Wednesday, August 17, 2022
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From the president
President Richard Linton shares updates on the regional community visits initiative, which officially kicks off on Thursday, Sept. 1, in the Flint Hills region of Riley, Pottawatomie and Geary counties.
News and research
Faculty, support staff and administration of Kansas State University Salina Aerospace and Technology Campus recently took part in a volunteering campaign at different Salina organizations with the goal of improving the community.
The Center for Student Involvement is hosting a workshop for student organizations to support their success going into the new academic year. Encourage your student leaders to attend.
Love theatre? Check out how to get involved at 6 p.m. Monday, Aug. 22, in Chapman Theatre at Nichols Hall.
Laurie Johnson, professor of political science, will host a special two-day Zoom event that will analyze the political economy of agricultural biotechnology using insights from critical studies of the information era.
Human resources, benefits and training
The Online Course Design Institute will be offered Sept. 6 through Oct. 7. This five-week offering is for K-State instructors who are currently teaching or plan to develop an online course in the next year.
Kudos, publications and presentations
Wayne Goins, university distinguished professor of music, publishes CD review of new jazz guitar album dedicated to the music of Burt Bacharach.
Kerry Priest, associate professor in the Staley School of Leadership, was awarded the 2022 Peter Northouse Outstanding Teaching Award at the Association of Leadership Educators annual conference.
Student Access Center is sending out letters of accommodation for the upcoming semester. Letters are sent to faculty and instructors via email, using the name(s) associated with the course in KSIS.
Several Division of Facilities' offices, including Key Control and the Lock Shop, have moved to the Powerplant. Students and staff needing to drop off or pick up keys may do so just inside the main entrance, in Room 2.