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.
What is human ecology?
It's about us. Humans. What we need to be physically and emotionally healthy. How we care for our children, our elders, our families. How we design our living and working spaces. How we feed and clothe ourselves. How we gather and celebrate. How we keep our bodies healthy and strong. Basically, anything that helps people lead better lives is human ecology. It's a varied field with a rich history and a fantastic future.
September 14, 2018
Miranda Reiter, doctoral student in personal financial planning was among four Certified Financial Planners to be awarded the Financial Planning Association ® (FPA ®) Diversity Scholarship. The recipients of the merit-based scholarship are professionals who are working to encourage diversity in the financial planning profession, serving diverse communities with financial planning and increasing the professional […]
September 7, 2018
Brynn Carlson, sophomore in dietetics, was named to the Kappa Omicron Nu national board of directors as a student board member for a two-year term beginning this year. Kappa Omicron Nu is the leading honor society for students in the human sciences. The mission of Kappa Omicron Nu is to empower leaders who use an […]
September 5, 2018
Lacy’s Fresh Fare and Catering, located inside Justin Hall, will begin their food service on Monday, September 10. Lacy’s is a student-run lunch destination featuring fresh salads, sandwiches and soups at an affordable price. Weekly specials will also be featured and vary during the year. Service will be available Monday-Thursday from 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. for […]