Wildcat Weekly
Jan. 22, 2020
News & research
Animals helped junior Brandon Stevens through chemo treatment, now he volunteers to fly them to new homes
Making cross-country flights is something Brandon Stevens does all the time in his training at Kansas State University Polytechnic Campus as a junior in the professional pilot program. Currently working on his commercial certificate, Stevens' time in the air is required for building hours and learning fundamentals like flight planning and navigation. Read more.
Annual crime disclosure distributed to Clery mandated reporters
Developing and maintaining a safe and secure campus environment is the responsibility of
the entire K-State community, not just individuals with distinct reporting obligations such as campus security authorities, or CSAs.

The term "campus security authority" refers to an individual who, because of their function for the
university, has an obligation under the Clery Act to notify the university of alleged Clery crimes. This federal law applies to most public and private universities and is tied directly to federal funding of various kinds, including federal student aid. For this and other reasons, it is imperative that K-State and individuals associated with the university comply with the conditions set forth by the Clery Act. As such, a comprehensive training has been developed to increase awareness and educate individuals about resources and reporting processes across the university. Campus security authorities are
required to complete their training annually.

Likewise, all K-State Campus Security Authorities (CSAs) are expected to complete an annual online survey to disclose any crime information that is alleged to have occurred on campus, in public areas bordering the campus, or in a designated off-campus building owned or controlled by the university, per the Clery Act Designation and Reporting Policy ( PPM 3110 ). The survey distribution for the 2020 calendar year will be disseminated during the week of January 13; individuals will have until February 14, 2020 to complete their crime disclosure survey.

The survey will be distributed to K-State email accounts through the university's secure survey platform,
Qualtrics. To ensure receipt of the training, CSAs are encouraged to check both their junk and clutter folders.

As a reminder, K-State continues to sponsor various initiatives to increase awareness, educate and provide resources relating to individual and university obligations under the Clery Act. One of these initiatives is the  REPORT It  webpage, a convenient global reporting website where reports related to Clery Act crimes; academic violations; code of conduct violations; students of concern; discrimination, harassment, including sexual harassment. New for fall 2019: Work-related incidents, access barriers, and incidents involving a minor may be submitted.

If you have questions about CSA designations or this training, please feel free to contact K-State Clery Act Federal Compliance, ksuclery@k-state.edu.
Campus life
Participate in Welcome Back week!
K-State Polytechnic's Programming Board has planned a week full of fun to welcome students back to campus! Events are free and open to all K-State Polytechnic students with a student ID. Check out the event list below! 
Welcome Back Week - Sky Trampoline
Wednesday, Jan. 22 – 7-9 p.m.
Welcome Back Week - Hair Loft in Tech Center lobby
Thursday, Jan. 23 – 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Welcome Back Week - AMC movie
Friday, Jan. 24 – All day access
Scholarship opportunities
Here is a great list of various aviation scholarships. Click here to learn more.
Current K-State Student Scholarships
Need more money for college? Continuing students should apply for K-State scholarships for the upcoming year by Feb. 1.

DEADLINE: Feb. 1 Apply Here and use your eID to log in.
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