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K-State Today

Monday, July 25, 2016

K-State Today is a daily email providing faculty and staff a single source of timely K-State announcements.

From the administration

Student Success Collaborative Campus implementation update
Student Success Collaborative Campus implementation is expected to go live Aug. 8 with pilot tutor centers' integration into KSIS/SSC Campus, and much more to come during a phased roll-out of the software system's many dimensions and capabilities.

News and research

Hospitality management professor of practice joins K-State Olathe
Jim Storey has joined K-State Olathe as a professor of practice in hospitality management. He will oversee the metropolitan initiatives for the university's hospitality management degree.
Retired Lt. Col. Andrew Turner joins undergraduate studies office
Andrew Turner
On July 18, the Office of Pre-law Advising, Office of Nationally Competitive Scholarships and the University Honors Program welcomed Andrew Turner as the new senior administrative assistant.

Events

Fall welcome and orientation for graduate students
Start your graduate degree off on the right foot! The Graduate School will host orientation and activities for new and current graduate students on Aug. 17. We encourage all graduate students to register in advance.
Wildcats Run for Wellness 5K
The Wildcats Run for Wellness 5K is open to everyone. Runners will start at the Chester E. Peters Recreational Complex and run through campus. Register before prices go up on Aug. 16.

Kudos, publications and presentations

Kansas State University veterinary researcher's work featured in science as art exhibition
A cancerous storm is among the nine artistic images in a new exhibition of work by regional scientists on display in Kansas City, Missouri.
K-State Libraries' quarterly accomplishments
Ganske
From April through June 2016, faculty and staff scholarly activity includes dozens of awards, publications and presentations.
Early childhood education faculty and graduate student travel to Canterbury to present at the World Organization for Early Childhood Education
Anderson and Fees at OMEP European Conference
Bronwyn Fees and Haley Anderson presented at the OMEP European Conference and explored early education student exchange opportunities with Canterbury Christ Church University.

Human resources, benefits and training

ALiCE training offered Aug. 4
ALiCE active shooter training will be offered by the Kansas State University Police Department. This training will explore statistical data and provide suggestions for responses during a critical incident, including an active shooter situation.

Campus construction and maintenance

Service interruption: English/Counseling Services Building air conditioning and Justin Hall electricity shut off July 26
English and Counseling Services Building air conditioning will be shut off from 6 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, July 26. Justin Hall electricity will be shut off from 6-10 p.m. Tuesday, July 26.