Tuesday, July 7, 2015

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News

Garmin, U.S. Engineering, Veterinary and Biomedical Research Center named lead tenants in multi-phase K-State Office Park
Garmin International Inc., U.S. Engineering, and Veterinary and Biomedical Research Center will be lead tenants in the first building in the new K-State Office Park, an innovative four-phase project as part of the university’s north campus corridor.
Graduate certificate in business administration available for full-time university employees
The College of Business Administration offers a 15-hour graduate certificate in business administration that is perfect for unit managers, business office personnel, lab workers or any other employee looking to enhance their business knowledge.
An eclectic exhibit from the Morse Department of Special Collections features materials ideal for research pursuits
"Eclectica" is the newest K-State Libraries exhibit featuring unique holdings from the Richard L. D. and Marjorie J. Morse Department of Special Collections. "Eclectica" includes valuable primary source materials for researchers in diverse fields.
Reminder: Call for nominations for philanthropy campaign
Do you know someone with a great story of how philanthropy has helped them achieve their dreams? We're looking for examples of how philanthropy benefits students and faculty.

Events

NACADA executive director to present during July 8 Student Affairs Live program
Trends and current issues in academic advising will be the focus of the noon July 8 episode of Student Affairs Live, a live-streamed conversation with Charlie Nutt, National Academic Advising Association executive director.

Kudos

Ruether honored by horticulture industry magazine
Robin Ruether, horticulture research associate in Olathe, has been named to the 2015 Class of "40 Under 40" by Greenhouse Product News magazine.
K-State's Summer Choral Institute honored at Capitol for State Day of Singing
Summer Choral Institute students stand on the south steps of the Capitol
K-State's Summer Choral Institute is honored at the State Capitol in Topeka as sponsors for the inaugural State Day of Singing in Kansas.

Maintenance

Vending equipment upgrades
Pepsi-Cola of Manhattan, KS will be doing various vending equipment upgrades around campus the week of July 6.