Monday, April 12, 2021
KSUnite Weekly, published every Monday, shares inclusion and diversity news and events.
From the administration
Provost Charles Taber and Vice Provost Karen Goos provide an update on university recruitment efforts for students of color.
Building off of the energy and learning from Wildcat Dialogues, all K-State students are invited to Wildcat Mini-Dialogue sessions offered on Zoom and in person.
Ronnie Grice, K-State police chief and assistant vice president, Division of Public Safety, and Cheryl Grice, director of strategic relations at K-State, will present their story Thursday, April 15. Registration for the Zoom link is due by April 14.
K-State faculty, staff and students are invited to join KAWSE for the annual middle and high school outreach summer programming, the GROW and EXCITE Summer Workshops June 9-11.
Strap in, blast off and kick up your heels for a virtual romp in space at the annual K-State Drag Show, set for 7 p.m. Friday, April 23, and streaming live from kstateupc.com.
The annual K-State/NACADA Academic Advising Summer Institute scheduled for Wednesday, May 19, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. via Zoom will focus on "Moving From Reflection to Action: Intervention and Skill Building to Work Toward a More Inclusive Campus."
Kudos, publications and presentations
The K-State Alumni Association recognizes eight K-Staters with the Robinson Family Multicultural Leadership Awards and International Leadership Awards.
The Condia + Ornelas Traveling Fellowship panel has awarded the inaugural Condia + Ornelas Traveling Fellowship to Talisa Hernandez, a fifth-year graduate student from Wichita.
The Nature Conservancy's Kansas board of trustees announces the addition of Debra Bolton to the board.
The award fosters excellence in the workplace by rewarding and recognizing unclassified professional staff members who achieve excellence and/or make exemplary contributions to the mission and values of K-State.
The award recognizes exemplary performance and contributions of staff members who consistently excel in their positions and demonstrate integrity and a strong commitment to the mission and values of Kansas State University.