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Kansas State University

April 2007

K-State Offers Distance Education Graduate Certificate in Public Administration

Kansas State University is making it possible for working professionals to enhance their college degree or advance in their career through the public administration graduate certificate offered through K-State distance education.

This 15-credit-hour certificate program is designed for individuals who need a public administration background for working in the profit or nonprofit sectors. The program provides professional training in organization behavior, personnel, budgeting, leadership and management. – Full story

Less Stress at K-State: New Online Courses Offered in Stress Management

Ever have one of those days, like when the car won’t start, the gas bill is due, the coffeepot is empty and you get to work just in time to be unprepared for your meeting?

In our hectic daily lives, events – both large and small – can be stressors that cause us to function at levels that are less than optimum. That’s where Kansas State University can help. – Full story

K-State to Offer Hazwoper or Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response Training Programs

Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response training offered at Kansas State University in June will include a 40-hour training course and an eight-hour refresher course.

Both courses will meet in 11 Edwards Hall on the K-State campus. – Full Story

K-State to Offer New Online Course for Incoming Students

Kansas State University will offer the new online course “Healthful and Safe College Life,” or EDCEP 103, this summer and in the fall 2007 semester.

The three-credit course is designed for college freshmen and students preparing to enter college. It will address pertinent health topics that impact college students and give them the knowledge to make informed decisions when faced with difficult situations. – Full Story

K-State at Salina and Barton County Community College Sign Three New 2 + 2 Agreements

Officials with Kansas State University at Salina and Barton County Community College recently signed three new 2 + 2 agreements which allow students to earn an associate’s degree from the community college and transfer credits to K-State to complete a bachelor’s degree.

The new 2 + 2 agreements were developed in criminal justice-law enforcement to technology management; networking specialist to technology management; and computer science to engineering technology, with an option in computer systems technology. – Full story