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Kansas State University

November 2010

Maes Receives WCET’s Highest Award for Adult and Rural Education Leadership

The WICHE Cooperative for Educational Technologies, known as WCET, is honoring Sue Maes, dean of continuing education and co-director of the Institute for Academic Alliances at Kansas State University, with the Richard Jonsen Award.

The award is given annually to a WCET member whose career has been committed to improving postsecondary educational programs and services through innovative uses of technology. The award also recognizes Maes’ exceptional service to WCET, a membership organization that works to accelerate the adoption of effective practices and policies, advancing excellence in technology-enhanced teaching and learning in higher education. The announcement was made at WCET’s recent annual membership conference in La Jolla, Calif. – Full story

Fall 2010 Issue of “The Leading Edge – a Newsletter for K-State Distance Students

The Leading Edge” is published online five times each year to help distance students develop a connection with K-State, even if they never get to come to the Manhattan campus. Each issue provides information about university services, faculty and staff, campus events, and other information valuable to all Wildcats, near or far.

University Top Military-friendly Honoree for Fourth Year in a Row

Kansas State University is a Military Advanced Education magazine Top Military-Friendly Colleges and Universities honoree for the fourth year in a row.

The magazine has been honoring military-friendly colleges and universities since 2007, and K-State has been on its list each year. K-State and the other institutions receiving the honor are featured in the magazine’s December issue. – Full story