COVID-19 Communications

For easy access to important COVID-19-related news, selected communications are highlighted below. For a complete list of university news, read K-State Today, K-State Today for Students and K-State Today Special Issue.

July 2020

July 16, 2020>> An update from Provost Taber on finalizing the fall 2020 academic schedule in K-State Today

July 10, 2020>> Administrative furloughs among the ways K-State to address budget shortfalls in K-State Today Special Issue

July 10, 2020>> A summary of university changes related to COVID-19 in K-State Today

July 10, 2020>> University Printing taking advance orders for health and wellness graphics, signage in K-State Today

July 7, 2020>> An update from Provost Taber on planning for fall 2020 in K-State Today

July 7, 2020>> Every Wildcat A Wellcat campaign launches to encourage health and safety in K-State Today

July 2, 2020>> A summary of university changes related to COVID-19 in K-State Today

June 2020

June 26, 2020>> An update from President Myers about the fall semester in K-State Today

June 26, 2020>> A summary of university changes related to COVID-19 in K-State Today

June 23, 2020>> New face covering policy update strives to protect K-Staters in K-State Today

June 23, 2020>> Classroom assessment and planning for fall semester in K-State Today

June 19, 2020>> A summary of university changes related to COVID-19 in K-State Today

June 16, 2020>> Dates for fall graduation ceremonies set in K-State Today

June 15, 2020>> Emergency funds available for furloughed K-State employees through the KSU Foundation from News and Communications Services

June 12, 2020>> A summary of university changes related to COVID-19 in K-State Today

June 9, 2020>> Kansas State University sets fall semester return plans, adjusts fall academic calendar in K-State Today

June 9, 2020>> K-State announces residence hall, dining center updates for fall 2020 in K-State Today

June 8, 2020>> K-State moved to phase 3 of the university's reopening plan in Phased Reopening Plan

June 5, 2020>> A summary of university changes related to COVID-19 in K-State Today

June 3, 2020>> Kansas State University announces third round of emergency furloughs in K-State Today

June 1, 2020>> K-State to follow state guidance, remain in phase 2 of the university's reopening plan in K-State Today

June 1, 2020>> Project management framework announced for reawakening efforts in K-State Today

 

May 2020

May 28, 2020>> K-State financial planning therapist helps develop MoneyTalk digital tool; offers tips to cope with COVID-19 financial stress from news and communications services

May 22, 2020>> Phase 2 of university's reopening plan starts Friday, May 22 in K-State Today

May 22, 2020>> A summary of university changes related to COVID-19 in K-State Today

May 21, 2020>> Middendorf contributes to forum on postsecondary response to COVID-19 in K-State Today

May 21, 2020>> Op-ed: Discipline and strength required to vanquish pandemic foe in K-State Today 

May 20, 2020>> The Art Department supports Healthcare workers by joining in the Production of 3D Printed PPE Face Shields in K-State Today

May 18, 2020>> Take advantage of special enrollment periods to keep health insurance from K-State Research and Extension

May 18, 2020>> New academic working group formed in K-State Today

May 15, 2020>> Kansas State University announces additional emergency furloughs in K-State Today

May 15, 2020>> A recap of university changes and news related to COVID-19 in K-State Today

May 14, 2020>> Payment on student loans hits a pause, but keep paying if you can from news and communications services

May 14, 2020>> Governor extends updates to State Employee Health Plan in K-State Today

May 14, 2020>> K-State veterinary faculty target new ways to confront COVID-19 from news and communications services

May 14, 2020>> Infectious disease expert offers road map for future COVID-19 research; investigates potential therapeutic options at Biosecurity Research Institute from news and communications services

May 13, 2020>> COVID-19 lease addendum may be option for off-campus student tenants in K-State Today

May 13, 2020>> Facilities Storeroom to assist with purchasing COVID-related sanitation supplies in K-State Today

May 12, 2020>> Model of beef cattle, transportation industries as critical infrastructures reveals vulnerabilities from news and communications services

