2012 News

Housing and dining services announces residence hall occupancy limit

Nov. 27, 2012 — Beginning with the 2013-14 academic year, students who have lived or have been eligible to live on K-State’s campus for six or more semesters — as of spring 2013 — will be unable to preference a space in the university’s residence halls. These students will remain eligible for two other on-campus living options.

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Raisin' the bar: University baker finalist in national competition

Oct. 31, 2012 — Courtney Markle, food service supervisor senior for the department of housing and dining services at Kansas State University, baked her way to the finals of a recent national competition sponsored by the California Raisin Marketing Board.

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Housing and dining services welcomes associate director

Oct. 1, 2012 — Housing and dining services would like to announce the addition of Michael Crow, associate director for administrative services, to its management team.

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Thousands attend back-to-school events

Aug. 19, 2012 — Two August 18 events organized by Kansas State University’s housing and dining services helped thousands of students settle safely into their new on-campus communities.

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K-State housing and dining director to address international audience

March 6, 2012 — Derek Jackson, director of housing and dining services at Kansas State University, is one of 10 student-housing professionals selected to present at the 2012 Student Housing Training Institute, March 31 to April 4, in Stellenbosch, Western Cape, South Africa.

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Serving up success: Housing and dining services' assistant director chosen for silver plate award

February 24, 2012 — A Kansas State University staff member has been selected to receive one of the food service industry's most prestigious honors.

Mary Molt, assistant director of housing and dining services, has been named a recipient of a 2012 Silver Plate Award from the International Foodservice Manufacturers Association, or IFMA.

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University launches bus route to serve students, faculty staff

January 23, 2012 — Kansas State University and the Flint Hills Area Transportation Agency have partnered to create a campus bus route.

The route, which started the first day of the spring semester, serves students, faculty and staff free of charge.

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When less means more: Print messages help students reduce food waste at dining center

January 12, 2012 — To decrease food waste, hold the trays and add posters.

That's what Kelly Whitehair found while researching food disposed by students at Kansas State University's Van Zile Dining Center. She is an assistant director at the dining center and a December 2011 doctoral graduate in hospitality management and dietetics.

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