News Archive for Apparel, Textiles & Interior Design

  • August 27, 2014

    Human Ecology honors six professionals for "focusing first on people"

    A Western Kansas catering entrepreneur, a national leader in health care for the elderly, and a product development director for Under Armour are among the professionals to be honored Oct. 24 by the College of Human Ecology at Kansas State University. The six honorees were selected for their outstanding contributions to their disciplines. They are […]

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  • August 5, 2014

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    Pamela Erickson to lead professional mentoring initiative

    Pamela S. Erickson will join the College of Human Ecology Aug. 18 as director of a mentoring initiative that will pair students with professionals to help students build successful careers. Erickson currently is director of academic advising at Washburn University, Topeka, where she also teaches a required orientation class for freshmen. “Pamela brings experience to […]

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  • July 1, 2014

    Virginia Moxley receives national distinguished service award

    Virginia Moxley, dean and professor emeritus of the College of Human Ecology at Kansas State University, received the 2014 Distinguished Service Award from the American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences Saturday at ceremonies in St. Louis. She was recognized as “a visionary servant leader” who “influenced and inspired thousands of students, faculty, staff, alumni […]

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  • June 12, 2014

    Four professors receive college funds to further research

    Four faculty projects have been funded by the College of Human Ecology for up to $5,000 each. They are: Annika Linde for Effect of the Nationally Occurring Antimicrobial Peptides LL37 and K9CATH on Lung Cell Health. Working with the research assistant professor in human nutrition will be M. C. Cheung, M.D., and T. Melgarejo, associate […]

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  • May 15, 2014

    Students selected for honorary society, boards

    Junior Honorary selects four Four students from the College of Human Ecology have been selected for membership in Chimes Junior Honorary. They are Emma Bassette, nutrition and kinesiology; Abby Hill, communication sciences and disorders; Abby Meyer, nutritional sciences; and Cody Derby, athletic training. New members are selected based on contributions of service and leadership to […]

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  • May 14, 2014

    Eight faculty members promoted

    Sixty-three Kansas State University faculty members are receiving promotions in rank, while 40 faculty members are earning tenure. The promotions and tenure go into effect at the start of the university's 2015 fiscal year on June 8. Those in the College of Human Ecology are: Melody LeHew, apparel, textiles, and interior design, to full professor; […]

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  • May 13, 2014

    College names 18 outstanding graduating seniors

    Eighteen students have been named outstanding graduating seniors in the College of Human Ecology. They were selected by their professors for their academic achievement, professional potential, leadership, participation and service. They will be recognized at the college’s Graduation Honors and Student Awards Celebration at 3:30 p.m. Friday, May 16, in All Faiths Chapel on the […]

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  • May 9, 2014

    Costume, textile museum unveils Mad Men-era exhibit in student union

    Mid Century Moderne: fashion, furnishings and furniture a la Mad Men continues through May 23 at the William Kemper Gallery of the Kansas State University Student Union. The popular 1960s theme was chosen to coincide with the season finale of the hit television series Mad Men. The exhibit was created by Marla Day, senior curator […]

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  • May 2, 2014

    Lauren Nutt wins best of show; other exhibit, runway winners announced

    Lauren Nutt, a senior in apparel and textiles from Wichita, won the Best in Show award at the Apparel, Textiles, and Interior Design Student Symposium Showcase of Excellence this week on the Kansas State University campus. Winners of the juried exhibit and runway show were announced Thursday. The Department of Apparel, Textiles, and Interior Design, […]

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  • April 29, 2014

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    Authority on sustainability in higher education to keynote ATID student symposium Friday

    Debra Rowe, a leading advocate in sustainability and education for sustainable development, will give the keynote lecture on Friday, May 2, at the 10th annual student symposium sponsored by the apparel, textiles, and interior design department in the College of Human Ecology. Her presentation, "Education, Action and Career Pathways: Creating a Better Future," will be […]

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