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Upcoming Events
Tuesday, Oct. 15
  • Stress Free Mints- 10am-12pm STC Lawn
  • Cat Cannon- 4:30pm STC 108
  • Alpha Eta Rho- 6pm Library Community Room
  • SGA Senate Meeting- 8:30pm CCCR
Wednesday, Oct. 16
  • Yoga- 12:30pm STC Lawn
  • SkillsUSA Meeting- 12:30pm CCCR
  • UAS Meeting- 5pm UAS Lab
  • Christian Challenge- 8-10pm Cafeteria
  • Phi Delta Theta Education- 8:30pm
  • Kappa Sigma Alpha- 9pm STC 105
Thursday, Oct. 17
  • Campus Photo Shoot- 9:30am-3pm
  • Play Day- 10am-2pm STC Lawn
  • High Power Rocketry Club- 6pm Training Hangar
  • Otakats Meeting- 7:30pm CCCR
  • Christian Challenge 8-10pm Cafeteria
  • MSU Meeting- 9-10pm CC Lobby
  • Bowling League- 9pm All Star Lanes
Friday, Oct. 18
  • South v. Central Tailgate- 6-7pm Salina Stadium
  • Halloweenie LAN- 6pm-12am CCCR
Monday, Oct. 21
  • Beginning of Club Competition Week
  • Christian Challenge- 8pm Cafeteria
  • WIA Meeting- 8:30pm STC 108
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October 15, 2013
Campus Activities
Mini Stress Free Week
Stressed out about midterms? Need a stress reliever? Then come check out the following Stress Relieving Events this week:
Tuesday- Stress Relieving Mints from 10am-noon
Wednesday- Yoga on the Lawn at 12:30pm
Thursday- Play Day! Puppies, Hula Hoops, Chalk and bubbles! From 10am-2pm
Friday- Nutrition Stress Relief during lunch in the cafeteria. 

Events on TuesdayWednesday and Thursday take place outside on the lawn between UAS building and Tech Center.

Sponsored by Counseling Services, Food Services, Recreational Services, Residence Life and Student Life.
K-State Salina is proud to sponsor the South vs. Central Tailgate
Friday, October 18 K-State Salina will besponsoring a tailgate at the Salina South vs. Salina Central football game. Everyone is invited to come out to the Salina Stadium and get free Call Hall ice cream! Willie will also be making an appearance at the tailgate from 6-7 p.m.

Student Opportunities
Math Tutoring
There is a flyer announcing the math tutoring lab hours in the library for Fall 2013. 
Scholarship Opportunities
 
COLLEGE SOPHOMORES OR HIGHER
1. The Salina Ladies Auxiliary VFW Post 1432 is offering a scholarship. Application forms can be picked up in Room 208G College Center. Open to any student, any major as long as they are a sophomore or higher. (You do not need to be a member or child of a member of the VFW. You also do not have to be a Salina resident to apply.) 
Deadline: DECEMBER 1


DISTANCE EDUCATION MAJORS
1. K-State's Division of Continuing Education is offering scholarships to distance education students. 
Deadline: November 2
Apply online here.


STUDY ABROAD
1. Freshman Education Abroad Scholarship - Up to 10 recipients per year will be awarded $750 to help cover the cost of tuition and fees for enrollment in a Global Issues & Perspecitives course. An additional $2,000 will be available to those awarded the $750 scholarship, to help fund a study abroad experience on an approved K-State study abroad program. 
Deadline: OCTOBER 18
Apply online here.

2. Variety of scholarships for those interested in studying abroad.
Apply online  here.

AVIATION RELATED
1. The National Business Aviation Association is offering a variety of different scholarships. The UAA Janice K. Barden Aviation Scholarship is one of those. Through the UAA Janice K. Barden Aviation Scholarship, NBAA annually awards $1,000 to each of five undergraduates studying aviation-related curricula.
Deadline: NOVEMBER 1
Apply online here.

2. The Dan L. Meisinger Sr. Memorial Learn to Fly Scholarship is open for applications. Preference given to residents of Kansas, Missouri or Illinois. Must have a "B" average. Award is $2500 to be used towards initial or primary flight training.
Deadline: NOVEMBER 29
Apply online here.

3. Women in Aviation if offering a number of scholarships again (both men and women can apply). We have had K-State students receive scholarships from this organization in the past. 
Deadline: NOVEMBER 18
Apply online here.

