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2017 Awards

This award celebrates the common experiences had at K-State with the 2017 common book, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

Individual Student Award 
Number of awards:1
Amount of Award:$1,000
Eligibility:Any current K-State student
Submission Deadline:Friday, December 1, 2017 by 11:59 pm
Description:

Students are invited to submit their experience with Mark Haddon’s The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time. Your experience can be shared through a non-fiction essay, creative writing, music, video, visual art, performance art, or some other medium. Entries should indicate the basis for your experience, such as the book, #GetCurious lecture, a classroom discussion, or some other KSBN-sponsored event, program, or assigned reading selection. 

Need inspiration? Try one of the questions below:

  • Christopher associates red cars with luck. Do you have superstitions that guide your experience?
  • Christopher accomplishes the task of passing his A-level Maths exam. What academic goal to you have for this year, and how will you accomplish it?
  • Christopher spends a great deal of time figuring out a situation without help. How does Christopher's experience resonate with your experience as a college student navigating K-State?
Apply:Application Form 

 

Student Group Award
Number of awards1
Amount of Award:$250
EligibilityCenter for Student Involvement registered student groups, K-State learning communities, and K-State residence
Submission Deadline:Friday, December 1, 2017 by 11:59 pm
Description:

Please share your group’s experience with The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time. You can share that experience through whatever medium you prefer. Entries should indicate in some specific way how your group interacted with The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time and/or with one of the events on campus, such as the #GetCurious lecture, the lecture series, a classroom experience, or some other event or program. For the group application process, please also provide a short (100-150 word) description of how your group would use the $250 award. (Note: The funds may not be donated to another group or organization, and the money must be spent by your group during the Spring 2018 semester.)

Apply:Application Form 

 

Faculty/Staff Award

Number of awards:1
EligibilityCurrent K-State faculty and staff
Submission Deadline:Friday, December 1, 2017 by 11:59 pm
Description:Faculty and staff are invited to submit their learning activities related to the 2017 common reading selection, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time. Activities may include, but are not limited to, paper assignments, events, discussions, and programs.One outstanding activity will be selected based on:
  • Creative application of theme(s) from the book
  • Engagement of students in program, project, or activity
  • Demonstrated enthusiasm for enhancing the educational experience at K-State 
Apply: Application Form 

 

Past Winners

Faculty Winners

2016- Donald Saucier

2015 - Be Stoney

2014 -Charles Sanders

2013-Dan Ireton, Joelle Pitts, and Ben Ward

2012-Laura Donnelly

2011-L. Sue Williams

Student Winners

2016- Mawi Sonna, Individual Award, and League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC), Group Award

2014-Muriel Eaton

2013-Brett Bachman

2012-Jamie Westphal

2011-Shana Gordon, Eric Hampton, Mathew McKernan, Kelly Novosel, and Emilio Quezada