More Upcoming Opportunities

By September 13, 2017News

Hello all! Below are some events that you may be interested in.

Kat Chats – Academic Anxiety

Tuesday Sep. 19 from 4:00-4:45 pm in Leasure 13

Counseling Services (a joint presentation with The Academic Achievement Center)

Feeling anxious about exams, papers, or other assignments? Come learn how to manage and cope with stress or anxiety related to academic assignments and performance. The presentation will highlight both short-term and long-term tips to help you improve productivity and perform your best.
Can’t be there in person?
Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android:
Dial: +1 646 558 8656 (US Toll) or +1 646 876 9923 (US Toll)
Meeting ID: 717 810 467

Miguel Cervantes Lecture

Miguel Cervantes, who plays Alexander Hamilton in the Chicago production of “Hamilton,” will be hosting a lecture on Monday, Oct. 2 at the K-State Alumni Center ballroom from 12-1:30pm. He will also be the keynote speaker for the HALO Encuentro on Tuesday, Oct. 3 in the Union Ballroom (time TBA).

Volunteer Opportunity – Harmony in the ‘Hatt

Volunteers are needed for the day of the music festival “Harmony in the ‘Hatt.” It has been scheduled for Oct. 7 in Triangle Park and they are collaborating with the Beach Museum of Art. They will host Art in Motion across the street. The mayor will come to give a proclamation, and the artists will perform live at the Beach and also give brief talks at HITH.

Volunteers are needed for specific time-limited tasks on October 7: setting up musical equipment, helping bands transition on and off stage, helping to staff musician tables, helping to staff Nonviolence table, helping take pictures, and take regular crowd count for documentation.

For more information, contact:
Susanne Glymour
Manhattan Nonviolence Initiative

2017 Indigenous People’s Day Conference

Registration is open for the 2017 Indigenous People’s Day Conference at Kansas State University. This year’s theme is From Erasure to Activism: Restorying Indigenous Narratives.

This event is FREE and open to the public. It will be held on October 9, 2017 in the Staley School of Leadership Studies, which will run from 9:00 am – 3:30pm, with a Kansas Association for Native American Educators (KANAE) meeting at 3:30-4:30pm. Meals will be provided for attendees who register for the full day conference (meals will not be provided to students attending one session for a class).

Live streaming will be available.

See for schedule information, registration, and live streaming link (link available day of conference).

Blue Key – Quest Freshmen Honorary Members

Quest is a student organization that works to develop freshmen into leaders by getting them involved on campus early on within their college career. Upon selection, members of Quest are paired with a  specific member of Blue Key to serve  as their mentor.  Under the leadership of Blue Key, Quest  takes a behind the scenes look at everything that K-State  has to offer. Past activities have included tours of the athletic facilities, lunch at the University President’s home, and seeing how Call Hall Ice Cream is made. In addition, Quest allows student leaders to connect across campus through participating in service opportunities in Manhattan.  Quest also provides the most ambitious freshmen leaders with the tools necessary to give back to the K-State family.

The application for Quest will be due Thursday, September 14th by 11:59pm. You can access the application at the following link: