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University expands scholarship opportunities for distance education students

Kansas State University degrees are within closer financial reach for distance education students thanks to new scholarships offered through the Division of Continuing Education in partnership with university colleges and departments. Seven new scholarships for students in degree-seeking online programs are available for summer, fall and spring semesters. – Full Story

Engineering, education online graduate programs move up in U.S. News & World Report rankings

U.S. News & World Report recognizes Kansas State University as a great place to earn an online graduate degree in education and engineering, moving both programs up in its rankings released Jan. 8. – Full Story

UFM technology classes for spring 2014: iPad, Lightroom, cybersecurity and more

Low-cost technology classes are available to K-Staters from the UFM Community Learning Center, a creative educational program serving Kansas State University, the Manhattan area and the state of Kansas. – Full Story

January Intersession Offers Unique Opportunities, Chance to Get Ahead

In a mere week, students will find themselves in a place all of them have been undoubtedly counting down the days to: winter break. Finals, papers, projects and capstones will be completed and turned in, and a month away from class responsibilities will be upon them. – Full Story

Eating It Up: University Class Explores the History of Food in America

Food has a history, and we have a history with food. A new Kansas State University class sheds light on where our nation’s food comes from, our own individual food heritage and why we choose to eat what we eat. – Full Story

Continuing Education Staff Contribute to Distance Student Scholarship Funds

Staff and guests of the K-State Division of Continuing Education raised $500 in donations through a dessert silent auction on Nov. 13 in College Court Building. – Full Story

University Celebrates National Distance Learning Week with Campus, Online Events Nov. 11-15

Kansas State University will celebrate National Distance Learning Week, Nov. 11-15, with activities both on campus and online. – Full Story

Maes Appointed to M-SARA Steering Committee to Improve State Regulations for Distance Education

Sue Maes, dean of continuing education at Kansas State University, will serve on the Midwestern State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement, or M-SARA, steering committee. The M-SARA project is the regional component of a larger national initiative that works to make distance education courses more accessible to students across state lines. It also works to make it easier for states to regulate and institutions to participate in interstate distance education. – Full Story

Wolfe Joins University as Director of Conferences and Noncredit Programs

After 30 plus years in the corporate market, Jeff Wolfe has accepted the position of director of conferences and noncredit programs for Kansas State University’s Division of Continuing Education. Wolfe began the position at the start of fall semester.– Full Story

University Wins Six Regional Continuing Education Awards

Kansas State University’s continuing education programs and staff brought home six awards from the University Professional and Continuing Education Association central region. The awards were presented at the association’s regional conference Sept. 25-27 in Minneapolis, Minn. – Full Story

Strategic Study: Distance Student Stays the Course

Marci Bunn, Gainesville, Fla., a Kansas State University distance education student pursuing her bachelor’s degree in general business, first started college on campus in 1999 as an accounting student. But she discovered she needed a different path to help her complete the degree. – Full Story

Division of Continuing Education Scholarships Provide Financial Support to Distance Students for Fall Term

Kansas State University’s Division of Continuing Education has awarded more than 20 scholarships to students from across the country for the fall 2013 semester. – Full Story