4. Helicopter Foundation International is offering scholarships to maintenance students ($1,600-$2,500) and students working on their commercial helicopter rating ($5,000).
Deadline: NOVEMBER 30
Apply online here.

5. The Kansas Association of Airports is offering a $1,500 scholarship to students in the airport management field.
Deadline: NOVEMBER 5
Apply online  here.

 

6. Greater Kansas City Ninety-Nines Scholarship is offering a s
cholarship for flight training for females who live within 75 NM of Kansas City, MO
Application details
DEADLINE - October 15, 2013
Career Services

Employment and Internship Opportunities

 

Job and Internship details can be found by logging in to your CES account at www.k-state.edu/ces/students/login.htm and searching for the corresponding CES Job number listed.  For more information about CES, please email Marva Morgan at mjmorgan@ksu.edu or call (785) 826-2659.

Internships

 

Pilot Internship Program - CES Job #50608 - Expires: July 15, 2014

Express Jet Airlines - Atlanta, GA, Houston, TX or any Crew Base Location

*Must be enrolled as a student at a four-year college or university

*Juniors and seniors preferred

*Strong communication skills

*Ability to maintain discretion and confidentiality when dealing with sensitive information

*Strong knowledge and application of Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint

Part-time Employment

 

 

Electronic Media Coordinator - CES Job #50608 - Expires: July 15, 2014

Ka-Comm Inc. - Atlanta, GA, Houston, TX or any Crew Base Location

*Must be enrolled as a student at a four-year college or university

*Juniors and seniors preferred

*Strong communication skills

*Ability to maintain discretion and confidentiality when dealing with sensitive information

*Strong knowledge and application of Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint

 

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Part-Time Sales Lead at Vanity-CES Job #50655 - Expires: October 22, 2013

VANITY - Salina, KS

*10+ hours per week

*$8.00 - $9.00/hr

*Must have a minimum of 6 months retail store sales

*Must demonstrate a sale focused mindset, the ability to lead in providing exceptional service, a personal style and knowledge of fashion trends, and interactive social skills to effectively communicate.

*Complete an application in a Vanity store near you or here!

 

 

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Peer Tutor-CES Job #48292 - Expires: April 4, 2014

Kansas State University Salina - Salina, KS

*Must be a Kansas State University student

*Must have a 3.2 or better cumulative GPA

*Receive a "B" or better in subject area chosen to tutor

*Apply in person at the K-State Salina Academics and Career Advising Center, Technology Center 100

Full-time Employment

 

Communications & Alumni Coordinator - CES Job #52205 - Expires: When position is filled

Kansas State University Salina - Salina, KS

*Experience in Macintosh publishing environment

*Experience in InDesign and Photoshop

 

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Estimator/Project Manager - CES Job # 15886 - Expires: December 31, 2013

American Boiler and Mechanical - Salina, KS

*Bachelor Degree (or be graduating fall 2013) in Engineering or Construction Science

*Background in plumbing/construction/mechanic/welding is strongly encouraged but not required

 

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Manager Trainee-CES Job #43808 - Expires: October 26, 2013

Menards-Salina, KS

*Bachelor Degree in Business or Ag Business

*40-45/hr

*Apply in person at the Manhattan store or online at Menards.com

 

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Assistant or Associate Professor-CES Job #52803 - Expires: October 20, 2013

Kansas State University Salina - Salina, KS

*Doctoral degree in the field of Mechanical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering Technology

Campus News/Announcements
Fall 2013 Graduation

The first draft of the fall 2013 commencement program has been completed. Have you applied for fall graduation? If you are planning to graduate this fall and have not applied for graduation, log in to your iSIS account today to apply for graduation. 

If you have questions, contact Kathy Sanders atksand@ksu.edu or 785-826-2603. 

Spring/Summer 2014 Graduation

If you are planning to graduate in spring or summer 2014, make sure you have completed a Graduation Check Form with your advisor this month. 

This will ensure you have the correct courses remaining and eliminate any surprises next semester. 

See your advisor or the Dean's Office for the Graduation Check Form. If you have questions, you may contact Kathy Sanders atksand@ksu.edu or 785-826-2603. 

