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March 23, 2021

College of Agriculture/KSRE Diversity Programs Office celebrates MANRRS Week

Submitted by Zelia Wiley

As we continue the celebration of Women's History Month and Kansas agriculture, the Kansas State Minorities in Agriculture, Natural Resources, and Related Sciences, or MANRRS, Chapter and the College of Agriculture Diversity Programs Office welcome you to join us as we continue to celebrate the Spring 2021 MANRRS Week.

Today, Tuesday, March 23, join us for the Diversity Forum, "Growing Our Mindset," taking place from 5:30-7 p.m. via Zoom; Meeting ID: 923 2793 1866.

Wednesday, March 24, MANRRS will host its bimonthly general body meeting, with corporate guest Catherine M. Cosby, business unit QMP operations manager for MARS Petcare. The meeting will start at 6 p.m. via Zoom; Meeting ID: 923 2793 1866.

Thursday, March 25, the chapter will welcome Merck Corporate partner, Anthony Harris, associate director of human resources, for a visit at noon to speak about job opportunities. This event will take place via Zoom; Meeting ID: 923 2793 1866.

Friday, March 26, the chapter will partner with K-State Proud to clean up Bluemont Park, or Manhattan Hill, from 5-5:30 p.m. and host an IHOP fundraiser from 4-10 p.m.

We hope you can come and support us throughout the week.

Also note, on April 6-9, the 35th annual Training Conference and Career Expo — 2021 MANRRS National Conference will take place virtually. This event gives students the opportunity to display the value of their education in a professional environment. Students are also can participate in virtual workshops designed to help them as they move forward with their collegiate or professional careers. We hope to make this a great success.

Please continue to look for more diversity news and events as we continue the 2021 spring semester. We appreciate all your support. For more information about upcoming events please contact Zelia Wiley, assistant dean and director of diversity programs, at 785-532-5793 or zwiley@k-state.edu