K-STATE'S MBA PROGRAM AMONG THE WORLD'S BEST
Real-world business lessons, including a capstone course focusing on ethics and social responsibility, helped K-State's master of business administration program rank among the Global 100 best in the Aspen Institute's Beyond Grey Pinstripes biennial survey and alternative rankings.
Abby Knoblauch, English, "Meeting Millennial Students on Their Own Turf: Using Popular Culture Texts to Teach Writing and Reading," Kansas Association of Teachers of English conference, Oct. 22-23, Wichita.
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Each year, volunteers at K-State gear up to raise money to help the people in Riley County who need it most. And each year, K-State staff and faculty make a tremendous difference, said campaign co-chair Bill Wisdom.
James S. Jones, K-State architecture professor, received the 2009 James A. Fletcher Memorial Award from the Manhattan Arts Center for his watercolor, "Hopi Ritual Master."
The Dr. Ron and Rae Iman Faculty Awards for Research and Teaching will be given during a ceremony at 3 p.m. Monday, Nov. 9, in the Tadtman Board Room at the K-State Alumni Center.
Scottish architect Alan Dunlop has been named the 2009-2010 Regnier Visiting Chair in K-State's department of architecture.
As part of his residence with K-State's College of Architecture, Planning and Design, Dunlop will present the public lecture "Working Drawing" at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 11, in the Little Theater at the K-State Student Union.
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There is still time to join the more than 1,500 faculty and staff members who have already participated in the 2009 All-University Campaign for K-State.
The internal fundraising effort run by campus faculty and staff volunteers focuses on the participation of all employees, including the Manhattan campus, K-State at Salina, K-State Alumni Association, Kansas State University Foundation and K-State Athletics. Every gift, no matter the size, makes a difference.
The Office of the Provost is inviting applications for the 2010 Tilford Faculty Incentive Grants.
Proposals should come from instructional staff and should be designed to create or enhance already existing strategies to infuse and assess the Tilford multicultural competencies within the students' educational experience.
A groundbreaking for the first building on K-State's Olathe Innovation Campus will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 12, at the Kansas Bioscience Research Park, Valley Road and College Boulevard.
Dan Richardson, chief executive officer of the K-State Olathe Innovation Campus Inc., said the first building will be the National Institute for Animal Health and Food Safety. The $28 million facility will house educational and lab spaces to support research, education and technology commercialization in animal health and food safety.
Now is the time for the discerning host to be adding a taste of Kansas State University to their holiday celebration, with the deadline for Thanksgiving orders fast approaching.
Orders for holiday meats processed in K-State's smokehouse are now being accepted at the Call Hall Dairy Bar and K-State Meat Sales Counter in Call Hall. The deadline for Thanksgiving orders is Tuesday, Nov. 10.
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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