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COLLEGE EVENTS & INFORMATION

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College Events and Information for 2017-18

Academy applications

Pat Roberts is now accepting applications for the US military academies.  High school juniors may apply for the class of 2023. Personal files must be completed by October 1, 2018.  Academy classes begin July 2019.   Request an application at: http://roberts.senate.gov.  For more information contact:  Gilda Lintz, 785-295-2745

West Point Admissions is coming to Kansas!  September 21, 2017 at Junction City High School, Settles Auditorium, 900 N. Eisenhower Drive, Junction City, Kansas.  Please RSVP by September 14th to:  [email protected]

 

Barton Community College

Junior Day 9am-1pm.  Includes lunch, BCC t-shirt and drawing for three scholarships and other prizes.  Sign up by February 1 February 14. – Wednesday, at:  juniorday.bartonccc.edu or call 620-792-9286

Senior Day 10am-1:00pm November 15, – Wednesday, 30pm. Drawing for one $1,000 and two $500 Scholarships.  Sign up by Oct. 31 at:  seniorday.bartonccc.edu or  call the Admissions Office at 620-792-9286          

BCC Career Fair– Wednesday, February 28.  Option 1= attend all day 9:15am-2:15pm;  Option 2=   Noon – 2:15  RHS students have school from 8am-noon.  Morning activities include a keynote speaker & a campus tour.  Afternoon sessions include classroom, lab Career Fair and expo presentations.  Feature programs include: Ag, automotive, Business, criminal justice, Early childhood, EMS, Info Technology, Medical support programs and lab technology, nursing, sports medicine and welding. For more info call 620-792-9324 or [email protected]         

Enrollment Days – April 17, 1pm & 6pm; April18 9am & 1pm; April 24, 1pm & 6pm; April 25, 9am & 1pm; May 2,16,23, 30 -all 1pm; June 6, 13, 20 -all 1pm; July 11, 18, 25- all 1pm.   Sign up at:  enroll.bartonccc.edu or call 800-722-6842.   

Early Childhood Informational Session – Monday, April 23 from 9am-11:45am at BCC. Register by April 19 at 620-79209255 or [email protected]                      

Barton Bound Academic Scholarships – Scholarships begin at $500 for students who have a 2.0 GPA or a 20 ACT Composite and go up to a Books and Tuition scholarship for students who have a 3.5 GPA or an ACT composite of 26.  There is no deadline to apply.

New Programs:  Elementary Education Degree in Three in cooperation with FHSU.

Coming soon:  Scale Technician certificate, Medical Scribe and medical assistant programs

Sports medicine department offers books and tuition scholarships to 30 students who join the athletic training staff each fall.  For more info go to:  www.bartonsports.com/SportsMed   Fill out the “Student Athletic Trainer Questionnaire”

Barton Foundation Scholarships-To apply , complete an application by going to:  bartonccfoundation.org by June 1.

 

Bethany College

Presidential Scholarship Celebration – Qualifying students will have the opportunity to compete for a four-year, full tuition       Scholarship!  Requirements:  Cumulative 3.5 GPA, 23 on the ACT or 1130 on the SAT.  When? December 1 and February   17.  Students must be accepted to receive an invitation to the celebration.  Apply at:  Bethanylb.edu and send your     transcript and test scores.  Questions?  Call 800-826-2281   

 Senior Preview DayJanuary 15 & February 19                                                                                                                       Art, Music, Theatre Audition DayNovember 10, February 10 or call 785-227-3380 ext 8113 to schedule an audition.             Junior Preview DayApril 16                                                                                                                                           Register for any Visit days at 800-826-2281 or www.bethanylb.edu

 

Butler County Community College

Junior Day -November 13  9:30am- 12:30 pm.  Register by November 18.Andover Campus Friday, November 17 or at the El Dorado Campus Saturday,Grizzly Senior Days at:   www.butlercc.edu/senior-days

Scholarship Competition for Art Department February 9 & 10.  Faculty will review portfolios and interview prospective students.  Register online at:   www.butlercc.edu/facscholarships

New Student Orientation and Enrollment – 9:00am-3pm.  Check-in at 9am, followed by orientation, free placement testing, academic advising and enrollment.  El Dorado campus March 16 (Register by March 12); April 4 (Register by March 28) and April 27(Register by April 23).  Register at 316-322-3163 or butlercc.edu/orientation

Grizzly Junior Day- April 25 from 9:30am-noon.  To register go to:  butlercc.edu/junior-day or call 316-322-3382

 

Cloud County Community College

All prospective students who visit campus between January 17 and February 28 will be entered in a drawing for one of ten free textbook scholarships, worth up to $1,500 each.

Saturday visit on the Concordia campus February 3.  Call 800-729-5101, ext 212 to schedule your visit.  More information online at:  www.cloud.edu/Admissions/visitcloud/

Junior Preview Day – April 5th from 8:45am-1pm.  The day includes information, a campus tour, academic and activity breakout session and lunch.  Register at:  www.cloud.edu or call 800-729-5101, ext 212

 

Colby Community College

Junior Day – February 28.  RSVP by February 21 at:  www.colbycc.edu/juniorday

Senior Day Trojan Sneak Peek  – November 7, 11am-2pm.  RSVP to [email protected] or 785-460-4690 on or before November 1.

 from 10am-2pm.  Academic fair, athletic fair, campus tour, prizes February 28– Junior Day and entertainment.  RSVP by February 17 at 785-460-4690  or email:  [email protected]

 

Emporia State University

Black & Gold Visit DaysThese visits include presentations, tours of campus and residence halls, an academic and student life fair and a complimentary lunch.  October 6 & 28;  Nov 4 & 17;  February 2,10, 23;  March 2. 

