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KSUnite Weekly

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Monday, March 18, 2019

KSUnite Weekly, published every Monday, shares inclusion and diversity news and events.

KSUnite Weekly

K-State President Richard Myers interviews Jim Bob Morris, a major donor for the new multicultural center, in his video series, Minutes with Myers. Click the image to view the video.

From the president

Video: Minutes with Myers
President Richard Myers interviews Jim Bob Morris, a major donor for the new multicultural center.

From the administration

Reminder: State of Diversity Address today
Dr. Bryan Samuel, chief diversity and inclusion officer, will present the inaugural State of Diversity Address at 3:30 p.m. today at the K-State Alumni Center. Attend or watch via livestream.

News and research

Oscar-winning screenwriter Kevin Willmott delivering keynote address for 'Art of Democracy' symposium
Kansas State University's all-day engagement symposium, "The Art of Democracy," will wrap up with a public talk by Oscar-winning screenwriter and acclaimed filmmaker Kevin Willmott.
Multicultural center update
The Multicultural Center Project Action Team provides an update on the progress made on the multicultural center.


National Society of Black Engineers to host Engineering a Dream day camp
K-State National Society of Black Engineers to host Engineering a Dream day camp for area middle school-aged children on Saturday, April 13, at the K-State Engineering Complex.
Office of International Programs to host Raising Your International Profile seminar March 20
The Office of International Programs invites the K-State community to its Raising Your International Profile seminar from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 20, in 305 K-State Student Union.
Second Kansas Student Veterans Consortium
Consortium flyer for the public event
The K-State Student Veterans Association will host the second Kansas Student Veterans Consortium March 23 in the K-State Student Union Ballroom. Retired Marine Sgt. Kirstie Ennis will give the keynote address at 5 p.m. The address is open to the public.
International Coffee Hour presents Ecuador
Join International Student and Scholar Services for Coffee Hour at 4 p.m. Friday, March 22, at the International Student Center. Olga Elizabeth Minchala, doctoral student in curriculum and instruction, will give the presentation.
Grain Science Graduate Student Organization to host annual Oxfam Hunger Banquet
Oxfam Hunger Banquet Flyer
Register today for the Grain Science Graduate Student Organization's Oxfam Hunger Banquet on March 25. Guest speaker Erin Bishop will share about food insecurity and the resources available through Cats' Cupboard and K-State.

Kudos, publications and presentations

K-State First celebrates 2018 award winners
K-State First and the K-State Book Network present the winners for the 2018 First-Year Student Advocate and KSBN Awards.

University life

College of Arts and Sciences calls for professional development award submissions
The College of Arts and Sciences Diversity Committee calls for submissions for faculty professional development awards. Multiple awards in the amount of $250-$1,000 will be given for research and writing mentorship programs.
Douglas Benson scholarship applications now being accepted
Students are invited to apply for the Douglas Benson scholarship, which recognizes contributions to diversity at K-State.
Diversity Lecture Series call for applications
The College of Arts and Sciences welcomes applications for the Diversity Lecture Series, which helps to fund external speakers who celebrate and enhance diversity in the college and university.