Fall Commencement Day Activities

Time has whizzed by and the semester is quickly coming to an end. Congratulations on nearly completing your degree. The Graduate School Commencement Ceremony is Friday, December 13 at 1 pm in Manhattan, Kansas. There are a number of events planned for the day. 
Please let Pam McGlynn know if you plan to attend any of the following events. Note some of these will have separate invitations and require you to RSVP to the organization extending the invitation.
 
Friday, December 13, 2019
 
College of Education Graduate Brunch              10:30 a.m. to Noon
Manhattan Country Club
1531 N. 10th
Manhattan, Kansas

Reservations required. A formal invitation will follow from the College of Education. Free for graduates, $15 for guests. RSVP to Pam Monroe pmonroe@ksu.edu
 
Graduate School Commencement Ceremony           1 pm
Bramlage Coliseum

Bramlage Coliseum is located at the corner of Kimball Ave and College Ave. It is next to the Bill Snyder Family Football Stadium. There is a large parking lot in front of the building. Public parking will be permitted in all general, student, faculty, and staff parking lots during commencement weekend. However, parking in any reserved space is still restricted to permit holders.
 
Master’s candidates participating in commencement exercises must wear a master’s cap, gown, hood and tassel. Master’s regalia differs from bachelor’s regalia and can be purchased through the K-State Campus Store or online at  http://www.cbgrad.comThe Academic Advising degree is a Master in Science in Academic Advising. Master of Science degree graduates wear a golden yellow hood.
 
For additional information please refer to Graduation and Commencement Information at http://www.k-state.edu/grad/students/graduation/
 
Global Campus Graduation Celebration      4 pm to 5:30 pm
Alumni Center
1720 Anderson Avenue
Manhattan, Kansas
 
All students who have applied for Fall graduation are invited to an on-campus reception to celebrate graduation. Students’ families are also invited. The celebration will take place Friday, December 13, at 4 p.m. at the Alumni Center. A formal invitation will follow from Global Campus. RSVP to globalalumni@ksu.edu
Please note that if you do plan to come to Manhattan, it is important to make hotel reservations as early as possible. For more information to help plan your visit, please visit the K-State Admissions page on visiting Manhattan http://www.k-state.edu/admissions/visit/manhattan.html and the other websites below
 
Campus Map
 
Manhattan, KS Convention & Visitors Bureau
 
Manhattan Chamber of Commerce
 
Restaurant Guides
 
Live Webcast
Live Webcast of the Commencement Ceremonies can be found at: http://www.k-state.edu/graduation/
 
Virtual Commencement
A virtual commencement ceremony Web site will be available for distance education degree candidates unable to attend their K-State commencement ceremony in person. The website includes a listing of students earning degrees through distance education, a place for family and friends to post congratulatory messages to their graduate, a commencement address, music and other commencement-related offerings. If you have any questions, please contact me.
 
Please let Pam McGlynn know if you have any questions.

K-State College of Business Seeks Academic Advisor

The College of Business at Kansas State University is seeking to fill a full-time position in academic advising.  The college has a centralized advising model with 7 professional academic advisors who serve all the students in the undergraduate program. The advising team’s overarching mission is to enhance student success by providing individualized and comprehensive advising services that meet the needs of diverse student populations. The academic advisors work very closely with the college’s career development staff, academic departments and university support programs.

The individual in this position will:

  • Provide information about academic programs and main career paths in business
  • Teach sections of the Business Orientation course to new students
  • Work closely with students on developing academic plans that meet individual student’s needs, interests, and academic and career goals
  • Disseminate college and university policies and procedures in a timely and effective manner
  • Coordinate college new student orientation and enrollment programs
  • Develop and implement activities and programs to support and enhance academic advising services
  • Revise advising materials and resources
  • Collaborate with staff and faculty in the college as well as university support programs
  • Serve on college and university-wide committees

For full position description and application procedures, please visit: https://careers.k-state.edu/cw/en-us/job/508352/academic-advisor-college-of-business

Spring 2020 Enrollment Continues

Spring semester begins January 21, 2020Enrollment is October 28, 2019 – January 21, 2020. Enroll early for best selection of courses. 

