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February 2013

Royal Purple Yearbook

In case you haven't heard, it's the 150th anniversary of Kansas State University this year! The Royal Purple is celebrating this landmark in our school's history by producing one of the best yearbooks yet! For the first time EVER, Royal Purple is in all color, featuring a variety of historical elements and enhancing your yearbook's dynamic and appeal.

The time to reserve your own copy is winding down! Before it's too late, you can ensure you have a 2013 yearbook by calling the Kedzie business office at 785-532-6555.

57th annual K-State Rodeo

Come visit your student and enjoy a great family atmosphere at the 57th annual K-State Rodeo from Feb. 22 to 24. To see a full calendar of events, visit the Rodeo Club’s website.

Breast Cancer Research

A Kansas State University professor's research on breast cancer stem cells may help improve survival rates by preventing cancer recurrence and metastasis -- the major causes of death among breast cancer patients.

Read more about the breast cancer research

Don’t forget to RSVP for campus housing! 

RSVP is here! Current residents planning to return for the 2013-2014 academic year must participate in the RSVP process, which is their only chance to obtain housing on campus. Housing and Dining Services has devoted a section of its website to answer your questions and to help students through the process. Please review the information thoroughly, as there are several big changes this year.

RSVP Website

2013-2014 academic year Housing and Dining Services rates

The Kansas Board of Regents has approved next year's residence hall and Jardine Apartments rates. They can be viewed at the Housing and Dining services website:

Residence Hall Rates

Jardine Apartment Rates

K-State Proud

With K-State Proud Week coming up Feb. 18 to 25, learn more about how your student can be a part of a nationally recognized fundraising campaign for K-State. All donations collected go toward the Student Opportunity Awards for their fellow K-State students. In its first six years the campaign has raised more than $550,000 for students who are struggling financially.

Learn more about K-State Proud

Donate to the campaign

Get involved with 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.

Through the Parents and Family Advisory Board, you can participate in student recruitment events in Kansas and beyond. You also can help us raise funds to support scholarships and make enhancements to student life at K-State.

Learn more about PFA

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