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.

October 2020

Oct. 21, 2020>> Updates on COVID-19 in K-State communities in K-State Today

Oct. 20, 2020>> From the President and Provost: Don't become complacent in K-State Today

Oct. 19, 2020>> Updates to the fall COVID-19 compliance survey dates in K-State Today

Oct. 16, 2020>> A summary of university updates related to COVID-19 in K-State Today

Oct. 15, 2020>> High-dose flu vaccine available at Lafene Health Center in K-State Today

Oct. 14, 2020>> Updates on COVID-19 in K-State communities in K-State Today

Oct. 9, 2020>> A summary of university updates related to COVID-19 in K-State Today

Oct. 9, 2020>> COVID-19 compliance survey results available in K-State Today

Oct. 8, 2020>> Symptom tracker available to campus communities in K-State Today

Oct. 7, 2020>> Updates on COVID-19 in K-State communities in K-State Today

Oct. 6, 2020>> New program supports student employees who need to stay in quarantine, isolation in K-State Today

Oct. 6, 2020>> Lafene Health Center's main entrance now open in K-State Today

Oct. 5, 2020>> COVID-19 compliance survey available for faculty, staff in K-State Today

Oct. 5, 2020>> COVID-19 virtual counseling sessions offered to faculty and staff in K-State Today

Oct. 5, 2020>> K-State Polytechnic offers on-campus COVID-19 testing in K-State Today

Oct. 2, 2020>> A summary of university updates related to COVID-19 in K-State Today

September 2020

Sept. 30, 2020>> K-State expands testing to offer voluntary asymptomatic testing for students, rewards available in K-State Today

Sept. 30, 2020>> Updates on COVID-19 in K-State communities in K-State Today

Sept. 29, 2020>> Lafene Health Center to host additional flu vaccine clinics in K-State Today

Sept. 29, 2020>> K-State Custodial Worker Appreciation Week in K-State Today

Sept. 28, 2020>> Why face coverings work in K-State Today

Sept. 28, 2020>> COVID-19 virtual counseling sessions offered to faculty and staff in K-State Today

Sept. 25, 2020>> A summary of university updates related to COVID-19 in K-State Today

Sept. 25, 2020>> COVID-19 compliance survey results available in K-State Today

Sept. 24, 2020>> Resources for students in need in K-State Today

Sept. 23, 2020>> Revised dates for fall commencement ceremonies in K-State Today

Sept. 23, 2020>> Updates on COVID-19 in K-State communities in K-State Today

Sept. 23, 2020>> Lafene Health Center offering walk-in flu vaccine clinics this week in K-State Today

Sept. 22, 2020>> Get your flu shot this fall in K-State Today

Sept. 22, 2020>> Practical advice and information on living life during a pandemic with Kansas Health Secretary Dr. Lee Norman on YouTube and Instagram Live

Sept. 21, 2020 >> COVID-19 compliance survey available for faculty, staff in K-State Today

Sept. 18, 2020>> Reminders about the face coverings and physical distancing policy in K-State Today

Sept. 18, 2020>> A summary of university updates related to COVID-19 in K-State Today

Sept. 16, 2020>> Updates on COVID-19 in K-State communities in K-State Today

Sept. 16, 2020>> Instagram Live with KDHE Secretary Norman on Thursday in K-State Today

Sept. 15, 2020>> K-State partners with Riley County Health Department to expand contact tracing in K-State Today

Sept. 14, 2020>> Lafene Health Center offers COVID-19 testing at no charge for students, faculty and staff in K-State Today

Sept. 14, 2020>> Workshops available at Counseling Services in K-State Today

Sept. 14, 2020>> COVID-19 compliance survey results available in K-State Today

Sept. 11, 2020>> Spring 2021 academic calendar adjustment and spring 2021 planning in K-State Today

Sept. 11, 2020>> Tips to stay safe this weekend in K-State Today

Sept. 11, 2020>> A summary of university updates related to COVID-19 in K-State Today

Sept. 10, 2020>> Updates on COVID-19 in K-State communities in K-State Today

Sept. 9, 2020>> Families First Coronavirus Response Act leave, resources for faculty and staff in K-State Today

Sept. 9. 2020>> Riley County COVID-19 update in K-State Today

Sept. 8, 2020>> Employee EWAW kits are here in K-State Today

Sept. 8, 2020>>COVID-19 compliance survey available for faculty, staff in K-State Today

Sept. 8, 2020>> Health department identifies new COVID-19 outbreak in K-State Today

Sept. 4, 2020>> A summary of university updates related to COVID-19 in K-State Today

Sept. 4, 2020>> Wildcats encouraged to stay in Manhattan, Salina, Johnson County this holiday weekend in K-State Today

Sept. 4, 2020>> Tips to reduce COVID-19 risk while having a social life in K-State Today

Sept. 4, 2020>> Progress reports to replace midterm grades in K-State Today

Sept. 3, 2020>> Health department identifies additional COVID-19 outbreak in K-State Today

Sept. 3, 2020>> Understanding COVID-19 testing in K-State Today

Sept. 2, 2020>> Updates on COVID-19 in K-State communities in K-State Today

Sept. 2, 2020>> What is contact tracing? in K-State Today

Sept. 1, 2020>> A message about decision-making process for campus operations in K-State Today

