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Women of K-State
Office of the President
Kansas State University
110 Anderson Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506

Diana McElwain


WoKS Walks!

August 23 – December 6
12:00-1:00 p.m.
In front of Hale Library

On Wednesdays, WoKS walks! Join us every Wednesday from September 13 through December 6 to go on a walk over the lunch hour. We have mapped out a specific route that will take us through and around campus for 2.5 miles. This should only take us about 50 minutes. We know a lot of people get stuck at their desks over the lunch hour but let's make an effort to get moving on Wednesdays! You can take a look at the Campus Calorie Map here. Please check our Facebook for cancellations. We hope to see you there!

WoKS Walks Map

Start: South side of Hale Library - main entrance.
Walk east to mid campus drive and then north on mid campus drive and make a left onto Jardine drive
Make a left onto Denison Avenue and a left onto Claflin avenue
Make a right onto 17 street and continue to the Union and cross over the Bosco Plaza to McCain
From McCain back the starting point on the mid campus drive. 


What is Your Personal Energy?
WoKS Breakfast: KSRE Employee Resources Annual Conference

Wednesday, November 1, 2017
7:00-7:50 a.m.
K-State Student Union, Bluemont Room
Breakfast Provided

Please join the Women of K-State and K-State Research and Extension employees for breakfast as we examine our own personal energy! Dr. Stephanie Bannister from the Department of Education and Personal Development will facilitate a short program and conduct an energy audit – revealing how you might improve your energy lifestyle. Please RSVP for this event soon (and no later than Monday, October 30) as space is limited!


Pink Out Volleyball with WoKS

K-State vs. Texas
Wednesday, November 1, 2017
8:00 p.m.
Ahern Field House
$3.00 discounted tickets or $10.00 discounted ticket and food voucher

Join the Women of K-State as we cheer on the K-State Women’s Volleyball team as they play against Texas!  We will meet outside of the east gate (facing the K-State Student Union) at 7:40 p.m. to give everyone an opportunity to enjoy the game together – don’t forget to wear PINK!

1. Visit www.kstatesports.com/grouptickets
2. Enter the promo code: VB17WOMEN
3. Click Find Tickets
4. Enter the quantity of tickets that you would like to purchase and click Add to Cart
6. Select Delivery Method and click Checkout


Leadership Café – Dessert and Answers to All of Life’s Problems

Tuesday, November 7, 2017
11:30-1:00 p.m.
K-State Student Union, Flint Hills Room
Brownbag with drinks and dessert provided

The Women of K-State invite you to join us for a brownbag lunch with several K-State women who will share their experiences and facilitate discussion on a wide range of topics about leadership, life and career. Bring a sack lunch or grab lunch downstairs and join us in the Flint Hills Room. Enjoy lunch while networking, beginning at 11:30 a.m., followed by a more formal conversation beginning at noon.

If you would like to join us, please RSVP HERE by October 31, 2017.


The UPC and WoKS Celebrates 20 Years of Harry Potter

Friday, November 10, 2017
7-10:00 p.m.
K-State Student Union, Ballroom (2nd Floor)
Harry Potter themed attire encourage

The Women of K-State are headed to Hogworts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry to celebrate 20 years of Harry Potter. Sponsored by the Union Program Council, volunteers are requested to help staff four stations based around the popular Harry Potter Books. Themed stations included Herbology, Desserts and Potions. Volunteers are encouraged to help for one hour and/or stay afterwards to partake in the event. This event is expected to be big and exciting. Sign-up by Wednesday, November 8, to help make this event enjoyable for all ages!


WoKS and the American Association of University Women (AAUW) Present: Too Many of Us Can Say #MeToo

Monday, November 13, 2017
7-8:00 p.m.
K-State Student Union, Flint Hills Room
Snacks and Refreshments provided

Join us for an evening of high energy exchanges when Women of K-State and the American Association of University Women (AAUW) Manhattan branch host Ms. Traci Scott to share her thoughts on how women can better help protect each other from sexual harassment and sexual assault. Ms. Scott is the former 1st Infantry Division regional liaison officer at Fort Riley and has a distinguished career in communications that’s taken her from the CBS news set to campaign trails to the Middle East during Operation Iraqi Freedom. You won’t want to miss this! Please RSVP HERE by November 9, 2017.


Girls on the Run 5K

Saturday, Dec. 2
8:00 a.m.
Memorial Stadium, K-State Campus

Join the Women of K-State as we volunteer to support the Flint Hills GOTR 5K. The Run’s mission is to inspire girls to be joyful, healthy and confident using a fun, experience-based curriculum, which integrates running. The Women of K-State will help GOTR by providing volunteers, chalking around campus to show the route, provide words and phrases of encouragement, participate as a running buddy or by encouraging and running with other girls of all ages.


Link to volunteer: https://www.gotrflinthills.org/5k#show-volunteer

Link to register: https://www.gotrflinthills.org/5K