Wednesday, April 1, 2015

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News

Making their mark: Accomplished alumni recognized as Alumni Fellows
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Twelve accomplished Kansas State University alumni have been selected as the 2015 Alumni Fellows and will address students and faculty in classes and receptions April 15-17 during the 2015 Alumni Fellows week.
Be a paid student mentor for Summer Institute on Environmental Stewardship 2015
At Sunset Zoo 2014
Interested in global leadership, the environment and making new friends from abroad? Engineering extension is looking for outgoing undergraduate student leaders to participate in a paid position for June 29-Aug 2. The application deadline is April 15.

Events

Shatter the Silence Lunch Hour
The April Shatter the Silence Lunch Hour, hosted by the Center for Advocacy, Response and Education, or CARE, will be from noon to 1 p.m. April 13 in 206 Holton Hall. Please note, this is a change from the previously announced date of April 6.
Art science talks continue in Willard Hall
The Leonardo Art Science Evening Rendezvous, or LASER, an international program that brings artists and scientists together for informal presentations and conversation, will be from 6-8:30 p.m. April 2 in 114 Willard Hall.
K-State Bakery Science Club bake sale today
The Bakery Science Club is hosting its weekly bake sale from 3-5 p.m. Wednesday, April 1, on the first floor of Shellenberger Hall featuring Challah Bread, cookies and French-style bread.
Philanthropists speak about first-generation students
Eric and Deb Suder, the Suder Foundation, will address their distinctive approach to promoting first-generation student success from 4-5 p.m. Thursday, April 9, in Town Hall at the Leadership Studies Building. A reception will follow.
Student chapter of the American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing to meet April 1
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The Kansas State University student chapter of the American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, or ASPRS, will meet at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 1, in 164H Seaton Hall.

Kudos

Students show off mathematics skills at annual competition
Five Kansas State University students beat the odds — and the evens — at the university's recent 17th annual S. Thomas Parker Mathematics Competition.

Gifts

K-State grad's life honored through gifts to Center for Child Development, Welcome Center
John Hager's memory will live on at the university he loved through a gift from his family.

Human resources/benefits/training

Fire extinguisher training offerings in April, May
Environmental Health and Safety suggests annual fire extinguisher training for all university employees. The department will host several fire extinguisher training sessions this spring.
Supervising Students on the Job offered April 2
Supervising Students on the Job, WTD005, will be presented by Shanna Legleiter, director of learning and development, from 9-10:30 a.m. Thursday, April 2, in the K-State Student Union's Big 12 Room.

Campus construction activities

Chilled water expansion project: 17th Street, A4 parking lot closure
Beginning Monday, April 13, 17th Street will close in two locations on K-State's Manhattan campus. Please reference the maps linked in this article for more information.

From SGA

Green Action Fund Committee sponsors students' ideas
All of the projects sponsored by the Green Action Fund are proposed and carried out by students. If you are interested in invoking lasting and transformation change at K-State, please submit a project proposal. The deadline for proposals is 4 p.m. Dec. 4.