Interacting with Difficult Visitors (WTD160)

Interacting with Difficult Visitors (WTD160) October 23rdfrom 2:00 - 3:30 PM in the College Center Conference Room

Office staff is often the first contact that individuals have with a department. There are times when individuals who come to the office are frustrated 

and/or angry and lash out. This session will provide de-escalating communication strategies, methods of dealing with a difficult or threatening person, 

as well as information on dealing with suspicious persons. 

Heather Reed and Laurel Koch from the Office of Student Life will be the presenters for these sessions.

Please register for this training session by going to HRIS Self-Service>Learning Development>KSU Training Enrollment > Entering WTD160 

Star Wars Reads Day II a Success!

The biggest fans on campus turned out for a day dedicated to reading and the Force on Star Wars Reads Day II, held onOctober 4th. Sponsored by Lucasfilm and the K-State Salina Library, students, faculty and staff were invited to discover new Star Wars titles, sample Star Wars cupcakes, and view the double library display cases full of memorabilia on loan from K-State faculty and staff and Star Wars books and movies. Star Wars prizes were also given out all week randomly to Facebook fans, as well as Twitter followers and Pinterest fans. Photos of some of the contest winners may be seen on the library's Facebook page. 


A big thank you to all of our students, faculty and staff who participated inthis day and made it a success. Maythe Force be with you!

A Vision In Action Promotional Campaign
K-State Salina is launching another promotional campaign targeted at the Salina and surrounding areas.  The goal is to let the community know that the campus is moving forward and has a plan and vision for our future.  Over the the next 10 weeks, look for radio, newspaper, e-newsltter, and digital advertising along with on-air interviews with Dean Fitzsimmons on Oct 7, Nov. 4, and Nov. 17 on 1150 KSAL at 8.25 a.m.  Feel free to participate in this campaign by telling our story to others.
Learn more

Wichita Eagle, K-State Salina selected to test certification standards for drones

Check out the news article from the Wichita Eagle featuring our involvement with the Federal Aviation Administration for testing the certification standards for unmanned aircraft systems.

 

Click here!

Video: K-State Salina tests UAS standards

Kansas State University Salina was featured on KWCH 12 Eyewitness News for being chosen to be one of the first to test the standards for small unmanned aircraft systems. Watch the full news feature video and learn more about how K-State Salina is leading the way for UAS in higher education.

 

Click here! 

Students name K-State Salina as one of the 7 Wonders of Salina

Inspired by a character in a storybook, third-graders at Coronado Elementary School set out to determine what they consider to be the 7 wonders of Salina.  Kansas State University Salina is honored to have been selected by the students as one of the 7 most wondrous places in the city.

 

Read the full story here!  

Doing a little fall cleaning? The library is now accepting your old books!

Doing a little fall cleanup? Need to get rid of some of those old books taking up space? The library will take your donations, great and small! Paperbacks, old textbooks, industry publications, previous bestsellers and Oprah Book Club titles, we want them all! Just drop them off in the library or let us know you have some to give away and we'll pick them up from your car or office. 

For more information, email Heidi at hblackbu@ksu.edu 

Got research questions? The library has answers!

What are the most likely reasons for a pilot to make an error? How does one build an electric car? What rights does a foster care child have? Are you smart enough to work for Google? What should be on an résumé? Answers to these questions and more can be found in the library's collection housed on the movable compact shelving. We have books for every discipline and major, so stop by and check them out (literally!). Need something different? How about one of the 3 MILLION titles in Manhattan's library? We can get that for you in just 1-2 days!

Don't know where to start? Stop by the Questions Desk and see a librarian for more information or emaillibhelp@sal.ksu.edu. 

Fight database fatigue!

Tired of the same ol' databases, day in and day out? Can't find what you need in ProQuest? Not on speaking terms with CQ Researcher? The library offers access to over 300 different databases. Let us show you some fresh new places to do your research, including Academic Search Premier, GREENR, or Scopus, which contains 47 MILLION records alone! We can help you find information on both academic and personal interest topics. Check out all the databases on the library's website, stop by the library for help or emaillibhelp@sal.ksu.edu 

Clumps
Clump
Clump:
Noun A collective clap, related to a round of applause. Awarded by K-State Salina's CEO and Dean Verna Fitzsimmons to faculty, staff, and students for a job well done.

Congratulations to Mindy Markham

Congratulations to Mindy Markham for being named a Big 12 Faculty Fellow!

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