Making a Difference

Category: 2017

Looking back: Spring 2017 Trustees Meeting

Thank you to all trustees who attended our spring meeting in April!

There were so many highlights to this remarkable day, including the announcement of the Innovation and Inspiration Campaign extension, the celebration of Gib and Brenda Compton as K-State Medal of Excellence Award winners and an appearance by Coach Snyder!

Here’s a look back at this incredible day: Continue reading “Looking back: Spring 2017 Trustees Meeting”

Watch your mailboxes: The next issue of Good for K-State is on the way

Your Spring 2017 Good for K-State Magazine is on the way. This issue focuses on how K-Staters go above and beyond to make K-State an extraordinary university, thanks to the generosity of our donors.

We hope you enjoy this issue. You can access the magazine online at www.found.ksu.edu/good and email your feedback to us at good@found.ksu.edu. Happy reading!

 

Save the date: Fall 2017 Board of Trustees meeting

Get ready for our fall Board of Trustees meeting, scheduled for September 29, 2017, in Manhattan. We’re working hard to put together an exceptional showcase to enhance your experience as one of K-State’s premier advocates, ambassadors and investors.

You’ll learn about the state of the university and the foundation, the challenges we face and the emerging opportunities where you can make a difference.

Questions? Contact Jennifer Fabrizius at jenniferf@found.ksu.edu or 785-532-7566.

RSVP for Trustee Spring Meeting

Friday, April 21, 2017, in Manhattan

We’re looking forward to seeing you at the Board of Trustees Spring Meeting, scheduled for Friday, April 21, 2017, in Manhattan. We’re working hard to put together an extraordinary showcase that will enhance your experience as one of K-State’s premier advocates, ambassadors and investors. You’ll learn about the state of the university and the foundation, the challenges we face and the emerging opportunities where you can make a difference.

RSVP by April 14, 2017
You can RSVP by sending in your registration form or register online.

Special note: The Spring Football Game is scheduled for Saturday, April 22, 2017. This will be a fun weekend to be in Manhattan!

Questions? Contact Jennifer Fabrizius at jenniferf@found.ksu.edu or 785-532-7566.

Save the Date!
2017 Fall Meeting
Friday, September 29

K-State Office Park expansion to advance university’s north corridor

The Kansas State University Foundation is expanding the K-State Office Park to add 59,000 square feet of on-campus, finished, leased office space along the university’s north corridor. This phase will include the second of four office buildings planned for the Office Park that will total 240,000 square feet, part of the combined 56-acre world-class ecosystem of innovative research and academic growth adjacent to K-State in the Office and Research Parks. With this phase, the KSU Foundation Board of Directors has committed $30 million over the last three years toward the university-focused staged progress.

Continue reading “K-State Office Park expansion to advance university’s north corridor”

You’re invited to the K-State Research Showcase in Olathe

Are you interested in developing corporate partnerships with K-State researchers? Then you will not want to miss the K-State Research Showcase May 17, 2017, on the K-State Olathe campus.

The showcase will highlight the wide breadth of research expertise, resources and capabilities at K-State and K-State Olathe that are available to public and private corporate partners in the KC metro area. More than 60 of our researchers will be at the event to showcase K-State technologies, products and intellectual properties.

For information and to register, visit www.k-state.edu/research/our-research/industry/showcase/

Inspiration takes flight!

The Innovation and Inspiration Campaign event in Salina was held at Hangar 600, where guests were able to see some of K-State Polytechnic aircraft up close. Photos by David Mayes Photography.

Inspiration takes flight!

Inspiration took flight on Jan. 27, when more than 190 K-Staters were inspired by an Innovation and Inspiration Campaign event at Hangar 600 in Salina, Kansas. The event included a cocktail reception, a campaign presentation and dessert reception featuring many of K-State’s aviation fleet and equipment. Many thanks to all who attended these events and helped to make them a success!

Here’s a look back in photos at this extraordinary evening: Continue reading “Inspiration takes flight!”

KSU Foundation is part of the K-State mobile app

In collaboration with K-State Division of Communications and Marketing and Information Systems Office, KSU Foundation recently launched a presence on K-State’s mobile app! Look for the flag icon to gain access to online giving, information on the Innovation and Inspiration Campaign and more!

The KSU Foundation content is available on the app for donors, friends, faculty and staff; future plans include a presence for students. The K-State Mobile app is available to download on iTunes and Google Play, and a quick video description can be found here along with download links.

President Myers on K-State NOW

President Richard Myers appeared on K-State NOW, an interview series produced by K-State’s Division of Communications and Marketing. On the Jan. 31 show, President Myers discussed the effects  of the recent executive order on immigration on K-State students, faculty and staff, his work with the Kansas legislature and K-State’s budget concerns.

Save the dates

Wichita Innovation and Inspiration Campaign event:
Friday, March 3, 2017

Watch your inbox for more information in the coming weeks. If you have questions, please contact Jennifer Rettele-Thomas at 785-532-7592 or jenniferr@found.ksu.edu.

Trustee Spring Meeting
Friday, April 21, 2017 in Manhattan

Get ready for our Board of Trustees Spring Meeting, scheduled for Friday, April 21, 2017 in Manhattan. We’re working hard to put together an extraordinary showcase that will enhance your experience as one of K-State’s premier advocates, ambassadors and investors. You’ll learn about the state of the university and the foundation, the challenges we face and the emerging opportunities where you can make a difference.

Special note: The Spring Football Game will take place on Saturday, April 22, 2017. This will be a fun weekend to be in Manhattan!

Watch your mailbox and your inbox for more information. Questions? Contact Jennifer Fabrizius at jenniferf@found.ksu or 785-532-7566.