 

Fort Hays State University

Honors College – A highly selective, limited-enrollment program for tlaented applicants who want to maximize thier undergraduate experience.  All students accepted in to the Honors College program will receive some kind of financial aid. Applicants must have a ACT of 28 or higher and a cumulative high school GPA of 3.5 or higher.  Apply by March 2

FHSU Honors for a Day- Thursday, October 2 from 8:30am-3:30pm on the FHSU campus.  Students will attend honors classes, meet current Honors College students and interact with university Faculty and staff. RSVP at:  www.fhsu.edu/honors/Honors-for-a-day/

FHSU Homecoming- October 7

Majors and Graduate Programs Fair.  October 18th from 11:00am-3:00pm.Event showcases majors, minors certificate programs, research opportunities and graduate programs at FHSU. Open to public. Faculty and staff are available to answer questions.  Additional info at:  http://www.fhsu.edu/aace/majors-and-graduate-programs-fair/

FHSU Shadow Day- Thursday, October 19, Wednesday, November 1 and Thursday, November 2.This event is for any high school junior or senior who wants to experience a day at college.  The day is free of cost and includes a campus tour, participation in a college class, lunch in the McMindes Dining Hall and ameeting on-campus faculty and students.  The event will begin at 10am and end at 2:30pm.  RSVP at:  http://fhsu.edu/leadership/shadow-day/  Space is limited!  

Tiger Day- October 28 for high school Juniors and Seniors.  Learn about majors, scholarships, financial aisd students life, co-curricular activities and more.  RSVP before October 18 to get a free FHSU t-shirt at:  fhsu.edu/upcoming-events or call 785-628-5666

Department of Applied Technology Jr/Sr Day- November 15 from 9am-3pm.  Lunch included.  No charge for event.  RSVP by November 8 to: [email protected] or 785-628-4211

Scholarship Priority Deadline – November 15                Scholarship final deadline – February 15

Entrepreneurship Summer Camp at FHSU – FHSU’s Entrepreneurship Camp (June 1-4, 2018) offers high school students the opportunity to grow in their understanding of entrepreneurship and the value of free market enterprise. The focus will be on business growth through free exchange of resources and how this impacts economic growth and prosperity.  This camp is limited to 30 participants, which means being selected is a competitive process.  All high school students are eligible to apply, with preference given to those entering their junior and senior years.  Most summer camps require you to pay a registration fee to attend. However, for this camp, there is no registration fee because a private grant has fully funded the program. If you are selected to attend, all expenses are paid which includes meals, housing, activities and a travel stipend.   Download this application.   Due March 1.

Shadow Day – The Department of Leadership Studies will host SHADOW DAY on Wednesday, March 14 and Wednesday, March 28. The event is for any high school junior or senior wanting to experience a day at college!  The day is free of cost and includes an official campus tour, participation in an actual college class, lunch in the McMindes Dining Hall, and meeting on-campus faculty and students.  The event will begin at 10:00 AM and end at approximately 2:30 PM.  RSVP at:  http://www.fhsu.edu/leadership/shadow-day/

TigerMania – April 4.  For high school sophomores and juniors.  A fun, interactive day from 9am-2pm.  Agenda includes a campus tour, info on how to transition from high school to college, life outside of the classroom and academic sessions that will help students start selecting a major.  RSVP online at:  www.fhsuedu/admissions/tiger-mania or call 800-628-FHSU(3478)

Summer Nightingale Experience-July 17 &18.  Target audience is 10th -12th.  Experience is designed for students who have an interest in nursing but aren’t certain that this is the profession for them or are undecided about their career plans.  Students will learn about a career in nursing, visit the Department of Nursing at FHSU, stay at a residence hall overnight and observe clinical units at Hays Med.  $75 fee.  Application is due April 1.  Only 20 seats available.  For application or information go to:  http://www.fhsu.edu/nursing/     Click on Nightingale Experience.  For more information:  [email protected]

 

Friends University

Take summer classes for only $100 per credit hour.  Registration opens April 2.   Most classes begin June 4.  View class schedule online. Some classes are offered 100% online.  Learn more at:  friends.edu/summer-school or call 316-295-5100.

Garden City Community College

Exploration Day- November 2, 9:30am-1:30pm.  For high school Juniors and Seniors.

Presidential Ambassador Scholarship program –  Two $2,400 scholarship paid over four semesters.  Nominees must have a 3.0 GPA with demonstrated leadership qualities.  RHS may nominate one outstanding senior.   See the counselor before February 15th  if you are interested in being nominated.

