Faculty Member of the Year awarded to Dr. Maria DePaoli
April 17, 2018—Maria DePaoli, associate professor of modern languages, has been named housing and dining services’ Faculty Member of the Year. She was nominated by her student Kyley Ast, junior in elementary education.
Boyd hall recognizes housekeeper, receives regional award
March 30, 2018 — Boyd Hall second floor was awarded the regional residence hall community of the month by NRHH. RA Mary White nominated her floor for their recognition efforts toward their housekeeper, Joy Campbell.
Tunnel of Awareness educates students on oppression
March 28, 2018 — On Monday, March 26 Housing and Dining Services hosted the Tunnel of Awareness. Students took a tour through rooms, which depicted many forms of oppression such as police brutality, undocumented students, cyber bullying and mental wellness.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.