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Monday, April 22, 2019

KSUnite Weekly, published every Monday, shares inclusion and diversity news and events.

KSUnite

K-State students, faculty and staff are invited to submit proposals for 45-minute breakout session presentations that will be offered during KSUnite on the morning of Nov. 6. See the announcement below for more information.

From the administration

KSUnite: Moving Forward Together call for proposals
Students, faculty and staff are invited to submit proposals for KSUnite: Moving Forward Together.

Events

Site unveiling ceremony for Morris Family Multicultural Student Center April 29
The K-State community is invited to attend the site unveiling ceremony for the future home of the Morris Family Multicultural Student Center at 10 a.m. Monday, April 29.
First-generation Student Graduation Reception May 17
First-generation graduation reception invitation
Please join us in celebration at the second First-generation Student Graduation Reception at 6 p.m. Friday, May 17, at the K-State Alumni Center. Guests — including graduating students — are encouraged to register.
Harvard professor to give talk on Inka khipus, a prehistoric 'computer-like' device
FLyer for Dr. Urton's talk
The Distinguished Lecturers Series welcomes Gary Urton, who will give a talk at 5 p.m. April 25 in Town Hall, Leadership Studies Building about the Inka khipus, a device where the Inkas stored numeric and narrative information. All are welcome to attend.
2019 Engineering Diversity and Inclusion Town Hall
The Multicultural Engineering Program's Student Advisory Board will host the 2019 Engineering Diversity and Inclusion Town Hall on Tuesday, April 23. Join us for respectful and healthy dialogue regarding diversity and inclusion at 4:30 p.m. in 1109 DUE.
African Students Union presents African Cultural and Food Festival
The African Students Union and Diversity and Multicultural Student Affairs present the annual African Cultural and Food Festival. The festival will include workshops, entertainment, a fashion show, exhibitions, a raffle and food from 5-9 p.m. April 27.
International Coffee Hour presents Slovakia
The last Coffee Hour of the semester will take place at 4 p.m. Friday, April 26, at the International Student Center. Dominik Sivak will give the presentation.
Invitation to join support group for trauma healing
EMDR Positive Resourcing Group Flyer
The Family Center at K-State is starting a support group for individuals interested in EMDR therapy and looking for a safe place to focus on their healing. Meetings will take place from 4-5:30 p.m. Tuesdays, April 23-Aug. 20, at the Family Center.

Kudos, publications and presentations

K-Staters represent College of Agriculture at national MANRRS conference
On April 3-6, the K-State College of Agriculture served as a co-host for the 34th annual Minorities in Agriculture, Natural Resources, and Related Sciences, or MANRRS, National Conference in Overland Park. Several K-Staters received awards.
Faculty and staff receive Division of Student Life awards
The Division of Student Life presented several awards to K-Staters for their outstanding support of students.
Read full announcement | Submitted by Stephanie Jacques | April 22, 2019
K-State Alumni Association honors eight students for excellence
Eight graduating Kansas State University students will be recognized by the K-State Alumni Association for outstanding achievements throughout their college careers during an awards luncheon on April 24 at the K-State Alumni Center.