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Friday, January 11, 2013
Exhibition: Forces: The Shaping of Manhattan, Fort Riley and Kansas State University. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., September 7, 2012 through January 13, 2013, Flint Hills Discovery Center, 315 South 3rd Street. An exhibition that will follow ideas, events and issues that have influenced the military post, a town and a college from about 1863 to World War I. Sponsored by the College of Human Ecology, K-State Libraries, and more.
Saturday, January 12, 2013
Exhibition: Forces: The Shaping of Manhattan, Fort Riley and Kansas State University. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., September 7, 2012 through January 13, 2013, Flint Hills Discovery Center, 315 South 3rd Street. An exhibition that will follow ideas, events and issues that have influenced the military post, a town and a college from about 1863 to World War I. Sponsored by the College of Human Ecology, K-State Libraries, and more.
Sunday, January 13, 2013
Exhibition: Forces: The Shaping of Manhattan, Fort Riley and Kansas State University. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., September 7, 2012 through January 13, 2013, Flint Hills Discovery Center, 315 South 3rd Street. An exhibition that will follow ideas, events and issues that have influenced the military post, a town and a college from about 1863 to World War I. Sponsored by the College of Human Ecology, K-State Libraries, and more.
Monday, January 21, 2013
Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Manhattan Town Center. This annual event is a way to continue Martin Luther King Junior's ideals of civic service and actively making a difference in your local community. Please consider serving with us on this Day of Service. Volunteering check-in begins at 9 a.m. in the Manhattan Town Center Mall. Service will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. with free t-shirts to the first 250 volunteers. Volunteers can sign up as an individual or a team. Email handson@ksu.edu, visit handson.ksu.edu or call (785)532-7607 for more information. Sponsored by HandsOn Kansas State.
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
Signing Ceremony and Reception with the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum. 1:30 p.m., Hemisphere Room, Hale Library. President Kirk Schulz and Archivist of the U.S. David Ferriero will sign a memorandum of understanding to formalize cooperation between the University and the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum on research and teaching initiatives. K-State Libraries.
Thursday, January 24, 2013
Social Media Roundtable. 11 a.m., Hemisphere Room, Hale Library. Please plan now to attend and give input on the use of social media on our campus. Sponsored by the Social Media Center.
Powercat Financial Services: Salt Launch Event. 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Second Floor, K-State Student Union. Join Powercat Financial Counseling at the Winter Union Canrnival and Expo as they launch their new financial tool. Step into the money vault to catch as many flying bills as possible and win prizes ranging from t-shirts to Keurigs. Powercat Financial Counseling.
Friday, January 25, 2013
Lecture: Memos From an Inconvenient Studio by Mahesh Daas. 4 p.m., KS Ballroom, K-State Student Union. Daas is the national ACSA Distinguished Professor of Architecture and also chairperson of the department of architecture at Ball State University. He is also an award-winning fiction writer and poet. Lecture is free and open to the public Presented by the College of Architecture, Planning & Design.
Saturday, January 26, 2013
SafeZone Training: Becoming the Ally. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Room 301, Trotter Hall. Individuals are trained to become SafeZone allies who provide "safe zones" where individuals affected by homophobia, hateful acts, & sexual violence can safely go for support and assistance. Register here. Presented by SafeZone at K-State.
Monday, January 28, 2013
Lecture on Diversity: Successive Approximations by Ray Huff of Huff + Gooden Architects. 4 p.m., Little Theatre, K-State Student Union. Ray Huff is a founding partner of Huff + Gooden Architects and is the founding director of the Clemson Architecture Center in Charleston, South Carolina. Presented by the College of Architecture, Planning & Design.
Community Cinema: Soul Food Junkies. 7 p.m., Town Hall Room, Leadership Studies Building. This film delves into the historical and controversial relationship between the African American community and soul food. How does our affinity for soul food and its dietary traditions affect the health of the African American community? Free and open to the public. Discussion following film screening. Sponsored by the School of Leadership Studies.
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
Kansas Day Celebration. 11 a.m. to noon, lunch to follow, Hemisphere Room, Hale Library. Celebrating the history, landscapes, poetry, and music of Kansas! Faculty will be sharing how they incorporate Kansas History into their teaching and outreach. Please register by visiting www.k-state.edu/catl/kansasday Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning.
Film Screening: Very Young Girls. 7 p.m., Forum Hall, K-State Student Union. The film is a documentary and exposé of human trafficking that follows 13- and 14-year-old African-American girls as they are seduced, abused, and sold on New York's streets by pimps; while being treated as adult criminals by police. Free and open to the public. Sponsored by the Freedom Alliance.
