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K-State honors Martin Luther King Jr. with annual wreath laying

Kansas State University honored the life and legacy Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with their annual candle lighting and wreath laying ceremony on campus Friday. Prior to the laying of the wreaths next to Dr. King’s bust outside of Ahearn Fieldhouse, members of the Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity held their candle lighting ceremony. Before lighting [...]

By |2023-01-27T17:19:36-06:00January 27th, 2023|Categories: Local News|Tags: , |Comments Off on K-State honors Martin Luther King Jr. with annual wreath laying

K-State celebrates Dr. King’s Day of Service

K-State students are very involved with the community, and the Hope Ranch Therapeutic Riding Center in Manhattan had some special guests Saturday. Program Coordinator and Barn Manager Tre Holmes talks about the students. He said Saturday was about honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr’s. Day of Service but noted that K-State students are often at [...]

By |2023-01-23T10:45:26-06:00January 23rd, 2023|Categories: Local News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on K-State celebrates Dr. King’s Day of Service

Importance of higher education: WVU President speaks at K-State forum

As Kansas State University continues to look forward, the school hosted a discussion Friday with West Virginia University President Gordon Gee surrounding the past, present, and future of higher education. Gee started his career as a university president at West Virginia from 1981 to 1985. After serving at three other universities, Gee returned to WVU [...]

By |2023-01-20T15:09:36-06:00January 20th, 2023|Categories: Local News|Tags: |Comments Off on Importance of higher education: WVU President speaks at K-State forum

Kansas Board of Regents approves KSU Criminology program

Kansas State University is now one step closer to offering a bachelor’s degree program in criminology. K-State Provost Chuck Taber spoke with the Kansas Board of Regents at their meeting Wednesday. They discussed a proposal for the university to implement a program that allows students to obtain a Bachelor of Science or a Bachelor of [...]

By |2023-01-19T19:47:52-06:00January 19th, 2023|Categories: Local News|Tags: |Comments Off on Kansas Board of Regents approves KSU Criminology program

Update: KHP identifies man struck by motorist Wednesday on K-State campus

A pedestrian was injured Wednesday morning after being struck by a motorist on the Kansas State University campus. According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, 62-year-old Randall Mai, of Manhattan, was walking north across Claflin Road just west of Mid-Campus Drive around 7:30 Wednesday morning. Authorities say he was not in a crosswalk and was struck [...]

By |2023-01-19T07:50:41-06:00January 18th, 2023|Categories: Local News|Tags: , |Comments Off on Update: KHP identifies man struck by motorist Wednesday on K-State campus

K-State, Network Kansas announce partnership aimed at statewide economic growth

A new partnership was announced Tuesday between Kansas State University and NetWork Kansas to create a network of liaisons across the state, aimed at economic growth literally in all 105 Kansas counties. Vice President for Research Dr. David Rosowsky tells KMAN the effort will strengthen its broader Economic Prosperity Plan, launched in late 2021. “The [...]

By |2023-01-18T08:05:50-06:00January 18th, 2023|Categories: Local News|Tags: |Comments Off on K-State, Network Kansas announce partnership aimed at statewide economic growth

Manhattan’s Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. celebrations

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. celebrations begin Monday morning in Manhattan. The Douglass School, located at 900 Yuma Street will host a Prayer Breakfast on January 16th, starting at 9 a.m. K-State Vice President for Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging Dr. Rana Johnson will be the keynote speaker. Volunteer organization HandsOn K-State will host a [...]

By |2023-01-15T15:41:06-06:00January 15th, 2023|Categories: Local News|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Manhattan’s Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. celebrations

Renz to retire from K-State Alumni Association after 45 years of service

Long time K-State Alumni Association President and CEO Amy Button Renz will retire at the end of the school year, capping 45 years of service to Kansas State University, according to a Wednesday release. Renz began her career with the Alumni Association in 1977, becoming president and CEO in 1994 and was the first female [...]

By |2023-01-11T10:55:46-06:00January 11th, 2023|Categories: Local News|Tags: |Comments Off on Renz to retire from K-State Alumni Association after 45 years of service

Linton appoints new director of Beach Museum at K-State

The Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art at Kansas State University will see a new director step into leadership effective March 1st. Kent Michael Smith was appointed to the role by President Richard Linton, according to Thursday’s edition of K-State Today. Linton called the museum a gem on the Manhattan campus, and says Smith brings [...]

By |2023-01-06T14:13:19-06:00January 6th, 2023|Categories: Local News|Tags: |Comments Off on Linton appoints new director of Beach Museum at K-State

Hale! Hale! Hale! K-State celebrates Hale Library with new musical composition

K-State’s Hale Library recently celebrated bringing back their Concert Series with a new musical composition. “Hale! Hale! Hale!” was composed by Planning and Assessment Librarian, Laurel Littrell. The work is comprised of three movements, each honoring a place in time. Littrell explains: She’s referring to the fire at Hale Library on May 22, 2018. K-State’s Faculty [...]

By |2022-12-26T13:54:30-06:00December 26th, 2022|Categories: Local News|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Hale! Hale! Hale! K-State celebrates Hale Library with new musical composition
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