Monday, March 18, 2019
KSUnite Weekly, published every Monday, shares inclusion and diversity news and events.
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
President Richard Myers interviews Jim Bob Morris, a major donor for the new multicultural center.
From the administration
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
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.
The Multicultural Center Project Action Team provides an update on the progress made on the multicultural center.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 and the K-State Book Network present the winners for the 2018 First-Year Student Advocate and KSBN Awards.
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.
Students are invited to apply for the Douglas Benson scholarship, which recognizes contributions to diversity at K-State.
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.