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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 8, 2016

    Painting Churches: a play about aging and family relationships

    It’s a play about family, relationships, identity and dementia. In Painting Churches, written by Tina Howe, a daughter returns to her childhood home to help her parents pack up and move, while hoping they will come to see her as the artist she has become. The cast is a dynamic trio, including Mary Elizabeth Atwood, […]

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  • December 8, 2016

    The College of Human Ecology recognizes graduating seniors

    The College of Human Ecology will honor its student commencement speaker and 42 graduating seniors at 4 p.m. Friday, Dec. 9, at an awards ceremony in the K-State Student Union's Flint Hills Room. A reception will precede the presentation at 3:30 p.m. in Room 227, Union. John Buckwalter, dean of the college; Shawna Jordan, assistant […]

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  • December 2, 2016

    Umscheid named as director of professional mentoring program in the College of Human Ecology

    Megan Umscheid joined the College of Human Ecology in November as director of the professional mentoring program and an instructor in the college. She has experience in developing professional mentoring programs through her past work in pre- and post-secondary education settings and community development positions. Within her role as executive director of the Wamego Area […]

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  • December 1, 2016

    Hospitality management students represent K-State in New York City

    Students from K-State's hospitality management department traveled to New York City in November to participate in the Smith Travel Research Student Marketing Competition at HX: The Hotel Experience Show, previously the International Hotel Motel and Restaurant Show. This year, the competition hosted teams from 25schools representing leading hospitality programs across the nation. Each team created a […]

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