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K-State Today

Friday, July 21, 2017

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

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The International Grains Program Institute Conference Center is one of five buildings that make up the K-State Grain Science and Industry Complex on Kimball Avenue.

News and research

Reminder: Sign out of KSIS by 5 p.m. today
K-State's Student Information System will be unavailable 5 p.m. Friday, July 21, through Sunday, July 23, while Information Technology Services upgrades the system to a new release. KSIS will resume full operations on Monday, July 24.

Events

Changing workforce, effective leadership focus of upcoming professional development conference
Leading Through Change is a professional development event that focuses on effective leadership in a changing, multigenerational workplace. The conference is Oct. 19-20 at K-State Olathe.
K-State Alumni Association prepares for free Total Solar Eclipse event in St. Joseph, Missouri
On Aug. 21, the K-State Alumni Association will host a free family-friendly solar eclipse watch party in St. Joseph, Missouri, at East Hills Mall parking lot, 3702 Frederick Ave.

Kudos, publications and presentations

Kohls discusses using Instagram language to connect with students in online article
Finding meaningful ways to engage students with topics that seem foreign to them or for postgraduation can be difficult. Read about Andrew Kohls, assistant director of the Career Center, and his use of Instagram language to find common ground.