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K-Staters earn recognition from the Association for Communications Excellence

K-State faculty, staff and students in the communications and agricultural education department were recognized for their outstanding communications efforts at the national meeting of the association for Communication Excellence in Agriculture, Natural Resources, and Life and Human Sciences June 12-17 in Memphis, Tennessee. For award listing, follow this link. Gloduckmaster

Pictured on the left: Cassie Wandersee, the Duckmaster, Jennifer Ray and Dr. Lauri Baker

Pictured on the right: Gloria Holcombe and Jennifer Alexander

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K-State Summer Activities

Don't get a brain freeze - take your time and enjoy summer! Whether you cool off after class at the Dairy Bar with your favorite shake or hit the lanes to get in some bowling, summer at K-State is more that just academics!!!

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Center for Rural Enterprise Engagement established

The Center for Rural Enterprise Engagement has been establishedBaker at Kansas State University to help small businesses succeed through new media marketing research. This interdepartmental effort represents a collaboration of previous federal grant funding and support from the Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station and the National Institute of Food and Agriculture. 

Faculty members leading the center are, from left, Hikaru Peterson, agricultural economics; Lauri Baker, communications and agricultural education; and Cheryl Boyer, horticulture, forestry and recreation resources.

Dr. Harbstreit receives Kansas FFA VIP Citation


In recognition of his service to the Kansas FFA Association, Dr. Steve Harbstreit was presented the FFA VIP Citation. Harbstreit received this honor at the 2015 Kansas FFA State Convention.

This award recognizes his 44 years of service to agricultural education, with more than 28 of those years in Kansas.

Through his years of dedicated service to FFA and agricultural education, he has been a positive influence for our students and on the future of agricultural education.

Congratulations Dr. Harbstreit!