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January
Art sale to fund FHSU scholarships
Art student wins national award
Case study wins Distinguished Research Award for Dr. Carrol Haggard
Jesus Christ Superstar coming to FHSU
Rodeo Team member wins big money outside of college rodeo
'Church Basement Ladies' bring musical comedy to FHSU

February
Astronomy Club hosts open house
Bank of Hays donates $30,000 to Picken Hall project
Beach/Schmidt to host second annual Gospel Extravaganza
Collegiate Farm Bureau wins agriculture quiz bowl
Daffer elected president of United Way of Ellis County
Encore Series presents 'The Drowsy Chaperone'
FHSU Encore Series to present 'Groovaloo'
Giant plankton-eating fossil fish discovered in Kansas solves an old mystery
Giant plankton-eating fossil fish discovered in Kansas solves an old mystery
Holocaust Awareness Week recognized at FHSU
Midwestern poet visits Hays, mentors students
Opera Theatre presents 'Trouble in Tahiti'
Prof. Wilson's book reissued in paperback
Regional Science and Engineering Fair to be hosted by FHSU
Robbins Center event to help stoke up Tiger fans before games against Hornets
Space grant received for FHSU's teacher education
Sternberg Museum to host family carnival; volunteers needed
Students celebrate diversity with Chinese New Year celebration
Students learn life-long skills at leadership conference
Students selected to attend National Character and Leadership Symposium
Tigers find new way to stay connected
Victor E. Tiger: FHSU mascot will celebrate his 10th birthday at basketball doubleheader with a few thousand friends
Western Kansas String Academy presents Russian ballet music concert for children

March
2 new academic programs with international focus launched at FHSU
Anderson VIP Student Ambassadors named for 2010-2011 at FHSU
Annual Student Honors Exhibition to display art at FHSU
Bovee gets religious history book published
COBL receives board certification for financial planning
FHSU to hold 4th annual Kansas Women's Leadership Conference
FHSU to hold CyberCON 2010
Justice Studies Dept. teams up with CASA
Kansas Wetlands Education Center to celebrate first birthday April 24-25: Cheyenne Bottoms facility informs, educates on wonders of vital marshland habitat
On-site visit by accreditation team gives high marks to FHSU teacher education programs
Perniciaro receives singing award
Rackaway publishes new textbook
Safe Ride serves 50,000th rider
Social work students participate in social work student legislative day at Washburn University
String academy's 'Kids' Garbage Band' to explore music beginning March 27
SuperCroc exhibit takes shape at the Sternberg
The Science of SuperCroc: Grand Opening of Project Exploration's amazing exhibit set for 10 a.m. Saturday at the Sternberg Museum
Two FHSU students to be chosen to spend their summers in China

April
3 FHSU art, design faculty members play key roles at national ceramics education conference
Alumnus to present petroleum seminar for Chemistry Department
Artificial tree puts down roots on FHSU campus
At 98, Nola's next step is a master's degree: World's oldest bachelor's graduate finishing up graduate work on FHSU campus
Broadcasting students win 5 awards from the Kansas Association of Broadcasters
Business article receives publication
Cauble to speak at FHSU Science Café
College of Business and Leadership presents entrepreneurial speaker, John Courtin
College Republicans denounce State Federation's rejection of party principles
Delegation from Chinese university visits Hays to sign partnership agreement
Distance education journal publishes manuscript written by FHSU faculty members
Dr. Paul Adams participates in NASA symposium in Colima, Mexico
Faculty receive tenure, promotion
FHSU student to compete for 2010 Naftzger award
FHSU Theatre to present 'A Lie of the Mind,' season's finale, beginning April 29
First Congressional District candidate forum set for April 26 on the FHSU campus
Fort Hays State Rodeo, 'The Greatest Show on Dirt,' begins April 16
Fort Hays State University Cornerstone Campaign tops $45 million
History professors to publish article in The History Teacher
Informatics students attend 'hacking' competition at US Air Force Academy
KAMS students win state science and engineering fair, qualify for internationals
Kansas Academy of Mathematics and Science plans informational sessions across state
Leadership class to host H.O.P.E. golf tournament
Leo Burnett 2010 Scholarship winners announced
Midwest Energy partners with FHSU in support of multiple departments/projects
Mortar Board lecture series to begin
Moss-Thorns Gallery of Art hosts premiere Kansas painter
Nex-Tech gives $8,181 gift to FHSU for new server
North American Serials Interest Group gives national award to Jennifer Sauer
Pair qualifies for final round at college rodeo
Phi Eta Sigma members receive Senior Bookplate Awards
Posters portraying democracy on display in Forsyth Library
Professors present at business symposium
Scholarship celebrated at FHSU with Research and Creative Activities Week
Spring Convocation set for May 7
Sternberg to host SuperCroc slumber party
Student athletic fee increase passes
Students help encourage 'going green' with the use of rain barrels
SuperCroc discoverer to speak at Sternberg Museum
Two FHSU Virtual degrees chosen for Career NCO Degrees Program
WKSA to present pajama story hour concert
Zollinger, Brinker make presentations at Chicago sociological conference
'Made in Kansas' poetry reading to feature FHSU students
'Power Up for the Future' to teach about energy alternatives, sustainability

