Programs for High School Students

Kansas Entrepreneurship Challenge (KEC)

The Kansas Entrepreneurship Challenge (KEC) is sponsored by the Kansas Masonic Foundation and Kansas Masons in partnership with Kansas State University and the Network Kansas Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge (YEC) Series to promote entrepreneurship and small business development in Kansas. The competition is for student created, managed, and owned ventures. Thousands in cash prizes are awarded to student entrepreneurs each year!

National Strategic Selling Institute Elevator Pitch Competition

Prepare for your future by developing the skills necessary to introduce yourself and your idea in a clear, concise, and comfortable manner. Having planned and executed a successful elevator pitch provides an incredibly powerful gateway for many situations in your collegiate and professional future. Join us virtually to compete for prizes and enhance your elevator pitch skills!

Kansas High School Stock Pitch Challenge

The Kansas High School Stock Pitch Challenge, hosted by Kansas State University College of Business’ Department of Finance and Center for Principled Business, is a scholarship competition that invites all Kansas High School students to compete and learn about stock investing. The purpose of the competition is to teach students about stock analysis skills, finance, and investment while competing for K-State Business scholarships.

Women in Business

The Center for Principled Business hosted over 400 high school students, college students, educators, industry professionals, and alumni, at the inaugural Women in Business Career Summit in October 2021.

We are looking forward to inviting high school students to campus during K-State's annual Open House, for more opportunies to engage with K-State students and faculty members, engage in hands-on activities, and explore career opportunities for Women in Business. More details coming soon!

College of Business Summer Camp

Join the K-State College of Business in its first-ever summer institute for high school students! This program is designed for high school sophomores and juniors who are interested in learning more about opportunities in the business world and about all that the College of Business has to offer future K-State students. Students will participate in workshops, experience our residence halls, dining centers, and recreation opportunities, while learning from College of Business faculty and staff.

More details coming soon! Tentative dates are June 8-10, 2022.

 

College of Business Administration

Student Success Center
1001 Business Building
Kansas State University
Manhattan, KS 66506
785-532-6180

Dean's Office
2019 Business Building
Kansas State University
Manhattan, KS 66506
785-532-7227

College of Business Building Hours
Mon-Thurs: 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri: 7:00 am - 5:00 pm 
Sat: closed
Sun: 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm