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K-State Parents and Family Association

Category: Issue 42, September 2015

Family Matters

How your college student’s definition of family may expand at the university level.

By Molly McGaughey

MollyFamilies 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?

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Housing Spotlight | Smith Scholarship House

Smith Scholarship House.
Smith Scholarship House.

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”

Construction Updates

K-State is undergoing several construction projects on the Manhattan campus that will accommodate infrastructure changes now and in the future!

Projects include:
– 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

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