Events and Programs at K-State Libraries

Library Events

Libraries Gala
Today 6 pm - 11 pm

Reception
Great Room, Hale Library


Enjoy an evening of food, drinks and a hearty toast to K-State Libraries' past accomplishments and future possibilities.  All proceeds will support an ingenious redesign of Hale Library's first floor. Sponsorships are available now. Tickets will be available closer to event.  


Event Type: Reception
Sponsors: Friends of the K-State Libraries, K-State Libraries
Website: http://www.lib.k-state.edu/gala
Contact: Darchelle Martin, libfrnds@k-state.edu, 785-532-7442

Changing Culture to Promote Integrity: Why Progress Is Possible
Apr 20 12 pm - 12:45 pm

Lecture
301, Hale Library


This session will explore key drivers of the cheating culture and outline what it will take to dismantle that culture. It will examine cases where education institutions have changed how young people think and behave -- and how these lessons can be applied to promoting integrity. It is free and open to the public. 


Event Type: Lecture
Sponsors: K-State Libraries
Website: http://lib.ksu.edu/events
Cost: Free and open to the public
Contact: Rebel Cummings-Sauls, rebelcs@k-state.edu, 785-532-7417

A Student-Centered Culture: Promoting Integrity One Conversation at a Time
Apr 20 3 pm - 3:45 pm

Lecture
301, Hale Library


Learn about the benefits, the implementation process, and the key takeaways of having a student-centered culture at your institution in this session. It’s by creating this dialogue that Goodwin builds classroom and campus-wide buy-in to foster a much needed student-centered culture that benefits both students and educators. It is free and open to the public.


Event Type: Lecture
Sponsors: K-State Libraries
Website: http://lib.ksu.edu/events
Cost: Free and open to the public
Contact: Rebel Cummings-Sauls, rebelcs@k-state.edu, 785-532-7417

Narcissism and Extrinsic Values: Understanding Student Trends that Impact Plagiarism and Cheating
Apr 21 12 pm - 12:45 pm

Lecture
301, Hale Library


Join us for a session with Jean Twenge, author of "The Narcissism Epidemic: Living in the Age of Entitlement," who will share her research on narcissism and discuss how to understand current students' mindsets as a way to help guide them toward academic integrity. It is free and open to the public.


Event Type: Lecture
Sponsors: K-State Libraries
Website: http://lib.ksu.edu/events
Cost: Free and open to the public
Contact: Rebel Cummings-Sauls, rebelcs@k-state.edu, 785-532-7417

Wikipedia in the Classroom: Authority, Trust, and Information Literacy
Apr 21 3 pm - 3:45 pm

Lecture
301, Hale Library


In contributing content to Wikipedia, students gain skills in media literacy, fact-based writing, research, collaboration, and critical thinking -- a true authentic learning service project for the digital age. It is free and open to the public.


Event Type: Lecture
Sponsors: K-State Libraries
Website: http://lib.ksu.edu/events
Cost: Free and open to the public
Contact: Rebel Cummings-Sauls, rebelcs@k-state.edu, 785-532-7417

Improvisation and Plagiarism: Fostering a Culture of Creativity
Apr 22 12 pm - 12:45 pm

Lecture
301, Hale Library


 Join us for a an engaging session in which Teddi Fishman will share how to promote a culture of creativity through improv exercises in the classroom along with role-play workshops designed to help students understand what is “original” and why the strategic use of others’ ideas is an important and valued intellectual skill and exercise. It is free and open to the public.


Event Type: Lecture
Sponsors: K-State Libraries
Website: http://lib.ksu.edu/events
Cost: Free and open to the public
Contact: Rebel Cummings-Sauls, rebelcs@k-state.edu, 785-532-7417

The Cultural Implications of Contract Cheating
Apr 22 3 pm - 3:45 pm

Lecture
301, Hale Library


Join us for a session with Tricia Bertram Gallant, who will walk through the cultural implications of contract cheating—both how culture affects the spread of contract cheating and how its presence is affecting the culture of education and students as we speak. Lastly, Bertram-Gallant will provide some key takeaways for educators and educational institutions who wish to stem the tide and minimize the damage to our educational system. It is free and open to the public.


Event Type: Lecture
Sponsors: K-State Libraries
Website: http://lib.ksu.edu/events
Cost: Free and open to the public
Contact: Rebel Cummings-Sauls, rebelcs@k-state.edu, 785-532-7417

Decisions on Deadline: A 21st Century Gaming Approach to Teach Plagiarism and Ethics
Apr 23 12 pm - 12:45 pm

Lecture
301, Hale Library


Join Samantha Grant and Brittney Shepherd, the award-winning filmmakers of A Fragile Trust and creators ofDecisions on Deadline, as they share a game that combines journalism, ethics, and student choices. Find out how this game and a free lesson plan developed by its creators can better equip your students to process ethical decisions they may encounter in their professional lives. It is free and open to the public.


Event Type: Lecture
Sponsors: K-State Libraries
Website: http://lib.ksu.edu/events
Cost: Free and open to the public
Contact: Rebel Cummings-Sauls, rebelcs@k-state.edu, 785-532-7417

Hale Library Concert Series: Slawomir Dobrzanski
May 1 7:30 pm - 10 pm

Arts
Hemisphere Room, Hale Library


Back by popular demand, the Friends of the K-State Libraries present an encore piano performance with Dr. Slawomir Dobrzanski.  Dobrzanski teaches applied piano, chamber music and piano literature at K-State.  As a soloist and chamber musician, Dobrzanski often performs in Asia, Europe, South America and throughout the United States and Canada.  A wine and dessert reception follows the performance. Tickets can be purchased online at www.found.ksu.edu/rsvp/concertseries


Event Type: Arts
Sponsors: Friends of the K-State Libraries, K-State Libraries
Website: http://www.found.ksu.edu/rsvp/concertseries
Cost: $30/person, $10/student
Contact: Darchelle Martin, libfrnds@k-state.edu, 785-532-7442

Hale Library Concert Series: Jazz In June
Jun 12 7:30 pm - 10 pm

Arts
Hemisphere Room, Hale Library


The Friends of the K-State Libraries present Jazz in June with The Kansas State University Jazz-tet - Kurt Gartner, percussion; Wayne Goins, guitar; Paul Hunt, trombone; Tod Kerstetter, clarinet; and Gordon Lewis, bass - will be joined by Beau Thomas Jarvis, pianist. Tickets can be purchased online at www.found.ksu/edu/rsvp/concertseries


Event Type: Arts
Sponsors: Friends of the K-State Libraries, K-State Libraries
Website: http://www.found.ksu.edu/rsvp/concertseries
Cost: $30/person, $10/student
Contact: Darchelle Martin, libfrnds@k-state.edu, 785-532-7442

Last updated: 03/27/2015