The Ft. Hays State President's Club Gala in Hays, Kansas was hosted by
President Mirta M. Martin and Mr. John N. Martin Jr. It was a celebration
of philanthropy and the unveiling of the first three of six murals created
by Ft. Hays State University instructor of art, Joel T. Dugan depicting “The
The Journey is hung in the foyer of the Memorial Union on FHSU's
campus. These large oil-on-canvas paintings depict the journey of the
people who settled western Kansas in hopes of new opportunity. The
remaining panels will be completed within the 2016-2017 academic year.