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EXCITE! Program
Kansas State University
125 Seaton Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506-2905

Upcoming Events

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Spring 2017 Shadow Days

High school students (grades 9-12) are invited to come experience a day in the life of a college student! Each participant will be paired with a current K-State student who shares similar interests in science, technology, engineering, or math. Together they will attend class, tour campus, share lunch, and discuss what it's like to be in a STEM major at K-State. 

What is the Goal?

The mission of EXCITE Shadow Days is to increase girls’ interest in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) careers.

Who Should Attend?

This event is intended for students currently in high school with an interest in science, technology, engineering, or math (STEM) related careers.

What Will We Do?

You will join a current college student majoring in a field you are interested in as she goes about her normal day at K-State and experience “a day in the life” firsthand. Lunch and parking are included in your registration fee. 

When & Where?

We will start the day in the KAWSE office in Seaton Hall Room 125 at 9am. You will be picked up by your mentor shortly thereafter and spend the majority of your time either in class or touring campus. The day will end around 3pm back in the KAWSE office.

Spring 2017 Dates

February 15

March 15

April 12 - only a few spots left! 

How Do I Sign Up?

To register, please print, complete, and mail in the 3-page registration form by clicking the button below. Please make additional copies for each person attending. Mail in the form along with payment (check/money order) to the address provided. Please do not send cash. A confirmation packet will be sent to the email address you provide on the form.

Large School Groups (6+): Please contact the KAWSE office to schedule your visit (kawse@ksu.edu). Should registration for our standard dates be full, we are happy to work with you to schedule an alternative date for your visit (as availability permits). 

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Summer Workshop - June 7-9, 2017

The EXCITE Summer Workshop is a three-day program held on the K-State Manhattan campus. This workshop is designed to encourage and inspire high school girls to pursue a future in science, technology, engineering, mathematics (STEM) and pre-health professions. Participants will stay in the residence halls during the workshop and have the opportunity to meet other girls who are also interested in a future in STEM fields. 

This event is intended for students who will complete grades 8, 9, 10, or 11 in May 2017. (If you will be completing grades 5, 6, or 7, please check out our GROW Summer Workshop!) Students are welcome to attend as individuals, or as members of a school or community organization group. 

Save the Date

The EXCITE 2017 Summer Workshop will be held June 7-9, 2017 on the K-State campus in Manhattan, KS. 

Registration information for this event is not yet available. Please sign up for our EXCITE listserv to receive email notifications about this event. 

Need more information? 

Be sure to sign up for our EXCITE Listserv to receive email notifications about these events. We are happy to answer any questions you may have via email at kawse@ksu.edu or by phone at (785) 532-6088.