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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

  • December 1, 2015

    Kaitlyn Ellis to be student commencement speaker Dec. 12

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    Kaitlyn Ellis, a senior in hospitality management, has been selected to represent her follow graduates at the College of Human Ecology commencement at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 12, in Bramlage Coliseum on the Kansas State University campus. The daughter of Kevin and Pat Ellis of Overland Park, she was one of five students nationwide – […]

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  • November 20, 2015

    Introducing the 2015-2016 alumni advisory board

    Officers of the current College of Human Ecology Alumni Board are Diane Parks, president, Vail, CO, 1974 B.S. clothing and textiles; Catherine Metzgar Lo, president elect, Urbana, IL, 2010 B.S. nutrition/kinesiology and dietetics; and Hillary L’Ecuyer, secretary, Merriam, 2014 B.S. interior design. Board members include Shawn Bloom, Alexandria, VA, 1987 B.S. biochemistry and gerontology; Samantha […]

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  • November 11, 2015

    Athletic training quiz bowl team earns slot in regional competition

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    The K-State team placed second in the Kansas Athletic Training Quiz Bowl this week on the Kansas State University campus and will move on to regional competition in March. Team members were Katelyn Musil, junior; Jesica Steele, senior; Amanda Todavchick, junior; and Tyler Tunnell, junior. All are athletic training majors in the Department of Human […]

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  • November 10, 2015

    Four PhD students win top research forum awards

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    Winners of the College of Human Ecology’s first Graduate Student Research and Creative Inquiry Forum were Brooke Cull, Sam E. Emerson, Chelsey Schlechter and Colby Teeman. More than 30 graduate students representing master’s and doctoral programs presented their research Monday in Justin Hall. Judges were faculty members from the college. The top presenters and their […]

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