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News Archive for 2018

  • March 15, 2018

    Historic Costume and Textiles Museum announces spring events

    The Historic Costume and Textiles Museum, located in the College of Human Ecology, will be hosting lectures, exhibits and exhibits throughout the spring that are open to the public. Senior Curator, Marla Day, will present as part of the three part series looking back at Riley County and Manhattan during the pivotal period of the […]

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  • March 6, 2018


    Hospitality Summit March 6-7

    The Department of Hospitality Management in the College of Human Ecology invites students to attend their 2nd annual Hospitality Summit. The 2 day summit will be held at the Alumni Center and is open to all students. The event is composed of educational sessions, a keynote speakers and a networking reception. Wednesday will feature a […]

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  • March 1, 2018

    The dress on the cover of Martin's book, Sustainable in Stilettos

    Cover Worthy

    When Tracey Martin envisioned the cover of her book, Sustainable in Stilettos, she knew it would have to be special and significant. Her vision was a versatile dress created locally in the Tempe, AZ area, with all elements of the dress being representative. A simple halter gown underneath with a large shredded overlay skirt on […]

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  • February 27, 2018

    Malek named Emerging Leader

    Kristin Malek, assistant professor of hospitality management, received the Emerging Leader award from the Heartland Chapter of Professional Convention Management Association, PCMA. The Emerging Leader Award is provided to someone who has demonstrated extraordinary service and leadership early in their career. The winner would have made exceptional overall contributions to the PCMA Heartland Chapter and […]

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  • February 8, 2018

    Musch elected to APS National Council

    Tim Musch, professor of exercise physiology, was elected to the American Physiological Society’s National Council for a three-year term. The American Physiological Society, or APS, is a nonprofit devoted to fostering education, scientific research, and dissemination of information in the physiological sciences. The Society was founded in 1887 and now has over 10,500 members. Most […]

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  • February 1, 2018

    USDA awards funding to implement Master Health Volunteer initiative in Kansas

    Erin Yelland, extension specialist and assistant professor, and Elaine Johannes, extension specialist and associate professor, School of Family Studies and Human Services, were recently awarded more than $300,000 from the USDA to implement a Master Health Volunteer program in Ottawa, Saline, Dickinson, Marion, McPherson, Cherokee and Cowley counties. The United States Department of Agriculture’s National […]

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  • January 25, 2018

    Hanson named Research Dietetic Practice Group Member of the Year

    Jennifer Hanson, assistant professor in the department of food, nutrition, dietetics and health was named the 2017-2018 member of the year of the Research Dietetic Practice Group (DPG) of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Each year, Research DPG honors one of its members who have provided significant and sustained work to advance the mission […]

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  • January 23, 2018


    Hospitality management department hires Lacy’s Fresh Fare and Catering lab coordinator

    The Department of Hospitality Management has announced the hiring of Holly Pishney as the new Lacy’s Lab Coordinator and Instructor. Pishney, a K-State graduate, most recently worked for Colbert Hills as the food and beverage manager. She also brings 16 years of experience in food service from the Derby Dining Complex here at K-State. Holly’s […]

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  • January 18, 2018

    Hospitality management professor of practice joins K-State Olathe

    OLATHE — Brett Horton is joining the Kansas State University Olathe campus as a professor of practice in hospitality management. Horton will instruct hospitality management courses to undergraduate students who enroll in an upcoming 2+2 hospitality management program. The 2+2 program will be a partnership with Kansas State University and Johnson County Community College. Through […]

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  • January 17, 2018

    Hospitality Management students win best paper at annual conference

    Twelve doctoral students and three faculty members from the Department of Hospitality Management attended the 23rd Annual Graduate Education and Graduate Student Research Conference in Hospitality and Tourism from January 3rd through 5th, 2018 in Fort Worth, Texas. The conference hosted 274 presentations (122 stand-up presentations and 152 poster presentations) from universities in the United […]

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