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K-State Research and Extension
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Manhattan, KS 66506-3401

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Tuesday, October 16, 2018

The Tuesday Letter is a weekly email to approximately 2,500 faculty and staff of K-State Research and Extension and the College of Agriculture, providing recipients with timely announcements and updates.

From the Director for Extension

Annual Conference 2018: Strengthening Our Core Competencies
In Extension, our assets are our people and the knowledge, skills and the professional zeal and savvy they possess. Nurturing and developing these core competencies are the key to our success.

From Extension Administration

View These Annual Conference Sessions Online
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Three sessions will be livestreamed and archived.
Shout Out: A Shout Out to Road Warrior David Dunn
This week’s Shout Out is from Stacey Warner and goes to Micro Computer Support Technician (AKA Road Warrior) David Dunn.

Local, Regional and Statewide Extension Events

Recruiting Host Sites for Spring Board Leadership Series
The Community Development PFT is recruiting host sites for a Spring 2019 Board Leadership Series.


Alpha of Clovia Alumnae Host Silent Auction
The Alum Board of Alpha of Clovia is hosting an online silent auction. The auction includes a 3-night stay in Colorado, gift certificates, four 4-H Collector Dolls, and more! View the full list at http://www.alphaofcloviaalumni.org/silent-auction.htm.

Human Resource Information

Open Enrollment Helpful Resources
October is open enrollment for many state and K-State sponsored benefits. Helpful tools and resources are available to help employees make the best benefit choices to support themselves and their families.


Diversity Programs Office Update
We are pleased the Navigating Difference training team will conduct a workshop and have a poster, “Diversity: A Key Core Competency in Practice,” during the Resource fair in the K-State Student Union Ballroom during Annual Conference.

Calendar of Events

From the KSRE Calendar
Upcoming Dates: October 16-18 KSRE Annual Conference, Manhattan - November 13-15 Navigating Difference, Great Bend - November 29 4-H Program Rally, Wichita - January 30 KSRE Partnership Zoom Meeting, 7:00 p.m.