we are hype.

Let’s make Manhattan the best place in Kansas for young professionals to emerge and develop professionally and personally.

What's hype?

Hype connects, engages and develops young professionals to encourage a more vibrant, diverse and desirable Manhattan.

Pillars of Hype

Hype carries out its mission through five pillars. Each pillar serves as a focus area for impact, action, and programming. Each pillar is supported by a team (committee), which develops events and programming within the purview of its respective pillar.

Engage

Opening doors for university students through community and employer engagement.

Connect

Building professional and social connections through interest-based networking opportunities.

Develop

Accelerating your career through ongoing professional and personal development and education.

Play

Highlighting the young in young professionals with engaging social and family-friendly events.

#LoveMHK

Putting new connections and education to work within the community by giving back.

Pillars of Hype

Hype carries out its mission through five pillars. Each pillar serves as a focus area for impact, action, and programming. Each pillar is supported by a team (committee), which develops events and programming within the purview of its respective pillar.

Engage

Opening doors for University students through community and employer engagement.

Connect

Building professional and social connections through interest-based networking opportunities.

Develop

Accelerating your career through ongoing professional and personal development and education.

Play

Highlighting the “young” in “young professionals” with engaging social events.

#LoveMHK

Putting new connections and education to work within the community by giving back.

Our Investors

Hype is made possible by the generous business investors who believe that
our community is made better when our young professionals are engaged.

Our Investors

Hype is made possible by the generous business investors who believe that our community is made better when our young professionals are engaged.

Recent News

Meet the ENGAGE team

Getting your first professional job as an adult can be challenging. Our ENGAGE team is here to help transitioning students, military or young adults find

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Play
Play Team

Play Events

Even though hYPe has recently undergone a facelift, the Manhattan YP organization has a long history of FUN! We never lack opportunities to get together.

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Play
Play Team

Introducing: Play

If you are already a part of the Manhattan Young Professional organization we are glad to have you with us throughout our exciting changes and

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