2014 All-University Achievements

• For the 18th year in a row, K-State ranks No. 1 in the Big 12 Conference for the percentage of graduates who are members of their respective alumni associations. 

• K-State is joining the Institute of International Education's Generation Study Abroad commitment to double the number of U.S. students studying abroad by the end of the decade.

• Lucky seven: K-State's Black Student Union is best in the Big 12 for seventh time in last nine years.

• The more than 23,200 students enrolled at K-State for the spring 2014 semester are more diverse than ever before, pushing spring enrollment to a record high

• A new K-State patent is for a system that controls the airflow to pistons in reciprocating internal combustion engines — engines powered by pistons. 

• For the second year in a row, a K-State wheat named Everest is the leading variety in Kansas. Everest was developed by Allan Fritz, K-State Research and Extension wheat breeder in Manhattan.

• K-State is the winner of the 2014 Sweepstakes Award from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education, or CASE, Mid-America District XI, for various publications, news releases and more prepared by the Division of Communications and Marketing, K-State Alumni Association and the KSU Foundation. The university received 24 awards, accumulating the most points for any school in the division for colleges and universities with enrollments of 7,500 or more students. It's the fourth time in the last nine years that the university has won the sweepstakes award. The top title also was claimed in 2006, 2009 and 2012.

• The College of Business Administration's bachelor's degree and master's degree programs received continued accreditation from the board of directors of the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.

• K-State is the lead institution for $2.5 million, five-year grant award from the prestigious Louis Stokes Alliances for Minority Participation, or LSAMP, program of the National Science Foundation. The grant creates the Pathways to STEM program, which will help increase the number of underrepresented students in Kansas earning bachelor's degrees in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

• U.S. News & World Report recognizes K-State as a great place to earn an online graduate degree in education and engineering, moving both programs up in its latest ranking.

• K-State is among the happiest schools in the nation, according to the Daily Beast.

GraduatePrograms.com, a student-rated guide, ranks the College of Arts and Sciences' sociology graduate program No. 20, the political science graduate program No. 23 and the College of Veterinary Medicine's graduate program as No. 24 in the nation.

• 'Tree'mendous honor to K-State, earning 2013 Tree Campus USA® recognition.

2013 All-University

2012 All-University

2011 All-University

2010 All-University

2009 All-University