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KSUnite Weekly

K-State Communications and Marketing
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Monday, November 21, 2022

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

News and research

K-State selected as Truth, Racial Healing and Transformation Campus Center
K-State is meeting a significant goal in its Action Plan for a More Diverse and Inclusive K-State with its selection by the American Association of Colleges and Universities to be home to a Truth Racial Healing and Transformation Campus Center.

Shared governance

Student-Centered Tuition Enhancements funding available
Student-Centered Tuition Enhancements funding applications are open now.

Events

Attend Interbelief Show and Tell Dec. 1
Cliff Hight, University Archivist
Professor Cliff Hight will present on the beliefs and practices of the Church of Latter Day Saints at 10:30 a.m. Dec. 1 in 181 Hale Library as part of the Interbelief Show and Tell Series.

Kudos, publications and presentations

Wytko named 2022 International Educator of the Year
From left: Marcellus Caldas, Assistant Provost for International Faculty Collaboration and Education Programs. Anna Marie Wytko, Professor of Music and 2022 IEY, and Grant Chapman, Associate Provost for International Programs
Anna Marie Wytko, professor of music — saxophone and chamber music — in the School of Music, Theatre, and Dance, is the 2022 International Educator of the Year.
Institute for American Universities receives International Innovative Education Program of the Year award
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The K-State Office of International Programs recognizes the Institute of American Universities at the American College of the Mediterranean as the recipient of the 2022 International Innovative Education Program of the Year Award.
SIIL receives Outstanding Support for International Initiatives Award
Pictured left to right, Marcellus Caldas, Assistant Provost OIP, Jessica Means, SIIL Business Manager, Vara Prasad, SIIL Program Director,  B. Jan Middendorf, SIIL Associate Director, Grant Chapman, Associate Provost OIP
The Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Collaborative Research on Sustainable Intensification, or SIIL, receives the 2022 Kansas State University Outstanding Support for International Initiatives Award.
APDesign Associate Professor Wigfall earns Ad Astra Award
LaBarbara Wigfall
La Barbara James Wigfall, associate professor in the landscape architecture and regional & community planning department, received the prestigious American Planning Association — Kansas Chapter 2022 Ad Astra Award.
Boglarka Davies named recipient of Rising Star Young Leader Regional Award
Bogi Davies web photo
Boglarka Davies, K-State advisor, has been named recipient of NAFSA's Rising Star Young Leader Regional Award.

University life

Recruiting Basic Language Training instructors for spring 2023
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Become a Basic Language Training instructor. Teach the basics of your native language and culture. Improve your teaching skills, enhance your portfolio, build friendships and learn their culture.