K-State Alumni Association honors new
graduates K-State Alumni Communications
|Himanshu Patel (right) and
guest, Aayat Kazi, attend the K-State Alumni Association Grad Bash on May
5. (Photo: Kim Ralston ’07)|
Patel is excited to be an official Wildcat.
The 2016 graduate stopped by
the K-State Alumni Center on May 5 to celebrate with other new alumni at the
annual Grad Bash. He came to K-State
from India to study civil
engineering, and he said he is proud to now call himself a Wildcat.
“It was a great experience, studying in a foreign country,” Patel
said. “I loved it the first day I came here.”
Morgan Gauby of Great Bend,
Kansas, and Michelle Haug of Corning, Kansas, also stopped by Grad Bash to
celebrate their new status as alumni and to reflect on their time as students.
They said they plan to keep strong ties to the university even after they
|Michelle Haug and Morgan
Gauby stop by Grad Bash on May 5 to celebrate their new status as Kansas
State University alumni. (Photo: Kim Ralston
Haug said she enjoyed being involved in
various organizations on campus and plans to come back to Manhattan for football
games and to visit with friends.
Gauby said her favorite experience was
working in New Student Services and showing prospective students what she loves
about K-State. Although she’s the first K-Stater in her family, she hopes to
start a Wildcat tradition.
“I’m really excited to move to the next
chapter of my life, but I’m glad I’ll still have K-State in my life,” she
Grad Bash isn’t the only way the Alumni Association honors
new graduates — view photos from other events below. The Alumni Association also
partners with the colleges to provide new graduates with a one-year membership
to the K-State Alumni Association. Learn more
about the benefits of being a member.