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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

  • November 16, 2017

    Vardiman selected as one of NATA’s sponsored speakers for Madrid conference

    Phillip Vardiman, associate professor of athletic training, was one of two speakers chosen to represent NATA, National Athletic Trainers’ Association, at the World Federation of Athletic Training and Therapy (WFATT) 8th World Congress in Madrid, Spain. The World Federation of Athletic Training and Therapy is an organization that was developed to cultivate the profession of […]

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  • November 14, 2017

    Department of Hospitality Management names Ottenbacher new department head

    Michael Ottenbacher

    After a national search, Michael Ottenbacher was selected and accepted the department head position with the Department of Hospitality Management and will be a Mary L. Vanier Endowed Professor. Ottenbacher will be coming to K-State from Heilbronn University in Heilbronn, Germany, where he is a tenured professor in hospitality management and marketing. Ottenbacher looks forward […]

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  • November 9, 2017

    Human Ecology names Fall Commencement Speakers

    The College of Human Ecology has named their student and guest commencement speakers for the upcoming Fall Commencement ceremony on December 9, 2017. Jake Lofquist, senior in kinesiology, has been selected as the student commencement speaker. Lofquist is from Overland Park, KS. He is a member of Pre-Physical Therapy club and served as their Service […]

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  • November 9, 2017

    REMINDER:Veteran's Day Breakfast hosted by Hospitality Management student groups Friday

    In honor of Veteran’s Day, the Club Manager’s Association of America and Hospitality Management Society student groups, in the department of Hospitality Management, would like to invite all students, faculty and staff to join them for breakfast on Friday, November 10 from 7:30 a.m. until 9:30 a.m. in Lacy’s Fresh Fare and Catering, located in […]

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