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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 14, 2017

    Human Ecology undergraduate students attend National Conference

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    The National Council on Family Relations annual conference was held November 14th-18th in Orlando, Florida. Four undergraduates from the college of Human Ecology, Kristen Krueger, Bo Steele, Meghan Dyster, and Mollie Reves, participated in a research project regarding Down syndrome with Briana S. Nelson Goff, professor, School of Family Studies and Human Services. The undergraduates […]

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  • December 12, 2017

    K-State professor co-edits book on intellectual and developmental disabilities

    Dr. Briana S. Nelson Goff, professor in the School of Family Studies and Human Services, recently published the book “Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities: A Roadmap for Families and Professionals.” Her co-editor is Dr. Nicole Piland Springer, Texas Tech University. Published by Routledge, “Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities” provides a unique contribution not currently available in the […]

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  • December 7, 2017

    College of Human Ecology announces outstanding senior awards

    The College of Human Ecology is proud to recognize the 2017 Fall Commencement outstanding senior award winners. This year’s outstanding senior award winners were nominated by faculty and staff within each of their respective programs. Three different award categories are available. The Engagement Award is given to a graduating senior(s) who has made exemplary contributions […]

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  • December 5, 2017

    Interior Design program ranked 8th in the nation

    Kansas State University interior design students present design work to Kansas City professionals. The university's interior design program is one of the best in the U.S. in the latest rankings from DesignIntelligence

    Kansas State University's interior design program continues to be one of the best in the U.S., according to the 2017-18 rankings from DesignIntelligence, the interior design program ranks eighth among all undergraduate programs and third among undergraduate interior design programs at public universities. DesignIntelligence ranked the programs based on survey responses from 2,654 hiring professionals […]

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