Wildcat Weekly
Sept. 18, 2018
News and research
Khan, professor and coordinator of the electronic and computer engineering technology and unmanned aircraft systems design and integration degree options at Kansas State Polytechnic, has been granted a patent for a helical antenna wireless power transfer system by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
Campus life
Several faculty and staff along with SGA President Christian Coker were willing to take a pie (or two) in the face for charity. Overall, Student Support Services pie challenge yielded an extra $135 for Cats' Corner on campus.
Events
Alpha Eta Rho Meeting
Wednesday, Sept. 19 at 7:30 p.m., Technology Center 118
DVACK 'Cats Empowered'
Thursday, Sept. 20 from 3:30 to 5 p.m., Location TBA
UAS Club Meeting
Thursday, Sept. 20 at 6:30 p.m., UAS Lab
Remotely Controlled Vehicles Club
Friday, Sept. 21 from 4 to 7 p.m., Location TBA
Bystander Intervention Training
Monday, Sept. 24 from 9 to 10:30 a.m., Technology Center 169
This interactive prevention training encourages and teaches students, faculty and staff to safely take a more active role in preventing or reporting sexual assault.
'Let's Taco 'Bout It' – DVACK Safety Panel & Taco Lunch
Monday, Sept. 24 at 12:30 p.m., Cafeteria
Scholarship opportunities
Veteran Students
The K-State Veteran Student Center is offering a $1,000 scholarship for the fall semester. The recipient must be any U.S. military member currently serving or an honorably discharged veteran, and is currently a student in good standing. Must be a full-time undergraduate in a degree-seeking program. Deadline:  October 15, 2018 . Application sheet: https://www.k-state.edu/nontrad/scholarships/militaryscholarships/Student%20Veteran%20Scholarship%20Application.pdf
Veteran Students
VFW "Sport Clips Help a Hero Scholarship" - Scholarships up to $5,000 for the spring semester are available to currently active duty or Guard/Reserves or veterans. A completed FAFSA is required. Deadline:  November 15, 2018 . Apply online at  https://www.vfw.org/scholarship/
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.
Safety
By learning ways to respond, and understanding the risk factors for suicidal ideation and harmful drinking, you can help in the creation of an environment where individuals feel supported and encouraged to utilize available resources.
The Polytechnic Campus is a recipient of the Kansas Department of Labor's Safety and Health Award for Public Employees, known as SHAPE. The state department developed the SHAPE program to promote safety in the workplace and recognize safety-conscience employers and employees in the public sector.
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.