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November 7, 2023

Series of five community visits starts today, follow along on K-State social media

Submitted by Division of Communications and Marketing

As part of the Kansas State University presidential community visit initiative, K-State will spend Nov. 7-9 visiting several county regions: Barton County, Ellis County, Norton County, Phillips County and Smith County. Check out K-State's Instagram and Facebook stories from Nov. 7-9 to follow the community visit events throughout the multiday visit.

The community visit across five counties includes several days of activities to engage with, listen to and learn from Kansans in the Great Bend, Hays, Norton, Phillipsburg and Smith Center regions. View a schedule with full details for the Nov. 7-9 community visit.

K-State leaders and Connected 'Cats students will lead several events, including community conversations, recruitment activities and events to highlight university partnerships and K-State Research and Extension relationships.

The Connected 'Cats students for the Barton County and Ellis County portion of the visit include Jocelyn Rigler, sophomore in biology, Hays, and Rachel Sebesta, junior in agricultural education and global food systems leadership, Wilson.

The Connected 'Cats students for the Phillips County, Norton County and Smith County portion of the visit include Kagan Keeten, senior in agribusiness, Glade, and Meg Keeten, senior in communications sciences and disorders, Phillipsburg.

The K-State community visit initiative focuses on the people of Kansas and their communities. K-State is visiting multiple communities throughout the state to listen to and learn from the Kansans who live there. See where K-State has been and where the university is going next.

A communications toolkit is available to help K-Staters share a consistent message about the university's relationships, partnerships and contributions throughout the state of Kansas. The toolkit offers a pathway for any university unit to plug in to the initiative and help share stories of engagement across the state. 

Access the communications toolkit on the community visit website. Please be prepared to enter your K-State eID and password to access the information. 

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