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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 31, 2017

    Center of Excellence Faculty and Staff Present Research at National School Nutrition Conference

    The Center of Excellence for Food Safety Research in Child Nutrition Programs faculty and staff contributed at the School Nutrition Association’s Annual National Conference this month in Atlanta, GA. Kevin Sauer, Associate Professor in the Department of Food, Nutrition, Dietetics, and Health, presented “Food Allergy Management: Training Innovations” and debuted the new Caitlin Remembered video developed […]

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  • July 27, 2017

    Thompson win second Post-Secondary Teacher of the Year Award

    David Thompson

    Teaching associate professor David E. Thompson, School of Family Studies and Human Services, was recently selected as the recipient of the Post-Secondary Teacher of the Year Award from the Kansas Association for Career and Technical Education (K-ACTE), which is a collaborative organization comprising of KAAE, KBOA, KATFACS, KCCTEA, KIEA, and KNRS. Thompson also received this […]

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  • July 20, 2017

    Johannes, Toews and Vennum receive grant to implement sexual risk avoidance program

    In October 2016 the College of Human Ecology received a grant to develop, implement, and evaluate the #RELATIONSHIPGOALS (#RG) program, a sexual risk avoidance education program, to teach 7th and 9th grade students from a local school district how to refrain from non-marital sexual activity while promoting behavioral health, as well as social and emotional […]

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  • July 13, 2017

    Associate professor Kevin Sauer elected to board of directors

    Nineteen new national leaders in nutrition, health and business were elected as the board of directors of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. This organization represents more than 100,000 credentialed practitioners and is the world’s largest organization of food and nutrition professionals. Kevin L. Sauer, associate professor in dietetics, was one of the leaders chosen […]

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