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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 7, 2014

    Three nutrition graduate students to present research at state summit

    Three College of Human Ecology graduate students will be among 10 representing Kansas State University at the 12th Capitol Graduate Research Summit in February 2015. All are  researching Kansas-related topics. The three are: • Curtis Maughan, doctoral student in human nutrition, for "Unsafe behaviors observed in consumers when cooking poultry and eggs." His faculty mentor […]

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  • November 5, 2014

    Colin Noble to speak at December commencement

    Colin Noble

    Colin Noble, president and chief executive officer of Noble Hospitality, will be the speaker at College of Human Ecology commencement ceremonies Dec. 13 when 219 students receive undergraduate degrees. Commencement will be at 2:30 p.m. in Bramlage Coliseum. Based in Kansas City, Noble’s company manages more than 100 hotels in 19 states throughout the United […]

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  • November 4, 2014

    Jennifer Morris named student commencement speaker

    Jennifer Morris

    Jennifer Morris, who will graduate in December in dietetics, has been selected to represent her fellow graduates at the College of Human Ecology commencement at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 13, in Bramlage Coliseum. She will speak on “Your attitude determines your altitude.” “I am passionate about dietetics and the College of Human Ecology,” Morris said. […]

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  • October 28, 2014

    Pat Pesci to conduct Dining Etiquette Workshop

    Pat Pesci

    Table manners may be getting worse, especially if you add cell phone use into a normal dining experience, said Pat Pesci, hospitality management instructor, who will lead the annual fall Dining Etiquette Workshop at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 6, in the Derby Dining Center's Gold Room. “Because dashboard dining is a way of life for […]

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