K-State Activity

Suspected Collegian newspaper thief caught; charged with theft and burglary

Riley County Police have arrested a 34-year-old Manhattan man accused in the theft of a vehicle last week. Brewster Lee Jones was arrested around 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Manhattan Town Center on four counts including motor vehicle theft, reported to K-State Police last week. Lt. Brad Millington tells KMAN the charge is related to an [...]

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By |2019-10-16T11:31:53-05:00October 16th, 2019|K-State Activity, Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Suspected Collegian newspaper thief caught; charged with theft and burglary

Local 4-H members to host youth-centered community forum on mass shootings

A discussion on mass shootings will take place later this month in Manhattan hosted and facilitated by area 4H youth as a way to engage community members. Those leading the forum are trained, neutral moderators who present the overall problem and then three or four approaches to working through the problem. Riley County 4H student [...]

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By |2019-10-14T15:03:04-05:00October 14th, 2019|K-State Activity, Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Local 4-H members to host youth-centered community forum on mass shootings

K-State cost of living relatively unchanged from last year

Data collected by Kansas State University’s Economics Club shows the cost of living for an average K-State student has remained nearly unchanged in the past year. The 2019 Student Price Index (SPI), increased by 0.4 percent from 2018, compared to the national Consumer Price Index, which was substantially more than the SPI, at a rate [...]

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By |2019-10-11T16:32:34-05:00October 11th, 2019|K-State Activity, Local News|Comments Off on K-State cost of living relatively unchanged from last year

Goos hired as K-State chief enrollment officer

Kansas State University has hired its first chief enrollment officer to lead a multi-year strategic plan aimed at turning around the school’s ongoing enrollment declines. Dr. Karen Goos was appointed Tuesday as vice provost for enrollment management following a national search. K-State Provost and Executive Vice President Dr. Charles Taber says Goos will begin her [...]

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By |2019-10-09T06:56:53-05:00October 9th, 2019|K-State Activity, Local News|Comments Off on Goos hired as K-State chief enrollment officer

Kobach touts 2020 Senate campaign issues with K-State Young Republicans

U.S. Senate candidate Kris Kobach was in Manhattan Monday for a speaking engagement with K-State Young Republicans. Kobach, one of several GOP candidates declared in the 2020 race, spoke with News Radio KMAN prior to his talk at K-State Monday. You can hear the full interview below: The former Kansas Secretary of State and gubernatorial [...]

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By |2019-10-08T08:52:24-05:00October 8th, 2019|K-State Activity, Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Kobach touts 2020 Senate campaign issues with K-State Young Republicans

K-State seeing enrollment increases, at three campuses; overall enrollment declines

Kansas State University is celebrating enrollment increases at three of its campuses, despite total enrollment declines. It was announced Wednesday that the university’s Global, Polytechnic and Olathe campuses all saw increases in the total students enrolled, offsetting declines on the Manhattan campus. Overall, the total university enrollment was down 502 students. In a release from [...]

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By |2019-10-02T11:11:22-05:00October 2nd, 2019|K-State Activity, Local News|Comments Off on K-State seeing enrollment increases, at three campuses; overall enrollment declines

Enrollment drop, Stadium Updates, and a possible Nursing Program All highlighted in K-State State of the University Address

Enrollment at Kansas State University has dropped for the 5th year in a row. During the Kansas State, State of the University Address President Myers addressed this problem. “We have revamped our scholarship and tuition strategies to reach new markets. Particularly those out of state”. $250,000 is going towards strategic planning. “My guess is that [...]

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By |2019-09-30T15:07:01-05:00September 30th, 2019|K-State Activity, Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Enrollment drop, Stadium Updates, and a possible Nursing Program All highlighted in K-State State of the University Address

Runners took over Bosco Plaza for the 8th annual C. Clyde Run

Runners from all age groups showed their support for Shepherds Crossing on Saturday with the 8th annual C. Clyde Run. Taking place at the K-State Student Union’s Bosco Plaza, hundreds of runners and walkers gathered to show their support.  Coordinator and Assistant to the Dean of the College of Business Melanie Horton says they usually [...]

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By |2019-09-30T09:00:33-05:00September 30th, 2019|K-State Activity, Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Runners took over Bosco Plaza for the 8th annual C. Clyde Run

K-State, Wichita State planning satellite nursing program in Manhattan

Kansas State University is entering a planning phase with Wichita State for a satellite Bachelor of Science Nursing program on the K-State campus. The two schools have combined resources to address the anticipated increased nursing shortage in Kansas and the nation over the next decade. The Institute of Medicine recommends that 80 percent of Registered [...]

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By |2019-09-18T13:39:03-05:00September 18th, 2019|K-State Activity, Local News|Comments Off on K-State, Wichita State planning satellite nursing program in Manhattan

NBAF Facility Construction Update

The NBAF Facility has made a new hire recently that will focus on the safety and environmental aspects of the facility. One of the new members of NBAF is David Keffer, who is the Safety, Health, and Environmental Manager. Keffer spoke with KMAN about what drew him to the position. “Their mission to protect agriculture [...]

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By |2019-09-09T13:03:53-05:00September 9th, 2019|K-State Activity, Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on NBAF Facility Construction Update