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K-State Today

Thursday, July 2, 2020

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

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News and research

K-State veterinarian shares tips on making the Fourth safer for pet
The Fourth of July may be a fun and noisy celebration for many people, but a Kansas State University veterinarian says that's not the case for some pets.
Student organization registration deadlines updated
The Center for Student Involvement has adjustments to student organization registration procedures for the 2020-2021 academic year. The deadline will be July 15 for independent student organizations and Sept. 1 for departmental student organizations.
A summary of university changes related to COVID-19
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the university has had to make several changes to operations. Read a summary of the changes announced June 29 to July 2.
Fiscal year 2021 fringe benefit rates for proposal budgets
Final fringe benefit rates for fiscal year 2021 have been confirmed. These rates are effective immediately and should be used when preparing budget estimates to be included in proposals for extramural support.

Events

Safe Zone Introductory Workshop July 8
K-State's Safe Zone program in the Department of Multicultural Student Affairs invites K-State faculty and staff to an introductory workshop from 10 a.m. to noon Wednesday, July 8, via Zoom.

Human resources, benefits and training

The Strategic Leader offered virtually on July 8
In this condensed offering of a K-State Supervisory Foundations Pillar I session, supervisors will gain an understanding of their own leadership styles and have an introduction to the leadership styles of others.

Health and safety

Welcome Center, West Memorial Stadium emergency light test
Annual emergency light testing will take place from 4-7 a.m. Monday, July 6, at the Berney Family Welcome Center and West Memorial Stadium.

Kudos, publications and presentations

Sharda recognized for research and education excellence
Ajay Sharda, associate professor, biological and agricultural engineering
Ajay Sharda, associate professor in the Carl and Melinda Helwig Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering, has received the Educator/Research Award of Excellence for 2020.
Advisor Forum presents July Charlie Award
The K-State Advisor Forum announces Jason Walls, undergraduate academic advisor in the Department of Psychological Sciences, as the recipient of the July Charlie award.