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Community partnerships

K-State and the community created an integrated community program, known as, Knowledge Based Economic Development (KBED) and the Princeton Review recently ranked K-State fifth for great town-gown relations.

Knowledge Based Economic Development

The Knowledge Based Economic Development (KBED) partnership is a unique collection of civic, academic and private entities working together to support new and growing companies in Manhattan. This integrated community economic development program seeks to recruit companies by leveraging the capabilities and expertise available at Kansas State University. 

Manhattan Chamber of Commerce

City of Manhattan