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CALENDAR

ONGOING
Exhibition: John Vogt Sculpture
Through Sept. 12, Beach Museum of Art. Selection of works by former K-State faculty member John Vogt.

Exhibition: Pieces of Time: Quilts from the K-State Historic Costume and Textile Museum
Through Sept. 12, Beach Museum of Art. Selection of quilts that highlights the art and celebration of needle, fabric and individual expression. Encompasses American quilts from 1840 to 1950.

 

Sept. 1
Fort Riley Soldier Show
7 p.m., McCain Auditorium. Free tickets are available in advance at McCain Auditorium.

K-Statement becomes weekly.

 

Sept. 2
Employee Orientation Program
8:30-10:30 a.m. for classified staff, and 9:30-11:30 a.m. for unclassified staff and faculty, 103 Edwards Hall. The program welcomes and orients new faculty and staff members to K-State.

Division of Facilities Van Operator Training
9:30-11:30 a.m., 213 K-State Student Union. National Safety Council training will be conducted for all operators and/or potential operators of motor pool vans operated by K-State faculty, staff and students. This training is mandatory for all operators. To register, visit https://www.k-state.edu/facilities/forms/signup.html

IT Training: Overview of the K-State Online Gradebook
9:30-10 a.m., 408 Hale Library. This session gives an overview of and hands-on practice viewing assignments and related scores, raw and adjusted scores, and individual student gradebooks, as well as setting a grading scale and creating grading rules. To register, visit http://www.k-state.edu/its/training/events.html

IT Training: Manual and Online Assignments in K-State Online
10-11 a.m., 408 Hale Library. This session gives an overview of and hands-on practice creating assignments that can be manually scored, entering scores for in-class assignments and creating multiple question types for online assignments. To register, visit http://www.k-state.edu/its/training/events.html

IT Training: Introduction to Access 2007
1-3 p.m., 009 Fairchild Hall. This session covers basic database terminology and principles, and gives an overview of and hands-on practice creating tables, simple queries, forms and reports. To register, visit http://www.k-state.edu/its/training/events.html

 

Sept. 3
Film: Killers
8 p.m., Forum Hall, K-State Student Union. Admission is $1.

 

Sept. 4
Film: Killers
8 p.m., Forum Hall, K-State Student Union. Admission is $1.

 

Sept. 5
Film: Killers
8 p.m., Forum Hall, K-State Student Union. Admission is $1.

 

Sept. 6
University holiday

 

Sept. 7
Portrait Day: Free walk-in portraits for faculty and staff.
10 to noon, 1-3 p.m., Studio B, Dole Hall. Stop by during any of these hours for a head and shoulder sitting.

Home School Tuesdays: Recycled Sculpture
1-2:30 p.m., Beach Museum of Art. Gallery discussion designed for school-age children, with a special story time activity for younger siblings when appropriate. Cost is $3 per child, and all children must be accompanied by an adult. To register, call 532-7718.

 

Sept. 8
SafeZone At-Risk Training
1-3 p.m., 206 K-State Student Union. At-Risk is a Web-based gatekeeper training simulation designed to teach faculty and staff to effectively identify, approach and refer students struggling or in mental distress. Users learn by engaging in simulated conversations with virtual students who show symptoms of depression, anxiety, paranoia and thoughts of suicide. As a result, users are better able to handle similar situations in real life. To register, visit https://spreadsheets.google.com/viewform?hl=en&formkey=dHhHZEZ2VVcxdF8xSnVabXpKLXRybFE6MQ#gid=0

No K-Statement publication.

 

Sept. 9
Exhibit: Kansas City Design Center

8 a.m.-5 p.m. through Sept. 10. Located in Chang Gallery of Seaton Hall.

IT Training: Basic Tables in Access 2007
1-3 p.m., 009 Fairchild Hall. The session covers basic concepts relating to designing tables, as well as giving an overview of and hands-on practice choosing data types and building relationships between tables. To register, visit http://www.k-state.edu/its/training/events.html

 

Sept. 10
Film: Sex and the City 2
8 p.m., Forum Hall of the K-State Student Union. Admission is $1.

Lecture: American Quilts in the Modern Age, 1870-1940
4:30-6 p.m., All Faiths Chapel. Talk by Patricia Crews, director of the International Quilt Study Center and Museum.

IT Training: Basic Queries in Access 2007
1-3 p.m., 009 Fairchild Hall. The session covers when queries are useful, how to create queries, and adding parameters to queries. To register, visit http://www.k-state.edu/its/training/events.html

 

Sept. 11
Film: Sex and the City 2
7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m., Forum Hall of the K-State Student Union. Admission is $2.

 

Sept. 12
Movies on the Grass: A Powerful Noise
Film begins at sunset -- shortly after 8 p.m., Coffman Commons, south side of Hale Library. In case of rain, film will show in Ecumenical Campus Ministry Building.

Film: Sex and the City 2
8 p.m., Forum Hall of the K-State Student Union. Admission is $2.

 

Sept. 13
Registration for Education Symposium 2010, "Learners Today … Leaders Tomorrow," held Oct. 14
Registration runs from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m., today through Thursday, Bluemont Hall lobby. Cost is $20, including lunch. Six professional development hours will be given for attending all the sessions. Topics include identifying and working with hard-to-reach students, love and logic, student motivation, understanding your first teaching contract, and more.

IT Training: Basic Forms in Access 2007
1-3 p.m., 009 Fairchild Hall. The session covers designing forms with an eye toward data entry and printability. To register, visit http://www.k-state.edu/its/training/events.html