Wildcat Weekly
April 23, 2019
News & research
E ditor's note: Wildcat Weekly to be published on limited basis during summer
Wildcat Weekly will have a limited publishing schedule during the summer. This notice is to help those who want to submit an article or event for inclusion to plan accordingly. The last day of Wildcat Weekly's regular run is May 14, with the summer publishing dates as follows: June 11, July 9, and Aug. 6. Wildcat Weekly will resume its regular schedule Aug. 27 during the first week of fall classes.
Attendees will experience an immersive, one-week expenses-paid program June 10-14, and after completion, will be Federal Aviation Administration-certified as commercial UAS pilots, have fundamental multirotor flight skills and understand all opportunities available to implement UAS curriculum at their respective school.
Campus life
The big reveal: Winning T-shirt designs from campus competition ready for purchase May 2
The T-shirt designs that placed first, second and third in the campus competition this past fall will finally be revealed Thursday, May 2. Everyone on campus is invited to the book store in the College Center from 3:30 to 5 p.m. to see the designs turned into real fashion. In addition to the shirts being on display and on sale, all other clothing and gifts in the book store are 10 percent off. Sandwiches, chips and drinks will be provided.
SLC needs faculty, staff to play on softball team April 27
Kyle Chamberlin from the Student Life Center has three open positions for the campus's faculty/staff softball team. The line-up needs to be filled as soon as possible for a game on Saturday, April 27. Currently, the team consists of: Pamela Geihsler, Ellen Fixsen, Kris Grinter, Alyssa Wendel, Dustin Keiswetter, Dion Mosley, Teresa Hartman, and Chamberlin. Contact him at kchamberlin5@k-state.edu if you have an interest in participating.
Events
FB & IG Live: Study Abroad
Tuesday, April 23 at 5:30 p.m., Online
SGA Meeting
Tuesday, April 23 at 8:30 p.m., CCCR
ACM Club
Wednesday, April 24 at 5:30 p.m., Tech Center 167
Alpha Eta Rho
Wednesday, April 24 at 8:30 p.m., Tech Center 118
University Support Staff Breakfast
Thursday, April 25 at 8 a.m., CCCR
UAS Club
Thursday, April 25 at 6:30 p.m., UAS Building
Ask the Administrator: Dr. Christopher Smith
Friday, April 26 from 9-11 a.m., Tech Ctr Lobby
Retirement Reception
Friday, April 26 at 3:30 p.m., CCCR
Entrepreneur Club
Friday, April 26 at 3:30 p.m., Library Conference Room
Aerospace Maintenance Professionals Club
Monday, April 29 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.