RECORD ENROLLMENT AND MORE STUDENTS OF COLOR AT K-STATE
With residence halls filled to capacity, K-State officials knew in August that enrollments would be stable for the fall semester. The 20th day enrollment figures, announced in late September, show record numbers of students with 23,581; students of color with 2,488 and on-campus enrollment in Manhattan of 20,206.
Brenda McDaniel, psychology, and colleagues published "Seeking a Multi-Construct Model of Morality," Journal of Moral Education, Vol. 39, No. 1.
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Today's brand of war is clearly having an impact on American soldiers and their families. That's why active partnerships like the one between Fort Riley and K-State's new Institute for the Health and Security of Military Families are critical.
Robert Wolf, an associate professor of biological and agricultural engineering at K-State, has been named a 2009 Fellow of the American Association of Pesticide Safety Educators.
The honor was presented at the recent meeting of the North American Pesticide Applicator Certification and Safety Education Workshop in Charleston, S.C.
James L. Lindquist, assistant extension director of field operations at K-State, has been named the 2009 Distinguished Ruby Recipient at the Epsilon Sigma Phi National Conference in Fargo N.D.
The Distinguished Service Ruby Award is the highest and most prestigious recognition presented by Epsilon Sigma Phi, extension’s professional organization. The award honors outstanding thinking, performance and leadership, and is presented to one extension professional each year. Lindquist is the first Kansas recipient.
A ROTC cadet takes part in a lab exercise at K-State's Natatorium Oct. 2. The lab was designed to test cadets' survival skills in the water.
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Between Oct. 1 and 31, all K-State employees must go online to declare your tobacco status, make any needed changes to your health plan, enroll in a KanElect flexible spending account, if desired, or sign up for HealthyKids, if eligible.
To log on for open enrollment, go to the State's Web site: http://www.da.ks.gov/ps/subject/ssc/ and sign in. Your ID number is your unique employee ID number that is used for payroll purposes and begins with a capitalized alpha character followed by ten numbers.
K-State's annual Benefits EXPO is Thursday, Oct. 8, in the K-State Student Union Ballroom.
From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., representatives from Board of Regents voluntary and mandatory retirement providers; Kansas Public Employees Retirement System, or KPERS; health insurance providers; life insurance companies associated with K-State; and many other agencies will be available in the ballroom of the K-State Student Union.
Nominations are being accepted for the Commerce Bank Presidential Faculty/Staff Award for Distinguished Services to Historically Under-represented Students and the Commerce Bank Presidential Student Award for Distinguished Service in Enhancing Multiculturalism.
K-State's Terry C. Johnson Center for Basic Cancer Research is host to the "Think Pink" quilt exhibition in observance of Breast Cancer Awareness Month during October.
The exhibition, now on display, consists of quilts and other handmade items from the Konza Prairie Quilters Guild of Manhattan. The exhibition runs throughout October and can be viewed from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays in 1 Chalmers Hall. The center also will have an open house from 1:30-6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 14.
A recording of classified job opportunities is available 24 hours a day on the Employment Information Line, 785-532-6271.
A list of employment opportunities is posted at www.k-state.edu/hr/
For additional information, call 785-532-6277 or come to the Division of Human Resources in 103 Edwards Hall. Applications are accepted 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. weekdays.
A complete listing of vacancies can be seen at www.k-state.edu/affact/
For additional information, call the office of affirmative action at 785-532-6220 or come by 214 Anderson Hall.
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