Traffic Stop Leads to Arrest in Barton County

On June 1, 2023, just before 2 AM Sheriff’s deputy stopped a vehicle on US 281 near milepost 102, just south of the city of Great Bend for an equipment violation. During the course of the traffic stop deputies became suspicious of potential drug activity. Sheriff’s office K9 Maxx was deployed. The dog alerted to […]

Joshua Meyer Installed as KFDA President

Topeka – Joshua J. Meyer of Concordia, Kansas was recently installed as President of the Kansas Funeral Directors Association (KFDA) at the 2023 KFDA Convention which was held April 30 through May 3, 2023 at the Wichita Marriott in Wichita, Kansas. Funeral directors and embalmers from across Kansas gathered in Wichita to participate in the […]

K-State Students Inducted into Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society

MANHATTAN — The Kansas State University chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, Beta of Kansas, has initiated 41 new members into the society.Phi Beta Kappa is the nation’s oldest and most prestigious academic honor society and has more than 500,000 members. Since its founding at the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia, in 1776, the society […]

Science Teachers Invited to Participate in K-State’s QuarkNet Physics Education Outreach Program

MANHATTAN — Science teachers in Kansas and surrounding states can enhance their teaching abilities, resources and professional networks through Kansas State University’s free QuarkNet program.The nationwide outreach program, geared mostly toward high school science teachers and students, is offered by the physics department in the College of Arts and Sciences.QuarkNet supports science education by helping teachers develop their […]

K-State College of Business Administration Names Outstanding Senior

MANHATTAN — Mark Estares has been named the College of Business Administration Outstanding Senior at Kansas State University.Estares, from Junction City, is majoring in accounting and finance while concurrently earning his Master of Accountancy. He was selected for the honor by the Dean’s Student Advisory Council in the College of Business Administration.As an undergraduate, Estares commuted from […]

Girard and Linares Elected to K-State Salina Student Body Leadership

MANHATTAN — Students at Kansas State University Salina Aerospace and Technology Campus have elected new Student Governing Association leadership for the 2023-2024 school year.The new K-State Salina Student Governing Association, or SGA, student body president is Cassy Girard, junior in electronic computer engineering technology, New York, New York, and the new vice president is Roxana Linares, junior in professional pilot, Arkansas City.Both […]

College of Veterinary Medicine presents Dr. Walter C. Bowie Scholarship to Cristina Marquez

MANHATTAN — Cristina Marquez, a third-year Kansas State University veterinary student from San Juan, Puerto Rico, is the recipient of a K-State College of Veterinary Medicine scholarship that honors the legacy of a renowned alumnus from the college and promotes diversity among future veterinarians.The Dr. Walter C. Bowie Scholarship was created to demonstrate the college’s commitment to bringing […]

K-State Graduate School Recognizes Faculty for Outstanding Mentorship with Inaugural Award

MANHATTAN — Three Kansas State University graduate faculty members are recipients of the Graduate School’s inaugural Graduate Faculty Mentor Award. to recognize outstanding mentoring of graduate students.The $1,000 award recognizes the outstanding mentoring of graduate students. The awardees are Loretta Johnson, professor of biology, Charles Rice, university distinguished professor of agronomy, and Kaliramesh Siliveru, assistant professor of grain science.“The Graduate School […]

K-State Faculty Members Honored for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching

MANHATTAN — Four Kansas State University faculty members are recipients of the 2023 Commerce Bank and W.T. Kemper Foundation Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Award.The awardees are Kristin Anders, assistant professor of applied human sciences; Tonnie Martinez, assistant professor of curriculum and instruction; Tom Sarmiento, associate professor of English and affiliated faculty member of gender, women, and sexuality studies; and Jonathan […]