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K-State Today

November 13, 2014



Harth receives Rising Star Award

By Rosanna Vail

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Kathryn Harth, conference coordinator for Kansas State University Global Campus Conferences and Noncredit Programs, received the 2014 Association for Continuing Higher Education Rising Star Award at the association's conference Oct. 27-29 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

The award is given to an employee of a member institution or organization with no more than five years of experience in continuing education who has either developed or extended an outstanding program or division within a continuing education unit.

Harth is responsible for the development and coordination of national conferences both for the university and for outside organizations.

She is the coordinator for one of the largest conferences for K-State Global Campus, the Academic Chairpersons Conference, an award-winning annual national conference for academic chairpersons, administrators and faculty from all areas of higher education.

"Kathryn Harth has been with Kansas State University for almost four years and in that time she continually provides the best in customer service to each of her on-campus clients as well as those outside of the university," said Jeff Wolfe, director of conferences and noncredit programs at K-State. "Kathryn always receives rave reviews from her clients on her attention to detail, ability to stay within budget and for being proactive in taking one's conference to the next level of success."

Harth also has served on the All-University Campaign for Kansas State University and on the advisory council for the School of Music, Theatre, and Dance.

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