 

Hutchinson Community College-

Senior DayOctober 27    Register at:  www.hutchcc.edu/recruit

Junior Day – April 3.   Register at:  www.hutchcc.edu/juniorday

Enrollment days:  8am or 11:30am on April 21, May 18, June 15 and July 20.  Register at:  www.hutchcc.edu/enroll 

 

 

Kansas State University

Leading the Way:  A new program for incoming freshmen designed to help new students learn leadership and college student success skills.  Program is open to 22 students and comes with a $1,000 scholarship.  You will earn 7 credit hours toward your degree (Intro to Leadership Concepts, World Regional Geography and Leading the Way in the summer of 2018.  Complete the application by March 30 at:  k-state.edu/first/summer

New program – KSU will offer a biomedical engineering degree in the fall of 2018

ACT workshop for 10th - 12th graders.  Receive five hours of instruction on the four ACT subject tests.  Manhattan campus- October 14.  Register at:  k-state.edu/admissions/act

Engineering Scholars Day- Tuesday October 24.  For seniors with a composite ACT of 28 or higher and a cumulative high school GPA of 3.6 or above

Priority Scholarship Deadline – November 1

Senior Days – Discuss academic interests with a KSU advisor, enjoy lunch at the Student Union, Hear from a panel of KSU students, take a tour of campus and learn about financial assistance, scholarships, Greek life, residence life.   November 10, February 2 and February 19.  Register at:  k-state.edu/admissions/seniors

Junior Days –Visit with a representative from your area of academic interest, Explore student organizations, learn about campus living options, scholarship and financial assistance, eat lunch with current KSU students, tour the campus.  November 13, December 1, 4, 8, March 5, April 9, 13, 26 and May 4.  Register at:k-state.edu/admissions/juniors

Acacia Male Leadership Scholarship – One $1,000 and Two-$500 Scholarships.   For young men who display motivation for personal success, an interest in studying the principles of leadership and who plan to attend KSU.  Applications at:  www.facebook.com/KStateAcacia/   Priority deadline is December 18.  Applications accepted until January 8.

ACT workshop for 10th - 12th graders.  Receive five hours of instruction on the four ACT subject tests. Salina March 4; Olathe campus-March 3 & June 1;  Manhattan campus- June 2.  Register at:  k-state.edu/admissions/act

Phi Kappa Theta Man of Faith Scholarship – Three Scholarships(two $500 and one $1,000) for incoming male freshmen who have exemplified faith and academics.  Interested men should fill out an application and may be asked to attend an interview.  Application packets must be postmarked no later than February 6.  Click here for info and application.

Delta Chi Scholarships-$250 and $500 one time awards for incoming male freshmen at KSU.    Applicants need not join Delta Chi fraternity.  To qualify students must have a 3.0 cumulative GPA.  Areas of consideration are leadership, involvement and service.  Apply online by March 25 at:  http://ksudeltachi.com/foundation/

For Sophomores Only – During Open House March 31-April 1.  For sophomores and their parents. Register  by March 15 at: k-state.com/fso                 

Engineering Open House April 6.  For high school 9th-11th graders.  Participate in interactive activities relating to high school math and science classes.  Learn how to be successful in an engineering program.  Get a unique look at degree programs and a facility tour.  Register by March 26 at:  engg.k-state.edu/engineering-day.

All-University Open House – April 7, 9am-3pm     

Kansas Advanced Teacher Academy - June 10-15 at KSU.   This academy promises six days of high-energy learning.   High schoolers will team up for activities, develop model lessons, role play,  meet with and learn from College of Education professors.  Registration is now open at:  coe.k-state.edu/future/kata

 

Kansas State Polytechnic

Junior/Senior Day– February 23rd 9am-1pm on the Salina Campus. No cost, lunch provided. Register by February 16 at:  785-826-2640.

Polytechnic Wildcat for a Day – This is an overnight experience to help you learn what it is like to be a Wildcat.  You will also attend classes in your area of interest, check out student activities in the Student Life Center, meet and make friends with current students, enjoy the dining services and spend the night in a residence hall.  Choose from March 8-9 or April 12-13.

Open House – Saturday, April 7 from 9am-2pm.  

Learn more at:  https://polytechnic.k-state.edu/admissions/events

Greek Experience:  Salina.   April 15 12:30-2pm.  Register from 12:30-1pm.  Location:  College Center Conference room, Building 8 at KSU Polytechnic.  Register no later than April 8.

 

Kansas Wesleyan University

STEM day- Friday, December 1 from 9am-4pm for high school juniors and seniors.  Parents are welcome to attend.  Lunch will be provided.  To register for STEM Visit Day, go online to www.kwu.edu/visit or call (785) 833-4305. http://salinapost.com/2017/11/13/kwu-to-offer-stem-day-for-high-school-juniors-seniors/

 

NorthWest Kansas Technical College

Family Day – September 22               Senior Day – November 1               Junior Day – May 2

Junior Day – May 2. Registration from 8am-12:30pm.  For more information visit:  nwktc.edu or call:  785-890-3641

 

Pratt Community College

Senior Day – September 13.  9am-1pm.  Lunch is provided.  Register at:  Prattcc.edu/SeniorDay

 

Southeast Community College John Deere Day

John Deere Career Information Day – February 22, 2018 from 8:30-11:30am and 1:30-3:30pm at 600 State St. in Nilford, NE.  RSVP through your local John Deere Dealer by February 15.  Indicate am or pm session.  For more information go to:  https://www.southeast.edu/john-deere-day-registration/     Questions?  [email protected] or 402-761-8241.  Carrico Implement sponsors a Student Partnership program.  Students must complete a Student Partnership Application and give a copy to the Service Department Manager at Carrico Implement.  Carrico Implement will reimburse students for tuition costs up to $3,000.

