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KSUnite Weekly

K-State Communications and Marketing
Kansas State University
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Monday, April 5, 2021

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

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From the administration

President Myers invites applications for interim chief diversity and inclusion officer
Announcing the interim chief diversity and inclusion officer search. The position is only open to current K-State employees.

News and research

All Manhattan campus graduates to get six tickets to their spring ceremony
With the current 25% capacity of the Manhattan commencement venue, all graduates will be provided six guest tickets for their ceremony.


Studentwide call for photo, video and voice talent
K-State Casting Call
K-State is looking for inspiring student stories and welcoming friendly faces. Students interested in participating in photo shoots, social media takeovers, providing voice talent or sharing your love of K-State should apply.
Safe Zone Introductory Workshop
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K-State's Safe Zone program, in Diversity and Multicultural Student Affairs, invites you to a Safe Zone Introductory Workshop from 3:30-5 p.m. Tuesday, April 6, via Zoom.
April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month
The Center for Advocacy, Response and Education, or CARE, will host multiple awareness events and workshops throughout the entire month of April for Sexual Assault Awareness Month.
2021 Common Book Information Session on Wednesday, April 7
The Marrow Thieves by Cherie Dimaline
Faculty, staff, graduate teaching assistants and student leaders are invited to join members of K-State First Book from 12:15-12:45 p.m. Wednesday, April 7, on Zoom to learn about the 2021 common book.
Asian Pacific Islander Desi American Heritage Month
Asian Pacific Islander Desi American, or APIDA, Heritage Month takes an opportunity to celebrate and pay tribute to the many contributions that generations of Asian, Pacific Islander and Desi Americans have made to history, society and culture.
Reminder: 'ICC GOT TALENT' to take place April 8
The International Coordinating Council will have its final online event of the semester, "ICC GOT TALENT," from 6-7 p.m. Thursday, April 8, via Zoom.
Acclaimed Latina playwright speaks to students
Image of Josefina Lopez
Acclaimed playwright Josefina López, "Real Women Have Curves" and founder of CASA 0101 Theater, will perform a reading and speak about her work as an artist and activist at 7 p.m. CDT Thursday, April 15, via Zoom.
Training offered for YOU@KSU
A Thursday, April 8, training session offered by our partners at YOU at College exclusively for K-State faculty and staff will provide more information about the YOU@KSU platform.
Diversity Programs Office celebrates Diversity Month and Arab American Heritage Month
Join the Diversity Programs Office as we celebrate Diversity Month and Arab American Heritage Month.
Earth Day recycling competition hosted at Multicultural Student Center through April 22
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Student groups will collect recycling material through April 22 at the Morris Family Multicultural Student Center in support of the upcoming Earth Day.

Kudos, publications and presentations

KKSU-TV reporters and JMC education abroad students honored at the KAB Awards
K-State Education Abroad students Adam Cook, Bailey Short and Katy Fink make a "KSU" in front of Buckingham Palace in London, England in March, 2020.
Student reporters for KKSU-TV dominated the KAB awards this year with their pandemic coverage and study abroad materials, including top newscast in the state.

Newsletters and magazines

Beach Museum of Art's April 2021 e-newsletter: Check out all the virtual offerings this month
Stay connected and informed about the museum's online exhibitions, educational programs and fun activities for families and educators, calendar of events in the "Art in Motion" program series and more.

University life

Deadline extended to apply for nontraditional student scholarships for women
The deadline has been extended to April 19 for nontraditional K-State women students to apply for AAUW Branch scholarships for the 2021-2022 academic year.