Sunday, December 21, 2014

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From the president

Monthly letter to the university from President Schulz: A thank you
President Schulz
President Kirk Schulz writes about K-State 2025 progress and thanks K-Staters.

From the provost

From the Provost’s Desk: Our core commitment to diversity and inclusion
April Mason
Provost and Senior Vice President April Mason discusses plans to increase diversity and inclusion practices at Kansas State University.

From the administration

Letter from A.D. John Currie
Currie discusses K-State's bowl game against UCLA in San Antonio, the Leadership Legacy Program named in honor of Coach Snyder, this weekend's basketball games, track and field, and much more.

News

2015 Call for Office of International Programs Incentive Grants
The Office of International Programs is now accepting international grant proposals to fund activities to elevate international education at K-State. The deadline for application submission is 5 p.m. Friday, Feb, 13.
National Academic Advising Association summit makes history in Middle East
Charlie Nutt delivers the keynote address
National Academic Advising Association: The Global Community for Academic Advising made history when it organized the first academic advising summit in the Middle East last month.
Monday's power outage update
There was a power outage from approximately 8-9 p.m. Monday, Dec. 15, on the Kansas State University Manhattan campus.

Events

Deadline today: Abstract submission for 2015 K-State Research Forum
2015-KRF
The Graduate Student Council is accepting abstracts for the annual K-State Research Forum, which will be Tuesday, March 31, 2015, in the K-State Student Union. The abstract submission deadline is today Dec. 19.
Working with Industry Boot Camp registration open
Register now for the Working With Industry Boot Camp workshop series, which begins Jan. 21, 2015.
Read full announcement | From Richard | December 19, 2014

Campus construction activities

Willard Hall crane lift for equipment
Beginning at 8 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 23, contractors will stage a large crane near the Willard Hall west entrance to lift and install a large exhaust fan onto the roof. Work is expected to be completed by 3 p.m. that day.