Holiday Inn® Manhattan at the Campus hotel is directly across the street from the Kansas State University campus, so it is easy to take a stroll through the picturesque grounds. You can walk to Aggieville, the center of college social life and home to fun restaurants and shops unique to Manhattan.
Kansas Connections Academy, a tuition-free K-12 virtual public school, will host a free information session in Manhattan for families interested in learning about its online program and individualized approach to education. Kansas Connections Academy serves students throughout the state, and is operated in partnership with the Elkhart Unified School District 218.
The information session will provide families with an opportunity to meet with a Connections Academy teacher, thoroughly explore the school’s program and curriculum, and learn about the enrollment process. Other topics covered include: how teachers interact with students in the virtual environment, personalized learning opportunities including options for accelerated learning and gifted programs, college preparation, socialization, the role of the parent or other Learning Coach, and the use of technology. Families unable to attend this session are encouraged to attend one of our online information sessions. For a full list of online information sessions, please visit https://www.connectionsacademy.com/kansas-online-school/events.aspx
Women are invited to enjoy lunch with friends as they learn about breast health and cancer at the fifth-annual Pink Power Luncheon for breast cancer awareness.
The event, sponsored by Kansas State University’s Johnson Cancer Research Center and Komen Kansas, is free and includes a guest speaker, lunch, a souvenir bag, educational materials and door prizes.
The featured speaker will be Susan Krigel, a clinical psychologist at the Midwest Cancer Alliance, the outreach arm of the University of Kansas Cancer Center. Krigel will present “‘Chemobrain’ and What You Can Do About It.”
The Johnson Cancer Research Center advances Kansas State University cancer research, education and public outreach via programs made possible by private donations. More information about the center is on its website at http://cancer.k-state.edu.
Featuring pet nutrition seminars, doggie costume contest, Frisbee and agility demos, pet samples, grooming demonstrations, and more. Free admission.