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On-campus living, campus safety earn Kansas State University national recognition

Oct. 26, 2016 — Kansas State University is a safe place to be and a great place to live, according to two recent national rankings.

College Choice includes the university among its 50 safest large universities and colleges in America, while the Princeton Review ranks K-State in its top 20 for best college residence halls in the nation.

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Meal Plans now available to faculty, staff in addition to all students

Sept. 15, 2016 — K-State Housing and Dining Services announces the addition of discounted faculty/staff meal plans to its existing on-campus and off-campus student plans.

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Campus Close-Up: Live and Learn

Summer 2016 — Housing and Dining Services extends learning beyond the classroom and into K-State's residence halls and dining centers. From the K-State Alumni Association's K-Stater magazine.

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Kansas State University graduate researchers help campus eatery reduce food waste

May 26, 2016 — A project by three Kansas State University hospitality management graduate students is helping a campus restaurant reduce food waste and increase its bottom line.

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Bannister selected as faculty for South African training institute

Dec. 11, 2015 — Housing and Dining Services congratulates Stephanie Bannister, associate director for student living, for being selected as faculty for the Association of College and University Housing Officers, International South African Housing Training Institute.

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College Innovators: Kansas State University

For the first time in nearly 50 years, Kansas State University is building a new, decidedly nontraditional dining center as part of the new Wefald Hall residence hall in the campus's Kramer Community.

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Molt elected to Academy of Fellows

June 10, 2015 — Mary Molt, associate director and assistant professor of hospitality management and dietetics, was recently elected to the Kansas State University Academy of Fellows in recognition of her work with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. 

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University to begin using updated mail addresses

Kansas State University is updating its official address standard to meet technology and safety guidelines. The change is effective immediately on the Manhattan campus. 

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Dietitian highlights efforts to educate on-campus students about nutrition and healthy lifestyles

April 9, 2015 — Valerie Donelan, registered dietitian and assistant manager at Housing and Dining Services’ Derby Dining Center, co-presented a session on educating college students about nutrition at the recent National Association of College and University Food Services Midwest Regional Conference in Lincoln, Nebraska.

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Contractor selected for construction of new residence hall, dining facility

Feb. 20, 2015 — Kansas State University and the Department of Housing and Dining Services have accepted a construction bid for the university's newest residence hall and dining center.

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Housing and Dining Services honors standout dining employees

Jan. 12, 2015 — At a Jan. 9 reception, the Department of Housing and Dining Services recognized 23 employees for dedicated service and outstanding attendance. 

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Housing and Dining Services staff present, receive awards at regional conference

Nov. 12, 2014 — Kansas State University was well represented by Housing and Dining Services staff at the Upper Midwest Region-Association of College and University Housing Officers annual conference, which took place Nov. 5-7 in Coralville, Iowa

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