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Upcoming Cultural Events

It’s never too early to get started on your Cultural Event PaperREMEMBER, getting started now means less to worry about when those midterms sneak up on you!


Viewpoint Lecture Series: Lourdes Ashley Hunter, National Director of the Trans Women of Color Collective

Lourdes Ashley Hunter

Tuesday, September 22 at 7:00 pm.

Forum Hall, K-State Student Union



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You should have recently received an email with directions for taking the StrengthsQuest StrengthsFinder assessment. StengthsFinder identifies your top five natural talents and gives you a basis for using these talents to achieve success in college. Once you get the results of the assessment, you should brainstorm how you can use your strengths to engage in your classes and in co-curricular experiences.

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Advisors’ Corner: What does Shay Say?


Shay has some advice for getting an ON CAMPUS job!


School should always be your primary job, but who doesn’t want some extra cash?  Shay recommends an on campus job and here’s why:

– Flexible hours – Work between classes – ConvenientPic for CES

– Gain experience in offices/departments of interest

– Develop contacts, create networking opportunities


Remember: College itself is a job! Plan to study 30 hours per week MINIMUM!!


Visit Career and Employment Services for current job vacancies!

Hispanic Heritage Month

Every year, Americans observe National Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15, by celebrating the history, culture, and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors originated from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean, andHispanic Heritage Month Central and South America. September 15 is significant because it is the anniversary of independence for Latin American countries, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua.  In addition, Mexico and Chile celebrate their independence days on September 16 and September 18, and towards the end of Hispanic Heritage Month, Columbus Day or Día de la Raza is honored on October 12.



Celebrating 20 Years of Academic Success!


Hello all,

The year is already winding down, and our 2015 Awards Reception commemorated twenty years of helping students succeed!  Also, the Pilots Program has recently been recognized as the 2015 Recipient for the University Outstanding Department/Unit Award for Enhancing Diversity. This award greatly represents all of the hard work of our staff, instructors, peer assistants, and the fantastic students who make our jobs easy. We are so proud of each and every one of you for working hard and meeting the challenges of your first year here at K-State!

Best wishes,

The Pilots Staff



Pilots Final Exams Schedule

As finals week approaches, here are the times for the Pilots courses final exams. Make sure to check with your instructor regarding exam locations! (Exam locations for most Math classes can be found on the course websites.)

COMM 106 Public Speaking Mon., May 11 7:30 AM
GEOG 100 World Regional Geography Mon., May 11 9:40 AM
MATH 010 (ALL Sections) Intermediate Algebra Tues. May 14 4:10 PM
SOCIO 211 Intro to Sociology Wed., May 13 11:50 AM
MATH 100 (ALL Sections) College Algebra Wed., May 13 6:20 PM
PSYCH 110 Intro to Psychology Fri., May 14 4:10 PM

For the full list of finals, check out this link: