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K-State Communications and Marketing
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Monday, April 12, 2021

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

From the administration

A Diversity Action Plan Update: Increasing recruitment efforts for students of color
Provost Charles Taber and Vice Provost Karen Goos provide an update on university recruitment efforts for students of color.
Read full announcement | Submitted by Charles Taber and Karen Goos | April 12, 2021

Events

Wildcat Mini-Dialogues: Let's Talk About It
Building off of the energy and learning from Wildcat Dialogues, all K-State students are invited to Wildcat Mini-Dialogue sessions offered on Zoom and in person.
Grices to present 'What Matters To Me and Why'
Ronnie Grice, K-State police chief and assistant vice president, Division of Public Safety, and Cheryl Grice, director of strategic relations at K-State, will present their story Thursday, April 15. Registration for the Zoom link is due by April 14.
Showcase your research at GROW and EXCITE virtual summer workshop
The 2021 Virtual Summer Workshop logo
K-State faculty, staff and students are invited to join KAWSE for the annual middle and high school outreach summer programming, the GROW and EXCITE Summer Workshops June 9-11.
K-State Drag Show going virtual
Strap in, blast off and kick up your heels for a virtual romp in space at the annual K-State Drag Show, set for 7 p.m. Friday, April 23, and streaming live from kstateupc.com.
'Moving From Reflection to Action': Theme for Summer Academic Advising Institute
The annual K-State/NACADA Academic Advising Summer Institute scheduled for Wednesday, May 19, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. via Zoom will focus on "Moving From Reflection to Action: Intervention and Skill Building to Work Toward a More Inclusive Campus."
Read full announcement | Submitted by Student Success | April 12, 2021

Kudos, publications and presentations

K-State Alumni Association names 2021 Robinson Family Multicultural Leadership Award and International Leadership Award winners
The K-State Alumni Association recognizes eight K-Staters with the Robinson Family Multicultural Leadership Awards and International Leadership Awards.
APDesign graduate student Talisa Hernandez awarded inaugural Condia + Ornelas Traveling Fellowship
Talisa Hernandez
The Condia + Ornelas Traveling Fellowship panel has awarded the inaugural Condia + Ornelas Traveling Fellowship to Talisa Hernandez, a fifth-year graduate student from Wichita.
Debra Bolton joins board of trustees of The Nature Conservancy
The Nature Conservancy's Kansas board of trustees announces the addition of Debra Bolton to the board.
2021 President's Award of Excellence for Unclassified Professional winners
The award fosters excellence in the workplace by rewarding and recognizing unclassified professional staff members who achieve excellence and/or make exemplary contributions to the mission and values of K-State.
Read full announcement | Submitted by Human Capital Services | April 12, 2021
2021 K-State University Support Staff Award of Excellence winners
The award recognizes exemplary performance and contributions of staff members who consistently excel in their positions and demonstrate integrity and a strong commitment to the mission and values of Kansas State University.
Read full announcement | Submitted by Human Capital Services | April 12, 2021