Women in the News

April 2013

For advocating globalization, continuing education dean named first recipient of International Leadership Award
Sue Maes, dean of the Division of Continuing Education at Kansas State University, has received national recognition for her efforts toward increasing globalization for the university and advocating for international collaboration.
Dyer receives honor from University of Kentucky
Ruth Dyer, senior vice provost for academic affairs, was inducted into the University of Kentucky College of Engineering Hall of Distinction on Friday, April 12.
Geographer recognized with research excellence award
Lisa Butler Harrington, professor of geography, was recognized with the Association of American Geographers Rural Geography Specialty Group’s John Fraser Hart Award for Research Excellence.
Dyer receives honor from University of Kentucky
Ruth Dyer, senior vice provost for academic affairs, was inducted into the University of Kentucky College of Engineering Hall of Distinction on Friday, April 12.

February 2013

Dog's best friend: University veterinarian on trail of Iditarod job
With one Iditarod Trail sled dog race under her belt, Kansas State University's Stephanie Oursler hopes one day to play an even more vital role in the grueling race from Anchorage to Nome, Alaska.

December 2012

Craig elected 2012-1013 Wampler eminent professor
Geraldine Craig, head of the department of art, was invited to be the 2012-2013 Dorothy Liskey Wampler eminent professor at the School of Art, Design and Art History at James Madison University, Harrisonburg, Va.

November 2012

Political prowess: Sue Peterson receives CASE award for enhancing relationship between university, government
Peterson, Kansas State University's director of governmental relations and assistant to the president, is receiving the 2011 Marvin D. "Swede" Johnson Achievement Award.

October 2012

Cindy Bontrager named interim vice president for administration and finance
Bontrager has been a part of the university for 23 years.
Susan Sun receives Lifetime Achievement Award from BioEnvironmental Polymer Society
Xiuzhi "Susan" Sun, university distinguished professor of grain science and industry, has received the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award from the BioEnvironmental Polymer Society.
Amy Button Renz receives first Amethyst Award for extraordinary contributions to university's mission
A new university honor celebrating the best of Kansas State University is going to the woman who leads more than 40,000 faithful alumni.

July 2012

Ann Smit named fellow of speech-language-hearing association
Ann Bosma Smit, professor in communication science and disorders, has been elected a Fellow of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.
Distinguished success: Canter tapped for one of nation's top dietetics honors
Deborah D. Canter, professor of dietetics at Kansas State University's College of Human Ecology and a longtime advocate for the dietetics profession, has been selected for one of the highest honors given by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
Ruth Dyer receives distinguished service award
The IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement Society has named Ruth A. Dyer, senior vice provost for academic affairs, the recipient of its 2011 Distinguished Service Award.

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