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Apply for credentials by 5 p.m. Sept. 22

Advisory prepared by:  Cheryl May, 785-532-6415, may@k-state.edu

Thursday, Sept. 10, 2009

MEDIA ARRANGEMENTS FOR INAUGURATION OF K-STATE PRESIDENT KIRK SCHULZ

INAUGURATION: Kirk H. Schulz will be inaugurated as Kansas State University's 13th president at 2 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 24, in Bramlage Coliseum.

CREDENTIALS: Apply for credentials by 5 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 22. Please provide your full name, name of media you represent, your job position and work phone number. Credential information can be supplied by phone, 785-532-6415; e-mail, media@k-state.edu; or fax, 785-532-6418. All credential requests must be made by the deadline. Anyone without credentials will be denied entrance to the photo pool/media seating area.

NEWS MEDIA PARKING AND BRAMLAGE ENTRY: Media parking will be in the east Bramlage parking lot. No special parking permits will be needed. All media must enter the southeast doors of Bramlage. 

PICKING UP CREDENTIALS: Credentials and media packets may be picked up at the southeast entry of Bramlage Coliseum. The doors to Bramlage will open at 1 p.m. You must present a photo ID to obtain your credentials.

NEWS MEDIA SEATING: Reserved seats for the media will be in sections 13-14. Admittance to this area will be by credential only. A mult box will be available. Wireless Internet is available in the coliseum.

ELECTRONIC MEDIA: For television transmission service, including scheduling satellite uplinks, contact Susan Jagerson, sdj@k-state.edu, 785-532-3105, fax 785-532-7355. For television production services, contact Jim Mock at jmock@k-state.edu or 785-532-3153.

SATELLITE TRUCKS: All uplink trucks must park in the southeast Bramlage lot and plug into the video mult box. No cable may be strung into Bramlage.

PHOTO POOL: Photographers and TV crews must remain on the photo/video platform in front of sections 13-14 at all times. Because this is a formal academic ceremony, no roaming from the designated area will be allowed. David Mayes, university photographer, will serve as the pool photographer. A selection of photos will be available after the lecture. To download full size images at no charge, go to: http://www.zenfolio.com/ksuphoto/p24365922

MEDIA AVAILABILITY: Kirk Schulz will be available for a short media availability following the inauguration ceremonies, before the reception. Media interested in participating are asked to remain in their seats until those seated on the floor level have exited. News services staffers will be on hand to escort media to the availability.

WEB FEED: The inauguration ceremonies will be streamed live on the Web at
http://www.k-state.edu/president/inauguration/