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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

  • March 29, 2017

    Nutrition Informatics with Martin Yadrick at the 43rd annual Grace Shugart Lecture

    With almost four decades of experience in nutrition and dietetics, Martin Yadrick brings his passion for the field to the 43rd annual Grace Shugart Lecture. He will speak at 4:15 p.m. April 12 in Room 1008 of the College of Business Administration building. For the last 24 years, Yadrick, a registered dietitian nutritionalist, has worked for […]

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  • March 27, 2017

    Community screening of “Being Mortal” on Wednesday, March 29

    The K-State Center on Aging is sponsoring a free community screening of the PBS program "Being Mortal" at 2 p.m Wednesday, March 29, at the Manhattan Public Library. The screening is made possible by a grant from the John and Wauna Harman Foundation in partnership with the Hospice Foundation of America. "Being Mortal" is a […]

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  • March 20, 2017

    Hospitality management faculty and students attend, present and win at CHRIE conference

    HM 2nd CHRIE conf

    Junehee Kwon, associate professor of hospitality management, and Eunhye Park, graduate student, earned a best paper award, in collaboration with Bongsug Chae, professor of management, for "Customers' perceptions of green practices in green restaurants: What do customers share after dining in green restaurants?" at the second annual Central Federation CHRIE Conference, March 3-4, in Stillwater, Oklahoma. […]

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  • March 15, 2017

    4-H Military Partnerships Wins Excellence in Engagement Award

    From the Center for Engagement and Community Development announcement: For more than 16 years, Kansas State University has led all other universities for the 4-H Military Partnership. This feat is made possible through the work of Project Director Marlene VerBrugge, research assistant professor in the School of Family Studies and Human Services. As a result […]

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