The beginning of a new academic year is always an exciting time on the K-State campus. The Graduate School was pleased to welcome over 300 new graduate students to campus during our orientation sessions. The Graduate School administrative team, a panel of graduate students and the Graduate Student Council leaders provided advice on how to successfully transition to their new role and to balance their multiple roles and responsibilities as students and graduate teaching or graduate research assistants. Continue reading “Welcome to the Fall 2016 semester”
Last October, Kansas State University kicked off the most ambitious fundraising campaign in the history of K-State with the goal of raising $1 billion. Continue reading “Graduate School’s Innovation and Inspiration Campaign”
Barrett Scroggs, doctoral student in Life Span Human Development and graduate teaching assistant, traveled to Vilnius, Lithuania this past summer to present his research at the International Society for the Study of Behavioral Development conference. Continue reading “Wildcat travels to Lithuania to present research”
Those who are working full time have options to grow professionally with graduate degrees and certificates at K-State Olathe and via distance education from the College of Education. The Professional Science Master in Applied and Technology degree and the Master of Arts and Teaching degree are the newest degrees available for those who are wanting to take the next step in their career.
K-State graduate alumnus, Dave Hartman ’87 and ‘89, a vice president of Sentry Insurance in Plover, Wisconsin, discusses his experiences with his graduate degree, career transitions, and why he stays connected with the Graduate School. Continue reading “Master’s of mass communications graduate excels in career”
Greetings, Graduate Alumni!
I recently returned from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia where I completed a program review, presented two lectures and promoted K-State graduate education at the Universiti Putra Malaysia. One of the most exciting and rewarding parts of my trip was getting to network with K-State alumni. A group of 10 alumni who had graduated from Architecture, Business, Chemistry, Civil Education, Engineering, Human Ecology, Plant Pathology and Physics programs attended the first K-State Alumni event in Malaysia. Alumni shared stories about the time when they were in graduate school and spoke fondly about their undergraduate adviser or major professors. They enjoyed seeing photos of the new buildings on campus. Continue reading “Dean’s Message”
On May 31, eight undergraduate students stepped foot on the K-State Manhattan campus for the first time to begin a summer long journey of conducting research through a program managed by the Graduate School called SUROP.
In a recent interview with Drs. Junaidah Osman and Sani Ibrahim, ’81 discussed their experiences as graduate students, importance of graduate education and what it’s like to be business partners in their company, SaniChem Resources.
In an effort to boost recruitment initiatives and help prospective and incoming graduate students have a successful and easy transition to K-State, the Graduate School has selected 16 graduate students to serve as official Graduate Student Ambassadors for the 2016-17 academic year.
There’s no better time than this summer to reconnect with the university, the Graduate School, or your department. As we move forward with the new academic year, we are always looking for alumni and friends of the university to reconnect and become engaged with different opportunities and activities on campus. Continue reading “Opportunities to get connected with K-State”