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  • December 14, 2017

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    Human Ecology undergraduate students attend National Conference

    The National Council on Family Relations annual conference was held November 14th-18th in Orlando, Florida. Four undergraduates from the college of Human Ecology, Kristen Krueger, Bo Steele, Meghan Dyster, and Mollie Reves, participated in a research project regarding Down syndrome with Briana S. Nelson Goff, professor, School of Family Studies and Human Services. The undergraduates […]

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  • December 12, 2017

    K-State professor co-edits book on intellectual and developmental disabilities

    Dr. Briana S. Nelson Goff, professor in the School of Family Studies and Human Services, recently published the book “Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities: A Roadmap for Families and Professionals.” Her co-editor is Dr. Nicole Piland Springer, Texas Tech University. Published by Routledge, “Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities” provides a unique contribution not currently available in the […]

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  • December 7, 2017

    College of Human Ecology announces outstanding senior awards

    The College of Human Ecology is proud to recognize the 2017 Fall Commencement outstanding senior award winners. This year’s outstanding senior award winners were nominated by faculty and staff within each of their respective programs. Three different award categories are available. The Engagement Award is given to a graduating senior(s) who has made exemplary contributions […]

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  • December 5, 2017

    Kansas State University interior design students present design work to Kansas City professionals. The university's interior design program is one of the best in the U.S. in the latest rankings from DesignIntelligence

    Interior Design program ranked 8th in the nation

    Kansas State University's interior design program continues to be one of the best in the U.S., according to the 2017-18 rankings from DesignIntelligence, the interior design program ranks eighth among all undergraduate programs and third among undergraduate interior design programs at public universities. DesignIntelligence ranked the programs based on survey responses from 2,654 hiring professionals […]

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  • November 30, 2017

    Couple and Family Therapy announce AAMFT Fellows

    The Couple and Family Therapy program, located in the School of Family Studies and Human Services had six graduate students named as fellows through the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy Minority Fellowship Program. The Minority Fellowship Program is designed to provide financial support and professional guidance to graduate students pursuing degrees in Couple […]

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  • November 28, 2017

    Family studies and human services receive four awards during national conference

    The National Council on Family Relations, NCFR, announced this year’s award recipients, and there are four award winners within the School of Family Studies and Human Services, College of Human Ecology. The NCFR annual conference was held in Orlando, FL earlier this month. Erin Yelland, assistant professor and Extension Specialist, was awarded the Outstanding Student […]

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  • November 16, 2017

    Vardiman selected as one of NATA’s sponsored speakers for Madrid conference

    Phillip Vardiman, associate professor of athletic training, was one of two speakers chosen to represent NATA, National Athletic Trainers’ Association, at the World Federation of Athletic Training and Therapy (WFATT) 8th World Congress in Madrid, Spain. The World Federation of Athletic Training and Therapy is an organization that was developed to cultivate the profession of […]

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  • November 14, 2017

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    Department of Hospitality Management names Ottenbacher new department head

    After a national search, Michael Ottenbacher was selected and accepted the department head position with the Department of Hospitality Management and will be a Mary L. Vanier Endowed Professor. Ottenbacher will be coming to K-State from Heilbronn University in Heilbronn, Germany, where he is a tenured professor in hospitality management and marketing. Ottenbacher looks forward […]

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  • November 9, 2017

    Human Ecology names Fall Commencement Speakers

    The College of Human Ecology has named their student and guest commencement speakers for the upcoming Fall Commencement ceremony on December 9, 2017. Jake Lofquist, senior in kinesiology, has been selected as the student commencement speaker. Lofquist is from Overland Park, KS. He is a member of Pre-Physical Therapy club and served as their Service […]

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  • November 7, 2017

    Couple and Family Therapy introduce new K-State Family Center staff

    The Couple and Family Therapy program, located in the School of Family Studies and Human Services within the College of Human Ecology welcomed two new staff members this fall. Alison Boyles is the new Program Assistant for the Couple and Family Therapy program. In her position, she provides administrative support not only to the program […]

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