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  • August 6, 2018

    Education Abroad: Early Childhood Education in Paraguay

    By Brynn Carlson This May, while most students were at home on break after spring finals, four K-State Human Ecology students had the opportunity to participate in the first ever Early Childhood Education study abroad trip to Asunción, Paraguay. Lead by Dr. Bronwyn Fees, the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Professor of Family Studies […]

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  • July 26, 2018

    Education Abroad: Healthcare in Paraguay

    By Brynn Carlson This May, eights students and two faculty members traveled to Asunción, Paraguay for the study abroad trip looking at topics in international health in Paraguay. Lead by Dean John Buckwalter and Assistant Dean Shawna Jordan, the students who participated in the trip came with a variety of health-related focuses in the College […]

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  • July 20, 2018

    Apparel and textile senior selected to showcase apparel collection at Portland's FashioNXT

    Mason Burns, senior in apparel and textiles with a specialization is apparel design and production, has been selected to have his apparel collection showcased on the runway at the 2018 FashioNXT Week. The Portland, OR event, to be held October 3-6, is internationally known for showcasing what’s next in fashion. Burns’ debut collection will pay […]

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  • July 17, 2018

    K-State Apparel and Textiles program continues to rank as a top program in the nation

    Manhattan, KS- Continuing to serve as one of the top programs in the nation, the Kansas State University Apparel and Textiles program has been ranked one of the best in the U.S. The degree program offers two specializations; apparel marketing and apparel design and production. Both specializations received national rankings from Fashion-schools.org. The apparel marketing […]

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  • July 13, 2018

    Lutter named interim director of the School of Family Studies and Human Services

    Sonya Lutter, associate professor of personal financial planning, has been named the interim director of the School of Family Studies and Human Services following the departure of Dottie Durband. She began her duties in July. “The School of Family Studies and Human Services will continue thriving under Dr. Lutter”, said Mark Haub, Food, Nutrition, Dietetics […]

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  • July 11, 2018

    Interior design team takes second place in competition

    Allison Stout, Bethany Pingle and Angie Leek, third year students in interior design, recently took second place in the national Interior Design Educators Council video competition. The competition challenged students to create videos that engage a general audience to think differently about the human-centered interior design and the impact the profession has on user lives […]

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  • July 10, 2018

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    Kansas Child Care Training Opportunities Awarded 1.2-Million-Dollar Contract

    The Kansas State University-founded program, Kansas Child Care Training Opportunities, or KCCTO, has been awarded a one-year, $1.2 million contract that began July 1, with the option to renew for two additional one-year periods. This contract is a continued extension of a September 2012 contract funded through the Kansas Department for Children and Families Child […]

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  • June 26, 2018

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    Interior Design student wins people’s choice award at international convention

    Manhattan, KS- Meredith Verzino, senior in interior design, along with four other students from different universities won the 2018 People’s Choice Award for their project that was presented at an international conference in June. Verzino competed in the IIDA Student Design Charette at the annual NeoCon conference along with Sarah Love, University of North Texas; […]

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  • June 22, 2018

    Four K-State Personal Financial Planning affiliates named to InvestmentNews’ 2018 40 Under 40 List

    Manhattan, KS – 6/19/2018 – InvestmentNews has recognized four K-State Personal Financial Planning students or graduates as 2018 40 Under 40 Honorees. Desmond Henry, Marc Shaffer, Kathleen Boyd and Christopher Moore were chosen from a pool of almost 1,000 nominees by a panel of reporters, editors and other representatives of InvestmentNews, to make a list of 40 […]

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  • June 7, 2018

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    Yelland receives award for outstanding programming at national conference

    Erin Yelland, assistant professor and extension specialist in the School of Family Studies and Human Services, was recently awarded the Jeanne M. Priester Award for Outstanding Individual and/or Family Programming at the National Health Outreach Conference. The award was presented for her program “Keys to Embracing Aging 30-Day Challenge”. Keys to Embracing Aging  is an […]

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