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Upcoming Events
Tuesday, Oct. 29
  • Cat Cannon- 4:30pm STC 108
  • Alpha Eta Rho- 6pm Library Community Room
  • SGA Senate Meeting- 8:30pm CCCR
Wednesday, Oct. 30
  • Free Movie Night- 7pm Showplex Cinema
  • UAS Meeting- 5pm UAS Lab
  • Christian Challenge- 8-10pm Cafeteria
  • Phi Delta Theta Education- 8:30pm
  • Kappa Sigma Alpha- 9pm STC 105
Thursday, Oct. 31
  • Trick or Treat So Others Can Eat- 6pm
  • 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, Nov. 1

Monday, Nov. 4
  • Christian Challenge- 8pm Cafeteria
  • WIA Meeting- 8:30pm STC 108
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October 29, 2013
Campus Activities
Free Movie Night!
K-State Salina Programing Board is hosting a free movie night on 
Wednesday, October 30 at the Showplex Cinema!
Take your pick from Carrie at 7:40pm or Bad
Grandpa at 7:35pm! Make sure to bring your K-State ID to get in for free!

Candy Canes and Airplanes
Candy Canes and Airplanes will be held on Saturday, December 7 at the Salina Airport. This is a community event sponsored by K-State Salina and the Salina Airport Authority. Families from the community will be in attendance to see Santa and and participate in activities at K-State student club booths.

Student clubs are invited to host a holiday themed booth and may use this as a fundraiser. Clubs interested in submitting a proposal to host a booth for fundraising during this event should contact Kirsten Zoller at kzoller@k-state.edu for an application. Applications are due November 7.
Student Opportunities
Scholarship Opportunities
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

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

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

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.
Aviation Scholarship
The ISTAT Foundation is actively engaged in helping young people develop potential careers in aviation by offering scholarships up to $10,000 for the benefit of college-level students who are academically qualified, are in need of financial support to complete their studies and will be a student in calendar year 2014. DEADLINE has been extended to November 2. Submit completed applications to Dr. Kurt Barnhart or Cindy Newell.
Student Loan Repayment Opportunity
Thanks to the new Rural Opportunity Zones program, there's never been a better time than now to make rural Kansas your new home. If you're looking for lower cost of living and better quality of life, Kansas is your best choice.

Rural Opportunity Zones are 73 counties that have been authorized to offer one or both of the following financial incentives to new full-time residents:
Kansas income tax waivers for up to five years
Student loan repayments up to $15,000

Who's Eligible?

To be eligible for Kansas income tax waivers, individuals must have:
established residency in a ROZ county on or after July 1, 2011
lived outside Kansas for five or more years immediately prior to establishing residency in a ROZ county
earned less than $10,000 in Kansas Source Income in each of the five years immediately prior to establishing residency in a ROZ county

To be eligible for student loan repayments, individuals must:

establish residency in a ROZ county after July 1, 2011 and on or after the date on which the county opts-in to the student loan program
hold an associate's, bachelor's or post-graduate degree
have an outstanding student loan balance
For more information about the Rural Opportunity Zones program, click here or contact:

Chris Harris
Program Manager
Kansas Department of Commerce 
(785) 296-6815 

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.



Aviation (5)

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, but students enrolled in Master's programs may also apply

*Must have a Commercial Multi-Engine Certificate with an Instrument Rating 

*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

**Apply online here.



Customer Service Avionics Systems Development - CES Job #53125 - Expires: December 1, 2013

Cessna Aircraft Company- Wichita, KS

*Student should be engaged in the pursuit of an Electrical Engineering Bachelor's Degree in an Aviation Program.

*An Airframe and Power Plant License and/or Pilots License is also desired.
*Maintenance of an overall 3.0 (4.0 scale) or higher GPA
*Self-discipline and reliable
*Proficiency with Microsoft Office
*Strong written and verbal communication skills are required
*Professional demeanor, troubleshooting and organizational skills are necessary

**Apply online here and search job # 218414




SAA Management Internship-CES Job #53483 - Expires November 24, 2013

Salina Airport Authority - Salina, KS

*Must be an upper class KSU-S student majoring in Professional Pilot, Aviation Maintenance, Airport Management. 

*Time per week is negotiable and will range from 8 to 16 hours per week (average around 12).

*Requires a KBI (5) year background investigation and valid driver's license.

