Wildcat Weekly
April 16, 2019
News & research
Service members stationed at Fort Riley have a new educational option to consider with the establishment of a computer-based degree program from the Polytechnic Campus.
Kali Hague, an attorney for Jetlaw, LLC, was honored as this year's Alumni Fellow during a celebration on campus and with other fellows in Manhattan April 10-12. She also returned to the Polytechnic Campus to meet students, reconnect with faculty and teach two classes.
Campus life
The Office of Residence Life is now accepting applications for summer resident assistants and residence hall desk assistants for the 2019-2020 academic year.
C ommunications and marketing office looking for students to share summer experiences on Instagram, Snapchat
Students who have a summer internship or job lined up in their area of study, or have a unique trip planned during the summer are asked to contact communications and marketing on campus. The office would like to feature Wildcats' fun and educational adventures on social media, in particularly Instagram and Snapchat. Email Julee Cobb, communications and social media specialist, for more details and questions: julee@ksu.edu.
Testing Center hours expanded during finals week
The Testing Center will be open over the noon hour daily and on Tuesday and Wednesday evening during Finals Week, May 13-17. The hours have been expanded to accommodate additional testing demands for final exams and FAA written exams. Click here to view the full Testing Center availability and to schedule an exam time. If you need to speak to the Testing Center about proctoring for your course, please email profed@k-state.edu. 
Human resources, benefits & training
K-State's Institute of Civic Discourse and Democracy will be conducting a facilitation training Saturday, April 27 and students, faculty and staff on the Polytechnic Campus are encouraged to attend.
Events
Blood Drive
Tuesday, April 16 from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., TC154
Professional Master of Technology Capstone Presentation
Tuesday, April 16 at 9 a.m., Tech Center 120
SGA Meeting
Tuesday, April 16 at 8:30 p.m., CCCR
Blood Drive
Wednesday, April 17 from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., TC154
Kansas International Educators Conference
Wednesday, April 17 from 8:30-4:00 p.m., CCCR/Tech Center
ACM Club
Wednesday, April 17 at 5:30 p.m., Tech Center 167
Alpha Eta Rho
Wednesday, April 17 at 8:30 p.m., Tech Center 118
UAS Club
Thursday, April 18 at 6:30 p.m., UAS Building
Entrepreneur Club
Friday, April 19 at 3:30 p.m., Library Conference Room
Matter O' Fact Meeting (Faculty/Staff)
Monday, April 22 at 3:30 p.m., CCCR
AAAE Spirit Night at Chick-fil-A
Monday, April 22 at 5 to 7 p.m., Salina Chick-fil-A
Specify that you are there for "AAAE Spirit Night" and 15% of proceeds will go to the organization
Aerospace Maintenance Professionals Club
Monday, April 22 at 5:30 p.m., Aviation Maintenance Hangar
Scholarship opportunities
Aviation Students
The Textron Aviation Leadership Scholarship shall be awarded to juniors and/or seniors that are full-time K-State Polytechnic students majoring in one of the aviation options. Students selected will be outstanding aviation students in the top of their class academically, with demonstrated leadership abilities and have exhibited the highest ethics and standards of the aviation industry. The award amounts will vary, based on the earnings for the endowed scholarship. Deadline: April 26, 2019 by 5:00 p.m.
CRITERIA
1. Applicants must have completed 60 hours of coursework in one of the aviation major options.
2. Applicants should provide a current resume highlighting outstanding achievements of exhibited leadership in the field of aviation, as well as the college and community.
3. Applicants must demonstrate an interest in receiving the scholarship by submitting a typewritten 1-2 page essay on how this scholarship will enhance their ability to enter an aviation career.
4. Applicants must include a copy of their college transcript with application materials.
APPLICATION PROCEDURE
Interested students should apply by forwarding documentation of established criteria above, along with the essay to Cindy Newell, Financial Aid Coordinator, Room 209, College Center.
Air Traffic Control Association awarded 10 scholarships worth $108,000 to aviation students last year. Available to both part-time and full-time students. Deadline: May 1, 2019 Apply Here .
Women in Aviation is offering a number of scholarships to help students obtain flight ratings or tuition assistance. Must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Deadline: May 31, 2019 . Apply Here .
Kansas Residents
The Board of Regents offers scholarships to Kansas residents. K-State Polytechnic students have received the Kansas State Scholarship, Kansas Ethnic Minority Scholarship and the Kansas Military Service Scholarship in the past. Deadline: May 1, 2019 . Apply Here
Professional Pilot Students
Bill Cowden Memorial Aviation Scholarship is open to students who have completed their private pilot. Deadline: May 1, 2019 . Apply Here .
Summer Classes
Thinking of taking some classes this summer? There may be financial aid available. Once you enroll in your courses, complete the Summer Financial Aid Application here .
Employee Tuition Assistance
Some K-State employees may be eligible for employee tuition assistance. Up to 3 credit hours of tuition a semester is possible. Must be a full-time (0.9 FTE or above), benefits-eligible position. For more information, visit http://www.k-state.edu/sfa/manage/forms/eta1.pdf .
Dependent/Spouse Grant
Dependents and spouses of full-time (0.9 FTE or above), benefits eligible, regular appointment employees may qualify for the dependent/spouse grant – up to 7 hours for full-time, undergraduate dependents and 3 hours for spouses and graduate dependents. For more information, visit http://www.k-state.edu/sfa/manage/forms/dsg1.pdf.
Kansas State University prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex (including sexual harassment and sexual violence), sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, ancestry, disability, genetic information, military status, or veteran status, in the university's programs and activities as required by applicable laws and regulations. The person designated with responsibility for coordination of compliance efforts and receipt of inquiries concerning the nondiscrimination policy is the university's Title IX Coordinator: the Director of the Office of Institutional Equity,  equity@k-state.edu , 103 Edwards Hall, 1810 Kerr Drive, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas 66506-4801. Telephone: 785-532-6220 | TTY or TRS: 711. The campus ADA Coordinator is the Director of Employee Relations and Engagement, who may be reached at  charlott@k-state.edu  or 103 Edwards Hall, 1810 Kerr Drive, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas 66506-4801, 785-532-6277 and TTY or TRS 711.