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News Archive for 2017

  • October 10, 2017

    The College of Human Ecology announces Advisory Board changes

    The advisory board for the College of Human Ecology has welcomed 10 new members to the board while saying goodbye to eight members whose terms expired in 2017. New advisory board members for 2017 include: Nellie Sparkman of Overland Park, KS; Courtney Claxton of Warrensburg, MO; Haley Van Wagenen of United Kingdom; Tim Turner of […]

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  • October 5, 2017

    Couple and Family Therapy staff to present for Domestic Violence Awareness Month

    Sandra Stith, university distinguished professor in couple and family therapy, will present alongside Chelsea Spencer, doctoral candidate in couple and family therapy, at 7p.m. on Tuesday October 10 at the Manhattan Public Library. Stith and Spencer will present Understanding Risk Factors and Motivations for Intimate Partner Homicide: A Research Review in the library’s Groesbeck Room. […]

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  • October 3, 2017

    Dean John Buckwalter

    Buckwalter named to Board of Directors

    John Buckwalter, dean of the College of Human Ecology, was elected to the Board of Directors for the Board on Human Sciences within the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU). The board term will last three years and begin in November of 2017. "It’s an honor to be reelected to the board of directors […]

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  • October 3, 2017

    October is Exercise is Medicine- On Campus Month

    The Department of Kinesiology and the Kinesiology Student Association (KSA) will be bringing the global health initiative, Exercise Is Medicine- On Campus (EIMOC), to K-State in October. Exercise is Medicine- On Campus is a program calling upon universities and colleges to engage in the promotion of physical activity as a vital sign of health. Earlier […]

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  • September 28, 2017

    Koochel selected as 2017 AFCPE Outstanding Symposium Poster Award Winner

    Emily Koochel, doctoral student in applied family science, was selected as the 2017 Association for Financial Counseling and Planning Education’s (AFCPE) Outstanding Symposium Poster Award Winner for her proposal titled Financial Transparency Scale Development. To increase the capacity to study the role of finances in the marital relationship, Koochel developed the Financial Transparency Scale (FTS) […]

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  • September 26, 2017

    Mitzi Lauderdale awarded grant from Social Security Administration

    Mitzi Lauderdale, doctoral student in personal financial planning, has been awarded a grant from The Social Security Administration’s Analyzing Relationships between Disability, Rehabilitation and Work (ARDRAW) Small Grant Program. Lauderdale’s project, titled Work transitions among Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) recipients nearing retirement: Employer accommodations, private insurance, and individuals with […]

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  • September 21, 2017

    Corey Miller gains experience with National Institute of Health fellowship

    Corey Miller, current graduate student in the department of food, nutrition, dietetics and health, had the opportunity to travel to Bethesda, Maryland for the summer and participated in the student intern program (SIP) working with Dr. Susan Persky in the Social and Behavioral Research Branch (SBRB) at the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) of […]

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  • September 19, 2017

    Maggie Syme (front row, far right) receiving her award.

    Gerontology professor wins Early Career Achievement Award

    Maggie Syme, assistant professor of gerontology, was recently awarded the Early Career Achievement Award from the American Psychological Association’s Office for Early Career Psychology during their annual convention in August. This award was based on her research presentation as well as her contribution to the American Psychological Association (APA) as an early career psychologist. The […]

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  • September 14, 2017

    Watkins named a James Beard Foundation National Scholar

    Tracee Watkins, doctoral student in human ecology, was recently awarded one of the culinary world’s top scholarship honors. Watkins was named a 2017 James Beard Foundation National Scholar for her work in food safety and child nutrition programs. The JBF National Scholars Program, now in its second year, awards scholarships of up to $20,000 to […]

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  • September 14, 2017

    Jurich Lecture on Social Justice to be held Sept 15 in Wildcat Chamber

    The Couple and Family Therapy Program in the School of Family Studies and Human Services, College of Human Ecology, is pleased to welcome Carmen Knudson-Martin, PhD,LMFT to campus Friday, Sept 15 for the annual Jurich Lecture Series. Knudson-Martin will present Power in Relationships: Why it Matters-Bridging Social Context, Emotion and Couple Interaction at 2:30 p.m. […]

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