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K-State Today

Monday, February 20, 2017

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

Bird statue in the Gardens

A meadowlark statue at the Kansas State University Gardens.

Events

The Library and Your Research: Get a head start on using the ETDR template
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Are you preparing to graduate, or would you like to get a head start? This workshop is just for you: You'll get started using the ETDR template for your electronic thesis, dissertation or report.
Alpha Gamma Rho fraternity hosts symposium on global agricultural industry
The Alpha Zeta chapter of the Alpha Gamma Rho fraternity will present its third edition of the Alpha Gamma Rho Agriculture Symposium at 3 p.m. Feb. 24 in Town Hall at the Leadership Studies Building.

Kudos, publications and presentations

GLOBE Project chooses entrepreneurship professor Saurav Pathak's research as the 2016 Robert J. House Best Paper Award recipient
Kansas State University assistant professor of entrepreneurship Saurav Pathak's study was chosen as the recipient of the 2016 Robert J. House Best Paper Award from the GLOBE — Global Leadership and Organizational Behavior Effectiveness — Project.
Agriculture students named 2017 USDA diversity program winners
Tiffany Carter and Carlos Flores
Tiffany Carter, doctoral student in agronomy, and Carlos Flores, senior in agricultural economics, have been named 2017 USDA Agricultural Outlook Forum Student Diversity Program winners.

Newsletters and magazines

University Support Staff Senate February newsletter
The February 2017 issue of the university support staff senate newsletter, the ROAR, is now available.

Volunteer opportunities

Konza Prairie seeks new docent volunteers
A school group enjoys the view of the tallgrass prairie at the Konza Prairie Biological Station.
The Konza Prairie Environmental Education Program seeks participants interested in becoming a docent volunteer. Training begins Tuesday, Feb. 28, and continues for two weeks. Registration is $40 but learning is forever. Come join us.

University life

K-State Alumni Association accepting applications for 2017 Homecoming Committee
Students interested in playing a special role in the homecoming tradition are encouraged to apply for the 2017 homecoming committee. The committee helps plan and execute the weeklong celebration, which will be Oct. 15 to Oct. 21.
Read full announcement | From Tim Schrag | February 20, 2017
Open enrollment for K-State Sport Conditioning Camp
The kinesiology department's LIFE Program offers a nine-week Summer Sport Conditioning Camp May 31-July 28. Camp times are 8:30-9:30 a.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday.