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Welcome to the College of Human Ecology

In a world focused on things, we focus first on PEOPLE.

We want to welcome you to the College of Human Ecology at Kansas State University, whether you are a prospective student, a current K-Stater, a parent or someone who needs expertise we can provide. The mission of the college is to discover, disseminate and apply knowledge to meet basic human needs and improve the human condition. This knowledge advances professions, human services, public policy, business and industry.

College News

  • January 18, 2018

    Hospitality management professor of practice joins K-State Olathe

    OLATHE — Brett Horton is joining the Kansas State University Olathe campus as a professor of practice in hospitality management. Horton will instruct hospitality management courses to undergraduate students who enroll in an upcoming 2+2 hospitality management program. The 2+2 program will be a partnership with Kansas State University and Johnson County Community College. Through […]

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  • January 17, 2018

    Hospitality Management students win best paper at annual conference

    Twelve doctoral students and three faculty members from the Department of Hospitality Management attended the 23rd Annual Graduate Education and Graduate Student Research Conference in Hospitality and Tourism from January 3rd through 5th, 2018 in Fort Worth, Texas. The conference hosted 274 presentations (122 stand-up presentations and 152 poster presentations) from universities in the United […]

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  • January 16, 2018

    Barbercheck to lead GPIDEA

    The Great Plains Interactive Distance Education Alliance has named Dr. Chelsea Barbercheck the new executive director. Barbercheck comes from Boston University where she serves as director for BU’s BEST (Broadening Experiences in Scientific Training) program, a National Institutes of Health funded initiative and part of a 17-school consortium.  Under her leadership, the program engages over […]

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  • December 20, 2017

    USDA Selects Kansas State University to Improve Child Nutrition Safety

    WASHINGTON, Dec. 18, 2017 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) has selected Kansas State University to direct the Center for Food Safety in Child Nutrition Programs. The research resulting from this partnership will help improve food safety across all of USDA’s child nutrition programs, which serve billions of meals […]

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