Course Offerings for Spring 2020
EDCEP 816 Research Methods
EDCEP 829 Learning Principles
EDCEP 835 Foundations of Academic Advising
EDCEP 838 Student Development Theory
EDCEP 839 Assessment of Academic Advising* – Completion of EDCEP 816 Required
EDCEP 851 Multicultural Aspects of Academic Advising
EDCEP 854 College Student Athlete
EDCEP 863 Trends in Career Development
EDSP 853 College Students with Special Needs

The Course Schedule is available on the K-State web site at http://courses.k-state.edu/. This schedule provides a listing of all classes offered during the semester, a description of enrollment procedures, an academic calendar, and other useful information.

The Course Schedule will provide the class number, which is needed to enroll in the course through KSIS. Academic Advising courses can be found by clicking on the term one is registering for, then the College of Education, and then Department of Special Education, Counseling, and Student Affairs. Courses are listed in numerical order.

Programs of Study Required by Graduate School

The Graduate School requires a Program of Study after a student has completed 3 courses (9 credits) in the Academic Advising Master’s program.

The Program of Study lists the courses a student intends to take to complete the requirements of the degree. It does not need to list when a student will take the courses. There are a few pieces of information necessary to prepare the paperwork.

Select an elective course:

  1. EDCEP 812 – History and Philosophy of Higher Education – Fall
  2. EDCEP 839 – Assessment of Academic Advising – Spring
  3. EDCEP 864 – Current Issues in Intercollegiate Athletics – Summer

The advisor is the major professor on a supervisory committee. Two additional faculty will serve on the committee. The committee reviews final projects.  The following graduate faculty are available to serve on committees: 

     · Doris Carroll 
     · Christy Craft 
     · Judy Hughey 
     · Ken Hughey 
     · Marilyn Kaff 
     · Charlie Nutt
     · Lisa Rubin
     · Dan Wilcox

Please contact Pam McGlynn  to start the Program of Study process if you have completed 3 courses in the Master’s degree program.

Penn State Seeking a Student Success Center Coach

Pennsylvania State University is seeking a Student Success Center Coach. The position is at the University Park, PA campus. For more information about the available job please visit: https://psu.jobs/job/91543

Spring 2020 Enrollment Dates

Spring semester begins January 21, 2020. Enrollment is October 28, 2019 – January 21, 2020. Enroll early for best selection of courses. 

Course Offerings for Spring 2020
EDCEP 816 Research Methods
EDCEP 829 Learning Principles
EDCEP 835 Foundations of Academic Advising
EDCEP 838 Student Development Theory
EDCEP 839 Assessment of Academic Advising* – Completion of EDCEP 816 Required
EDCEP 851 Multicultural Aspects of Academic Advising
EDCEP 854 College Student Athlete
EDCEP 863 Trends in Career Development
EDSP 853 College Students with Special Needs

The Course Schedule is available on the K-State web site at http://courses.k-state.edu/. This schedule provides a listing of all classes offered during the semester, a description of enrollment procedures, an academic calendar, and other useful information.

The Course Schedule will provide the class number, which is needed to enroll in the course through KSIS. Academic Advising courses can be found by clicking on the term one is registering for, then the College of Education, and then Department of Special Education, Counseling, and Student Affairs. Courses are listed in numerical order.

Ph.D. in Leadership in Academic Advising

We’re officially accepting applications until Dec. 1 for the first cohort of the Ph.D. in Leadership in Academic Advising, which begins summer 2020.

The leadership in academic advising doctoral program prepares professionals for roles in leadership, research and teaching focused on academic advising in higher education. The courses emphasize the need to recognize the contributions of diversity, theory, practice and research to professional advising.

This program is offered as a specialization within the counseling and student development doctoral program and requires a minimum of 90 credit hours post-baccalaureate.

You will complete the program as a cohort and will take the doctoral courses in a planned sequence of six credit hours per semester (fall, spring and summer). All courses will be offered using K-State Online (Canvas), our course management system. Some synchronous class and cohort sessions will be required via Zoom, our interactive video system. A one-week, on-campus session will be required during each of the first three summers of the program.

A recorded informational session can be found here. Join us for a live informational Zoom session at 1 p.m. CDT on Friday, Nov. 1, 2019.

Applications for the program are now being accepted, with a due date of Dec. 1, 2019.

https://global.k-state.edu/education/academic-advising/doctorate/?fbclid=IwAR17c4ryZ3OFLX6UnXspVzSXdXPfV8yUT1CYSbXIGwDKNrCYgLfbCBkN3Kk