**To Apply: Send or self-deliver the following to the Salina Airport Authority located in the M.J. Kennedy Air Terminal at 3237 Arnold Ave. in Salina, KS 67401 with a cover letter, resume, letter of recommendation, and an  SAA Internship Application (available at the airport terminal, online at www.salinaairport.com, or through Career and Employment Services, K-State Salina, College Center 208)




Engineering/ Technical Publications Internship - CES Job #53119 - Expires: December 1, 2013

Cessna Aircraft Company - Wichita, KS

*Preferred 60 hours of coursework towards a Bachelor of Science degree in an aviation related field

*Interest and knowledge of aircraft operation, aircraft systems, and aircraft maintenance practices

*Ability to use engineering drawings, specifications, functional tests, and other sources to research, analyze and interpret information required for inclusion in publications

**Apply online here and search job # 219240




Engineering Equipment Installation, Avionics, & Electrical Systems Internship - CES Job #53120 - Expires: December 1, 2013

Cessna Aircraft Company - Wichita, KS

*Prefer completion of 60 hours while currently enrolled in Bachelor of Science in Engineering (Mechanical or Aerospace). 

*Strong mechanical aptitude 
*Microsoft Office applications 
*Time management skills 
*Critical thinking skills in order to troubleshoot 
*Excellent verbal and written communication skills 
*Professional and diplomatic demeanor 
*Working knowledge of CATIA V5

 **Apply online at http://www.textron.com/careers/undergrads-graduates/index.php  and search job # 219242




Engineering Technology (2)

Engineering Equipment Installation, Avionics, & Electrical Systems Internship - CES Job #53120 - Expires: December 1, 2013

Cessna Aircraft Company - Wichita, KS

*Prefer completion of 60 hours while currently enrolled in Bachelor of Science in Engineering (Mechanical or Aerospace). 

*Strong mechanical aptitude 
*Microsoft Office applications 
*Time management skills 
*Critical thinking skills in order to troubleshoot 
*Excellent verbal and written communication skills 
*Professional and diplomatic demeanor 
*Working knowledge of CATIA V5

 **Apply online here  and search job # 219242




Structural Engineering Internship - CES Job #53188 - Expires: November 14, 2013

Bombardier Aerospace Learjet- Wichita, KS

*Applicant should be enrolled at an accredited University in pursuit of an engineering degree.

*GPA and structural analysis coursework will be a strong consideration in selecting a candidate.

*Knowledge and practical application of CATIA is a plus.

*Should enjoy hands on work with aircraft and structure.

**Apply online here.

Part-time Employment


All Majors (2)

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




Certified Personal Trainer - CES Job #52820 - Expires October 31, 2013

Salina Family YMCA - Salina, KS

*National Certification in Personal Training (YMCA training can be provided)

*4-year degree in a health related field preferred

** Apply by sending an email and resume to jobs@salinaymca.org and type Personal Trainer in the subject line.  Also download the application here or stop by the YMCA to pick up an application.




Engineering Technology (1)

Electronic Media Coordinator - CES Job #51462 - 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

*Computer/Internet experience

*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

**Apply by sending resume or letter of interest to Jim Raubenstine, jraubenstine@ka-comminc.com.

Company information can be seen here. A job application can be picked up and completed at 326 S Clark St, Salina KS 67401. EOE No Phone calls please

Full-time Employment


Arts, Sciences & Business (2)

Bilingual Account Executive - CES Job #53264 - Expires: November 15, 2013

Sunflower Broadcasting - Wichita, KS

*Bachelor's Degree in Business or related field preferred

*Hard worker and well organized

*Great people skills

**Apply online here.




Accountant II-Job Requisition #175766 - Expires: October 31, 2013

Kansas State University - Salina - Salina, KS

*Two years of experience in professional accounting/auditing work.

*Education may be substituted for experience as determined relevant by the agency.

** Apply online here.




Aviation (1)

Assistant/Associate Professor - CES Job #53126 - Expires: November 11, 2013

Middle Tennessee State University- Murfreesboro, TN

*Master's degree in Aerospace, Aviation or related field
*FAA Commercial, Multi-Engine and Flight Instructor Certification (CFI, CFII, MEI) with significant flight experience
*Experience as a pilot for a Part 121 carrier
*PhD/EdD in Aerospace, Aviation or related field
*Flight experience in a regional jet aircraft

** Apply online here.




Engineering Technology (3)

Project Manager/ Estimator - CES Job #52337 - 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




Civil Engineer in Training- Water/ Water waste - CES Job # 52907 - Expires: November 3, 2013

