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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

  • 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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  • October 27, 2014

    Sauer receives Bedford award in HMD

    Kevin Sauer

    Kevin Sauer has been selected to receive the 2014 Mary Ruth Bedford Distinguished Faculty Award in the department of hospitality management and dietetics. A registered dietitian with administrative experience in child nutrition programs, college and university dining, and healthcare food and nutrition services, Sauer is an associate professor who teaches administrative dietetics courses and conducts […]

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  • October 24, 2014

    Poole, Musch research indicates beetroot beneficial to athletes, heart failure patients

    Football teams are claiming it improves their athletic performance, and according to research from Kansas State University, it also benefits heart failure patients. The special ingredient: beetroot. Recently, the Auburn University football team revealed its pregame ritual of taking beetroot concentrate, or beet juice, before each game. The juice may have contributed to the team's […]

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  • October 23, 2014

    Award winners, advisory board gather for Celebration of Excellence

    The College of Human Ecology kicks off the annual Celebration of Excellence tonight by honoring six K-State alumni who have contributed significantly to their professions. Human ecology alumni advisory board members and faculty hosts also will attend the dinner and awards presentation in Hoffman Lounge, Justin Hall. On Friday, honorees will meet with students and […]

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