Corporate Partners Advancing K-State


Our corporate and foundation partners have found that building a relationship with K-State offers a competitive advantage. Here are some of the ways our partners are making a difference.






Training students to manage a world of risk

With a unique approach, the Center for Risk Management Education and Research is training K-State students to navigate the growing world of risk in business and industry. Read more.

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Phillips66 continues support for K-State

A gift of $500,000 from Phillips 66 is supporting programs across Kansas State University and in the College of Engineering and College of Business Administration. Read more. 

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ConocoPhillips contributes $375,000 in ongoing support to K-State

A gift from ConocoPhillips will support departments and faculty fellowships in the two colleges, as well as student and programs promoting diversity. Read more. 

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AT&T contributes to the K-State Welcome Center 

AT&T has made a gift of $100,000 to Kansas State University for the information display in the K-State Welcome Center. Read more. 

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Cargill helps build a better K-State

With 142,000 employees in 66 countries. Cargill no doubt has a global reach, yet, in many ways, it continues to make an impact in communities a fraction of its size. Read more.

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Halliburton: investing in diversity at K-State
A $20,000 gift from Halliburton will support the Multicultural Engineering Program in K-State's College of Engineering. Read more. 

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K-State and NAMA: Preparing milling professionals for 100 years
The new NAMA Instructor of Milling faculty award at K-State is the latest achievement in a university-industry partnership that's lasted for one hundred years. Read more.

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Are your ready for some college?
Fred C. and Mary R. Koch Foundation's College for a Day program is changing the way high school students think about their futures. Read more. 

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Abaxis partners with College of Veterinary Medicine
With a $105,000 gift to K-State, Abaxis is strengthening relationships between industry and universities. Read more.

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Preparing students for life in college and beyond

AT&T is supporting three programs at K-State that help students with the transition to college and learn the tools for success. Read more. 

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Project IMPACT

Learn more about how corporate partners are making a difference through a commitment to diversity. Read about Project IMPACT.

You can help!

You can become part of Kansas State University's exciting future as a corporate or foundation partner. We invite you to contact a member of our development staff today and begin the discussion about how you can make a difference.              

For more information, please contact:

Mitzi RichardsMitzi Richards
Senior Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations 
Debbie KirchhoffDebbie Kirchhoff
Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations
K-State at Olathe
(913) 307-7310
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