 

Sterling College          

Preview Weekends- November 12-13, February 18-19;  

Sterling Day – January 15;

Fine & Performing Arts Weekend –Feb. 2 & 3; 

 

University of Kansas

Rock Chalk Road Show- Thursday, August 24th from 6-7:30pm at the Smoky Hill Country Club in Hays, Kansas.  Registration and more event information at:  admissions.ku.edu/roadshow

Crimson & Blue Day Open House – October 13.  8:30am-4pm.  Register at:   admission.ku.edu/crimsonandblue

KU Scholarship deadline:  November 1

KU’s Exclusive Pell Advantage– Incoming Kansas freshmen could be eligible to receive the Pell Advantage, which covers tuition and campus fees for 15 credit hours every semester for four years exclusively at the University of Kansas. Students must be eligible for a federal Pell Grant, have at least a 3.25 GPA and a 22 ACT, and have to be admitted and have submitted the  FAFSA by December 1. Apply here

FAFSA Priority Deadline December 1

Air Force ROTC Open House – Saturday, March 1, 9am-noon at the Military Science Building on the KU campus.  Call 785-864-4676  or email [email protected] for more information

KU School of Pharmacy Camp – Four 2 day camps this summer.  June 11-13, 13-15, 25-27, 27-29.  $200 payment due with application.  Applications due May 10.  For more information & an application go to:  http://pharmacy.ku.edu/summer-camp

 

University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine

Features a 6 year B.A/M.D program and early and continual interactions with patients and physicians beginning the first year.  For         more  information about the admissions process, requirements, and deadlines check out:  www.med.umkc.edu

 

University of Nebraska-Kearney

Entrance and Scholarship Audition Dates for Fall 2018 – Jan 26, Feb 9 & 10, Feb. 24, March 5 in Music Performance, Music Comprehensive, Music Business, Music Education, Musical Theatre. To schedule your audition visit: unk.edu/music

Advantage (Out of State) Scholarships that pay for the difference between in state and out of state tuition for students who meet two of the following:  rank in the top 25% of their class, have an ACT composite of at least 23 or earn a cumulative high school GPA of at least 3.5.

 

Washburn University

Leadership Institute Scholarship – $500-$2,000 renewable award. Must have a minimum high school GPA of 3.0 and a minimum ACT composite of 24.  Applications due December 1.

Garvey Scholarship –  For seniors with a high school GPA of at least 3.25.  To take the Garvey exam, submit the following to the OFfice of Admissions:  1. Application for Admission    2. One-time, $20 non-refundable fee   3. Official high school transcripts and ACT scores  4.  Register for the Exam at:  washburn.edu/garvey.  Gavey Exam dates and locations:  Saturday, November 18 in Topeka;  Saturday, December 2 in Hays, Wichita and Kansas City;  Wednesday, December 6 in Topeka

Senior days – October 6, November 3, December 1, January 26,      Juniors Days – January 26, February 19, March 9, Sophomore days – April 13.   RSVP at:  washburn.edu/ichaboddays

 

Wichita State University

Discover Wichita State  – Coming to a community near you!  Join WSU representatives for a come-and-go event from 7-8:30pm.  Learn about opportunities at WSU.Students in attendance may be eligible to win a $1000 scholarship for the 2018-19 school year.  For more information and to register visit:  wichita.edu/visit.  Reservations are required and space is limited. Nearest event is in Salina, Wednesday, September 13th.

Distinguished Scholarship Invitational (DSI) - $200,000 will be awarded in business, engineering, music, leadership & academic.  Seniors must meet one of the following criteria:   GPA of 3.5 or higher, a minimum ACT of 27 or be in the top 10% of their class and be admitted to WSU by October 15.  Submit scholarship materials at:  Wichita.edu/scholarshipcompetitions  The scholarship application is due before midnight November 1.

Black & Yellow Days – Friday, Oct. 13 Or Monday, Oct. 30, Friday, February 16, Monday, April 9 and Friday, April 13 from 8:30am-2:30pm.  Students will learn about the seven academic colleges, hear advice about their college search, speak with current WSU students, get a tour of campus, plus lunch and a Shocker t-shirt!  Space is limited and online registration is required. The cost to attend is $15 per student and $5 for each guest which covers lunch, program materials, and a Shocker t-shirt for the student.  To RSVP, go to wichita.edu/visit and click on Admissions Events or call (316) 978-3085.

W-S-You – March 10, from 9a,-4pm This free come and go event is for admitted seniors who have been admitted to WSU and for those still deciding.
Major Exploration Day – A great opportunity for students who are unsure of what they would like to major in. Major Exploration Day will be held on February 9th from 9 am until 2 pm. The day will include a career aptitude activity, conversations with academic advisors, lunch, and an optional campus tour. There is a cost of $15 per student to attend and students can register here.

Fall Call:  Next Steps to Become and Shocker- Thursday, April 26 from 5-7pm.  Come and go programs designed to help in-process and admitted students complete their next steps toward enrollment at WSU.  RSVP at:  http://webs.wichita.edu/?u=admissionsforms&p=/fall_call/

Freshmen & Sophomore Day April 28

 

 

 

COLLEGE EVENTS & INFORMATION

  Events are organized by college then date.

