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NOMINATIONS BEING ACCEPTED FOR THE SIXTH ANNUAL CELEBRATING PEOPLE IN ACTION COMMUNITY SERVICE AWARDS
K-State's Volunteer Center of Manhattan and the Community First National Bank are currently seeking nominations for the sixth annual Community Service Awards.

The Manhattan community and the K-State campus have a strong tradition of volunteerism and each year many selfless individuals and organizations give of their time and talents to address critical needs in Manhattan.

This year the Community Service Awards will be awarded to both K-State and community individuals and organizations. Each awardee will receive a plaque and a monetary award to be donated to the community organization of their choice. The awardees and the community organizations will be recognized at a campus-community Celebrating People in Action Awards Ceremony Monday, April 26.

Members of the K-State and the Manhattan community are encouraged to nominate individuals and organizations who have exhibited extraordinary commitment to service and social action based on the following four award categories: outstanding student volunteer; outstanding student organization; outstanding youth volunteer; and outstanding community group.

A nomination form and more information on award criteria are available online at: http://www.k-state.edu/volunteercenter

Nominations must be received by Thursday, March 25. All successful nominees will be notified by Wednesday, April 7.

For more information, contact the K-State Volunteer Center of Manhattan at 785-532-3670.

 

IT NEWS BLOG PROVIDES UP-TO-DATE THREAT INFORMATION
To help K-Staters sift through the volumes of information technology security information produced daily, K-State’s information technology -- or IT-- security team maintains a security threats blog with information gleaned from a variety of sources. The blog is available at: http://threats.itsecurity.k-state.edu/

Information is posted about new vulnerabilities and/or patches in applications used commonly at K-State, current attacks seen at K-State, warnings about spear phishing scams and other forms of fraud, and other security-related news relevant to K-State.

To accommodate the variety of ways people prefer to get information, K-State’s IT security news is available on the blog; via e-mail by subscribing to the SIRT-THREATS mailing list; on Twitter at KSU_IT_Threats and via RSS feed.

The information posted to this blog is technical and geared more toward campus IT support staff. However, any user should be able to glean some useful information and thereby help protect themselves and K-State’s valuable information and technology resources.

* Courtesy of K-State's information technology services.