenges area walkers, runners

July
Bannister, Crowley assume deanships: President Hammond also appoints Karlin to EEO post, announces name changes for 2 departments
Blues guitar class offered through WKSA
FHSU receives grant money for instruction workshops this summer
Hammond tells how FHSU will deal with latest budget cut, ease tuition impact and boost local economy
Picken Hall renovation reveals FHSU history
Professor Adams presents in Alaska
Professor of English receives prestigious award
Trible earns nursing certification

August
AugustFest welcomes students
Bold innovations during summer term produce savings at Fort Hays State University
Colorado Center for FHSU offers affordable educational opportunities for state's students
Encore Series premiers in September
FHSU joins partnership with Italian university that emphasizes environmental sustainability
FHSU responds to H1N1; preventative measures taken
FHSU responds to H1N1; preventative measures taken
FHSU unveils new brand: Process to develop the new brand platform was nearly 2 years in development
Going green in Costa Rica: FHSU spring break getaway
Hammond introduces new FHSU identity, theme: Forward thinking. World ready.: Dr. Paul Adams named President's Distinguished Scholar
Kansas Academy of Mathematics & Science holds informative recruiting sessions this fall
Kansas Academy of Mathematics and Science launched in ceremony at FHSU
Moss-Thorns Gallery announces 2009-2010 exhibits
NACADA honors FHSU instructor for outstanding advising
National Science Foundation constructs radar facility on FHSU grounds; internship created
New academic year begins at FHSU with Fall Convocation: President to introduce theme of year, new brand; Distinguished scholar to be named
New faculty welcomed to FHSU
Riazi-Kermani to chair MACS department
String academy adds piano program to list of offerings for fall 2009
Students, ratings agency recognize excellence in FHSU's online BBA program
Thursday ceremony at FHSU will launch Kansas Academy of Mathematics and Science

September
Alumni Association to recognize seven recipients of 2009 Alumni Awards
Alumni Award winners to give presentations
BBC interviews FHSU's informatics chair
Beginning FHSU art students see what careers in art look like with a trip to Salina
Bluegrass workshop offered for musicians by WKSA
Career Day, Sept. 16, aims to help students succeed
China Talk to feature Chinese student on 'Socialism of China'
Cornerstone Campaign launched with goal of raising $60 million
e-Citizenship initiative at FHSU encourages using social networks for civic engagement
Enrollment surpasses 11,000: Total on 20th day sets another all-time high and includes new record for Kansans served
Faculty Art Exhibition to have opening reception Friday
FHSU participates in financial assistance program for military spouses
FHSU president announces 3-step plan to prevent seasonal and H1N1 flu
Fort Hays State University presents "America Reads the Constitution"
Geosciences awarded cutting-edge software
German professor to present talk on South African culture and literature
Graduate student and faculty receive publication in business journal
Hays Symphony Orchestra kicks off season with show on Saturday
Hispanic technology organization visits FHSU campus
Hispanic/Latin American Heritage Celebration presents comedian in Cody Commons
Intensified online classes squeeze 3 credit hours into 5-week format
Kansas artist-craftsmen to gather at FHSU for state conference
Kansas Small Business Development Center to offer Kansas Tax Workshops
KSBDC offers free, low-cost education in entrepreneurial skills
Modern Languages Department offers a chance to expand horizons - in Europe
Mortar Board chapter receives national award
Moss-Thorns presents Boston Printmakers traveling exhibition
Nursing student's dream comes true at FHSU
Office of Diversity Affairs to show films in Cody Commons
Prospective students to take a closer look at FHSU on Tiger Day
Public astronomy viewings offered at FHSU on Tomanek Hall roof
Rodeo team shatters membership record
Slam poet coming to FHSU
Sternberg Museum hosts anniversary presentations
Study-abroad exchange program expanded with University of Duisburg-Essen in Germany
Tigers4Life & Greek community reignites past tradition for Homecoming 2009
World Space Week celebrated at FHSU Oct. 4 to 10