 

College Events and Information for 2016-17 

 

Academy applications

Pat Roberts is not accepting Applications for the US military academies.  High school juniors may apply for the class of 2022.  Personal files must be completed by October 1, 2017.  Academy classes begin July 2018.   Request an application at:  http://roberts.senate.gov.  For more information contact:  Gilda Lintz, 785-295-2756

 

Air Force ROTC at KU

Open House Saturday, April 22 from 9am-noon at the Military Science Building on the University of Kansas campus.  Experience the ROTC LEadership Laboratory, hear more about the program and interact with cadets.  For more information call 785-864-4676

 

American Musical and Dramatic Academy (AMDA)

Programs in Acting, Musical Theatre, Dance Theatre, Performing Arts & Dance. Schools in New York and Los Angeles.  Nearest national audition is in Kansas City, MO  Saturday, January 28 and Sunday, March 12 or Denver, CO Sunday, January 22, Saturday, March 18 or Saturday July 22.  For more info call 800-367-7908 or go to:   amda.edu

 

Barton Community College

Senior Day – Saturday, November 5, 2-5pm. Drawng for two $500 Scholarships. Sign up by Oct. 31 at:                               seniorday.bartonccc.edu or  call the Admissions Office at 620-792-9286                                                                      

Junior Day – Wednesday, February 15. 9am-1pm.  Includes lunch, BCC t-shirt and drawing for a scholarship and other prizesSign up by February 1 at:  juniorday.bartonccc.edu or call 620-792-9286

Career Fair- March 1 –Registration 12:00-1pm. Program 1-3pm.  For 8th graders through Seniors.   Demonstrations, hands-on activities, classroom & lab tours, breakout sessions.  Conclusion and prize drawing at 2:30-3pm.  

Early Childhood Day at BCC- Thursday, April 20 from 9-11:45am.  Day includes Tour of Child Development Center,  Information about the Early Childhood program,  Tour of the BCC campus and a meeting with admissions.  RSVP at  620-792-9324 or [email protected] by Monday, April 17.

Enrollment Days – April 19,9am & 1 pm;  April 25, 1pm & 6pm; April 26,9am & 1 pm; ; April 27, May 3, 1 & 6pm; May 17, 1pm; May 24,1pm plus June 7,14,21,26 and July 12,19 &26 all at 1pm.

Barton Bound Academic Scholarships – Scholarships begin at $500 for students who have a 2.0 GPA or a 20 ACT Composite and go up to a Books and Tuition scholarship for students who have  a3.5 GPA or an ACT composite of 26.  There is no deadline to apply.

Sports medicine department offers books and tuition scholarships to 30 students who join the athletic training staff each fall.  For more info go to:  www.bartonsports.com/SportsMed   Fill out the “Student Athletic Trainer Questionnaire”

 

Bethany College

Presidential Scholarship Celebration – Qualifying students will have the opportunity to compete for a four-year, full tuition       Scholarship!  Requirements:  Cumulative 3.5 GPA, 23 on the ACT or 1130 on the SAT.  When? November 12 and February   18.  Students must be accepted to receive an invitation to the celebration.  Apply at:  Bethanylb.edu and send your     transcript and test scores.  Questions?  Call 800-826-2281                                                                                                            Senior Preview DayOctober 15 and January 16                                                                                                                       Art, Music, Theatre Audition DayNovember 12, February 18, April 21                                                                             Junior Preview DayNovember 5, May 6                                                                                                                         Register for any visit days at 800-826-2281 or www.bethanylb.edu

 

Butler County Community College

Grizzly Senior DaysAndover Campus Friday, November 18 or at the El Dorado Campus Saturday, November 19.  9:30am- 12:30 pm.  Register by November 14 at:   www.butlercc.edu and click on Grizzly Senior Days.

BCC offers activity scholarships that cover in-state tuition and books for students who participate in music, theatre, art and mass communication activities.  Auditions/interviews are March 3 or March 4.   For more details go to: www.butlerccedu/facscholarships

New Student Orientation and Enrollment – 8:30am-4pm.  El Dorado campus March 17 (Register by March 10) & April 21 (Register by April 17).  Call 316-322-3163 to register.

Grizzly Junior DaysEl Dorado Campus Wednesday, April 26.  9:30am- 12:00 pm.  Register by April 21 at:   www.butlercc.edu/junior-day or call 316-322-3382

 

Cloud County Community College

Fall Wind Day sponsored by the Wind Energy Technology Program.  Wednesday, September 28th from 9am-2pm.  Register by September 22 by emailing:  [email protected]     The demand is great for high paying wind energy technicians, electrical substation technicians, wind turbine blade repair technicians and drone operators.  CCC graduates in the Wind Energy program have 100% job placement.

Spring Wind Day sponsored by the Wind Energy Technology Program.  Thursday, March 9th from 9am-2pm.  Register by March 3 by emailing:  [email protected]     The demand is great for high paying wind energy technicians, electrical substation technicians, wind turbine blade repair technicians and drone operators.  CCC graduates in the Wind Energy program have 100% job placement.

 

Colby Community College

New Program!  Sustainable/Renewable Energy (Asociate of Applied Science Degree (AAS).  The program will concentrate on Solar Photovoltaic and Small Wind Technology. This program can be taken as full time or part time.

Senior Day- November 16, 10am-2pm.  Campus tours, athletic and academic fair, free lunch and door prizes.  Register by calling 785-460-4690 or email:  [email protected]

Junior Day – February 22 from 10am-2pm.  Academic fair, athletic fair, campus tour, prizes and entertainment.  RSVP by February 17 at 785-460-4690  or email:  [email protected]

Enrollment Days – April 10 & 24, May 15, June 5 & 19, August 8.  All begin at 10am.  RSVP at:  www.colbycc.edu, [email protected] or 785-460-4690.

 

Cottey College (for women)

“C” for Yourself Weekend – April 21-23.  RSVP by Friday, April 7 at [email protected]  Review a past schedule and resgister at cottey.edu/dfy

 

 

Emporia State University

Black & Gold Visit DaysOctober 7, 15;  Nov 4 & 18;  February 4,10, 24                                                                                             Junior Visit DaysApril 21                Sophomore Visit DayApril 1                                                                                                   Renewable Freshmen Scholarships – For class rank(1st or 2nd),  and for a GPA of 3.0 or higher with an ACT of 21 or higher.

 

Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising

For students intersted in Fashion, Visual Arts, Graphics, Interior Design, Social Media and Entertainment.

 

Flint Hills Technical College

FOCUS (Focus On Creating Unlimited Success)  - Discover Hands-on Experience on November 10.  Session One is 9:00-11:40am.  Session Two is Noon -2:40pm.  Register by October 14thClick here to download a reservation form.   Return completed from to:  [email protected]

 

Fort Hays State University

Tiger Day- November 12 for high school Juniors and Seniors.  Learn about majors, scholarships, financial aisd students life, co-curricular activities and more.  RSVP before November 2 to get a free FHSU t-shirt at:  fhsu.edu/admissions/upcoming-events

Scholarship Priority Deadline:  November 15            Final Scholarship Deadline:  February 15

FHSU Honors for a Day- Thursday, October 6 from 8:30am-3:15pm on the FHSU campus.  Students will attend honors classes, meet current Honors College students and interact with university Faculty and staff. The RSVP deadline for this event is September 28th.   RSVP at:  www.fhsu.edu/honors/Honors_for_a_day/

Majors and Graduate Programs Fair.  October 18th from 11:30am-3:30pm.Event showcases majors, minors certificate programs, research opportunities and graduate programs at FHSU. Open to public. Faculty and staff are available to answer questions.  Additional info at:  http://www.fhsu.edu/aace/majors-and-graduate-programs-fair/

Leadership Studies Shadow Day October 26, November 1 & 3, 10am-2:30pm.  This is an opportunity for high school juniors and seniors to experience what college is all about. Attend class, eat lunch with current college students and go on a campus tour.  No cost!  Register early at:  www.fhsu.edu/leadership/shadow-day/

Science Day November 14

Spring Shadow Days – March 1 and March 8, 10am-2:30pm.  Includes  a campus tour, a college class, lunch in the dining hall and more.  No cost.  Register by February 22 at http://www.fhsu.edu/leadership

Scholarships available for Bands, Choirs and orchestra.  Audition dates:  February 18 & March 4.  For more info go to:  www.fhsu.edu/music-and-theatre/scholarships/

Summer Nightingale Experience-June 27 & 28.  Target audience is 10th & 11th grade but any grade may apply.  Experience is designed for students who have an interest in nursing but aren’t certain that this is the profession for them or are undecided about their career plans.  Students will learn about a career in nursing, visit the Department of Nursing at FHSU, stay at a residence hall overnight and observe clinical units at Hays Med.  Application is due April 1.  Only 20 seats available.  For application or information go to:  http://www.fhsu.edu/nursing/     Click on Nightingale Experience.

Hispanic College Institute (HCI)- This program will assist high school sophomore and junior Hispanic and Latino students to pursue their educational and personal goals.  The program will be held June 21 -24 on the FHSU campus.  This is a free program.  Apply by April 1.  Learn more and apply at:  www.fhsu.edu/hci

TigerMania – Monday, April 3rd.  Interactive day for high school sophomores and juniors.  8:30am – 2pm.  Agenda includes a campus tour, information on the transition from high school to college, life outside the classroom and academic sessions that will help students select a major.  Frre lunch and t-shirt.  RSVP by March 27th at 785-628-5673 or fhsu.edu/admissions/tiger-mania

Kansas Academy of Math and Science Summer Camps-  For incoming Freshmen and Sophomores.  Let’s Scratch (A visual programming language) June 4-8;  Intro to R Programming June 11-15;  Biochemistry:  Blood to Bugs June 18-22;  Life in Prehistoric Kansas(Geology paleontology) June 18-22;  Engineering Design, 3D Printing, & Drone Technology June 25-29.  Camp is $100 for Kansas Residents.  Register at:  http://www.fhsu.edu/kams/Summer-Camps/

 

Fort Scott Community College

Senior DayNovember 3, 9:15am – 1pm.  Pre-Register at:  fortscott.edu/seniordayexpo     For more info call 620-223-2700, ext 3520 or email:  [email protected]

Harley-Davidson Training facility – This is the only school in the US that trains exclusively on Harley-Davidson motorcycles. They offer a 2 semester certificate program and a 4 semester Associates of Applied Science program

 

Garden City Community College

Exploration Day- For high school Juniors and Seniors.

Scholarships – Top 10% in graduating class may receive a $1,000 Presidential Scholarship.  Top 11-25% may receive a $700 Dean’s Scholarship.   Offers must be accepted before January 31.

Presidential Ambassador Scholarship program – Nominees must have a 3.0 GPA with demonstrated leadership qualities.  RHS may nominate one outstanding senior.   See the counselor if you are interested in being nominated.

