How your college student’s definition of family may expand at the university level.
By Molly McGaughey
Families with college students are always striving to find a new relationship equilibrium. How much to communicate and how much detail to share about daily life and relationships is probably still in flux for many of you.
Most of you should be familiar with K-State’s use of the word “family” to describe our campus community. I must admit that I both like and dislike this. Being literal I point out that Larry Moeder is my boss, not my uncle (even though for years many admissions representatives have called him “Uncle Larry”). And what about people from families that have struggled in the past to find harmony? Does the word “family” mean the same thing to them as it does others?
Love where you live – How cereal, camaraderie and community are making Bryan Lytle’s experience unforgettable at Smith Scholarship House, an all-male cooperative environment. Learn more about Smith Scholarship House through a Q&A with President, Bryan Lytle! Continue reading “Housing Spotlight | Smith Scholarship House”→
It’s not unusual to struggle with a difficult course or to need an extra boost of understanding. The first step is to have your students speak with their professors or instructors and find out how they can help. Continue reading “On-Campus Tutoring”→
K-State is undergoing several construction projects on the Manhattan campus that will accommodate infrastructure changes now and in the future!
– Expansion to Seaton Hall
– New building for College of Business Administration
– Expansion to the Engineering Complex
– Berney Family Welcome Center
– A new residence hall – Wefald Hall
Does your student love K-State so much that leaving for the summer is a nightmare? Have no fear, summer school is here! Students can advance in their college career by taking a few extra classes for their major or taking a course in something that has always interested them! Continue reading “Get the Scoop on Summer School at K-State!”→
It’s almost that time of year again! Is your student graduating this spring with an undergrad or graduate degree? Check out when your student’s commencement ceremony is scheduled. Congrats to you and your student! Continue reading “Spring 2015 Commencement”→
As Wildcats, we have a different way of doing things. Have you noticed that your student creates a positive change or is driven to succeed? If your student is serving his or her community in powerful ways, encourage your student to submit his or her story.
Living space is available May 17 through Aug. 14 in Putnam and Van Zile residence halls. Options include standard rooms and suites, as well as a limited number of single rooms. Summer school housing has several benefits: Continue reading “Summer School Housing”→