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December 2012

December 2012

Cancer crusaders: Awards from Johnson Cancer Research Center help undergraduates join fight against cancer

The Johnson Cancer Research Center at Kansas State University is giving 50 undergraduate students the chance to conduct cancer research projects. Find out more about the program through the links below.

Learn about the Cancer Research Award program

Find out more about the Johnson Cancer Research Center

Learn how students can apply for future awards

University President Kirk Schulz named 2012 CASE Executive Leader of the Year

Kirk Schulz, Kansas State University president, is receiving the 2012 Executive Leadership Award by the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education, or CASE. The award recognizes the leadership of a higher education chief executive officer who demonstrates the ability to create a vision and inspire others.

Read more about President Kirk Schulz and the award

Learn more about Kirk Schulz

Housing and Dining Services hours for winter break

Residence halls and the Living Community at Jardine close at noon on Saturday, Dec. 15, for winter break and reopen at 10 a.m. on Jan. 18. Residents may leave their belongings in their room but need to take out the trash, make sure no food may spoil in the refrigerator and take pets home. If your student has any questions make sure they speak with their resident assistant .

Check out the residence hall calendar

Caffeine Fix

Every semester during finals week, Hale Library provides free coffee, hot chocolate and bagels to students to help them power through late night study sessions. This semester, the library will offer Caffeine Fix for three nights during finals week.

See the dates for fall 2012 Caffeine Fix

Graduation information

If your student is graduating this semester, find out more about the graduation schedule and seating arrangements.

Graduation schedule and general information

Pre-order graduation photos

Occupancy limit

Housing and Dining Services will limit the number of upperclassmen who live in the residence halls in an effort to meet increasing demand from incoming freshmen. Beginning with the 2013-2014 academic year, students who have lived on K-State’s campus (or have been eligible for housing on campus) for six or more semester as of spring 2013 can choose from on-campus housing options that consist of either Jardine apartments or the Living Community at Jardine.

For more information, visit the Housing and Dining Services website

If you have questions, please contact Housing and Dining services at 785-532-6453 or housing@k-state.edu

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.

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 about the PFA

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