Jackson County region
Jackson County community visit
K-State visited Jackson County and Holton on Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2024, and Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2024. The visit included two days of activities to engage with, listen to and learn from Kansans in Holton and the Jackson County region. Read more about the regional community visit initiative.
Community open forum
All community members in the region were invited to the keystone event: a community open forum on Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2024. See a full schedule of other events below.
5:30-7 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2024
The Courtyard Event Center
426 Pennsylvania Ave., Holton
Everyone is invited to attend this community event, where President Richard Linton and K-State students will host a dialogue about university and community connections and the student experience. A focus will be on the future of enhancing the successful partnerships and positive relationships with and between communities in the Jackson County region.
The Jackson County visit included additional activities with community leaders, organizations and partners. There were community conversations, events to highlight university partnerships and K-State Research and Extension relationships, and recruitment activities.
Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2024
Community open forum
Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2024
Responding to child care needs through collaboration and partnership
Take part in a facilitated conversation with Jackson County's child care task force, K-State Research and Extension and local partners as we focus on addressing local child care needs and efforts. In this session, we will highlight results from the most current needs assessment and strategize for a future that is responsive to the needs of all children and families within the community.
Building economic prosperity through innovation and partnerships
Join us for a facilitated conversation with local community leaders and K-State leaders, who all share a common goal of revitalizing Kansas communities. Hear from Jackson County business and community leaders and the K-State 105 team to learn how they are proactively working toward creating sustainable and thriving places in Kansas to learn, work and live.
Images at the top of the page provided by the Holton/Jackson County Chamber of Commerce.