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  • June 26, 2017

    Melissa Wilmarth, Sarah Asebedo and Martin Seay

    Personal financial planning faculty awarded at the American Council on Consumer Interests annual conference

    Several faculty and students from the personal financial planning program attended the American Council on Consumer Interests annual conference April 21-23, in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The American Council on Consumer Interests, or ACCI, focuses on enhancing the well-being of consumers and family economics through promoting educational programs and policy relevant research. The annual conference is […]

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  • June 20, 2017

    Toews recognized and lauded by alma mater

    Michelle Toews, associate dean for research and scholarship in the College of Human Ecology, traveled to Ohio State University to receive a Career Achievement Award from the College of Education and Human Ecology. The Career Achievement Award specifically honors alumni as a result of their career accomplishments and who are continually contributing to the betterment […]

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  • June 16, 2017

    Karen Cunningham, Briana Nelson Goff, Roberta "Bobbie" Hanlon and Christine Benne

    K-State Institute celebrates military spouses

    K-State students and military spouses gathered for a luncheon May 10 at the Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art in honor of Military Spouse Appreciation Day. The luncheon was the second annual recognition celebration of a day K-State's Institute for the Health and Security of Military Families plans to observe every year. The luncheon is intended to recognize […]

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  • June 6, 2017

    Kinesiology faculty and student widely published by the American Physiological Society

    Faculty members and students in the College of Human Ecology's kinesiology department were highly lauded and recognized in a recent issue of the Journal of Applied Physiology. Karen Sue Hageman, master's degree graduate in kinesiology and laboratory manager; Craig Harms, kinesiology department head and professor of exercise physiology; Timothy Musch, professor of exercise physiology; David […]

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  • May 30, 2017

    Summer special: K-State treats and stories in 'Teatime to Tailgates'

    With school ending and summertime upon us, people are gathering in kitchens and outdoors, telling stories about life and what happened when Jimmy Carter was president. During these special times, there's one thing that always brings people together — hearty, delicious food. The College of Human Ecology has published a book that speaks to these […]

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  • May 12, 2017

    Three K-State kinesiology students receive American Kinesiology Association awards

    The College of Human Ecology recognizes Kelsie Carpenter, Shane Hammer and Stephanie Kurti as recipients of American Kinesiology Association Scholar Awards for 2017. The awards honor a select number of students with distinctive academic and leadership records. Carpenter, a senior in kinesiology and president of the Kinesiology Student Association, received the Undergraduate Scholar Award. Hammer, a […]

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  • May 12, 2017

    College of Human Ecology undergraduate and graduate student research and creative inquiry forum winners

    The College of Human Ecology holds research and creative inquiry in high regard and recently sponsored a research and creative inquiry forum for both undergraduate and graduate students to present and discuss their scholarly activities. Fifteen graduate students representing master's and doctoral programs presented their research posters April 19 at the College of Human Ecology's […]

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  • May 11, 2017

    Personal financial planning undergraduates win Edward Jones challenge

    K-State students in George Belin's PFP482, Investments II course participated in a challenge set forth by Edward Jones, an investment company. Edward Jones is piloting a program out of its St. Louis office and because of K-State connections, wanted personal financial planning students at the university to take on the challenge. Belin's class includes eight […]

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  • May 9, 2017

    College of Human Ecology recognizes outstanding seniors and commencement speaker

    The College of Human Ecology is proud to honor our outstanding seniors Friday, May 12, at an awards ceremony in the Kansas State Student Union. Dean John Buckwalter, Assistant Dean Shawna Jordan and Assistant Dean Karen Pence will recognize the outstanding seniors, mentoring program graduates, bestow honor cords and honor program completion certificates, and pay tribute to […]

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  • May 3, 2017

    Shanklin recognized as a 2017 Icon of Education

    Ingram's magazine released its 2017 Icons of Education and among the exceptional class was Carol Shanklin, dean of the graduate school and professor of dietetics in the food, nutrition, dietetics and health department. Here at K-State, Shanklin is well-loved and lauded for her dedication to students, faculty, staff and administration, which she has carried through in […]

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