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  • April 2, 2008

    K-State's annual Travel & Dining auction April 11 offers night of food, fun

    MANHATTAN -- A night of fancy food, vintage wine and a chance to bid on a variety of travel and dining opportunities awaits at the annual Kansas State University Travel and Dining Auction. The auction will be 7-10 p.m. Friday, April 11, at the K-State Alumni Center. It will include special wines, festive appetizers, coffee […]

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  • April 2, 2008

    Food service association names scholarship for K-State faculty member

    MANHATTAN -- The National Association of College and University Food Services has named a scholarship in honor of an assistant professor in Kansas State University's department of hotel, restaurant, institution management and dietetics. The Mary Molt Student Excellence Award was announced at the association's Midwest Region conference March 12 at Purdue University in West Lafayette, […]

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  • February 6, 2008

    K-State student committee helps prepare for All-University Open House

    MANHATTAN -- Sixteen Kansas State University students have been named to the committee that helps plan and stage the annual All-University Open House, which this year takes place Saturday, April 19. The open house is designed to attract and inform potential students and their families, as well as to encourage engagement between K-State and the […]

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  • January 31, 2008

    K-State business and hospitality fair February 19

    MANHATTAN -- Kansas State University's Business and Hospitality CareerFair will be 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 19, in the K-State Student Union Ballroom. More than 80 employers are expected to attend the fair, which is an increase from years' past, according to Jennifer Brantley, assistant director of employer relations at K-State career and […]

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  • January 28, 2008

    L.A. Chef Taji Marie to present culinary workshop at K-State

    MANHATTAN -- Red Mole Chicken Enchiladas. Grilled Jerk Spiced Pork Tenderloin. Tropical Fruit Salsa. Argentina-Style Ham and Cheese Empanadas. Chef Taji Marie, Los Angeles, will demonstrate these and other dishes during a culinary workshop Thursday, March 6, at Kansas State University. "Flavors of Latin America," the fourth annual department of hotel, restaurant, institutional management and […]

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  • January 10, 2008

    K-State wins best paper awards at Graduate Hospitality and Tourism Research Conference for fourth consecutive year

    MANHATTAN -- Several graduate students and faculty members from Kansas State University are recipients of best paper awards from the 13th annual Graduate Education and Research Conference in Hospitality and Tourism. This year's conference was Jan. 3-5 at the University of Central Florida in Orlando. It's the fourth consecutive year that K-State has received best […]

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  • October 26, 2007

    Students, bring your table-manner questions to K-State Etiquette Workshop

    MANHATTAN -- A prospective employer takes you out to dinner. What should you choose to drink? To eat? And what's to be done about that carrot on the carpet? These and other questions will be on the table at an upcoming dining etiquette workshop led by Patrick Pesci, director of the hotel and restaurant management […]

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  • October 12, 2007

    K-State names Carol Shanklin Interim Dean of Graduate School

    MANHATTAN -- Carol Shanklin, a veteran administrator and educator in food service and dietetics at Kansas State University, has been named interim dean of the Graduate School. Since August she has been the school's acting dean; before that she served as associate dean. "The Graduate School is fortunate in having an administrator of Dr. Shanklin's […]

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  • September 7, 2007

    Tips for Tailgaters

    MANHATTAN, Kan. - Pre-game parties add fun to fall activities, but skipping critical food safety steps can put family and friends at risk, said Karen Blakeslee, Kansas State University Research and Extension food scientist. If restrooms are in short supply, take a thermos of hot water, hand soap and paper towels; soapy washcloths in a […]

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  • May 3, 2007

    K-State's Pinnacle honor society welcomes more than 50 new members

    MANHATTAN -- Kansas State University's chapter of the Pinnacle Honor Society gained more than 50 new members at an induction reception April 23. Pinnacle is a national honor society for nontraditional students who are juniors or above and have at least a 3.0 grade point average. The ceremony included congratulatory remarks by K-State's Elizabeth Unger, […]

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