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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
dottie@k-state.edu

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Amber VennumAmber Vennum, assistant professor of marriage and family therapy in the College of Human Ecology, submitted a project toExperiment.com, a crowdfunding site that urges people to “support science you care about” and “help fund the next wave of scientific research,” in December 2015. The site gives researchers 30 days to raise funds. Vennum just found […]

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Faculty researchers share five guidelines for happy, healthy 2016
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