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JP's Sports Grill announces student employee scholarship recipients

March 13, 2018—JP’s Sports Grill recently announced Scott Hazelton and Elliot Schrag as JP’s Scholarship recipients for the spring 2018 semester. 

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Awareness campaign receives regional award

March 1, 2018  An awareness campaign titled "Human Trafficking: a Global Issue" was recently recognized on the regional level by the National Residence Hall Honorary as the passive program of the month.

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Dining center unit director recognized for watermelon recipe

Feb. 27, 2018 — Camille Korenek developed and entered her recipe, Watermelon Shrimp Spicy Asian Crudité, into the 2017 Watermelon Recipe Contestant where it was chosen by the board for use as outreach to foodservice media. The recipe was also featured in a Foodservice Director magazine article this February.

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Student staff receive recognition, rewards

Feb. 26, 2018 — Kansas State University was one of 15 schools chosen by the International Foodservice Manufactures Association to receive financial awards in 2017. Four K-State dining services student employees were chosen by the association to receive IFMA scholarships, and one received an internship stipend.

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Union Station by JP's grand opening set for March 1

Feb. 6, 2018 The JP's brand is bringing its same great food and service to the K-State Student Union with its new gastropub concept. Join the department for the grand opening from 3-5 p.m. Thursday, March 1.

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Menu Madness contest invites healthy recipe submissions

Feb. 6, 2018  Dining Services is requesting healthy recipe entries for Menu Madness, a bracket-style contest that will take place in conjunction with National Nutrition Month throughout March. 

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Ford coordinator receives regional advisor of the month

Jan. 25, 2018 — Melinda Gilliam, assistant community coordinator of Ford Hall, was recognized by the National Residence Hall Honorary as the regional winner for advisor of the month in December 2017.

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JP's Sports Grill expands, Fast Track opens in Union

Jan. 24, 2018 — JP’s Sports Grill, originally located at Jardine Apartments, now has two locations in the Union. Fast Track opened Jan. 16, but an opening date for Union Station by JP’s has not yet been announced.

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New lunch options available at K-State Student Union

Jan. 24, 2018 — Fast Track, a quick-service counter adjacent to the new Union Station by JP's restaurant, is now open.

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Housing and dining services system coordinator to be recognized 

Nov. 6, 2017 — Gamage Dissanayake, systems coordinator at housing and dining services, will receive the Support Staff Award at the Upper Midwest Region-Association of College and University Housing Officers' annual conference.

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Thanks for Making Move-In Day a Success

Aug. 23, 2017 — The Department of Housing and Dining Services would like to thank the many staff, faculty, students and community members who helped support a successful opening week.

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Kramer Dining Center Featured as Facility Design of the Month

June 6, 2017 — The June 2017 issue of Foodservice Equipment and Supplies magazine features the newly constructed Kramer Dining Center as its Facility Design of the Month.

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