October
Belly, salsa, Mexican folkloric and zumba dance classes planned at FHSU
Bookstore manager returns to campus
Celebrate a spooky, ooky, kooky Halloween at Sternberg
Chinese language and culture classes hosted at FHSU
Chinese Student Association hosts language and culture classes
Colby, Garden City community colleges sign 2-plus-2 agreements with FHSU
Community service fair to be held in the Sunset Lounge in the FHSU Memorial Union
Department of Music, Fringe Theatre prepare for fall musical
Dr. Paul Adams featured speaker at annual Honors Convocation
English students studying Faulkner find South's Oxford
FHSU Foundation names members to Board of Trustees
FHSU to host Math Relays for 31st year
FHSU welcomes additional new faculty
Forward thinking. World ready. President Hammond uses annual media tour to discuss FHSU strategy
Fulton featured in exhibition
Governor appoints Brungardt to Kansas Volunteer Commission
Health care forum in Forsyth Library to bring together medical, insurance professionals
High Plains Journal's Larry Dreiling appointed to FHSU Athletic Association Advisory Board
International artist Hugh Merrill to visit FHSU to discuss community art
Mills, Bennett publish article on effective student writing
Monte Vista cowboys bring talent to FHSU Rodeo Team
October means music at Fort Hays State University
Opera in the Ozarks leaves lasting impression
President Hammond to visit alumni during Hutchinson, Salina stops on annual tour
Rodeo team ropers catch on quick at opening rodeo
Sociology Department students to distribute survey on law enforcement in city of Ellis
Sternberg Museum to host "Snake Tales" as part of 10th anniversary celebration
String-a-Palooza offers entertainment
Students complete internships at national media outlets
Turtle tug-o-war to benefit Painted Turtle Camp
What do Kansans really think? FHSU's Docking Institute of Public Affairs gives public a voice on vital issues
'Every twenty-five cents counts' for St. Jude's

November
Alumna becomes new education program coordinator in Lawrence
Communication students at FHSU participate in PRSA student day
Crawford recognized for work in leadership, distance education
Employees receive Classified Scholarship Awards
Exhibitions reception held for the public to meet artist-craftsmen
FHSU commemorates World AIDS Day
FHSU grad 'walks' in American Samoa
FHSU launches the only journal in the nation focused on state comprehensive universities
Forsyth Library's Nicholas participates in emergency preparedness planning workshop
Fox sports features FHSU intern on camera
Hammond says FHSU will analyze strategies for coping with cut to 2006 funding level
HHP students attend Norton health fair
Holiday celebration begins with annual tree-lighting ceremony
Kansas Academy of Math and Science to hold preview day at FHSU
Professors hit the road for conventions
Renaissance museums revealed
Rodeo Team freshmen finish fall season strong
Students receive honors at vocal competition
Student's artwork in special exhibit illustrates, educates on watershed pollution
Sutton recognized for work with KSBDC
Tech studies students team up with volunteers to provide children with toys
The Blind Boys of Alabama to perform at FHSU
Tigers in Service and American Democracy Project to commemorate Veterans Day
Undergraduate Research Experience Pilot Program launched at FHSU
Wetlands Center offers intro birding program
"Holiday Pops" to raise holiday spirits

December
Andy Stanton wins national award in communications
Block and Bridle Club receives national recognition
Chickadee Checkoff supports production of book about Cheyenne Bottom Birds
Cornerstone Campaign receives $2 million gift
Discounts and entertainment highlight grand opening of University Bookstore
Employees honored at annual holiday party and awards ceremony
Faculty, staff recognized for accomplishments, years of service at FHSU holiday party
FHSU will close at 1:30 on Dec. 8 due to winter storm
German student experiences America through exchange program
Hammond encourages FHSU family to continue proven strategy for coping with funding cuts
Hays Symphony Orchestra presents annual Holiday Pops concert
History professor selected for book award committee
Human Behavior and the Social Environment students take trip to Norton's Valley Hope
Professor Caulfield publishes book
Social will celebrate area students completion of first class in social work outreach program
Students attend National Association for Gifted Children conference
Students, professor display art inspired by footwear
T'was the Night Before Christmas at Sternberg
Western Kansas String Academy to hold 2010 spring classes


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