Wildcat Weekly
May 14, 2019
News & research
Shanna Walker, senior in technology management, Topeka, and running mate Cory Breneman, senior in professional pilot, Wichita, have been elected SGA president and vice president.
The meeting serves as the culmination of the National Science Foundation project dedicated to bringing academics and commercial operators together around the topic of big data in agriculture.
Campus life
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. 
Kudos, publications & presentations
Pat Ackerman, Katherine Jones, Siny Joseph and Jung Oh were recognized May 7 during the All-University Awards Ceremony in Manhattan for being co-recipients of the Big 12 Faculty Fellowship Award as well as for their subsequent work in the area of peer review of teaching potential and practice that the award provided.
Events
Finals Week
Monday, May 13 – Friday, May 17
May Intersession Begins
Monday, May 20
University Holiday
Monday, May 27
Pisces VI Submarine Unveiling
Saturday, June 1 at 1 p.m., Hangar 509 – 2734 Arnold Court
UAS Commander Summer Program
Monday, June 3 at 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Aviation Fixation Summer Program
Monday, June 10 – Wednesday, June 12 from 7:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
Aviation Fixation 2.0 Summer Program
Monday, June 10 – Wednesday, June 12 from 12:45 to 5:15 p.m.
Scholarship opportunities
All K-State Students
The Non-Traditional and Veteran Student Services office is offering the Educational Opportunity Fund scholarship to part-time ($350) and full-time ($700) students. Deadline:  June 30, 2019 Apply Here
Aviation Students
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 .
Regional Airline Association is offering a scholarship to students enrolled in a program that leads to a career in the airline industry. Award amount is $4,000. Must have a 2.5 or higher GPA. Deadline:  June 3, 2019 Apply Here
The Eugene S. Kropf scholarship is a $500 award available to students enrolled in an aviation-related curriculum. Must have a 3.0 or high GPA. Deadline:  June 15, 2019 Apply Here
The Joseph Frasca Excellence in Aviation scholarship is a $1,000 award. Must be a junior or senior with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Deadline:  June 30, 2019 Apply Here
The Paul A. Whelan Aviation scholarship is open to students enrolled in an aviation major. Award amount is $2,000. Must have a GPA of 2.5 or higher. Deadline:  June 30, 2019 Apply Here
UAS Students
A $1,000 Drone Technology College Scholarship is available to students in the UAS program. Deadline:  May 16, 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.
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