Monday, February 18, 2019
KSUnite Weekly, published every Monday, shares inclusion and diversity news and events.
Dr. Bryan Samuel, chief diversity and inclusion officer, will present the inaugural State of Diversity Address from 3:30-5 p.m. Monday, March 18, at the K-State Alumni Center.
Dr. Bryan Samuel, chief diversity and inclusion officer, will present the inaugural State of Diversity Address, from 3:30-5 p.m. Monday, March 18, at the K-State Alumni Center.
The Department of Diversity and Multicultural Student Affairs, or DMSA, invites everyone in the K-State community to nominate your friends and colleagues on campus for the DMSA Family Recognition Pinning Celebration. The next event will be Feb. 28.
The Taiwanese Food Festival — Taste of Traditional Bento will take place at noon Sunday, Feb. 24, at the Frith Community Center at Jardine Apartments. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. through Feb. 13 at the Union.
Provost Charles Taber will share "Personal Responsibility for Social Justice" as part of the What Matters to Me and Why lecture series from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 28, in Town Hall, Leadership Studies Building. RSVP requested. Zoom available.
The K-State Sri Lankan Students' Association will host the inaugural Sri Lankan Cultural Show and Workshop, "Sihasara," on Sunday, Feb. 24, at the K-state Student Union.
Kudos, publications and presentations
The International Interior Design Association Foundation, in partnership with the Interior Design Educators Council Foundation Inc., has selected Vibhavari Jani for the 2018 IIDA Foundation Diversity Award.
The K-State MANRRS chapter has awarded J. Ernie Minton, interim dean of the College of Agriculture and interim director of K-State Research and Extension, and Zelia Wiley, assistant dean and director for diversity, with the 2019 Wallace Kidd Award.
Established in 2016, this award honors exceptional efforts undertaken by a K-State faculty or staff member to enrich girls' and women's lives in STEM disciplines.
All members of the Wildcat community are invited to submit nominations through April 1 for the 2019 award.