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K-State Communications and Marketing
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Monday, January 13, 2020

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

KSUnite Weekly

Kansas State University will celebrate the 52nd annual Martin Luther King Jr. Observance Week Saturday, Jan. 25, through Friday, Jan. 31. Read more about the week's activities in the announcement below.

Events

Martin Luther King Jr. Observance Week activities Saturday, Jan. 25, through Friday, Jan. 31
Kansas State University will celebrate the 52nd annual Martin Luther King Jr. Observance Week Saturday, Jan. 25, through Friday, Jan. 31.
Former Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos presenting Landon Lecture on Feb. 4
Juan Manuel Santos, the former two-term president of Colombia and 2016 Nobel Peace Prize winner, will present a Landon Lecture at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 4, in the K-State Student Union's Forum Hall at Kansas State University.
Community Engagement Symposium 'Student Success and the Public Good' call for presentations deadline Jan. 31
K-State's 2020 Community Engagement Symposium "Student Success and the Public Good" call for presentations submission deadline is Jan. 31.

News and research

New year, new look: University launches K-State Online website
As announced in the Dec. 11 SEM update, the university has been working on a new website for marketing online programs under the brand K-State Online. The new website is now live and can be accessed at online.k-state.edu.

Kudos, publications and presentations

Two K-State graduates to receive 2020 Distinguished Young Alumni Award
Two Kansas State University graduates — Mindy McBee and Sarah Sexton-Bowser — are the recipients of the K-State Alumni Association Student Alumni Board's 2020 Distinguished Young Alumni Award.
K-State is the name and promoting higher ed is the game: University receives 43 CASE awards
Kansas State University creative teams set a school record and earned 43 awards from District VI of the Council for Advancement and Support of Education, or CASE.

Human resources, benefits and training

Nominations open for unclassified professional staff, university support staff awards
The Division of Human Capital Services is accepting nominations for the unclassified professional staff and university support staff awards.

Newsletters and magazines

Good for K-State winter 2020 issue available now
In this issue, read about how Kansas State University grows success in faculty, students and cutting-edge research.