Friday, February 1, 2013
S4: Simple Strategies for Student Success. 1 to 5 p.m., Forum Hall and Ballroom, K-State Student Union. The Spring 2013 Teaching Workshop includes interactive presentations that will change the way you teach. Featuring Keynote presenter Dr. Todd Zakrajsek, associate professor in the department of family medicine at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. There will also be an opportunity for faculty to share one teaching idea that works for them during a five-minute rapid fire session. Registration Information. Faculty Exchange for Teaching Excellence and the Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning.
Workshop: Making People Care: Planning and Writing Newsletter Content to Increase Engagement and Giving by Susan Berhow. 1 to 3 p.m., Big 12 Room, K-State Student Union. In this workshop, you'll learn how to make people care about what's happening in your department today, choose stories and photos that inspire and increase engagement, and much more. Open to anyone who is repsonsible for a newsletter sent to a K-State alumni or donor audience. Whether you are a seasoned communications professional or new to producing a newsletter, this workshop is for you. RSVP. Hosted by the KSU Foundation.
After Hours: Western Night. 9 p.m. to midnight, Courtyard, K-State Student Union. Sponsored by the Union Program Council.
Saturday, February 2, 2013
S4: Simple Strategies for Student Success. 9 to 11:45 a.m., Alumni Center. The Spring 2013 Teaching Workshop includes interactive presentations that will change the way you teach. Following opening remarks by Coach Bill Snyder, there will be a pancake breakfast and a workshop led by Dr. Todd Zakrajsek. Registration Information. Faculty Exchange for Teaching Excellence and the Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning.
Sunday, February 3, 2013
Wildcat Writing and Research Consultations. 6 to 9 p.m., 2nd floor, Hale Library. Writing Center tutors will offer free help with papers for all classes. Sponsored by the Writing Center Tutors and the K-State Librarians.
Monday, February 4, 2013
Free Walk-In Portraits for Faculty and Staff. 10 a.m. to noon, and 1 to 3 p.m., Dole Hall. Drop in to Dole Hall for your head and shoulders sitting.
Dancing with the K-State Stars. 7:30 p.m., McCain Auditorium. Featuring Chelsie Hightower. Tickets availabe at McCain Box Office, or call 532-6428. Tickets are free for students, $5 for non-students, and $5 for a meet and greet with Chelsie Hightower. Sponsored by the Union Program Council.
K-State Strengths Week. Feb. 4-8, K-State Campus. Committed to undergraduate education and the academic success of students, Kansas State University has partnered with Gallup to become a strengths-based campus in an effort to increase student retention, engagement and the overall well-being of our undergraduate students. Students will have opportunities to learn about their top five strengths and how to get the most out of those strengths during StrengthsQuest Week. Click here for a schedule of events. Hosted by the Advocates for StrengthsQuest.
Tuesday, February 5, 2013
Study Abroad Fair. 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., Courtyard, K-State Student Union. Daas is the national ACSA Distinguished Professor of Architecture and also chairperson of the department of architecture at Ball State University. He is also an award-winning fiction writer and poet. Lecture is free and open to the public Hosted by the Study Abroad Office.
K-State Strengths Week. Feb. 4-8, K-State Campus. Committed to undergraduate education and the academic success of students, Kansas State University has partnered with Gallup to become a strengths-based campus in an effort to increase student retention, engagement and the overall well-being of our undergraduate students. Students will have opportunities to learn about their top five strengths and how to get the most out of those strengths during StrengthsQuest Week. Click here for a schedule of events. Hosted by the Advocates for StrengthsQuest.
SafeZone Training: Becoming the Ally. 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Room 227, K-State Student Union. Individuals are trained to become SafeZone allies who provide "safe zones" where individuals affected by homophobia, hateful acts, & sexual violence can safely go for support and assistance. Register here. Presented by SafeZone at K-State.
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
K-State Strengths Week. Feb. 4-8, K-State Campus. Committed to undergraduate education and the academic success of students, Kansas State University has partnered with Gallup to become a strengths-based campus in an effort to increase student retention, engagement and the overall well-being of our undergraduate students. Students will have opportunities to learn about their top five strengths and how to get the most out of those strengths during StrengthsQuest Week. Click here for a schedule of events. Hosted by the Advocates for StrengthsQuest.
Lecture: Nikki Giovanni. 7 p.m., Alumni Center. Come join the Black Student Union at our annual black history month speaker event. This year we are bringing Nikki Giovanni, world-renowned poet, writer, commentator, activist, and educator. Free and open to the public. Sponsored by the K-State Black Student Union.
