Awards and Recognition
Faculty at K-State who make significant contributions to teaching, research, and mentoring graduate students are recognized by the Graduate School with annual awards. Additional awards to recognize faculty are coordinated by the Office of the Provost and the Office of the President.
Commerce Bank and WT Kemper Foundation Distinguished Graduate Faculty Award
The Commerce Bank and WT Kemper Foundation Distinguished Graduate Faculty Award honors current members of the graduate faculty who are recognized nationally and internationally for their outstanding scholarly achievements and for their contributions to graduate education at the university. Recipients of the award will receive an honorarium, are recognized during the fall Graduate School commencement ceremony and during a public lecture to the campus community.
Ervin W. Segebrecht Honorarium
The Segebrecht Award was established in 1985 by Ervin W. and Margaret Segebrecht and their children to recognize “those professors at Kansas State who provided inspiration and excellence in teaching” for Mr. Segebrecht, a 1938 graduate of KSU. Eligibility for the award is restricted to professors in the Departments of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, and candidates are to be judged on the basis of “excellence in classroom instruction and research and published manuscripts in technical publications."