News Archive for Center on Aging

  • 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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  • 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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  • June 25, 2014

    Phi Beta Kappa names new members

    Phi Beta Kappa, the nation's oldest and most prestigious academic honor society, has inducted new members at Kansas State University. New members from the College of Human Ecology are: Jaclyn DeForest, May 2014 bachelor's graduate in dietetics; Brooke Katterhenry, junior in kinesiology; Danielle Dobratz, junior in public health nutrition and pre-physician assistant; Angela Glean, May […]

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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‚Äôs 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 5, 2014

    Brunkow, Tate named Student Life's outstanding graduating seniors

    Two human ecology students - Kristen Brunkow and Rachel Tate - have been named Dean of Student Life Outstanding Graduating Seniors by Pat Bosco, K-State vice president for student life and dean of students. They were recognized for leadership and improving campus life. Brunkow, family studies and human services and gerontology, minor in leadership studies, […]

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  • April 10, 2014

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    Author, percussionist to lead personhood and dementia event April 24

    In the book Dancing with Rose: Finding Life in the Land of Alzheimer's, Lauren Kessler wrote about the month she spent as a caregiver at a residential Alzheimer's facility. "Being human is more than the sum of one's remembered past," she claims. Kessler and Dave Roth, a musician and lobbyist for the Alzheimer's Association, will […]

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  • April 4, 2014

    Apparel, textiles, and interior design students and faculty set up activities and exhibits for Open House Saturday.

    A busy weekend: Travel and Dining Auction on Friday, Open House on Saturday

    Students provided the mind and the muscle behind two of spring's major events in the College of Human Ecology: The annual Travel and Dining Auction planned and executed by students in hospitality management and dietetics tonight and the university's annual Open House Saturday involving students groups college-wide. Tonight: Travel and Dining Auction Those attending the […]

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  • March 26, 2014

    Spring means daffodils and Open House

    Test your voice health. Munch popcorn and watch a movie. Dress up like a K-State athlete. These are among the activities planned at the College of Human Ecology during the annual All-University Open House on Saturday, April 5. Eight colleges are represented at the Manhattan campus open house, offering activities, projects, displays, food and entertainment […]

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