Wilson & Company Inc - Salina, KS

*BS in Civil Engineering or other related field, with an emphasis in water and/or wastewater related fields
*Strong written and oral communication skills
*Self Starter with strong problem solving skills
*Working knowledge of AutoCAD drafting program
*Proficient in use of Microsoft Office programs, primarily Word and Excel
*0-3 years experience

**To Apply visit the "Careers" area of the website and upload your resume here.




Mechanical Engineering Technician - CES Job #52372 - Expires: October 31, 2013

Thompson Dehydrating Company - Topeka, KS

*A year or more of 3D modeling

*An Associate's degree in Mechanical Engineering Technology or similar degree/experience

*The ability to perform under pressure

*A hardhat, steel toed boots, safety glasses, and a reflective vest

*The capacity to upgrade your technical knowledge

*The ability to work with a team

** To apply send references, a cover letter, and a resume to hiring@thompsondryers.com




Design Drafter- CES Job #53380 - Expires: November 20, 2013

K-Tron America/Premier Pneumatics Incorporated - Salina, KS

*Must be very proficient in Inventor or SolidWorks and AutoCAD.

*A minimum of two-year college degree or equivalent technical training is required. 
*A strong mechanical background with knowledge of Microsoft programs required. Excellent verbal & written communication skills are preferred. 

*Processing of engineered quotations, orders, and product development projects. Performs drafting and design of fabrication and machine detail/layouts.
*Prepare drawings, including layout, modifications, metal fabrication detail, machine detail, and assembly drawings; both 2-dimensional and 3-dimensional.
*AutoCad & Inventor software experience preferred.
*Develop item masters, bills of material, order item lists, and change orders during the processing of engineered orders, to provide documents for manufacturing and shipping of equipment.
*Product development drafting and design.
*Assist with lab duties, which may include material testing, equipment assembly, prototype testing, general maintenance.

**To apply send resumes to: K-Tron Salina, Attn: Human Resource Manager, 606 N. Front Street, Salina, KS 67402-0017

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 at ksand@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 at ksand@ksu.edu or 785-826-2603. 

Want to try out an iPad?

iPads are now available for checkout in the library for seven days! Every iPad comes loaded with apps for productivity, such as note taking and presentations, as well as entertainment, such as Facebook. Each iPad also includes a carrying case, chargers, and a mini keyboard cover. Not sure how to get started? The librarians would love to show you how to use the iPad, so stop by or email libhelp@sal.ksu.edu. 

SafeZone Fall Training: Cultural Competence: Understanding and Eradicating Stereotypes

Please join us at our SafeZone Advanced Training on November 13th at 9:30 in the morning. We will be meeting in TC 106 and will be discussing cultural competence and stereotypes. This educational discussion will be presented by Dr. Becky DeGreeff. 

Ten Weeks Left to Complete the Secure IT Training

All K-State employees (faculty, staff, and student workers) are required to complete the 2013 security awareness training during the calendar year.

The training takes about 20 minutes and becomes part of your HRIS record. Encourage people in your area to read this.

To do the 2013 training, or to see if you already have a Certificate of Completion:
1) Go to http://www.k-state.edu/its/security
2) On the left-hand menu, click Security Training.
3) Sign in with your eID and password.
4) Click 2013 IT Security Awareness Training.
5) View your Certificate of Completion, or click Start to take the training. 

New comfy furniture in the library!
We have new furniture in the Quiet Room! Check out the new comfy chairs and ottomans, complete with a sturdy table for your coffee or book and a handy outlet for charging your laptop, eReader or phone! This cozy spot is perfect for that quiet lunch break or even a quick power nap! Stop by and try one out today!
Time to renew those library books...online!

Students, faculty and staff can now renew their library items online! No need to make a special trip through the wind/rain/sleet/freaky October snow! Just click on "My Account" in the library catalog to be shown a list of items you have checked out, to save your catalog search results or to renew any items you may want to keep longer (renewal not available for items with a hold). 


Questions? Email libhelp@sal.ksu.edu or stop by the library! 

Student Participants Needed for Study on Intimate Partner Violence

Please consider participating in a survey that will help us understand how intimate partner violence is perceived. You can access the survey here


Your involvement will be anonymous, though individuals who wish to be entered into a drawing to win one of five $25 Amazon gift cards will need to enter their email addresses. West Virginia University's Institutional Review Board acknowledgement of this project is on file. This study is being conducted by a student and faculty member in the Child Development and Family Studies program within the College of Education and Human Services at West Virginia University. 

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