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Many programs and projects on campus need and deserve philanthropic support.
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Residency training at K-State’s Veterinary Health Center (VHC) is a competitive advanced training program for veterinarians pursuing specialty training towards board certification. Residents work in the VHC for three years. They see patients with board-certified specialists, help with veterinary student education and training; conduct research and complete graduate coursework. Residents receive a modest stipend. To successfully complete the program, residents must take classes, present research at conferences and complete extensive board certification examinations. These activities require funding. Your support will ease the financial burden of these young veterinarians and help attract the best and brightest to K-State.

To support the K-State Veterinary Health Center residency program, visit or contact Eric Holderness at 785-532-7593 or

For more than 50 years, K-State Global Campus has provided educational opportunities, development and global connection to students furthering their post-secondary studies. Global Campus works with a world of locations and schedules; their services are far-reaching and not limited to distance education. The Global Campus team also offers professional meeting coordination, conferences and professional development. Support to Global Campus helps the program continue to provide quality distance education by extending its learning resources to adult students worldwide through student-focused learning technology.

To support Global Campus, visit or contact Chris Spooner at 785-532-7697 or

The Staley School of Leadership Studies offers a unique leadership development opportunity honoring Coach Snyder’s leadership development work: The Snyder Leadership Legacy Fellows. The Snyder Fellows program offers students personal and professional development based on Coach Snyder’s 16 Goals for Success. Coach Snyder’s Goals have been widely embraced as guiding principles for success in life, family, career and community. The year-long Snyder Fellows program selects up to 40 students to participate in intensive retreats and exclusive personal and professional development events with successful athletes, scholars and business leaders. Snyder fellows engage in leadership dialogues with Coach Snyder and one-on-one coaching with Staley School faculty and campus partners. Donor support helps fund retreats, development opportunities and other transformative activities for Snyder Leadership Legacy Fellows.

To support the Snyder Leadership Legacy Fellows, visit or contact Chris Spooner at 785-532-7697 or

Launched in 2000, the Developing Scholars Program offers high-achieving, serious-minded, underrepresented students research projects in their field of study. Scholars receive academic, social and financial support, mentoring from university faculty, and opportunity to fully experience the intellectual climate of the university. The results have been incredible! Developing Scholars have received Goldwater and Fulbright awards and admission to the nation’s most recognized graduate and professional schools. Contributions to the program support a structured, faculty-supported and positive climate in which underrepresented and first-generation students pursue undergraduate research — an opportunity they may not otherwise have.

To support the Developing Scholars Program, visit or contact Chris Spooner at 785-532-7697 or

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