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Caring for students raising families

K-State alumni fund child care scholarships for graduate students.

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Winning with wind

Wildcat Wind Power team takes first at the national Collegiate Wind Competition.

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Shamrock Trading Corporation invests in the future of business and strategic selling

Shamrock Trading Corporation, a leader in trucking logistics and a parent company for a family of brands in transportation services, finance and technology, has invested $1 million in Kansas State University’s College of Business Administration to name the Shamrock Student Success Suite and establish an endowment to sustain the National Strategic Selling Institute.

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When a parent loses a job

Dan Rentie’s time at Kansas State University had just begun when he was faced with the possibility of having to leave. His mother had lost her job and was no longer able to help Dan and his sister with college expenses. “I didn’t know where to turn for money, and I thought I was going to have to drop out,” Dan said. Thanks to a Student Opportunity Award from K-State Proud, Dan was able to stay at K-State.

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When financial aid falls short

Emilie Patterson, herself a K-State Proud volunteer, needed help when her summer wages came up short. As a K-State Proud volunteer, Emilie Patterson, junior at Kansas State University, did everything she could to give back. So when Emilie was in need, there was no […]

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“I wouldn’t have the opportunity to be here if it wasn’t for K-State Proud.” – Charity Rentie

Attending Kansas State University was a last-minute decision for Charity Rentie, but now she wouldn’t dream of leaving. “I did not think I was going to go to K-State. But I had some family and friends who went to K-State, and they convinced me […]

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All In for K-State: Kansas State University to host 3rd day of giving in support of mental health services for students

March 23, Kansas State University will host its third All In for K-State day of giving with the bold objective to increase access to mental health services for K-State students. During last year’s All In for K-State, more than $500,000 was raised in one […]

A new game in town

eSports are a thriving hub for competitive gaming and community building What started with Pong in the 1970s is now a full-fledged sport. A new generation of athletes don’t run laps or lift weights — instead their fingers fly over a controller at amazing […]

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The epitome of selflessness

Dean Debbie Mercer’s 10 years in the College of Education have brought countless advancements.

A fateful detour

A K-State scholarship brings generations of Wildcats together In 2007, Samuel Hegarty and his father, Michael, visited a small university in Iowa where Samuel planned to attend college in the fall. During his campus tour, Samuel started second guessing if he had found the […]

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