Fine Arts Discovery Day – Free event for high school juniors and seniors.  October 20 from to 2:30pm. Register at: www.gcccks.edu/events/fineartsday/15

Sports medicine department offers books and tuition scholarships to students who join the athletic training staff each fall.  For more info call 620-276-9617 or email [email protected]

 

Hays Academy of Hair Design

Junior and Senior Day.  Wednesday, November 2nd, 9am-Noon.  RSVP at 785-628-6624.

 

Highland Community College

New Program!  The Precision Agriculture program prepares students for  careers at Precidion Ag Technicians at implement dealers, Crop Specialists, Nutrient Management Specialists, Precision Ag Department Managers, Precision Agronomists and Precision Farming Coordinators.  This program offers a one year part-time Certificate A; a one year part full-time Certificate B; or a two year Associate of Applied Science Degree.

 

Hutchinson Community College-

Fire Science Field Day- October 19    9am-2pm. Register at: www.hutchcc.edu/fieldday  Preregistration is required.  Space is limited.

Senior DayOctober 28    Register at:  www.hutchcc.edu/recruit

Junior Day – April 5.  Sign up at:  www.hutchcc.edu/recruit

Senior Enrollment Days – April 22, May 19, June 16, July 21.  Register at:  www.hutchcc.edu/enroll

 

Kansas City Art Institute

KCAI will be at the National Portfolio Day in Denver, CO on Saturday, September 24.  If you have questions email:  [email protected]

 

Kansas State University

Junior Days –Visit with a representative from your area of academic interest, Explore student organizations, learn about campus living options, scholarship and financial assistance, eat lunch with current KSU students, tour the campus.  November 28, December 2 and 5.  Register at:k-state.edu/admissions/juniors

Senior Days – Discuss academic interests with a KSU advisor, enjoy lunch at the Student Union, Hear from a panel of KSU students, take a tour of campus and learn about financial assistance, scholarships, Greek life, residence life.   November 7.  Register at:  k-state.edu/admissions/seniors

Engineering Scholars Day- Tuesday, October 4th, 8:30am-3pm.  For students with an ACT Composite of 28 or above and an RHS GPA of 3.6 or above.   Preregister at:  https://www.scholarsday.engg.ksu.edu by Sept 19.

Engineering Scholarships for ACT’s of 26 or higher and GPA’s of 3.6 and higher.  $5,000-$36,000 over four years.  Applications due November 1.  For more info go to:  www.k-state.edu/sfa/scholarships/

First Scholars Program – Why apply?  How about:  A $5000 renewable scholarship, special workshops and group activities, one-on-one coaching to develop your future plans, and opportunities to develop leadership skills.  To qualify students must:  be a first generation student whose parents have no more than two year of education beyond high school and not post-secondary degree; be admitted to KSU by Feb. 15;  have an ACT between 22-26;Have a high school GPA of at least 3.0; demonstrate financial need; intend to live in Putnam Hall on campus and complete the housing application by Feb 15;  apply for financial aid by completing the FAFSA by Feb. 15; complete the Student Strengths Inventory.

For Sophomores Only – During Open House March 31-April 1.  For sophomores and their parents. Register  by March 15 at: k-statecom/fso

ACT workshop for 10th - 12th graders.  Receive five hours of instruction on the four ACT subject tests.  KSU Polytechnic (Salina) March 4; Olathe campus- June 2;  Manhattan campus- March 11.  Register at:  k-state.edu/admissions/act

Junior Days –Visit with a representative from your area of academic interest, Explore student organizations, learn about campus living options, scholarship and financial assistance, eat lunch with current KSU students, tour the campus.   April 7,10,17,28 and May 5.  Register at:k-state.edu/admissions/juniors

Senior Days – Discuss academic interests with a KSU advisor, enjoy lunch at the Student Union, Hear from a panel of KSU students, take a tour of campus and learn about financial assistance, scholarships, Greek life, residence life.    January 27 & February 10.  Register at:  k-state.edu/admissions/seniors

Women’s Rowing- Looking for female athletes who have a competitive sports history and are 5’10” or taller.  Rowing experience isn’t necessary.  Visit their website: inside.kstatesports.com/rowing

Acacia Male Leadership Scholarship – One $1,000 and Two-$500 Scholarships.   For young men who display motivation for personal success, an interest in studying the principles of leadership and who plan to attend KSU.  Applications at:  www.kstateacacia.org    Priority deadline is December 18.  Applications accepted until January 8.

 

Kansas State Polytechnic

Junior/Senior Day – February 24th 9am-1pm on the Salina Campus. No cost, lunch provided. Register by February 17 at:  785-826-2640.

Open House – Saturday, April 1 from 9am-2pm.  Learn more at:  https://polytechnic.k-state.edu/openhouse/

 

Kansas Wesleyan University

Experience Wesleyan Days – September 23, October 26 ( Teacher Education Day), November 4, December 2, February 10 (Junior Visit Day)

Albert Nelson Teacher Academy DayOctober 26, 8:45am-2:30pm.   Open to all students interested in becoming a teacher.  Students will hear from past KWU students who have devoted their lives to education and current students in the Teacher Education Program.  Students will also get a campus tour and lunch.  Registration deadline is October 21.  Register online at www.kwu.edu/visit

Eisenhower Scholars Competition – Competition is January 28th.  This award covers 90% of tuition for four years.  Students will interview with two KWU faculty members, write an essay and participate in a problem solving /logic activity.  To receive an invitation you must:  be a high school senior, apply to KWU by January 14 and qualify for the Presidential Scholarship with a KWU composite greater than or equal to 94.  Your KWU composite is obtained by multiplying your high school cumulative GPA by your ACT composite score.  For example a 3.8 GPA and an ACT of 26 is a 98.8

 

Pratt Community College

Junior Day – April 5.  9am-12:30pm.  Lunch is provided.  Register before March 31 at:  Prattcc.edu/JuniorDay

 

Salina Area Technical College

Open House – 10am- noon, February 28.

