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K-State Today Student Edition

Monday, February 19, 2018

K-State Today Student Edition is a daily email providing K-State students a single source of timely K-State announcements.

K-State Today This Week with Wildcat Watch

K-State Today This Week with Wildcat Watch

From the administration

An update from AD Gene Taylor
In this update, K-State Athletics Director Gene Taylor looks back at a local visit from a basketball hall of famer, provides an update on the department's vision and goals for the short and long term and takes questions submitted by fans.


Exploring our democracy is focus of activities through February at Kansas State University
The organizer of the Living Democracy program is helping the Kansas State University community explore civil discourse, social justice and democracy throughout the spring semester.
Graduate students presenting Kansas-related research at Capitol Graduate Research Summit
The 15th Capitol Graduate Research Summit on Tuesday, Feb. 20, will feature 10 Kansas State University graduate students who research important Kansas topics, including highway safety, mental health, animal health and more.
Join Honor and Integrity System for K-State Integrity Week
K-State's Honor and Integrity System will host Integrity Week Feb. 19-22. Faculty, staff and students are invited to come show their support of integrity at K-State.
New Orleans Saints and Pelican's motion graphics manager and K-State alumnus Ben Fallin to speak as part of Sports Marketing Speaker Series
K-State alumnus Ben Fallin will be the featured speaker for the next installment of the Sports Marketing Speaker Series. Fallin is the senior motion graphics manager for both the NFL's New Orleans Saints and the NBA's New Orleans Pelicans.
Business Career Fair on Wednesday, Feb. 21
Students will have the chance to network with more than 80 employers to learn about internship and career opportunities at the Business Career Fair from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Feb. 21 in the K-State Student Union Ballroom.
Exhibit registration is open for All-University Open House
Open House Information
The Core Committee for All-University Open House is accepting registrations for student life exhibits. Open House runs from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 7. The deadline to register for a display table is Friday, March 9.
Cats For Inclusion Community Dialogue today
Flyer for event
The Cats for Inclusion Community Dialogue will be 6-8 p.m. today in Town Hall at the Leadership Studies Building. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Share your own stories, discuss and engage opportunities for learning and change.
RSVP deadline for Boyer/Switzer Lecture and Luncheon is Feb. 21
Tyjaun Lee
Tyjaun Lee, president of the Penn Valley campus at Metropolitan Community College in Kansas City, will speak at noon Feb. 23 in the Bluemont Room of the K-State Student Union for the Boyer/Switzer Lecture Series and Luncheon. The RSVP deadline is Feb. 21.
Next International Coffee Hour is Feb. 23
Coffee Hour: Ivory Coast.
Learn more about the Ivory Coast at the next Coffee Hour at 4 p.m. Friday, Feb. 23, at the International Student Center. Enjoy coffee and sample some Ivorian food.
The Library and Your Research: Getting A Head Start with the ETDR Writing Template today
Grad logo
Grad students: Take your scholarship to the next level with "The Library and Your Research.” Join K-State Libraries at 1:30 p.m. today in 407 Hale Library.

News and research

New campus lunch destination to open Feb. 20
Lacy's Fresh Fare and Catering will open for business on Feb. 20.
College of Education hosts 2018 ‘We the People’ state championships
College of Education faculty members hosted the statewide "We the People" competition that promotes civic competence and responsibility. Blue Valley Northwest High School won, earning $5,000 toward travel expenses to the national competition in D.C.

University life

WellCAT Ambassadors accepting applications for fall 2018
WellCAT Ambassadors Logo
The WellCAT Ambassadors program is a peer education program that functions under Lafene Health Center. Students who are interested can fill out an application online. Applications will be accepted through March 9.
Read full announcement | From Jenny Yuen | February 19, 2018
Reminder: Applications for Chimes Junior Honorary due Feb. 23
The deadline to apply for Chimes, K-State's junior class honorary, is 5 p.m. Feb. 23. Applications are available on Chimes' OrgSync page.

Volunteer opportunities

Earn $10 for participating in the Spatial Memory Test
Earn  for Participating in the Spatial Memory Test!
The ALIVE! Lab in the College of Architecture, Planning & Design is seeking participants from a range of disciplines for the Spatial Memory Test, a study that explores navigation strategies in a virtual urban environment.