Sept. 1, 2020>> What are isolation and quarantine? in K-State Today

Sept. 1, 2020>> Symptom tracker available through Lafene Health Center portal in K-State Today

August 2020

Aug. 31, 2020>> What is a close contact? in K-State Today

Aug. 28, 2020>> A summary of university updates related to COVID-19 in K-State Today

Aug. 27, 2020>> Face covering policy enforcement for students in K-State Today

Aug. 26, 2020>> From the President: Updates to face covering policies and other safety efforts in K-State Today

Aug. 26, 2020>> K-State launches online dashboard to track COVID-19 data in K-State Today

Aug. 25, 2020>> Support and guidance for students with COVID-19-related absences in K-State Today

Aug. 24, 2020>> K-State expands COVID-19 testing capacity; conducts voluntary surveillance testing of students in K-State Today

Aug. 20, 2020>> A summary of university updates related to COVID-19 in K-State Today

Aug. 19, 2020>> COVID-19 mitigation behavior student survey results in K-State Today

Aug. 19, 2020>> Understanding close contacts and contact tracing in K-State Today

Aug. 19, 2020>> Cats' Cupboard now open to drop-in visitors in K-State Today

Aug. 19, 2020>> JP's Sports Grill and Union Station by JP's Gastropub reopen in K-State Today

Aug. 19, 2020>> Recreational Services Outdoor Rental Center reopens today in K-State Today

Aug. 18, 2020>> Two new COVID-19 outbreaks in Riley County from Riley County Health Department

Aug. 18, 2020>> K-State leaders urge personal responsibility in K-State Today Special Issue

Aug. 18, 2020>> Every Wildcat A Wellcat: Employee wellness kits in K-State Today

Aug. 17, 2020>> Welcome back, students in K-State Today

Aug. 17, 2020>> Recreational Services begins Phase 2 of reopening today in K-State Today

Aug. 14, 2020>> A summary of university changes related to COVID-19 in K-State Today

Aug. 13, 2020>> Flexibility guidance for supervisors, faculty and staff in K-State Today

Aug. 12, 2020>> Every Wildcat A Wellcat student wellness kits available for distribution in K-State Today

Aug. 11, 2020>> Federal funding to assist with COVID-19 expenses in K-State Today

Aug. 10, 2020>> BRI researchers highlight COVID-19 work during Gov. Kelly visit in K-State Today

Aug. 7, 2020>> University-community partnership eases COVID-19 testing shortage, receives commendation from state of Kansas from News and Communications Services

Aug. 7, 2020>> A summary of university changes related to COVID-19 in K-State Today

Aug. 7, 2020>> Students must complete face covering, COVID-19 training in K-State Today

Aug. 7, 2020>> Fall 2020 checklist for students in K-State Today

Aug. 7, 2020>> University Printing offering curbside pickup and delivery services in K-State Today

Aug. 6, 2020>> University requests updated reawakening plans in K-State Today

Aug. 5, 2020>> Come back, 'Cats: Fall 2020 guide for students in K-State Today

Aug. 5, 2020>> Check updates to fall 2020 class schedules in K-State Today

Aug. 3, 2020>> New published study from K-State virologists identifies potential COVID-19 treatment from News and Communications Services

Aug. 3, 2020>> Virtual town hall meeting Aug. 11 for K-State faculty and staff in K-State Today

July 2020

July 31, 2020>> A summary of university changes related to COVID-19 in K-State Today

July 31, 2020>> Come Back 'Cats: Employee return to campus updates in K-State Today

July 31, 2020>> University Operations preparations for the fall semester in K-State Today

July 31, 2020>> University Printing taking orders for health and wellness graphics, signage in K-State Today

July 30, 2020>> Op-ed: Together we can meet this challenge in K-State Today and media outlets

July 29, 2020>> Every Wildcat A Wellcat student survey in K-State Today

July 27, 2020>> Hale Library's first floor, Weigel Library, Math/Physics Library will open Aug. 3 in K-State Today

July 27, 2020>> New student online ID requests in K-State Today

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

July 23, 2020>> Fall term syllabi statements in K-State Today

July 22, 2020>> K-State finalizes tuition and fees, refund policies for fall semester in K-State Today

July 22, 2020>> Update on evaluation processes for faculty in K-State Today

July 22, 2020>> Recreational Services to begin phased reopening on Monday, Aug. 3 in K-State Today

July 22, 2020>> Tips to prepare for returning to K-State in K-State Today

July 22, 2020>> K-State-led research consortium uses artificial intelligence to find promising drugs for COVID-19 treatment from News and Communications Services

July 20, 2020>> Two-part Community Action Talk features COVID-19 panel discussion in K-State Today

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

July 17, 2020>> K-State study first to show SARS-CoV-2, which causes COVID-19, not transmitted by mosquitoes from News and Communications Services

July 17, 2020>> University allows flexibility for mid-year and annual reviews of USS and unclassified professional staff in K-State Today

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

July 15, 2020>> DHS withdraws guidelines for international students taking online classes only in K-State Today

July 14, 2020>> College of Education study finds top challenges of Kansas K-12 teachers in COVID-19 crisis from News and Communications Services

July 13, 2020>> University signs research agreement for COVID-19 vaccine candidate from News and Communications Services

July 13, 2020>> A new child care and education partnership: Kansas Institute for Early Childhood Education and Research 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 9, 2020>> University hosting drive-thru flour distribution from News and Communications Services.

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