GOT QUESTIONS? ASK WILLIE
It’s like Dear Abby, but with purple fur and K-State fever. How do I find an internship? Where can I get help with my physics homework? Ask Willie!
Now when faced with a tough campus question, your student can get fast answers from K-State’s newest help service. Ask Willie, part of K-State’s Healthy Decisions campaign, helps students find solutions to whatever problems come their way.
GOOD TIMES AT OPEN HOUSE
Skate over to Manhattan and shake your groove thing at the 30th annual K-State Open House. See what’s going on in your student’s college and even get a taste of what they’ve been up to. Hustle to the beat of the Marching Cobras of Kansas City, get some groovy food in the Union, and shimmy out to the quad for a game or two.
FIRST YEAR K-STATER RESEARCHES CANCER
Recruitment. Residence halls. Roommates. Research?
During her first year at K-State, Kristina Bigelow is taking the road less traveled. A first-generation college student originally from a farm in Moran, Bigelow said she’s wanted to research cancer since high school. Through K-State’s Developing Scholars Program, she jumped into colon cancer research right off the bat.
K-STATE PROMOTES ENTREPRENEURSHIP
Steve Jobs, Bill Gates, and the Sham-WOW guy had to start somewhere. Could the next big thing spring from K-State?
Through K-State’s new Center for Entrepreneurship’s “Next Big Thing” competition, anything’s possible. Students in the competition will present their ideas and compete for $9,000 in prize money. The winner might just be the next best thing.
K-STATE DEAN FOCUSES ON STUDENTS
After 13 years as dean of the College of Architecture, Planning, and Design, Dennis Law is following an old set of blueprints. He’s getting back into action in the classroom. During his time as dean, Law and his team improved architecture facilities and brought the architecture program soaring to an all-time high.
Want to know about K-State’s upcoming events?
GET INVOLVED WITH THE PFA
The Parents and Family Association helps you connect to K-State. Our website keeps you up-to-date on events like Family Day and Open House, which give you the opportunity to come to campus and spend the day with your student.
We offer you a voice through the Parents and Family Advisory Board, and you can participate in student recruitment events in Kansas and out of state, as well as help us raise funds to support scholarships and make enhancements to student life at K-State.
HAVE MORE QUESTIONS?
Call the parent hotline at 785-532-2222 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.