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K-State Today Student Edition

Friday, May 10, 2024

K-State Today Student Edition is a daily email providing K-State students a single source of timely K-State announcements.


Congratulations to our graduates

From the president

A letter from President Linton
President Linton shares a letter to the K-State community as the spring 2024 semester comes to a close.

From the administration

K-State Alerts upgrades, changes launch today
The K-State Alerts emergency notification system has rolled out some upgrades to enhance security on our campuses.
Select Anderson Hall offices to relocate for summer construction
Beginning next week, a select number of offices normally located in Anderson Hall will relocate while construction takes place.

University life

2024-2025 Leadership selected for K-State Student Union organizations
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The leadership teams for several K-State Student Union organizations have been set for the 2024-2025 academic year.
Students invited to apply to serve as peer mentors
Students are invited to apply to be peer mentors for the Division of Academic Success and Student Affairs in partnership with the Staley School of Leadership for the fall 2024 and spring 2025 semesters. Applications are due by noon on Friday, June 7.

Kudos, publications and presentations

Mortar Board Senior Honor Society selects 2024-2025 class
Mortar Board Senior Honor Society at Kansas State University has selected 15 new members to represent its 2024-2025 class. The members must work to uphold the organization's ideals of leadership, scholarship and service.
K-State engineering honor society inducts new members
The Kansas State University Steel Ring Honor Society has inducted 24 new members for the 2024-2025 academic year.
Bohren named 2024 Animal Sciences and Industry Outstanding Senior
Alicia Bohren has been selected as the 2024 Don and Jane Good Outstanding Senior in the animal sciences and industry department.
College of Health and Human Sciences announces outstanding senior award winners
The College of Health and Human Sciences recognizes the spring 2024 Outstanding Senior Award winners. This year's award winners were nominated by faculty and staff in each of their respective programs.
Silveru and Parks honored with Dr. Susan Ariola Bosco Putting Students First Awards
DASSA announces the recipients of the Dr. Susan Ariola Bosco Putting Students First Awards: Kaliramesh Siliveru, associate professor in the grain science and industry, faculty honoree; and Teresa Parks, assistant director, Career Center, staff honoree.
Biology presents Haymaker Award to outstanding seniors
Biology H.H. Haymaker awardees 2023-24
The faculty members of the Division of Biology recently awarded Grace Nelson, senior in biology, and Kalea Nippert, senior in environmental sciences and biology, with this year's H.H. Haymaker Award for Excellence.
K-State Concrete Canoe team wins regional competition, advances to nationals
The Kansas State University Concrete Canoe team took first place at its regional competition at the Mid-America Student Symposium hosted by Missouri University of Science and Technology in April.
Agronomy graduate student awarded Association for Women Geoscientists scholarship
Alexis Correira, doctoral student in the agronomy department
Alexis Correira, doctoral student in the agronomy department, was awarded the Sean S. Thomson Service Scholarship by the Association for Women Geoscientists Osage chapter.
K-State esports wins NECC National Championship
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Kansas State University's League of Legends junior varsity esports team faced the Northern Illinois University Crimson on May 1 at the National Championship NECC Navigators tournament.
Stock, Gaffield receive Larry Corah Graduate Student Awards
K-State animal sciences and industry graduate students Danielle Stock and Katelyn Gaffield were recognized as 2024 recipients of the Larry Corah Graduate Student Award.
Valent named inaugural recipient of NCRA agInnovation Research Innovation Award of Excellence
Barbara Valent
Barbara Valent, university distinguished professor of plant pathology and Biosecurity Research Institute professor of crop infectious diseases, has been named the inaugural recipient of the NCRA agInnovation Research Innovation Award of Excellence.
Anthropology hosts annual symposium, honors current students with awards
Current and retired faculty give the coveted Ottenheimer Award in Adventurous Anthropology
The anthropology program's annual Sapiens Symposium featured alumni talks, student research presentations and an awards ceremony.
Students receive National Beef Packing Company awards
Four K-State food science and animal sciences students are recognized for their academic excellence and professional service and receive the annual outstanding student awards sponsored by National Beef Packing Company.
Political science department recognizes undergraduate and graduate students
The political science department has awarded 28 recipients with 2024-2025 scholarships and assistantships.

Personnel changes

Woods named director of A.Q. Miller School of Media and Communication
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Heather Woods, associate professor in the A.Q. Miller School of Media and Communication, has been named director of the school after serving as interim director since November 2023.