Monday, September 16, 2019
KSUnite Weekly, published every Monday, shares inclusion and diversity news and events.
Last year, more than 1,000 first year students came together for courageous conversation. Don't miss the 2019 Wildcat Dialogues from 7-9 p.m. today in the K-State Student Union Ballroom.
News and research
Kansas State University's U.S.-China Joint DVM Program celebrated its largest graduating class during its annual homecoming event, May 29 and 30. See highlights from the ceremony in a new video produced by the College of Veterinary Medicine.
The Lou Douglas Lecture Series presents Steve Lerner, who will screen his short film "Strangers in Town" at 7 p.m. Sept. 24 in Forum Hall at the Union. The film shares the story of how Garden City has adapted to global migration in the past century.
As the semester begins, the Black Faculty and Staff Alliance shares information about its upcoming events and meeting schedule.
Please RSVP and join us at Wildcat Dialogues, an intercultural learning and leadership event designed for first-year students, from 7-9 p.m. Monday, Sept. 16, in the K-State Student Union Ballrooms.
The George Washington Carver Symposium and Awards Dinner on Sept. 29 will include presentations and dinner keynote by Armogen "Tre" Walker II, former Wildcat linebacker and College of Agriculture alumnus. The event will be at the K-State Alumni Center.
In collaboration with NASPA's Center for First-generation Student Success, the Office of First-generation Students will host two professional development webinars in the fall semester.
International Coordinating Council Championships, a weeklong series of sporting competitions to celebrate cultural understanding and sensitivity through sports, will take place Sept. 28-Oct. 6 at the Chester E. Peters Recreation Complex.
Kudos, publications and presentations
Christie Launius, associate professor and department head of the gender, women, and sexuality studies department, presented her work at the Working-Class Studies Association Conference.
Nominations are open for the Commerce Bank Presidential Faculty and Staff Award for Distinguished Service to Historically Underrepresented Students and the Student Award for Distinguished Services to Enhancing Multiculturalism at K-State.
In the continued vision to expand multicultural resources, educational initiatives and advocacy for underrepresented communities, the LGBT Resource Center has joined the Department of Diversity and Multicultural Student Affairs.