Wednesday, July 29, 2015

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News

Kansas State University Global Campus hosts inaugural Continuing Education in Kansas Conference
Exchanging ideas and increasing interinstitutional collaborations to better serve the educational needs of adult learners was the focus of the first Continuing Education in Kansas Conference.
University Support Staff Senate thanks President Schulz for recent donation
President Kirk Schulz continues to show his support for university support staff, or USS, by donating an amount equal to a raise he received to the University Support Staff Awards program.

Events

South Korean Summer Institute Poster Session offered Friday
South Korean Summer Institute students invite the Kansas State University community to attend their poster session from 3:30-4:45 p.m. Friday, July 31, in 126 Leadership Studies Building.
National Agricultural Biosecurity Center intern to present research seminar
Jon Miller, summer intern at the National Agricultural Biosecurity Center, or NABC, will present a seminar about his research project at 2 p.m. Thursday, July 30, in N202 Mosier Hall.

Kudos

Apparel and textiles junior wins three top honors for alpaca designs, essay
Aaron Simon, junior in apparel and textiles, took top honors in three categories at the recent Alpaca Owners Association competition in Denver. Several other students placed in design category.
K-State faculty receive Fort Riley Distinguished Trooper awards
Two K-State faculty were honored as Distinguished Troopers on June 11 for their support of the 1st Infantry Division and Fort Riley.

New hires/exits

K-State First selects new learning assistants for fall semester
K-State First, the university’s first-year experience program, has selected 35 CAT Community learning assistants and residential learning assistants for the fall 2015 semester.