Wednesday, September 2, 2015

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News

University-city partnership brings veterinary medicine company to Manhattan
A global animal health company is using animal health technology developed at Kansas State University to create a new laboratory in Manhattan.
University Climate Survey Action Item sessions
This is a reminder to register for the University Climate Survey Action Item sessions. Sessions have been scheduled for the week of Sept. 14-18 in the K-State Student Union as well as on the K-State Salina and K-State Olathe campus.

Events

K-State pep rallies at the Kansas State Fair Sept. 13
Kansas State University will host two pep rallies at noon and 5:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 13, at the 2015 Kansas State Fair in Hutchinson.
President’s Cabinet open forum with graduate faculty
The Kansas State University Graduate School invites you to attend the 2015 President's Cabinet open forum with graduate faculty. The forum will be at 3:30 p.m. today in the Big 12 Room, K-State Union.
Fill a Ford canned food drive
K-State's Collegiate Farm Bureau is co-hosting Fill a Ford canned food drive at the College of Agriculture Watermelon Feed from 6:15-8:30 p.m. today on the lawn of Weber Hall. Bring canned food and enter a drawing to win cash and other prizes.
Groundbreaking for Seaton Hall, AP Design revitalization and expansion Sept. 4
Kansas State University will break ground Friday, Sept. 4, on a $75 million revitalization and expansion of Seaton Hall. The 100-year-old building is home to the College of Architecture, Planning & Design, or APDesign.
New Faculty Institute kickoff luncheon on Sept. 11 to feature Michael Wesch
As part of our welcome to K-State, The Teaching and Learning Center invites all new faculty to the New Faculty Institute Kickoff luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Friday, Sept. 11, in the Flint Hills Room of the K-State Student Union.
Run Against Slavery: Last day for free shirt with online registration
Run Against Slavery logo
The fourth annual Run Against Slavery will be Sun. Sept. 20. It is a run/walk to raise awareness and funds to end human trafficking. Those who register online before Sept. 1 will receive a free shirt.
Sixth annual Electrical Power Affiliates Program Day
The sixth annual Electrical Power Affiliates Program Day, a mini career fair, will be from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 9 in Rathbone Atrium. Seven companies will have displays and representatives available to visit with all College of Engineering majors.
Canvas brown-bag lunch series: Working with video and Mediasite in Canvas
Join Ben Ward from the Information Technology Assistance Center for the Canvas brown-bag lunch series from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 3, in 401 Hale Library. This week we will discuss working with video and Mediasite in Canvas.

Kudos

K-State Salina professor's inaugural book named finalist in national WILLA Literary Awards
Kansas State University Salina language arts professor Pat Ackerman and the cover from her first book, which was named a finalist in the national WILLA Literary Awards.
After releasing her inaugural book 10 months ago, Kansas State University Salina language arts professor Pat Ackerman is being honored by the 2015 WILLA Literary Awards as a finalist in the Scholarly Nonfiction category.
Read full announcement | From Julee Cobb | September 1, 2015

Gifts

Alumni honor former dean's legacy with a scholarship
After 11 years at K-State as dean of the College of Agriculture, director of K-State Research and Extension and CEO of the KSU Foundation, Fred Cholick's legacy at the university will endure.