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 […]

Udall Foundation Recognizes K-State Junior for Commitment to Sustainability

MANHATTAN — A Kansas State University civil engineering student is one of 55 students across the U.S. to receive a 2023 Udall Undergraduate Scholarship.Nicholas Saia, a junior from Olathe, has been awarded a $7,000 scholarship for leadership, public service and commitment to an issue related to the environment.“Nick is K-State’s 24th Udall Scholar, joining a long […]

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 […]

K-State Accounting Students Place Third in the Nation at Deloitte’s Audit Innovation Campus Challenge

MANHATTAN — Six Kansas State University College of Business Administration students placed third in the nation in the final round of the Deloitte Audit Innovation Campus Challenge at Deloitte University in Westlake, Texas.The K-State team includes Julianna Poe, sophomore in operations and supply chain management, and Brent Thein, junior in accounting, both from Manhattan; Riley Jacobson, junior in […]

College of Health and Human Sciences names 2023-2024 student ambassadors

MANHATTAN — The College of Health and Human Sciences welcomes the 2023-2024 student ambassadors. The student ambassadors work on- and off-campus to promote the college to alumni, friends, prospective students and families, and current K-State students.Returning ambassadors are Taylor Sweat, senior in athletic training and rehabilitation sciences, Bel Aire; Natalie Burdick, senior in communication sciences and […]

K-State Faculty Recognized for Exceptional Teaching, Leadership with Presidential Awards

MANHATTAN — Kansas State University is honoring three faculty members for their excellence in teaching or leadership with the 2023 Presidential Awards.University leadership surprised the recipients in their classrooms to notify them of the awards. Lonnie Hobbs Jr., doctoral student and graduate teaching assistant in agricultural economics in the College of Agriculture, is receiving the Presidential Graduate […]