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All first-year students: Join us Sept. 21 for Wildcat Dialogues

My story, your story, our story. Wildcat Dialogues.Are you in your first year at K-State? Join us for a K-State tradition: Wildcat Dialogues.

Mark your calendars for 7-9 p.m. Monday, Sept. 21! Wildcat Dialogues is an intercultural learning and leadership event designed for all first-year K-State students. This evening provides an opportunity for meaningful dialogue and building connections, as we work to create a community of belonging for all.

During Wildcat Dialogues, you will:

  • Learn how to create communities of belonging
  • Build cross-cultural relationships through meaningful dialogue
  • Engage in active listening, empathy and perspective-taking
  • Build a skillset to understand cultural differences and similarities

The event will take place virtually via Zoom, and you will be in groups of approximately ten students, led by a small group facilitator. Facilitators are trained students, faculty, staff and community members. Sign up to be a facilitator here.

RSVP for the event by Monday, Sept. 14 and receive a free Wildcat Dialogues face mask!

For more information please visit the Wildcat Dialogues website, or see who’s going on Facebook.

This event is coordinated in partnership between the Staley School of Leadership Studies and Diversity and Multicultural Student Affairs, alongside a large committee representing students, faculty and staff. This collaboration represents the commitment by our campus community to create a culture of belonging for all.

For any questions, please contact student co-chairs: Vedant Kulkarni at vedant1@k-state.edu, Julia Gross at juliagross00@k-state.edu, and Johari Snell at jssnell0730@k-state.edu, or faculty co-chairs, Tamara Bauer, Staley School of Leadership Studies, at tamara@k-state.edu or Debra Bolton, Diversity and Multicultural Student Affairs, at dbolton@k-state.edu.

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