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K-State Today Student Edition

Monday, December 11, 2017

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

Millstones at Shellenberger Hall

The millstones at Shellenberger Hall were from an old gristmill that once operated in Manhattan.

From the administration

K-State Athletics December update with AD Gene Taylor
K-State Director of Athletics Gene Taylor shared updates on a busy fall for the Wildcats and items of note for the K-State Family as bowl season and the holidays approach.


Animal sciences and industry department to host undergraduate research forum Dec. 12
The Animal Sciences and Industry Undergraduate Research Forum will be 9-11 a.m. Dec. 12 in Weber Arena. Approximately 40 undergraduates in animal and food science will highlight their projects from this semester, with five $1,000 awards.
College of Business offers Lean Six Sigma introductory course
The College of Business Administration will offer a two-day introductory course in Lean Six Sigma and its methodologies. Three sessions will be offered in 2018: Jan. 11-12, May 14-15 and Aug. 16-17.

News and research

K-State Police help with Toys for Tots distribution
The Kansas State University Police Department will assist Marine Reserve Unit Detachment 1 Supply Company for the Toys for Tots Distribution from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday, Dec. 11, at the American Legion Post 17, 114 McCall Road, Manhattan.

Kudos, publications and presentations

Two K-Staters named recipients of Commerce Bank presidential awards for diversity excellence
Larry Moeder, assistant vice president for student life, director of student financial assistance and director of admissions, and Chelsea Turner, junior in American ethnic studies will be recognized at a reception on Jan. 23, 2018.
APDesign students earn honors in 'Go Viral' video competition
The APDesign Student Video Design Awards celebrate, encourage and inspire the next generation of designers.
Benyshek named 2017 K-State Animal Sciences and Industry Distinguished Alumnus
Larry Benyshek, this year's Kansas State University Department of Animal Sciences and Industry Distinguished Alumnus, has had a notable career as a researcher, professor, university department head and entrepreneur.

Volunteer opportunities

Volunteer for Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service
MLK Day of Service Flyer
Join the Staley School of Leadership Studies, Kansas State University and the surrounding Manhattan community for the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service on Monday, Jan. 15, 2018.