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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

  • February 8, 2018

    Musch elected to APS National Council

    Tim Musch, professor of exercise physiology, was elected to the American Physiological Society’s National Council for a three-year term. The American Physiological Society, or APS, is a nonprofit devoted to fostering education, scientific research, and dissemination of information in the physiological sciences. The Society was founded in 1887 and now has over 10,500 members. Most […]

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  • February 1, 2018

    USDA awards funding to implement Master Health Volunteer initiative in Kansas

    Erin Yelland, extension specialist and assistant professor, and Elaine Johannes, extension specialist and associate professor, School of Family Studies and Human Services, were recently awarded more than $300,000 from the USDA to implement a Master Health Volunteer program in Ottawa, Saline, Dickinson, Marion, McPherson, Cherokee and Cowley counties. The United States Department of Agriculture’s National […]

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  • January 25, 2018

    Hanson named Research Dietetic Practice Group Member of the Year

    Jennifer Hanson, assistant professor in the department of food, nutrition, dietetics and health was named the 2017-2018 member of the year of the Research Dietetic Practice Group (DPG) of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Each year, Research DPG honors one of its members who have provided significant and sustained work to advance the mission […]

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  • January 23, 2018

    Hospitality management department hires Lacy’s Fresh Fare and Catering lab coordinator

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    The Department of Hospitality Management has announced the hiring of Holly Pishney as the new Lacy’s Lab Coordinator and Instructor. Pishney, a K-State graduate, most recently worked for Colbert Hills as the food and beverage manager. She also brings 16 years of experience in food service from the Derby Dining Complex here at K-State. Holly’s […]

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