Sesquicentennial Projects

If you are planning a project around the K-State Sesquicentennial Celebration and would like the project to be featured on this website, please contact Megan Umscheid, Sesquicentennial Coordinator, via email at meganu@k-state.edu. Please see a current list of projects underway below:

  • All proceeds from the 150th celebration will go towards the 150th Scholarship Fund
  • Pictorial History Book
  • Notable Wildcats--hundreds of individuals identified
  • Sesquicentennial Time Capsule
  • Documentation of the celebration year
  • 150th Brown Bag Lunch & Lecture Series -- featuring various speakers and historical topics weekly during the spring and fall 2013 semesters--check the website for updates
  • Special signage and marketing throughout Manhattan to engage community members
  • Special landscaping around campus commemorating the events
  • Call Hall producing special "150th" flavor of ice cream
  • Merchandise and Memorabilia website will be available December 2012. This website will sell the official 150th t-shirt, commemorative pictorial history book, scarves, notecards, auction items and Wildcat March replicas.
  • Commissioned pieces of music and artwork being created from on and off-campus artists
  • Cabinet of Wonders Exhibit, opens February 2013 at the Beach Museum of Art
  • Teatime to Tailgates -- Cookbook & Blog by Jane Marshall (www.kstatetable.com)
  • Across campus: A K-State Alphabet Journey, an alphabet book authored by Debbie Mercer, Dean, College of Education, and Dr. Lotta Larson, Assistant Professor of Curriculum & Instruction, College of Education
  • "Because I am a teacher….":  150 years of education and K-State - An electronic anthology about teachers prepared at Kansas State University.  This anthology will be an archival resource that can be added to by students and faculty in the future.