K-State Olathe named an Economic Development Administration University Center

Monday, August 29, 2013

The U.S. Economic Development Administration has designated Kansas State University Olathe as part of its University Center Economic Development Program. The university will receive a $250,000 grant annually over the next five years to support the creation and infrastructure of the K-State Olathe Innovation Accelerator.

K-State Olathe, College of Veterinary Medicine to offer fall lecture series to build on youth interest in Animal Health Corridor

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

A new fall lecture series on the Kansas State University Olathe campus, 22201 W. Innovation Drive, is all about getting high school students interested in careers related to the Kansas City Animal Health Corridor. The lecture series is being offered by the university's College of Veterinary Medicine.

K-State Olathe takes a swipe at hunger to help famine victims; volunteers and donors needed for food packaging event

Monday, August 12, 2013

Numana SWIPE Out Hunger, a food-packaging event for worldwide famine victims, will be 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5, at Kansas State University Olathe, and community help is needed. The event requires volunteers to package meals and financial contributions to purchase the meals.

Prema Arasu new CEO and vice provost of Kansas State University Olathe

Tuesday, August 6, 2013

An infectious diseases researcher, veterinarian and leader in university international engagement has been chosen to head Kansas State University's presence in Greater Kansas City.

Prema Arasu is K-State Olathe's new CEO and vice provost, succeeding Dan Richardson, who retired June 30. She will begin October 1.

Urban Water Institute at K-State Olathe hosts water management workshop

Tuesday, July 30, 2013

The professional workshop Political Fragmentation in Local Governance and Water Resource Management will be 9 a.m. to noon Aug. 30 at Kansas State University Olathe, 22201 W. Innovation Drive. The workshop is sponsored by K-State Olathe's Urban Water Institute and the department of landscape architecture and regional and community planning in the College of Architecture, Planning and Design at Kansas State University.

K-State Olathe, American Royal seek entries for best-tasting steak

Monday, July 29, 2013

The American Royal Association and Kansas State University Olathe are looking for the best-tasting steak and are inviting beef producers from across the nation to submit rib-eye steaks for the competition. The second annual American Royal Steak Competition will be the week of Sept. 15 at K-State Olathe, with the winner to be announced at the American Royal's 2013 Grapes & Steaks Competition on Oct. 9.

Aviation camp takes off in Olathe thanks to two-campus partnership

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Kansas State University Salina and Kansas State University Olathe have partnered to offer an aviation summer youth camp this week on the Olathe campus. Nearly 60 campers, entering the second through seventh grades, participated from across the metro area.