Final birthday hurrah: Honoring the past, forging the future
Tuesday, October 1, 2013
Events planned for Thursday, Oct. 24:
- Jane P. Marshall will give the 14th Annual Huck Boyd Lecture in Community Media based on her new book “Teatime to Tailgates: 150 Years at the K-State Table.” The talk, “Wildcats, Newspapers and Mulberry Pie,” will be from 10:30-11:30 a.m. in the K-State Alumni Center Ballroom. A book signing will follow. Marshall is an instructor in hospitality management and dietetics and communications coordinator for human ecology. The lecture is sponsored by the Huck Boyd National Center for Community Media in the A. Q. Miller School of Journalism and Mass Communications.
- Carol Kellett will present “140 Years of Focusing on People” at noon in 163 Justin Hall. A lunch is available for $10. To register, contact Melissa Geisler (785-532-7522, or 800-432-1578) or register online by Oct. 11. Space is limited. Kellett is a professor in the School of Family Studies and Human Services and the author of "Legacy of Leadership" about the college.
- The Human Ecology History Wall in the Justin Hall expansion alcove hallway will be unveiled and dedicated at 1:30 p.m.
- The college’s newest building will be named and dedicated at 1310 Research Park Drive from 4:30 to 5 p.m. It will be called Mary and Carl Ice Hall after the generous donors to the building and other K-State endeavors. A reception and tour of the facilities, to be used for research, development, outreach and innovation, will follow.
On Friday, Oct. 25, seven outstanding alumni and friends of the college will be honored at a private Alumni Awards Luncheon in Justin Hall. Honorees are Julie Martin, Angela Hasemann, Lynette Fraga, Jonathan J. Swinton, Cheryl Johnson, Dora Rivas and Pat Keating. While on campus they will meet with students and speak to classes.
On Saturday, Oct. 26, hospitality management students will serve whole roasted hog and the trimmings two hours before kickoff at the K-State-West Virginia Homecoming Football Game. The college’s hospitality tent will be set up, as usual, in Cat Town next to Bill Snyder Family Stadium.
Prepared by Human Ecology communications
This article was posted on Tuesday, October 1, 2013, and is filed under Apparel, Textiles, & Interior Design, Center on Aging, College News, Family Studies & Human Services, Hospitality Management & Dietetics, Human Nutrition, Kinesiology.