Monday, August 31, 2015

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

From the administration

A letter from A.D. John Currie
K-State's Athletics Director John Currie writes about sportsmanship, a gift from Jordy and Emily Nelson, The Barclays and PGA golfer and former Wildcat Robert Streb, and updates with K-State Athletics staff.

Events

Self-Esteem and Empowerment for Women support group
Using the book "Self-Esteem and Empowerment for Women," a support group will focus on eliminating chaos in life, increasing self-esteem, developing skills for assertiveness, letting go of the need to be perfect, overcoming hurt and coping with stress.
Psi Chi presents Grad School: Panel and Questions
The Kansas State University Chapter of Psi Chi, the national honor society in psychology, will host a panel of faculty and current graduate students to discuss graduate school from 4:30-5:20 p.m. Sept. 2 in 5102 Bluemont Hall.
'Tonight Show' great Jay Leno performs Sept. 11 at Kansas State University's McCain Auditorium
Emmy Award-winning talk show host Jay Leno is coming to Kansas State University's McCain Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 11. Also appearing with Leno will be special guest Emily West.

News

Office of Student Activities and Services, Union IT relocate
In preparation for the upcoming K-State Student Union renovation, several offices, departments and organizations in the Union are relocating.
K-State Libraries accepting applications for student ambassadors through Sept. 3
student ambassadors
All students — whether first-year undergrads or doctoral candidates — are invited to become part of a select group that works to elevate K-State Libraries. Applications are due by Sept. 3.
Program for new teachers featured on KMAN
WeAreEdCats
A new program in the College of Education will be the topic of discussion on a local radio show this morning.

Student Life

New academic year, same great resource: Office of Student Life
Office of Student Life provides assistance to K-State students by supporting and advocating on behalf of students who are experiencing a variety of concerns.

Publications and presentations

APDesign and School of Music, Theatre, and Dance collaborate to produce 'Les Misérables'
Show Finale
As the spring semester drew to a close in May, the College of Architecture, Planning & Design and School of Music, Theatre, and Dance were hard at work producing a professional theatre production of "Les Misérables."

Volunteer opportunities

Freshmen needed for a nutrition and health study
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All first-year students may be eligible to participate in a nutrition and health study that is designed to help college freshmen improve their dietary intake, increase physical activity, and improve overall stress management.