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KSUnite Weekly

K-State Communications and Marketing
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Monday, May 8, 2023

KSUnite Weekly, published every Monday, shares inclusion and diversity news and events.

From the administration

New student organization policies to be implemented August 2023
Thomas Lane, vice president for student life and dean of students, announces three policies: the Student Organization Recognition Policy, the Student Organization Conduct Code and Process for Discipline, and the Student Amnesty Policy.

News and research

K-State commencement ceremonies recognize spring degree candidates
Kansas State University's spring commencement ceremonies are set for Saturday, May 6, in Salina and Friday, May 12, and Saturday, May 13, in Manhattan.
K-State commencement ceremonies to feature student speakers, musicians and vocalists
Several Kansas State University students will serve as speakers, vocalists and musicians at the university's spring commencement ceremonies Saturday, May 6, Friday, May 12 and Saturday, May 13.
University selects 'They Called Us Enemy' as 2023 K-State First Book
"They Called Us Enemy" cover
The 2023 K-State First Book — the Kansas State University common book for the upcoming academic year — will be "They Called Us Enemy" by George Takei.


K-State Alumni Association announces 2023 Homecoming theme, grand marshal and more
The All-University Homecoming Committee and the K-State Alumni Association announce several updates including this year's theme.
Save the date: All-University Awards Ceremony set for Thursday, May 11
President Richard Linton and Provost Charles Taber will host the All-University Awards Ceremony and reception from 3:30-5 p.m. Thursday, May 11, in the K-State Alumni Center Banquet Room.

Kudos, publications and presentations

College of Veterinary Medicine presents Dr. Walter C. Bowie Scholarship to Cristina Marquez
Cristina Marquez, a third-year K-State veterinary student, 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.
Valerie Padilla Carroll publishes acclaimed book
Valerie Padilla Carroll, professor in the social transformation studies department, has published a groundbreaking volume on back-to-the-land ideologies manifest in popular culture.

Newsletters and magazines

Beach Museum of Art May 2023 e-newsletter
Stay connected and informed about the museum's in-person and online offerings, including exhibitions, educational programs, fun activities for families and educators, a calendar of events in the Art in Motion program series and more news.

Volunteer opportunities

Wildcat Dialogues seeks volunteers for 2023 planning committee
K-State faculty, staff and students are invited to serve on the planning committee and serve as facilitators for the 2023 Wildcat Dialogues. The committee will meet once a week starting mid-September to organize and promote the event and recruit others.