May
3D design class uses FHSU campus as canvas
Andrew Leiker named Torch Award winner; Britten given Pilot Award Farley named winner of Navigator Award as outstanding faculty advisor
Art students exhibit pieces at Kansas Collegiate Aesthetics Exhibition
Big Read grant received from NEA, multitude of events planned for fall
Buffington, university win DyKnow Mobile Learning Video Contest
Cloud County Community College, FHSU lay out transition tracks for 2 teaching degrees
Commencement: Annual activities will include a separate master's ceremony and the world's oldest recipient of a graduate degree
Communication Studies students win Kansas Professional Communicators awards
Different generations walk same stage at 2010 commencement ceremony
FHSU art professors and students exhibitat Smoky Hills Art Exhibition
FHSU history professor awarded Herbert Hoover Travel Grant
FHSU student is semi-finalist for Naftzger award
Fraternities, sororities celebrate membership
Frogapaloosa to return to Sternberg Museum
Graduate student receives recognition at MidAmerica GIS Consortium
Hammond reports on budget outlook Assembled faculty and staff learn that FHSU will subsidize health insurance costs
History Holds the Future on display at FHSU
History professor awarded Herbert Hoover Travel Grant
Kansas Small Business Development Center adds outreach office to services
Leadership Studies students air on radio program
Lights! Camera! Action! Students take center stage
MACS department increases prestige with awards, presentations, competition
Metropolitan State College of Denver, FHSU establish cooperative MBA agreement: Presidents’ signing ceremony launches partnership
Mortar Board raises $1,148 for the Reading Recovery Program
Perniciaro named West Central Region first alternate in singing competition
Printmaking professor, students exhibit works in art shows
Professor of art, design installs commissioned sculpture at KSU
Recognition given at Student Organization Awards Banquet
Schools pursue 'alignment' talks: FHSU, North Central Kansas Technical College announce discussions on ways to maximize efficiencies
Science and Math Education Institute offers summer science day camps
Student papers win awards at historians conference
Students, faculty share research, creativity
Summer road project will disrupt normal flow of traffic on FHSU campus
Swimming lessons offered on FHSU campus
Up 'til Dawn® raises more than $30K for St. Jude's research
Virtual College expands its Navy College Program Distance Learning Partnership

June
Alumna beautifies Dodge City through service learning
American Samoan graduate travels across Pacific to receive award, visit campus
Barton Community College joins community colleges with teacher ed agreements with FHSU
Classes at FHSU train child care personnel
Communication studies faculty members honored for paper
Communication studies faculty members honored for paper
Elementary, middle school students to study math, science at FHSU through racing cars
Energy workshop for Kansas teachers set at Sternberg Museum
FHSU government elects new leadership
History students win awards
Informatics students study wireless network security measures
KAMS student receives honor at international competition
Kempinski awarded prestigious grant; will teach in Germany
KWEC reaps benefits of donated native grasses, wildflowers
Public is invited to go on cretaceous expedition of Western Kansas
Scott appointed as interim dean for the College of Education and Technology
Sigma Chi fraternity makes video, debunks common misconceptions
Sternberg adds wildlife explorer's camp to annual summer programs
Students create video to promote FHSU in China
Students help promote college ministry
Students provide Holy Family Elementary with computer networking services
Two gifts of a million dollars each jump start proposed athletic training facility for FHSU

July
Communication professors present papers at international conferences in China
Fort Hays State, Garden City CC expand their 2+2 Partnership
Nichols named assistant alumni director at FHSU
Rodeo Team member, recruits finish strong in summer finals rodeos
SuperCroc in last month of exhibition; Sternberg Museum offering cell phone audio tours
'Ghost Bird,' story of extinction and hope, to be shown at Kansas Wetlands Education Center

August
$250,000 grant from U.S. Dept. of Education will help FHSU expand nurse, health education
Art goes virtual at FHSU
Faculty wins coveted videographer awards
FHSU to hold Augustfest for students, faculty, staff
Full-time faculty welcomed to FHSU
GI Jobs magazine again puts FHSU on lists of Military Friendly schools
Gould serves on award program selection panel
Hays Symphony Guild seeks to bolster ranks with membership drive 2010
KFHS moves to Channel 17
New academic year begins at FHSU with Fall Convocation: President to introduce theme of year; distinguished scholar to be named
Political science offers topics course on current Islamic political issues
Powers to open Moss-Thorns 2010-2011 exhibits
Smoking ban put in place on FHSU campus
The Age of the Unthinkable: President Hammond sets theme for new year, names FHSU's 2010-2011 distinguished scholar
Tiger Auction and Dinner tickets available for inaugural event on Aug. 27
Tincknell, Buffington, Wang win coveted videographer awards

