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School of Family Studies and Human Services

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Welcome to the Family!

The School of Family Studies and Human Services is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for individuals and families. Through interdisciplinary research, teaching and engagement, our nationally prominent faculty produce developmentally informed practitioners, researchers and educators, conducting cutting-edge research that serves Kansans.

You can find us in four buildings on the Manhattan campus, at Kansas State Polytechnic and through Global Campus. Our faculty, staff and supervised student specialists provide direct services and outreach to enhance the health and well-being of individuals and families through K-State Research and Extension, Hoeflin Stone House Early Childhood Center, the Speech and Hearing Center, the Family Center, the Institute for the Health and Security of Military Families, a financial planning clinic and a community mediation services program.

We offer exciting programs via traditional and distance education formats that address human needs through a holistic approach. Come for a campus visit. Stay for an undergraduate or graduate degree. Earn a graduate certificate to enhance your skills.

We welcome you to our family - the School of Family Studies and Human Services.

Dorothy B. Durband, Ph.D.
Professor and School Director

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By Sarah Hancock We know that trauma affects relationships, but how do relationships affect a person’s ability to function despite trauma? And how does that change over time? Briana Nelson Goff, professor in the School of Family Studies and Human Services, is following up with 50 military couples she originally surveyed in 2005 to find […]

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tracy-gault-shields-photo-smA university president, a luxury wedding planner and a physician for K-State Wildcat football are among those being recognized at the College of Human Ecology's annual Celebration of Excellence at Kansas State University. For 2016, eight honorees were selected across disciplines for their contribution to the college, devotion to their area of specialization and the difference […]

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