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K-State Today Student Edition

Monday, September 23, 2019

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

K-State Today This Week with Wildcat Watch

K-State Today This Week with Wildcat Watch


KSUnite Weekly
Read this week's showcase of news and events regarding diversity and inclusion. The announcements are curated from K-State Today and shared with both external and internal audiences.


Paint the U Homecoming spirit sign competition
Display your student organization's spirit by participating in the Union's Homecoming spirit sign competition! First place organization wins $200. Sign up online by 5 p.m. Sept. 30.
Join us: Multicultural Coalition meeting Sept. 26
Multicultural Hands
Come be a part of the Multicultural Coalition, a student organization in the American ethnic studies department. The Multicultural Coalition will have its first meeting at 5 p.m. Sept. 26 in 10 Leasure Hall. Pizza will be served.
Pollution Prevention Institute celebrates 30 year anniversary
PPI invitation
Kansas State University's Pollution Prevention Institute will have a 30 year anniversary celebration from 4-6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 10, in Suite 300 of the Unger Complex, 2323 Anderson Ave.
Registration open for K-State's Homecoming 5K Run/Walk
The K-State Alumni Association invites Kansas State University students, alumni, friends and community members to kick off K-State's 2019 Homecoming week by participating in the annual Homecoming Philanthropy 5K Run/Walk on Oct. 20.
Astrophysicist, author and science historian to present Neff nontechnical public lecture Sept. 24
Daniel Kennefick, astrophysicist and author, will present "No Shadow of Doubt: The 1919 Eclipse Expeditions That Confirmed Einstein's Theory of Relativity" as part of the James R. Neff Lecture Series in Physics at 4:30 p.m. Sept. 24 in 103 Cardwell Hall.
Stories of global learning, coffee and snacks
Students, faculty and staff are invited to hear stories of global learning from K-State's International Service Teams, from 3:30-4:30 p.m. today in the lobby of the Leadership Studies Building. Coffee and snacks will be provided.
Notable scholar to address open access publishing at K-State
Kevin L. Smith
Kevin L. Smith will present "Whither scholarly communications, or, has the open access movement really failed" at 3:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 30, in the Student Union Wildcat Chamber. His talk will address ways we can guide the open access evolution.
Kintsugi: Finding the treasure in life's scars
Kintsugi Heart
Join the WellCAT Ambassadors in making your own treasure using Kintsugi from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 24, at Union Terrace at the K-State Union.
Adulting 101: Car Maintenance
Students are invited to participate in a hands-on workshop and gain experience in changing a tire, checking fluid levels and jump-starting a car.
ETDR workshop canceled today
The Library and Your Research graduate student workshop "Getting a Head Start on Using the ETDR Writing Template" scheduled for today has been canceled.

News and research

KSU Foundation: McCain Auditorium lobby to be expanded and renovated
Construction for the project is expected to start June 2020, adding a modern and inviting entry, more accessible spaces and much-needed patron amenities.
College of Education new home for community college leadership center, doctoral program
The Kansas State University College of Education is now home to the John E. Roueche Center for Community College Leadership and the nation's premier doctoral program for aspiring community college leaders.

University life

Center for Student Involvement seeks applications for Student Advisory Board
The Center for Student Involvement is now accepting applications for its Student Advisory Board for the current semester. Applications are available on OrgCentral and are due by 5 p.m. Oct. 4.

Kudos, publications and presentations

PRSSA one of five chapters nationwide selected to participate in mentorship program
The K-State Chapter of Public Relations Student Society of America was selected to participate in the competitive Aspire Higher: Future Fellows Mentoring Program. The program pairs students with mentors across the U.S. from the PRSA College of Fellows.
Debra J. Bolton selected as 2019 Kansas Geography Teacher of the Year
Debra J. Bolton has been chosen as the 2019 Kansas Geography Teacher of the Year. Through her commitment to geographic education and recognizing the rich cultural tapestry of Kansas, Bolton has distinguished herself as an educator.