Thursday, February 7, 2013
Colloquium: Polynomials, Quivers and Derived Categories by Gabriel Kerr. 2:30 p.m., 122, Cardwell Hall. Kerr is a professor in the Department of Mathematics at the University of Miami. Free and open to the public. Sponsored by the Department of Mathematics.
K-State Strengths Week. Feb. 4-8, K-State Campus. Committed to undergraduate education and the academic success of students, Kansas State University has partnered with Gallup to become a strengths-based campus in an effort to increase student retention, engagement and the overall well-being of our undergraduate students. Students will have opportunities to learn about their top five strengths and how to get the most out of those strengths during StrengthsQuest Week. Click here for a schedule of events. Hosted by the Advocates for StrengthsQuest.
K-State Employee Orientation. 8:30 to 10:45 a.m. for classified employees and 9:30 a.m. to noon for unclassified staff and faculty, 103 Edwards Hall. The program is designed to welcome and orient new faculty and staff members to K-State. See the enrollment instructions. Sponsored by the Division of Human Resources.
SALT Financial Tool Launch. 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., Recreation Complex. Please join Powercat Financial Counseling to welcome the all new and free financial literacy tool, SALT. Stop by the PFC table in the Rec for your chance to walk away with a t-shirt, smoothie from Quick Cats, or target giftcards. Visit www.ksu.edu/salt for more information. Sponsored by Powercat Financial Counseling.
Friday, February 8, 2013
K-State Strengths Week. Feb. 4-8, K-State Campus. Committed to undergraduate education and the academic success of students, Kansas State University has partnered with Gallup to become a strengths-based campus in an effort to increase student retention, engagement and the overall well-being of our undergraduate students. Students will have opportunities to learn about their top five strengths and how to get the most out of those strengths during StrengthsQuest Week. Click here for a schedule of events. Hosted by the Advocates for StrengthsQuest.
Building a K-State 'Legocy'. 11:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., Courtyard, K-State Student Union. Sponsored by the Union Program Council and the College of Architecture Planning and Design.
Coffee Hour Series: Bangladesh. 4 to 5 p.m., Multipurpose Room, International Student Center. Presented by Haydory Akbar Ahmed. Refreshments typical of the student's home country will be served following the presentation. Free and open to the public. Part of the Spring 2013 Coffee Hour Series, presented by International Student & Scholar Services.
7th Annual K-State Drag Show. 7 p.m., Forum Hall, K-State Student Union. The show is titled "Going to Camp: The Aesthetics of Drag." Free tickets available in the UPC Office between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Sponsored by the Union Program Council.
Film: The Breakfast Club. 8 p.m., Little Theatre, K-State Student Union. Admission $1. Sponsored by the Union Program Council.
After Hours: Lego Night. 8 to 10 p.m., Courtyard, K-State Student Union. Sponsored by the Union Program Council.
Octavarius Improv Troupe and On the Spot. 10 p.m., Ballroom, K-State Student Union. Free and open to the public. Sponsored by the Union Program Council.
Saturday, February 9, 2013
Inline Hockey: K-State vs Maryville University. 10 a.m., MAC gym, Peters Recreation Complex. First home inline hockey game for the K-State Inline Hockey Club. Organized by the K-State Inline Hockey Club.
CrossFit Free Intro Workout. 10 a.m., Room 4, Natatorium. Try out a free CrossFit Intro workout scaled for beginners and learn more about high intensity exercise and its benefits. All fitness levels are welcome. Sponsored by the Department of Kinesiology.
Inline Hockey: K-State vs Missouri S&T. 1 p.m., MAC gym, Peters Recreation Complex. Organized by the K-State Inline Hockey Club.
Inline Hockey: K-State vs University of Colorado at Colorado Springs. 3 p.m., MAC gym, Peters Recreation Complex. Organized by the K-State Inline Hockey Club.
Film: The Breakfast Club. 7 & 9:30 p.m., Little Theatre, K-State Student Union. Admission $1. Sponsored by the Union Program Council.
Sunday, February 10, 2013
Inline Hockey: K-State vs Washington (STL). Noon, MAC gym, Peters Recreation Complex. Organized by the K-State Inline Hockey Club.
Inline Hockey: K-State vs Texas State University. 2 p.m., MAC gym, Peters Recreation Complex. Organized by the K-State Inline Hockey Club.
Wildcat Writing and Research Consultations. 6 to 9 p.m., 2nd floor, Hale Library. Writing Center tutors will offer free help with papers for all classes. Sponsored by the Writing Center Tutors and the K-State Librarians.
Film: The Breakfast Club. 8 p.m., Little Theatre, K-State Student Union. Admission $1. Sponsored by the Union Program Council.
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