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K-State commencement speakers, schedules announced

Commencement ceremonies at K-State are planned later this month and the university has announced some of the details surrounding each event. In person ceremonies will honor all university graduates from 2020 as well as graduatiion candidates for May and summer 2021.The ceremonies are not open to the public and graduates are able to invite up [...]

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By |2021-05-03T13:43:15-05:00May 3rd, 2021|Categories: K-State Activity, Local News|Comments Off on K-State commencement speakers, schedules announced

Kansas State Center for Hazardous Substance Research to receive EPA grant

The Center for Hazardous Substance Research at Kansas State University is receiving a $5 million grant from the United State Environmental Protection Agency to continue brownfield revitalization work. K-State is one of six organizations nationwide that will receive a total of $11 million in grants to help communities across the country under the Technical Assistance [...]

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By |2021-04-26T18:56:48-05:00April 26th, 2021|Categories: K-State Activity, Local News|Comments Off on Kansas State Center for Hazardous Substance Research to receive EPA grant

Wingstop CEO and wife donates $10 million to K-State for student well being initiatives

Wingstop’s CEO has donated 10.2 million dollars to Kansas State University for student well being initiatives. Charlie Morrison and his wife Debbie are creating the Morrison Center for Student Well-being with this investment. The new center will oversee all aspects of student well-being campus wide. Mental health and overall well-being are important to the Morrisons. [...]

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By |2021-04-21T15:40:22-05:00April 21st, 2021|Categories: K-State Activity, Local News|Comments Off on Wingstop CEO and wife donates $10 million to K-State for student well being initiatives

K-State to host vigil, counseling services following verdict in Derek Chauvin murder trial

Kansas State University is planning a vigil and counseling sessions this week as it awaits the verdict in the Derek Chauvin murder trial. K-State President Richard Myers, in a written statement Monday said “While we can’t predict or control the outcome of this trial, we can determine our response to the jury’s decision.” He’s called [...]

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By |2021-04-20T11:00:51-05:00April 20th, 2021|Categories: K-State Activity, Local News|Comments Off on K-State to host vigil, counseling services following verdict in Derek Chauvin murder trial

K-State Libraries hosts virtual ribbon cutting for Hale Library

K-State Libraries hosted a virtual ribbon cutting for Hale Library’s grand reopening. K-State officials and donors read from the Tale of Hale about the history of the library and its reconstruction progress during a livestream. Before the fire, plans on renovations of the library began back in 2016.  Benefactor Ellie Everitt says she and her [...]

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By |2021-04-16T13:29:57-05:00April 16th, 2021|Categories: K-State Activity, Local News|Comments Off on K-State Libraries hosts virtual ribbon cutting for Hale Library

K-State to launch free financial literacy program

For most of us, personal finances, and especially debt are hard topics to discuss. The Riley county K-State extension is trying to make that easier. Gary Fike, Extension Director, says to help boost money management skills, including ways to save, manage debt and handle credit, they are offering the Wallet Wisdom program, which is six [...]

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By |2021-04-16T09:28:16-05:00April 16th, 2021|Categories: K-State Activity, Local News, Manhattan, Riley County|Comments Off on K-State to launch free financial literacy program

Manhattan Polar Plunge raises over $14K for Special Olympics Kansas

The wind was blowing but the sun finally made an appearance Saturday as several came out for the 2021 Polar Plunge at Bill Snyder Family Stadium. The sun was no consolation for the nearly 60 plungers, many who arrived in costume, braving a 30-inch tall, 12-foot wide pool with bags of ice in it, provided [...]

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By |2021-04-12T06:53:23-05:00April 12th, 2021|Categories: K-State Activity, Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Manhattan Polar Plunge raises over $14K for Special Olympics Kansas

K-State and Fort Riley renew 12 year community partnership

Kansas State University renews its 12 year university to military community partnership with Fort Riley with a signing ceremony. Fort Riley Maj. Gen. D.A. Sims joined K-State President Richard Myers Wednesday to extend the ongoing partnership.  Myers says the partnership is too intertwined and too deep to list everything they do, but has value. “We’re [...]

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By |2021-04-08T10:12:29-05:00April 8th, 2021|Categories: Fort Riley, K-State Activity, Local News|Comments Off on K-State and Fort Riley renew 12 year community partnership

K-State: Global Campus making transition to permanent remote operations

Kansas State University’s Global Campus is transitioning to permanent remote operations. Earlier this spring, Global Campus became the first university entity to receive approval for such a move. The university says it will serve as a pilot under their new remote work policy. While most staff will be located off campus, K-State says marketing, recruitment [...]

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By |2021-04-02T13:45:04-05:00April 2nd, 2021|Categories: K-State Activity, Local News|Comments Off on K-State: Global Campus making transition to permanent remote operations

Local officials begin early steps of exploring alternatives for indoor aquatics

One of the biggest blows to Manhattan out of the pandemic has been the loss of the use of Kansas State University’s Natatorium. At a virtual town hall with faculty and staff Thursday, K-State Chief of Staff Linda Cook said the university is in the early stages of conversations with a local committee that includes [...]

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By |2021-04-01T15:14:11-05:00April 1st, 2021|Categories: K-State Activity, Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Local officials begin early steps of exploring alternatives for indoor aquatics
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