Making a Difference

Category: February 2017

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

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.