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Discover K-State

Human Capital Services (HCS) invites all new employees to attend the Discover K-State Lunch and Learn Series. This program is designed to provide a deeper dive into many topics employees should be made aware to help them integrate into the larger K-State community.

 

Discover K-State Lunch & Learn Series

Sessions Available

The Discover K-State Lunch & Learn Series will offer sessions throughout the year. Designed as a brown-bag event, these sessions will occur over the lunch hour (11:30-1:00 p.m.) at various locations across campus. Please review the program schedule for further details.


August 20, 2019

Happiness in Manhappiness

Learn about the community surrounding K-State and the many opportunities to get involved and/or explore the region around you. This session will help provide resources for work-life balance within the Flint Hills Region.

Location: College of Business Building, RM 4061
Presented by TBD

Register Now.  Deadline August 16, 2019.

 

August 29, 2019

Well-being at K-State

Join us as we learn about the resources and services available to K-State employees that support wellness and overall good health. In this session, we discuss the services available at both Lafene Health Center and the Chester E. Peters Recreation Complex. A tour of the recreation complex will also be provided.

Location: Chester E. Peters Recreation Complex
Presented by Lafene Health Center and Recreational Services

Register Now. Deadline Aug. 27, 2019.


September 17, 2019

Saving for Retirement: A New Employee Perspective

Location: Leadership Studies, RM 201
Presented by VOYA

It is never too early to start preparing for retirement. Join representatives from VOYA Financial as they talk about tips and tools to help you prepare for your golden years.

Register Now. Deadline Sept. 16, 2019.


October 10, 2019

Legal Landscape

Come engage in a discussion about "to-dos" and "to-don'ts" of higher education law. This session is designed to help employees know the role of the University's Office of General Counsel, as well as common legal issues at a university. The discussion will include topics such as student privacy, records requests, First Amendment and free speech, contracts, reporting obligations, key policies, field trips with students, internships and volunteers, nepotism, and conflicts of interest.

Location: Bluemont Room, K-State Student Union
Presented by the Office of General Counsel

Register Now. Deadline October 10, 2019.

 

October 17, 2019

Well-being at K-State

Join us as we learn about the components of personal wellbeing. In this session, we explore resources and services available for K-State employees to support wellness and overall good health. A tour of the recreation complex will also be provided.

Location: Chester E. Peters Recreation Complex, RM 138
Presented by Lafene Health Center, Human Capital Services and Recreational Services

Register Now. Deadline October 16, 2019.


November 14, 2019

Saving for Retirement: A New Employee Perspective

Location: Leadership Studies, RM 201
Presented by TIAA

It is never too early to start preparing for retirement. Join representatives from VOYA Financial as they talk about tips and tools to help you prepare for your golden years.

Register Now. Deadline Nov. 13, 2019.


January 16, 2020

Saving for Retirement: A New Employee Perspective

Location: K-State Student Union, RM 206
Presented by VOYA

Registration information coming soon.

 

February 13, 2020

Well-being at K-State

Join us as we learn about the components of personal wellbeing. In this session, we explore resources and services available for K-State employees to support wellness and overall good health. A tour of the recreation complex will also be provided.

Location: Chester E. Peters Recreation Complex, RM 138
Presented by Lafene Health Center, Human Capital Services and Recreational Services

Register Now. Deadline February 12, 2020.

 

February 18, 2020

Happiness in Manhappiness

Learn about the community surrounding K-State and the many opportunities to get involved and/or explore the region around you. This session will help provide resources for work-life balance within the Flint Hills Region.

Location: K-State Student Union, RM 206
Presented by TBD

Register Now. Deadline February 17, 2020.

 

Frequently Asked Questions

Is this program mandatory?

All new employees are strongly encouraged to attend this program as it establishes a strong foundation for their new employment at Kansas State University.

 

Who should plan to attend this program?
  • All new benefits-eligible employees (faculty, unclassified and university support staff) who desire a deeper understanding of K-State.
  • Rehires that have been away form three or more years