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Diversity and Multicultural Student Affairs

Diversity and Multicultural Student Affairs
Kansas State University
224 Anderson Hall
919 Mid-Campus Drive North
Manhattan, KS 66506

Office Hours:
M-F: 8-12pm / 1pm-5pm

785-532-6276 office
785-532-6339 fax

Morris Family Multicultural Student Center

Kansas State University
Morris Family Multicultural Student Center
915 Mid-Campus Drive South
Manhattan, KS 66506

Summer Hours:
M-F: 8am-5pm


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16th Annual Midwest HALO Encuentro

Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022 | 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. | FREE

The Hispanic American Leadership Organization at Kansas State University would like to invite you to this unique event. The goal of the Encuentro is to provide an environment where students can learn about the unexpected challenges they may encounter during their collegiate years, and how others before have overcome those challenges and attained their educational goals. It is also an educational tool that assists in Latino student identity development.

Registration - Closes Sept. 26th, 2022 @ 5:00pm

Registration for the Encuentro Leadership conference is FREE and now open for schools and organizations. Please use the link below to register.

> Register Your School / Group Here!

Conference Schedule

9:00-9:30 a.m.Arrive to Campus, Browsing Fair
9:30-9:40 a.m.Welcome
9:40-9:45 a.m.Introduction of Keynote Speaker
9:45-10:30 a.m.Keynote Address
10:30-10:40 a.m.Transition to Breakout Sessions
10:40-11:25 a.m.Breakout Session One
11:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m.Breakout Session Two
12:15-12:30 p.m.Lunch + Entertainment
12:45-1:30 p.m.Student Panel
1:30-2:00 p.m.Closing Remarks & Surveys
2:00-3:00 p.m.Campus Tour (Optional)

Keynote Speakers: Coming Soon

Breakout Session Workshops: Coming Soon


Please contact us if you are in need of funding for transportation or hotel accommodations. Please direct any questions you might have to our Director of Multicultural Programs & Services, Mirta Chavez at 785-532-6276 or mirta@k-state.edu or Project Administrator, Adam Carr at arcarr@k-state.edu.

DMSA will not provide Parking Passes for this event. 

Thank you to our sponsors: Kansas Department of Children and Families, Koch Industries, Cargill, K-State HALO, United States Hispanic Leadership Institute.

Connect with K-State HALO:

Instagram Logo with Link to HALO Account   Twitter Logo with Link to HALO Account   Website Icon with Link to HALO webpage

*Please note that photos may be taken throughout the day that may be used by Kansas State University or the Kansas Department of Children and Families publications. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us.*