Our donors care about Kansas. They invest in outreach programs and initiatives that help fulfill K-State’s land-grant mission. At the KSU Foundation, we maximize these gifts to create change — strengthening the Kansas economy, advancing collaborative partnerships and improving lives.

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K-State graduate students

Caring for students raising families

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

Taking flight

Roughly 5% of airline pilots are women. And only 3.6% of captains are women (FAA). But K-State is changing that balance.
Kansas State University Salina Aerospace and Technology Campus is combatting the lack of female representation by supporting current female aviators and recruiting the next generation of women to the aviation industry.

Exciting developments ahead for the Edge Collaboration District at K-State

Along the northern edge of Kansas State University’s campus, is a growing community of industry partners with established offices and influence in the Edge District. These innovative companies have demonstrated a commitment to the university and realize many benefits of locating closer to student talent, collaborative research opportunities and the welcome of the K-State family.

dean debbie mercer

The epitome of selflessness

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

student studying in academic achievement center

Helping students thrive

K-State’s Academic Achievement Center equips students and faculty with essential resources.    Students thrive with a team of supporters behind them. That is why students who utilize Kansas State University’s Academic Achievement Center (AAC) are retained and continue their education at a rate of 91% — […]

Supporting transfer students

Cargill is creating opportunities for Dodge City transfer students to attend K-State “Where are you from?” For student Marissa Ramirez, this question does not just refer to where she currently resides, but where she was born and raised: Zacatecas, Mexico. When her family immigrated […]

Proud to be First

A new scholarship is helping first-generation students complete their degrees — and improving one life at a time.

Mentorship multiplied

Dr. Ron Marler seeks to multiply the impact of mentorship through two endowed K-State professorships You never forget your greatest mentors. That’s why Dr. Ron Marler is working to maximize personal interaction between Kansas State University professors and students. In honor of his late […]

Working toward a more food-secure world

Food Security Scholars are working to eliminate food insecurity through a two-phase education and community engagement program.

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