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  • June 4, 2015

    Nutritionist looks at proposed changes to child care meal guidelines

    The guidelines for meal requirements in child care settings are being revised for the first time since 1968, something a Kansas State University nutritionist in the College of Human Ecology says is a victory for both children's nutrition and business owners. Similar to the school lunch guidelines, the Child and Adult Care Feeding Program regulates […]

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  • June 2, 2015

    Carol Shanklin

    Shanklin receives Excellence in Practice for Dietetic Research Award

    The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics will present Carol Shanklin, dean of Kansas State University's Graduate School and professor of hospitality management and dietetics, College of Human Ecology, with its 2015 Excellence in Practice Dietetic Research Award. The award recognizes outstanding registered dietitians and dietetic technicians who have demonstrated innovation, creativity and leadership in a […]

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  • May 21, 2015

    Gayle Doll

    Doll named Gerontological Society Fellow

    Gayle Doll, associate professor and director of the Center on Aging in the College of Human Ecology, has been awarded Fellow status in the Gerontological Society of America. The fellowship acknowledges Doll’s outstanding and continuing work in the field of gerontology. Doll is the author of "Sexuality and Long-Term Care: Understanding and Supporting the Needs […]

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  • May 18, 2015

    Rebecca DeYoung-Daniels

    DeYoung-Daniels receives top Global Campus teaching award, Lange named extraordinary student

    Rebecca DeYoung-Daniels was awarded the K-State Global Campus Excellence in Online Teaching Award at the recent 2015 K-State Global Campus Honors and Awards Reception. DeYoung-Daniels is an instructor in the hospitality management and dietetics department. She was praised for her ability to engage students in the subject matter while promoting critical thinking and understanding. The […]

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  • May 15, 2015

    Kirk Schulz to present commencement address

    Kirk Schulz, president of Kansas State University, will be the keynote speaker for the 2015 Spring Commencement for the College of Human Ecology. Circumstances will prevent Carol Kellett, retiring professor and former dean of the college, from delivering the address as previously planned. More than 450 students will receive Bachelor of Science degrees at the […]

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  • May 14, 2015

    Human Ecology names seniors graduating with academic honors

    The College of Human Ecology has announced seniors graduating with academic honors at commencement ceremonies at 4:30 p.m. Saturday, May 16, in Bramlage Coliseum. Awarded summa cum laude, with cumulative grade point average of 3.95 or higher during their academic career at Kansas State University, are: Samantha Claassen, nutritional sciences and dietetics; Danielle Dobratz, public […]

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  • May 13, 2015

    Students earn scholarships, internships, honor memberships

    A constant parade of College of Human Ecology students are honored with scholarships, internships and membership into honorary organizations such as Mortar Board. Others are tapped for research grants and special contributions and achievements to their disciplines. Here are some of the most recent students and their successes: Brooke Boyington awarded $6,000 scholarship from Phi […]

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  • May 12, 2015

    Kevin Sauer

    Sauer named Kansas Distinguished Dietitian of the Year

    The Kansas Dietetic Association has named Kevin Sauer, associate professor in the hospitality management and dietetics department, the Distinguished Dietitian of the Year. The award recognizes a dietitian who demonstrates significant involvement at the local, state and national levels of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, and provides leadership and advancement in the field of […]

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  • May 11, 2015

    Christian Larson

    Christian Larson awarded for outstanding undergraduate teaching

    Christian Larson, instructor of kinesiology, is among the four Kansas State University faculty members who were rewarded for years of exceptional teaching with the Commerce Bank Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Award at the All-University Awards Ceremony recently. Larson has taught courses ranging in size from 20 to 220 students. He is the course coordinator for Biobehavioral […]

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  • May 11, 2015

    Cliff Robb

    Spring clean your financial clutter; check your financial pulse, Robb recommends

    Spring is a good time to assess your financial health and get rid of some of the clutter, said Cliff Robb, associate professor of personal financial planning in the College of Human Ecology. Discarding unnecessary documents such as old utility bills is one way to clean up your finances, but there are other "cleaning" practices […]

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