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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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K-State students and military spouses gathered for a luncheon May 6 at the Beach Museum of Art in honor of Military Spouse Appreciation Day. The luncheon was the inaugural recognition celebration of a day K-State's Institute for the Health and Security of Military Families hopes to observe every year. Speaking at the luncheon was Sharon Gerdes, College of […]

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Riley·Geary Domestic Mediation Services featured with recent award
Thursday, May 19th, 2016

Meryl Wilson, chief judge in Riley County's 21st Judicial District of Kansas, was honored for his support of the College of Human Ecology's Riley·Geary Domestic Mediation Services sponsored by the state's Advisory Council on Dispute Resolution. Wilson was presented with the President's Award from the Heartland Mediators Association on April 29 at the association's annual conference in Kansas City […]

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