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K-State Today

Friday, January 17, 2020

K-State Today is a daily email providing faculty and staff a single source of timely K-State announcements.

Focused in Friday

Focused in Friday: Bike rack on campus.

News and research

All campuses closing for winter weather
Due to current conditions and predictions of continued precipitation, all K-State campuses will be closed Friday, Jan. 17.

From the administration

National search for general counsel
A committee appointed by President Myers has begun a national search for the general counsel.

Events

Fulbright scholar Julie McIntyre to present free viticulture lecture
Julie McIntyre, Fulbright scholar from the University of Newcastle, will speak about the influence and contribution of viticultural extension officers to the New South Wales wine industry on Wednesday, Jan. 22, as part of the Oz to Oz program.
Pam Van Horn retirement reception rescheduled for Jan. 31
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Due to weather, the Kansas 4-H Youth Development Department has postponed today's scheduled retirement reception for Pam Van Horn until Friday, Jan. 31, from 3-4:30 p.m., at the K-State Alumni Center.
Men's basketball vs. West Virginia
Your men's basketball team hosts the West Virginia Mountaineers at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 18, in Bramlage Coliseum. Tickets start at less than $25 with a Wildcat 4 Pack.
Music, theatre and dance fundraiser to feature cocktail competition
Cocktail Competition - SMTD
The K-State School of Music, Theatre, and Dance Advisory Council is partnering with Arrow Coffee Company and LDF Companies Inc. to host a cocktail competition at 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 27.
Faculty and staff invited to presentation regarding child development laboratory schools
The early childhood education program will host a presentation by Brent McBride titled, "University-Based Child Development Laboratory Schools: A Vision for the Future," from 4-5 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 22, in 164 Justin Hall.

Technology

Advising in KSIS training dates now available for spring 2020
Training dates for Advising in KSIS are now available for the spring 2020 sessions. Sessions focus on the KSU Advisor Center functions. Full-time advisors and faculty advisors are encouraged to attend. Registration through HRIS is required.

University life

K-State First seeks instructors for University Experience and Introduction to K-State Culture
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K-State First and the Academic Achievement Center are looking for qualified instructors to teach EDCEP 111 University Experience or DAS 100 Introduction to K-State Culture.
Chemistry Storeroom closed Friday afternoon, Monday
The Chemistry Storeroom in 2 King Hall will close at 11:45 a.m. today. It will also be closed Monday, Jan. 20, in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.