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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

  • July 17, 2018

    K-State Apparel and Textiles program continues to rank as a top program in the nation

    Manhattan, KS- Continuing to serve as one of the top programs in the nation, the Kansas State University Apparel and Textiles program has been ranked one of the best in the U.S. The degree program offers two specializations; apparel marketing and apparel design and production. Both specializations received national rankings from Fashion-schools.org. The apparel marketing […]

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  • July 13, 2018

    Lutter named interim director of the School of Family Studies and Human Services

    Sonya Lutter, associate professor of personal financial planning, has been named the interim director of the School of Family Studies and Human Services following the departure of Dottie Durband. She began her duties in July. “The School of Family Studies and Human Services will continue thriving under Dr. Lutter”, said Mark Haub, Food, Nutrition, Dietetics […]

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  • July 11, 2018

    Interior design team takes second place in competition

    Allison Stout, Bethany Pingle and Angie Leek, third year students in interior design, recently took second place in the national Interior Design Educators Council video competition. The competition challenged students to create videos that engage a general audience to think differently about the human-centered interior design and the impact the profession has on user lives […]

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  • July 10, 2018

    Kansas Child Care Training Opportunities Awarded 1.2-Million-Dollar Contract

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    The Kansas State University-founded program, Kansas Child Care Training Opportunities, or KCCTO, has been awarded a one-year, $1.2 million contract that began July 1, with the option to renew for two additional one-year periods. This contract is a continued extension of a September 2012 contract funded through the Kansas Department for Children and Families Child […]

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