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  • October 9, 2014

    College welcomes record 3,093 students

    Both Kansas State University and the College of Human Ecology broke enrollment records this fall. The college recorded 3,093 graduate and undergraduate students, up from 2,856 in 2013. As of Sept. 20, 24,776 students make up the largest enrollment in the university's 151-year history. The Manhattan campus has 185 more students than it did last […]

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  • October 3, 2014

    The "flapper" of the Roaring '20s dressed radically different than society had witnessed before.

    Discovery Center exhibit features costume museum garments from 1917-1963

    A flapper dress in startling red and a child’s dress sewn from chicken feed sacks illustrate the swing from the Roaring Twenties to the Great Depression. Both are part of Flint Hills Forces II: Our Town, Our Fort, Our University 1917 – 1963, an exhibit at the Flint Hills Discovery Center in Manhattan. The College […]

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  • September 1, 2014

    Fair time: come visit Human Ecology at K-State Day Sept. 7

    Purple pride will be on full display at the 2014 Kansas State Fair in Hutchinson on K-State Day, Sunday, Sept. 7. Kansas State University will be recognized as the fair's official sponsor for the day. The College of Human Ecology will take part in special outdoor exhibits near the stage by Lake Talbott and be […]

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  • 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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