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KSUnite Event Schedule 

Students, faculty and staff joined together for KSUnite on Tuesday, Oct. 9, to reaffirm who we are, what we value and what we stand for as the K-State family.

By the Hour

TimeEventLocation 
10 a.m.Session 1: "Free Speech, Diversity and Inclusion" 
until 10:45 a.m.
K-State Student Union, Big 12 room
 Session 2: "Campus safety: Best strategies for safety both on and off campus" 
until 10:45 a.m.
K-State Student Union, Cottonwood room
 Session 3: Empowering First-Generation Student Success 
until 10:45 a.m.
K-State Student Union, Bluemont room
 

Identity Round-tables - Identity and multicultural communities at K-State

These are open conversations where anyone who is interested in dialogues on various topics that are moderated by K-State faculty and staff can attend and participate.



K-State Student Union east wing:

  • Room 203 - Religion and Spirituality
  • Room 204 - Voices of Color
  • Room 206 - Spectrum of Sexuality and Gender Identity
  • Room 207 - First Generation Students and Experiences
  • Room 209 - Faculty and Staff Affinity Organizations Multicultural Student Organization Office and Veteran Center
  • Room 217 - Veterans and Military Affiliates
 11 a.m.Session 1: "Wildcat Dialogues: Developing Skills for Leading Courageous Conversations" 
until 11:45 a.m.
K-State Student Union, Flint Hills room
 Session 2: "The Hate U Give": A Public Conversation 
until 11:45 a.m.
K-State Student Union, Big 12 room
 Session 3: "Removing Microagressions from our campus. Everyday strategies for a healthy community"
until 11:45 a.m 
K-State Student Union, Bluemont room
 

Identity Round-tables - Identity and multicultural communities at K-State

These are open conversations where anyone who is interested in dialogues on various topics that are moderated by K-State faculty and staff can attend and participate.

K-State Student Union east wing:

  • Room 203 - Religion and Spirituality
  • Room 204 - Voices of Color
  • Room 206 - Spectrum of Sexuality and Gender Identity
  • Room 207 - First Generation Students and Experiences
  • Room 209 - Faculty and Staff Affinity Organizations Multicultural Student Organization Office and Veteran Center
  • Room 217 - Veterans and Military Affiliates
1 p.m.Unity Walk to K-State Student Union
until 1:20 p.m.
K-State Student Union, main ballroom
1:20 p.m.Welcome by Jordan Kiehl, 2018-2019 student body president K-State Student Union, main ballroom
 Welcome and comments by Richard B. Myers, president of Kansas State University K-State Student Union, main ballroom
 Introduction of Dr. Bryan Samuel, chief diversity and inclusion officer, by Paloma Roman, current studentK-State Student Union, main ballroom
 Introduction of presentation of student speakers by Ryan Kelly, current studentK-State Student Union, main ballroom
 Student speaker presentations by Vedant Kulkarni, International community student, Adam Carr, LGBT community studentJordan Peyton, Multicultural community studentKaitlyn Cherry, Accessibility Services former student 
K-State Student Union, main ballroom
 Introduction of keynote speaker by Ayana Belk, current studentK-State Student Union, main ballroom
 Keynote address by Dr. Bernard Franklin, vice president for student life, Mount Saint Mary's University K-State Student Union, main ballroom
 K-State Marching Band arrives and plays This Is Me from The Greatest ShowmanK-State Student Union, main ballroom
3-4 p.m.Session 1: K-State Multicultural Center update by Adrian Rodriguez, associate vice president for student life of diversity and multicultural student affairs K-State Student Union, main ballroom
 

Identity Round-tables - Identity and multicultural communities at K-State

These are open conversations where anyone who is interested in dialogues on various topics that are moderated by K-State faculty and staff can attend and participate.

K-State Student Union east wing:

  • Room 203 - Religion and Spirituality
  • Room 204 - Voices of Color
  • Room 206 - Spectrum of Sexuality and Gender Identity
  • Room 207 - First Generation Students and Experiences
  • Room 209 - Faculty and Staff Affinity Organizations Multicultural Student Organization Office and Veteran Center
  • Room 217 - Veterans and Military Affiliates
 4-5 p.m.

Identity Round-tables - Identity and multicultural communities at K-State

These are open conversations where anyone who is interested in dialogues on various topics that are moderated by K-State faculty and staff can attend and participate.

 K-State Student Union east wing:
  • Room 203 - Religion and Spirituality
  • Room 204 - Voices of Color
  • Room 206 - Spectrum of Sexuality and Gender Identity
  • Room 207 - First Generation Students and Experiences
  • Room 209 - Faculty and Staff Affinity Organizations Multicultural Student Organization Office and Veteran Center
  • Room 217 - Veterans and Military Affiliates