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K-State Today

Tuesday, July 7, 2020

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

Every Wildcat a Wellcat

We are K-State. It is important that every Wildcat is a Wellcat.

From the provost

Progress on planning for fall 2020
Provost Chuck Taber shares updates regarding planning for the fall 2020 semester.

From the administration

Every Wildcat A Wellcat campaign launches to encourage health and safety
Every Wildcat A Wellcat logo
Every Wildcat A Wellcat is a university initiative to promote a safe return to K-State amid COVID-19 and to support the physical and mental health of our community.

News and research

Bulk Solids Innovation Center celebrates five years of operation in Salina
From research to product testing to education and training, the Bulk Solids Innovation Center is celebrating five years of contributions to the particle technology industry.
Beach Museum of Art offers online interactive tools for fun, thought-provoking art experiences
The Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art may be closed for the time being, but the museum's collections and new programming are accessible thanks to online interactive tools that are free to all.
K-State License Plate Program reaches $5 million for student scholarships and recognition
Tax deductible royalties paid on K-State license plates have raised $5 million for student scholarships and recognition of achievements.

Kudos, publications and presentations

K-State Online students receive scholarships
Eighty-four students attending K-State Online received scholarships this summer semester, nearly double the number of students who received scholarships in summer 2019.
Nikki Tucker named secretary of Society for Physician Assistants in Pediatrics
Nikki Tucker, clinical director for the physician assistant program, has been named secretary of the Society for Physician Assistants in Pediatrics.
English alumni and faculty honored by international association
Two recent graduates and a faculty member in English have received awards from the Children's Literature Association.

Technology

HRIS and KSIS maintenance scheduled for July 12
HRIS, KSIS and DARS will be unavailable from midnight to 4 a.m. Sunday, July 12. Information Technology Services will perform maintenance on the Oracle PeopleSoft systems.