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K-State Today

Wednesday, November 30, 2022

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


Global resilience is needed now more than ever — and it starts by understanding the issues. Click the image to learn how K-State researchers are unraveling global chaos in the fall 2022 issue of Seek magazine.

From the administration

Vice president for communications and marketing candidate open forum today
Vice president for communications and marketing candidate Eric Bruder will present an open forum from 1:30-2:30 p.m. today, Nov. 30, in the Bluemont Room at the K-State Student Union.


Vote for the best picture book of 2022 at the 15th annual Mock Caldecott
Farmhouse by Sophie Blackall
What's the best picture book of 2022? You can help decide at this year's Mock Caldecott.
RSVPs due today for What Matters To Me and Why
Paulicia Bender will present What Matters to Me and Why from noon to 1 p.m. Friday, Dec. 2, in Town Hall, Leadership Studies. Students, faculty and staff are invited to join in person or online. In-person attendees will receive lunch from Mr. Goodcent
Saucier to present 'You Should Be Writing! Tips for Consistency and Success'
Don Saucier will lead a professional development event at noon today on how to hone your writing skills in academia. Writing is an opportunity to share your ideas, whether they be for research or teaching-related topics, so it is important to do it well.
Fraternity and Sorority Life to host Holiday House Tours
Fraternity and Sorority Life at K-State is hosting Holiday House Tours from 3-5 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 11, with 11 participating houses.
Submit 2023 Student Employee of the Year nominations
Nominations for the 2023  Kyle Pelton Student Employee of the Year are now being accepted. Any student who is on the student employee payroll and serves in an official student employee position is eligible.
De-stress with Meditation and Movement
Come de-stress with the instructor of Meditation and Movement during dead week and finals week.
K-State community invited to attend the Undergraduate Research Showcase
The Office of Undergraduate Research & Creative Inquiry invites you to attend the Fall 2022 Undergraduate Research Showcase today at 3 p.m.
Don't Forget: Free food, prizes and T-shirts at K-State Alumni Association’s 2022 Grad Breakfast
The K-State Alumni Association and Student Alumni Board invite all students graduating in December to Grad Breakfast from 8:30-10:30 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 8, in the banquet room at the K-State Alumni Center.

Human resources, benefits and training

Registration open for Academic Chairpersons Conference
The 40th Academic Chairpersons Conference, coordinated by K-State Global Campus, is open for registration. The conference will be Feb. 8-10, 2023, in New Orleans.

Kudos, publications and presentations

K-State staff receive Outstanding Research to Practice Award
Jodi Kaus, director of Powercat Financial, and HanNa Lim, assistant professor of personal financial planning, received an Outstanding Research to Practice Award at the 2022 Association for Financial Counseling and Planning Education.


Creating contact lists in Qualtrics
Contact lists are used to distribute survey invitations. How contact lists are created has changed over the last several months. Contact lists are now created from the Directories menu.

University life

New exhibit on student activism in Hale Library
A new exhibit on the fifth floor of Hale Library, "Taking a Stand: Student Activism at K-State," showcases materials from the Richard L. D. and Marjorie J. Morse Department of Special Collections at K-State Libraries.