HAYS, Kan. – High-achieving high school students who have high ambitions, and their families, are invited to meet with staff from Fort Hays State University’s Kansas Academy of Mathematics and Science at information sessions around the state in September, October and November.
KAMS, the state’s premier early-entry-to-college program, will host 12 free information sessions across the state. The academy offers high school juniors and seniors an opportunity to live and learn at Fort Hays State and get a head start on their college educations while completing the last two years for their high school diplomas.
Students and guests can learn about KAMS and visit with representatives from the academy at these sessions.
All information sessions are free and open to the public, but attendees must register in advance. The registration website, http://www.fhsu.edu/kams/Info-session-registration/, will also help people find find sessions in their areas.
The information sessions are listed chronologically.
Tuesday, September 24 – 6 p.m.
Great Bend Public Library, Lower Level Meeting Room
1409 Williams St.
Thursday, September 26 – 6 p.m.
Fort Hays State University Memorial Union, Trails Room
600 Park St.
Monday, September 30 – 6 p.m.
Lawrence Public Library, Meeting Room A
707 Vermont St.
Thursday, October 3 – 6 p.m.
Salina Public Library, Prescott Room
301 W. Elm St.
Monday, October 7 – 6 p.m.
Shawnee County Public Library, Marvin Auditorium 101B
1515 SW 10th Ave.
Thursday, October 10 – 6 p.m.
Antioch Library, Large Meeting Room
8700 Shawnee Mission Parkway
Thursday, October 17 – 6 p.m.
Manhattan Public Library, Auditorium
629 Poyntz Ave.
Monday, October 28 – 6 p.m.
Advanced Learning Library, Conference Room A
711 W. Second St. North
Thursday, November 7 – 6 p.m.
Dodge City Public Library, Lower Level Meeting Room
1001 N. Second Ave.
Tuesday, November 12 – 6 p.m.
FHSU Higher Education Center
311 N. Campus Drive, No. 102
Wednesday, November 13 – 6 p.m.
Emporia Public Library, Large Meeting Room
110 E. Sixth Ave.
Monday, November 18 – 6 p.m.
Colby Public Library, Meeting Room
375 W. Fourth St.
KAMS is an early college program that focuses on advanced mathematics and science coursework. While studying at KAMS, students live on the FHSU campus in a select residence hall with other Academy students from around the world. Over the course of two years, students complete over 60 hours of college credit and complete their high school diploma. These classes are taken alongside traditional college undergraduates and are taught by college professors while simultaneously contributing to their high school graduation requirements. KAMS also provides hands-on research, leadership and civic engagement opportunities.