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Programs and projects worth supporting

Many programs and projects on campus need and deserve philanthropic support. Discover one you care about.

Institute for Civic Discourse and Democracy 

In a society saturated by information and divergent opinions, Kansas State University’s Institute for Civic Discourse and Democracy works to improve how members of society talk to one another about their differences and what connects them. By helping diverse people get to know and listen to one another, the institute aims to foster healthy discourse and advance civil society. This nonprofit, nonpartisan institute conducts research, creates education resources and facilitates civic conversations to engage citizens in public dialogue. Learn more about the Institute for Civic Discourse and Democracy’s work at

You can help advance K-State’s Institute for Civic Discourse and Democracy by giving online at, noting fund #F27629 in the special instructions, or contact Eric Holderness, associate vice president of development, at 785-775-2092 or

K-State Global Campus 

With more than 50 years of innovation, K-State Global Campus is ranked nationally among U.S. News and World Report best online programs and featured as the best online college in Kansas by

Scholarship support for K-State Global Campus brings the best of K-State to learners across the world. Start your support online at, noting fund #N22234 in the special instructions, or contact Heather Straffus, senior development coordinator, at 785-775-2146 or

Pre-health programs

Six full-time health professions advisors serve the university to offer one-on-one guidance to students interested in health care-related careers. These specialized advisors help students create and achieve long-range plans that integrate class schedules with K-State degree requirements and professional school prerequisites. Pre-health advisors also help students establish career goals, prepare for specialized testing and earn certifications, as well as find financial resources to complete their degree programs in this ever-growing industry.

The Cats for Pre-Health Resources or CPR Fund provides financial assistance to support the educational needs of K-State’s pre-health students. You can support Cats for Pre-Health Resources online at, noting fund # F21315 in the special instructions, or by contacting Shelley Carver, assistant director of development, arts and sciences, at 785-775-2066 or

Good Ideas Summer 2019

Read more stories from the summer 2019 issue of Good for K-State.