May 11, 2020>> K-State veterinarian shares tips for a bite-free quarantine from news and communications services

May 8, 2020>> A summary of university changes related to COVID-19 in K-State Today

May 7, 2020>> Temporary policy change to address financial holds and facilitate enrollment in K-State Today

May 6, 2020>> K-State keeping rural, urban Kansans on the forefront of COVID-19 knowledge from news and communications services

May 6, 2020>> Kansas farmer who donated mask to NY receives overdue degree from K-State in K-State Today

May 6, 2020>> University releases reopening plan in K-State Today 

May 4, 2020>> A summary of university changes related to COVID-19 in K-State Today 

May 4, 2020>> Looking ahead to the fall semester in K-State Today 

May 1, 2020>> CARES Act funding distribution available in K-State Today

 

April 2020

April 29, 2020>> K-State addresses budget steps regarding pandemic in K-State Today Special Issue 

April 28, 2020>> K-State begins offering COVID-19 testing for university students, employees in K-State Today 

April 24, 2020>> A summary of university changes related to COVID-19 in K-State Today 

April 17, 2020>> Faculty and staff invited to Virtual Town Hall with K-State administrators in K-State Today 

April 17, 2020>> A summary of university changes related to COVID-19 in K-State Today 

April 15, 2020>> Kansas State University to extend limit on face-to-face events through July 31 in K-State Today 

April 13, 2020>> Remote teaching and learning will continue for summer school 2020 in K-State Today

April 10, 2020>> A summary of university changes related to COVID-19 in K-State Today 

April 4, 2020>> Positive COVID-19 case on K-State's Manhattan campus in K-State Today Special Issue 

 

March 2020

March 28, 2020>> Employee roles during Stay at Home order in K-State Today Special Issue

March 18, 2020>> Faculty and staff to remain off campus unless deemed mission critical in K-State Today Special Issue

March 18, 2020>> Kansas State University initiates hiring freeze in K-State Today Special Issue 

March 18, 2020>> Move-out plan for residence halls; students to receive prorated refunds in K-State Today Special Issue

March 16, 2020>> Kansas State University to limit operations through end of semester in K-State Today Special Issue

March 15, 2020>> Limited operations status for all campuses in K-State Today Special Issue 

March 14, 2020>> K-State announces limited operations for on-campus housing in K-State Today Special Issue

March 14, 2020>> All K-State in-person events and meetings canceled in K-State Today Special Issue 

March 14, 2020>> University bans all university-affiliated or sponsored travel in K-State Today Special Issue

March 13, 2020>> President Richard Myers issues guidance to students on returning to campus communities in K-State Today Special Issue

March 13, 2020>> Practice social distancing to mitigate spread of novel coronavirus in K-State Today for Students

March 12, 2020>> Kansas State University suspending in-person classes from news and communications services

March 12, 2020>> Urgent message from President Myers regarding novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in K-State Today Special Issue 

March 11, 2020>> Coronavirus, COVID-19 update on university planning in K-State Today

March 10, 2020>> Employee questions about COVID-19 answered in K-State Today

March 6, 2020>> Mitigating impacts to student instruction due to COVID-19 in K-State Today

March 6, 2020>> Share facts, not fear of coronavirus in K-State Today

March 5, 2020>> University issues travel ban for countries with warnings in K-State Today

March 4, 2020>> Spring break and COVID-19 in K-State Today

 

February 2020

Feb. 28, 2020>> Coronavirus, COVID-19 update for K-Staters in K-State Today

Feb. 28, 2020>> University licenses technology for coronavirus and norovirus compounds from news and communications services

Feb. 17, 2020>> Coronavirus update from Lafene Health Center in K-State Today

 

January 2020

Jan. 29, 2020>> Message from KDHE on coronavirus in K-State Today 

Jan. 27, 2020>> KDHE update on coronavirus for universities in K-State Today

Jan. 24, 2020>> Update on coronavirus in K-State Today