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KSU unveils 10-year plan to create 3,000 jobs, draw $3 billion in investment to Kansas

Kansas State University Friday unveiled a new plan with the goal of creating thousands of new jobs and bringing billions in investment to the State of Kansas over 10 years. Dubbed the Economic Prosperity Plan, the announcement at the K-State Alumni Center drew attendance from government and business officials representing both state and local level [...]

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By |2021-12-03T19:48:25-06:00December 3rd, 2021|Categories: K-State Activity, Local News|Comments Off on KSU unveils 10-year plan to create 3,000 jobs, draw $3 billion in investment to Kansas

North Carolina State dean named 15th K-State President

Dr. Richard Linton was greeted with fanfare and celebration Thursday as the Kansas Board of Regents named him the 15th Kansas State University President. That’s Cheyrl Harrison-Lee, Chair of the Kansas Board of Regents. The 25-member search committee, chaired by K-State alumnus and retired BNSF Railway Chairman Carl Ice, who also serves on the Board [...]

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By |2021-12-02T11:02:56-06:00December 2nd, 2021|Categories: K-State Activity, Local News|Comments Off on North Carolina State dean named 15th K-State President

Board of Regents to hold Thursday vote on campus to name next K-State President

A new president at Kansas State University is expected to be named Thursday, after the Kansas Board of Regents spent more than 10 hours Wednesday in executive session, which included interviews with candidates. The board adjourned without publicly commenting on a decision. They’ve planned a 10 a.m. meeting Thursday in Forum Hall where an approval [...]

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By |2021-12-01T18:43:40-06:00December 1st, 2021|Categories: K-State Activity, Local News|Comments Off on Board of Regents to hold Thursday vote on campus to name next K-State President

K-State Salina to offer free year of tuition to eligible Kansas high school grads

The Kansas State University Salina Aerospace and Technology Campus plans to award tuition-free scholarships to eligible incoming freshman from Kansas for one year. It’s the only public institution in the state currently to offer a free year of tuition. The school announced Wednesday it’s expanding its Experience Scholarship to a full year after having previosuly [...]

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By |2021-12-01T15:27:32-06:00December 1st, 2021|Categories: K-State Activity, Local News|Comments Off on K-State Salina to offer free year of tuition to eligible Kansas high school grads

Kansas Attorney General says K-State and KU are in violation of new state vaccine exemption law

Kansas State University and the University of Kansas have both reportedly been told by the Attorney General for Kansas they are in violation of a new state law exempting employees from vaccinations on religious or medical grounds. The Kansas Reflector, a nonprofit online news outlet, says Derek Schmidt forwarded a letter to both university presidents [...]

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By |2021-11-30T14:56:43-06:00November 30th, 2021|Categories: K-State Activity, Local News|Comments Off on Kansas Attorney General says K-State and KU are in violation of new state vaccine exemption law

K-State Department of Ag surpasses $2 million to create Barry Flinchbaugh Chair

The K-State Department of Agricultural Economics has surpassed its 2 million dollar fundraising goal for the Barry Flinchbaugh Chair in Agricultural Economics. This chair will help contribute to food and agricultural policy across the state and nation in honor of the late Flinchbaugh, who according to current department head Allen Featherstone, dreamed of endowing a chair to build [...]

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By |2021-11-30T08:48:33-06:00November 30th, 2021|Categories: K-State Activity, Local News|Comments Off on K-State Department of Ag surpasses $2 million to create Barry Flinchbaugh Chair

455 K-State employees file for exemptions from vaccine requirement

The deadline for Kansas State University employees to file an exemption to the federal COVID-19 vaccine mandate has passed. Roughly 5% of the more than 9,000 university employees requested exemptions by Friday, according to K-State spokesperson Michelle Geering. She tells KMAN that 455 employees filed requests, either due to religious or medical reasons. The university [...]

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By |2021-11-22T13:57:18-06:00November 22nd, 2021|Categories: K-State Activity, Local News|Comments Off on 455 K-State employees file for exemptions from vaccine requirement

K-State extends deadline for employees to be fully vaccinated

Kansas State University is extending its deadline for employees to become fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Rather than Dec. 8, employees now have until Jan. 4 to comply with the federal government’s requirement. The university says those who don’t comply by that deadline will see their employment come to an end on Jan. 9. This came [...]

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By |2021-11-12T08:55:56-06:00November 12th, 2021|Categories: K-State Activity, Local News|Comments Off on K-State extends deadline for employees to be fully vaccinated

One air lifted to Topeka after being struck by car near K-State

Kansas State University Police are investigating after a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle this morning near campus. K-State Police were called out at around 9 a.m. to the intersection of Denison Avenue and Platt Street. The pedestrian was transported to Ascension Via Christi Hospital in Manhattan, and later flown to a Topeka hospital. That [...]

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By |2021-11-11T13:43:14-06:00November 11th, 2021|Categories: K-State Activity, Local News|Comments Off on One air lifted to Topeka after being struck by car near K-State

Celebrants to commemorate Diwali at weekend potluck

Friday marks the fourth day of the typically five-day festival of Diwali or Deepawali, a celebration of renewals and festival of lights observed by millions of Hindus, Sikhs and Jains around the world. A major festival across the Indian subcontinent, the holiday’s name is derived from the Sanskrit words “Deepa” and “Avali,” a reference to [...]

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By |2021-11-05T17:23:33-05:00November 5th, 2021|Categories: K-State Activity, Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Celebrants to commemorate Diwali at weekend potluck
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