September
Alumni Association to host special events and start new alumni club
American Samoan to celebrate FHSU Homecoming for the first time
Art and Design plans spring break trip to Italy
Book signing scheduled to follow presentation by Wilson visiting scholar Robert Musil
Chinese opera makes stop in Felten-Start Theatre
Encore Series premiers in October
Fall 2010 events on FHSU campus build cultural bridges
FHSU sets another enrollment record: Wichita/Sedgwick County sends largest-ever contingent of freshmen to Hays campus
Forsyth Library celebrates Hays history at orientation
Forward thinking mentality earns feature in education publication from Pearson
Garden City CC, FHSU join 2-plus-2 partnership on Bachelor of Social Work program
Gospel Extravaganza to come to Beach/Schmiedt Performing Arts Center
Hays Symphony Orchestra launches 2010-2011 concert season
Homecoming king and queen candidates announced
Homecoming means football, celebration, and, this year, something new out of something old
KAMS program accepts new students
Mortar Board chapter receives national awards
Noted Authors and Illustrators Planned for Young Readers’ Conference
Olive, FHSU cowboy, finishes season on top
Poetry slam to be hosted for second year
Renowned Woodrow Wilson visiting fellow to visit FHSU
Schultz wins 'Croc Crawl'
Six to be honored by FHSU Alumni Association at Homecoming awards banquet
Space week to be celebrated with presentations, activities
Sternberg celebrates Kansas herp book with signing, reception
Sternberg to host photography exhibit
Student Feminist Organization to host The Vagina Monologues auditions
Students attending FHSU gain cultural, language experiences in Peru
Woodrow Wilson Visiting Fellow plans public events
'Big Read' project featuring Willa Cather's 'My Antonia' begins Monday in Hays

October
86% of students at Kansas public universities plan to vote: FHSU's Docking Institute of Public Affairs polls students on political views, preferences
Accessible education for Kansans: FHSU president uses his annual media tour to discuss affordability and opportunities in distance education
American Democracy Project at FHSU to host election night watch party
Award-winning American Samoan graduate presents ceremonial gift to FHSU
Cats provide pointed illustration to importance, purpose of distinguished scholar's work
Choirs to serve international music fare with 'Matters of the Heart'
Clash of the Arts features performances from artists of all kinds
Department of Art and Design announces poster competition winners
Dick Heil Memorial Butterfly Garden to be dedicated
Financial planning team earns silver at national challenge
Geosciences and Modern Languages to host Andes Travelogue
Global warming author to visit FHSU for presentation and book signing
Hammond previews next 10 years: Strategy includes a possible FHSU alignment with North Central Kansas Technical College
Hays community, FHSU team up For Hays Helps Haiti
Jones appointed to DECA council
KSBDC associate state director receives awards for outstanding work
Leadership class establishes Hays Area Camping Library
Pratt has repeat success at college rodeo
Professor publishes article in South Dakota history journal
Sociology and Social Work Department to present 'A Muslim American's Experience'
Sternberg to host Halloween Spooktacular and A Night at the Haunted Museum

November
Admissions to host Tiger Day
Annual FHSU Art Faculty Exhibition to finish out fall art exhibitions
Ceramic students to host 'Beyond Protected Beauty' exhibit
Ceramic students to host 'Beyond Protected Beauty' exhibit
Dept. of Health and Human Performance to introduce 'Ride a bike/leave a bike'
Faculty, staff partake in developmental opportunities conferences
FHSU named Top Military-Friendly Colleges and Universities Honoree
Fort Hays Singers to tour, singing, for five days in Kansas, Colorado
Fuse Film Series to show three more movies
Holiday celebration at FHSU to begin with annual Tree Lighting Ceremony
International Student Services to celebrate International Education Week
Kulmala dubbed Teagle scholar, charged with helping education evolve
MACS Dept. to host Math Relays
Madrigal Feaste returns to bring ancient Christmas traditions to life
Students win regional singing competition
Tech Studies project makes toys for tots

December
College of Business and Leadership donates over 3,000 pounds of food
Dr. King Candlelight Celebration to be held Jan. 17
Employees honored for accomplishments, service at annual party and awards ceremony
Faculty attend national communication convention
FHSU becomes member of MIT educational network
FHSU ceramics to offer two-day workshop
Hammond clarifies new standards from the Kansas Board of Regents
KWEC offering guided tours of Cheyenne Bottoms
Luci Williams, Dixie Balman receive FHSU Distinguished Service Awards
Madden receives $10,000 research award
Michaelis to direct statewide network for energy education, based at FHSU
Plainville family wins Jaguar XJS
Ptacek named Coeur d'Alene Symphony finalist
Rodeo team to feed area fans at fundraiser
Sternberg Museum connected to one of top-100 science stories of 2010
Sternberg Museum to close only for 4 days over Christmas-New Year's holidays
Students use creativity to tell their stories
Who's Who nominees announced at FHSU


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