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Fair time: come visit Human Ecology at K-State Day Sept. 7

Monday, September 1, 2014

Purple pride will be on full display at the 2014 Kansas State Fair in Hutchinson on K-State Day, Sunday, Sept. 7. Kansas State University will be recognized as the fair's official sponsor for the day.

The College of Human Ecology will take part in special outdoor exhibits near the stage by Lake Talbott and be available from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. to share college information with visitors. The college will have a drawing for a basket of Human Ecology memorabilia.

Exhibits also will feature how K-State is shaping the world and improving food sustainability through the Global Food Systems initiative, and help celebrate extraordinary Wildcats through the Wildcat Way campaign.

Among the hosts will be John Buckwalter, dean of the College of Human Ecology.

Performances on the stage will showcase university musical and dance groups from noon to 6:30 p.m. Pep rallies at noon and 6 p.m. will feature members of the K-State Marching Band, Willie the Wildcat and cheerleaders. Merchandise will be available for purchase.

"Kansas State University has a proud tradition of partnership with the state fair and we look forward to continued collaboration this year," said Kirk Schulz, university president. "This will be a fun day providing alumni, students, prospective students and all other visitors additional opportunities to show their pride and connect with K-State."

Schedule for K-State Day, Sept. 7; all events take place at the stage near Lake Talbott:

  • Noon: Pep rally with President Schulz and K-State Band
  • 12:45 p.m. — K-State Tap Ensemble
  • 1:30 p.m. — R&R Jazz Combo
  • 2:15 p.m. — Wabash City Brass Quintet
  • 3 p.m. — K-State Band
  • 3:30 p.m. — K-State Tap Ensemble
  • 4:15 p.m. — R&R Jazz Combo
  • 5 p.m. — Wabash City Brass Quintet
  • 6 p.m. — Pep rally with K-State Band

This article was posted on Monday, September 1, 2014, and is filed under Applied Human Sciences, Center on Aging, College News, Food, Nutrition, Dietetics and Health, Hospitality Management, Interior Design and Fashion Studies, Kinesiology.