Wildcat Weekly
Sept. 24, 2019
News & research
Kansas State University is dedicated to helping all members of the K-State community have a positive educational experience and is fully committed to providing a safe and inclusive environment for all. As part of that commitment, the annual security and fire safety report, or Clery Report, is published each year to inform the public of information about crime on and around campus, efforts to improve campus safety, and university policies.
Campus life
New martial arts class at SLC beginning Sept. 24
From punches and kicks to cardio and coordination, a new martial arts class coming to the Student Life Center will teach beginners the basics and will help hone the skills of those with experience. The one-hour class is at 2:30 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays starting Sept. 24 and will be taught by K-State Polytechnic senior Noah Plank. In addition, the martial arts class will offer training on self-defense and grappling. For those who have an SLC membership, the class is free; for non-members, it costs $45. Contact Kyle Chamberlin, SLC coordinator, at 785-826-2662 or kchamberlin5@ksu.edu for more information.
Volunteer opportunities
Show your purple pride by walking in local parade with other campus members
Purple pride will be on full display this Saturday during the Smoky Hill Museum Street Fair Parade and you're invited to be a part of it! Join other students, faculty, staff and family members as K-State Polytechnic teams up with Kansas Wesleyan University to represent and promote the "Salina Purple Friday" initiative. It is also a great way to show support for the Salina community. Volunteers should meet at Fire Station #1 on Elm Street at 9 a.m. on Sept. 28. The parade will begin at 10 a.m. and should finish up around 10:45. Along with walking, the K-State Polytechnic group will be handing out goodies to spectators on the parade route. Please wear purple!
Represent the campus in upcoming photo shoot
Be a face of the campus and help us tell K-State Polytechnic's story! The communications and marketing office is holding a photoshoot on Wednesday, Oct. 16 that will feature different programs and different areas of campus. If you have any interest at all, email Kim Bird, associate director of communications and marketing, at kbaccus@ksu.edu. She will work with you on times, what to wear, and more.
Events
FB & IG Live: Alum Nick Koch
Tuesday, Sept. 24 at 6 p.m., Facebook; 6:30 p.m., Instagram
SGA Meeting
Tuesday, Sept. 24 at 8:30 p.m., CCCR
RC Club
Wednesday, Sept. 25 at 12:30 p.m., K-State Café
UAS Club Meeting
Thursday, Sept. 26 at 6:30 p.m., UAS Lab
SVO Meeting
Thursday, Sept. 26 at 7 p.m., Salina VFW
Christian Challenge
Thursday, Sept. 26 at 8 p.m., K-State Café
Smoky Hill Museum Street Fair Parade
Saturday, Sept. 28 at 10 a.m., Fire Station #1 on Elm (K-State Polytechnic volunteers arrive at 9 a.m.)
'Good Day Kansas' segment on UAS training program
Monday, Sept. 30 at 12:30 p.m., KSN Channel 3
Scholarship opportunities
Aviation Students
Here is a great list of various aviation scholarships. Click here to learn more.
Veteran Students
The VFW "Sport Clips Help a Hero Scholarship" is offering a $5,000 scholarship for the spring semester. Must have separated with or currently hold a military rank of E-5 or below. Deadline: November 15, 2019 . Apply online here.
Employee Tuition Assistance
Award amount is for tuition only in a K-State course for up to 3 credit hours per term. The maximum award amount will not exceed the value of 3 hours at the in-state Manhattan/Salina tuition rate (ie. campus fees, other institutional fees, etc. are the responsibility of the employee).

Apply Here for fall 2019 and spring 2020
Dependent/Spouse Grants
Only regular employees are eligible. If you are unsure if you are regular or term, check your contract or with the HR office. This grant is available for fall 2019 and spring 2020, but not in the summer. Apply Here

For dependents or spouses that are enrolled full time in a degree terminating undergraduate program, the award will be the equivalent of the regular, resident on-campus tuition rate for 7 undergraduate course credits, where full-time for an undergraduate is defined as at least 12 enrolled credit hours per regular fall/spring term.

For spouses that are enrolled part time in a degree terminating undergraduate program the maximum award will be the equivalent of the regular, resident on-campus tuition rate for 3 undergraduate course credits, where part time for an undergraduate is defined as less than 12 enrolled credit hours per regular fall/spring term. (Enrollment of less than 3 credit hours, will result in the proration of the award i.e. 2 credit hours enrolled = the equivalent of the regular, resident on-campus tuition rate for 2 credit hours - or - 1 credit hour enrolled = the equivalent of the regular, resident on-campus tuition rate for 1 credit hour. )
Dependents that are enrolled less than full-time in an undergraduate program are not eligible for the K-State Dependent/Spouse Grant.

For dependents or spouses who are enrolled in a degree terminating graduate or veterinary medicine program the maximum award will be the equivalent of the regular, resident on-campus tuition rate for 3 course credit hours as indicated by the student's degree program, graduate or veterinary medicine. (Enrollment of less than 3 credit hours, will result in the proration of the award i.e. 2 credit hours enrolled = the equivalent of the regular, resident on-campus tuition rate for 2 credit hours - or - 1 credit hour enrolled = the equivalent of the regular, resident on-campus tuition rate for 1 credit hour.)
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.