 

Seward County Community College

Presidential Scholarship – Students must examplify qualities of leadership, scholarship, citizenship and moral character.  Applicants must graduate from high school with a minimum GPA of 3.0.  RHS can recommend one studewt each year.   Apply by March 1.   If you are interested see the counselor.

 

Southwestern College

Weekday campus visits at 9am,11am,1 pm & 3pm or Saturdays at 10am.Call 800-846-1543 or [email protected]

Pillars Academic Scholarship-Two full-tuition awards granted.  Minimum GPA of 2.5, ACt of 25 or higher and ranked in the top 10% of class.  Apply by January 20.

Moundbuilder Spirit Scholarship- Two full-tuition awards granted.  Minimum GPA of 3.2, a mininum GPA of 19 and a relentless work ethic. Apply by January 20.

 

Sterling College          

Preview Weekends- November 13-14, February 19-20;   Sterling Day – January 16; Fine & Performing Arts Weekend –Feb. 5 & 6;  Transfer Day – March 24;  Junior weekend – April 23 -24.

Education Day – February 24, 9am-2pm, $10 per student. Students will participate in break out sessions of interest, a presentation by the Kansas Teacher of the Year Team, eat lunch in the SC cafeteria and receive a t-shirt..  To register contact Carrie at 620-278-4322 or [email protected]

Criminal Justice Career Fair – March 31 from 1-7pm.  Find out what careers await you with a degree in Criminal Justice.   Seak with over 20 agencies from right here in Kansas and see where your career can take you.  RSVP at:  sterling.edu/cj-careerfair  Questions?   email:   [email protected]

 

University of Kansas

Rock Chalk Road Show- Thursday, August 25th from 6-7:30pm at the Smoky Hill Country Club in Hays, Kansas.  Registration and more event information at:  admissions.ku.edu/roadshow

 KU’s Exclusive Pell Advantage– Incoming Kansas freshmen could be eligible to receive the Pell Advantage, which covers      tuition  and campus fees for 15 credit hours every semester for four years exclusively at the University of Kansas. Students   must be  eligible for a federal Pell Grant, have at least a 3.25 GPA and a 22 ACT, and have to be admitted and                       have submitted the  FAFSA by March 1.   Apply here

FAFSA Priority Deadline – March 1

 KU VIsual Art Day-Friday, March 3.  9am-4:30pm Chalmers Hall.  Tour all studio areas, meet faculty and students, tour           campus and create work in KU art studios with faculty and students.  Workshops include:  laser cutting, wheel throwing,         wood carving, woven wire, Zine workshop, fabric printing, basketry, draing,oil painting, working with GIFs.Register by               February 22 at www.art.ku.edu/KUVisualArtDay

 

University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine

Features a 6 year B.A/M.D program and early and continual interactions with patients and physicians beginning the first year.                 Campus Visit Day is October 10.  Register at:  [email protected]   

Features a 6 year B.A/M.D program and early and continual interactions with patients and physicians beginning the first year.  For         more  information about the admissions process, requirements, and deadlines check out:  www.med.umkc.edu

 

University of Nebraska-Kearney

Entrance and Scholarship Audition Dates for Fall 2017 – Jan 27, Feb 10 & 11, Feb. 25, March 3 in Music Performance, Music Comprehensive, Music Business, Music Education, Musical Theatre.

Out of State Scholarships that pay for the difference between in state and out of state tuition for students who meet two of the following:  rank in the top 25% of their class, have an Act composite of at least 23 or earn a cumulative high school GPA of at least 3.5.

 

Wichita State University

Major Exploration Day – February 10

Campus Visits- Every weekday.  Sign up at:  Wichita.edu/campusvisit                                                                                                            Shocker Saturdays- February 18, March 18, 25 and April 22

Freshmen & Sophomore Day – April 29

Junior DayApril 10.  $15 per student and $5 per guest. Cost covers lunch and a Shocker t-shirt.  RSVP at wichita.edu/visit and click on the Admissions Events banner or call the Office of Admissions at (316) 978-3085.

Distinguished Scholarship Invitational (DSI) - $200,000 will be awarded in business, engineering, music, leadership & academic.  Seniors must meet one of the following criteria:   GPA of 3.5 or higher, a minimum ACT of 27 or be in the top 10% of their class and be admitted to WSU by October 15.  Submit scholarship materials at:  Wichita.edu/scholarshipcompetitions  The scholarship application is due before midnight November 1.

Senior Days- October 12 and 14.  $15 per student and $5 per guest.Cost covers lunch and a Shocker t-shirt.   RSVP at wichita.edu/visit and click on the Admissions Events banner or call the Office of Admissions at (316) 978-3085.

Diversity Leadership SymposiumOctober 20

Freshmen Merit Scholarship  FAFSA Priority Date – December 1

ACT Workshops- 8am to noon October 8, November 12, January 21, March 11, May 6.  Cost: $32.  Register at:  www.registerblast.com/wsu or call 316-978-3440 

 

 

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