Friday, September 19, 2014

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News

Kansas Board of Regents Sept. 17 meeting
The monthly Kansas Board of Regents meeting on Sept. 17 included several items related to Kansas State University.
Calling all professors: The Peer Review of Teaching Program wants you
Please consider applying to the Peer Review of Teaching Program. Proposals are due by 5 p.m. Oct. 10. The Peer Review of Teaching Program assists faculty in developing and documenting their teaching.
Opportunity extended for comment on draft Corporate Engagement Strategic Plan
As higher education funding models continue to evolve, attracting and maintaining strong, mutually beneficial corporate partnerships is important to achieving the goals and outcomes documented in K-State 2025: A Visionary Plan for Kansas State University.
Veterinarian warns dog owners about highly toxic rat poisons
As temperatures start to cool, your home may find some extra company of the unwanted, long-tailed, furry kind. But when seeking to get rid of rodents, make sure you aren't putting your pets at risk too, says a Kansas State University veterinarian.

Events

Game day refreshments today at the Beach Museum of Art
Join us at the Beach Museum of Art from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. today for game day refreshments.
Read full announcement | From Cindi Morris | September 18, 2014
Register today for a Grant Writing Workshop next Thursday
The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs will host the next Grant Writing Workshop at 1 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 25, so register today.
Read full announcement | From Caron Berges | September 18, 2014

Human resources/benefits/training

Fred Pryor Seminars, Career Track Training available to K-State employees at reduced rate
The state of Kansas has secured a training contract with Fred Pryor Seminars and CareerTrack Training, a company offering affordable, practical and convenient business training for all professionals.

Technology

New KSU Advisor Center in iSIS simplifies advising holds management
Advising Hold "A"
The new KSU Advisor Center in iSIS provides quick and easy management of advising holds directly from the My Advisees list. No more navigating through lots of screens to manage advising holds.

Volunteer opportunities

K-State Salina professors conducting divorced families research, seek study participants
Mindy Markham and Becky DeGreeff
Two Kansas State University Salina professors are collaborating on a study involving divorced, nonresidential parents and their adolescents, and how they use technology to communicate.
Read full announcement | From Julee Cobb | September 18, 2014

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