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  • April 28, 2014

    Craig Harms

    Craig Harms named head of kinesiology

    Craig Harms, professor and authority on exercise physiology, has been named head of the Department of Kinesiology in the College of Human Ecology. The appointment will become effective June 8. "I am very excited that Dr. Craig Harms will step into the role of head in the Department of Kinesiology,” said John Buckwalter, dean. "He […]

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  • April 28, 2014

    Bill Meredith retirement crop

    University honors Moxley, Meredith at retirement ceremony

    One dean and one associate dean from the College of Human Ecology were among those honored last week when Kirk Schulz, president of Kansas State University, and Provost April Mason read citations and shook hands with faculty and unclassified professionals who retire this year. Virginia Moxley, who was dean from 2006 to 2013, ends her […]

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  • April 25, 2014

    Alumni Association honors students Lechtenberg, Musgrove

    Two College of Human Ecology students have been recognized by the K-State Alumni Association for outstanding leadership and inspiration. They are: Marcie Lechtenberg, doctoral student in marriage and family therapy, Manhattan, Tony Jurich Community Commitment and Leadership Graduate Student Award. KeNeice Musgrove, hotel and restaurant management undergraduate, Kansas City, Kan., Anderson Award for Outstanding Inspiration […]

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  • April 18, 2014

    Three faculty members tapped for top college awards

    Three faculty members have received the College of Human Ecology’s top awards, announced Dean John Buckwalter. Craig A. Harms, Kim Y. Hiller Connell and Jared Durtschi will be recognized at commencement ceremonies in May and were honored recently at an all-college meeting in Justin Hall. Harms, professor and associate department head in kinesiology, was tapped […]

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  • April 16, 2014

    Hillary L'Ecuyer

    ID senior selected as student commencement speaker

    Hillary L’Ecuyer, a graduating senior in interior design, has been selected to represent her fellow graduates at the College of Human Ecology commencement ceremony at 4:15 p.m. May 17 in Bramlage Coliseum. L’Ecuyer, the daughter of Deanna and Dan L’Ecuyer of Morrowville, Ks., has been active in Union Program Council, iDesign, Human Ecology Council and […]

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  • April 15, 2014

    Nelson-Goff receives public service medal from Army

    Briana Nelson-Goff, professor of family studies and human services and director of the Institute for the Health and Security of Military Families, was honored Monday at the K-State Alumni Center with the Department of the Army Outstanding Civilian Service Award. Maj. Gen. Paul Funk, commanding general of the 1st Infantry Division at Fort Riley, and […]

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  • April 14, 2014

    Diane Parks

    Diane Parks selected as 2014 commencement speaker

    Diane Parks, vice president of sales for the nephrology business unit of Amgen, will present the commencement address for the College of Human Ecology at 4:15 p.m. May 17 in Bramlage Coliseum. A 1974 graduate in fashion merchandising, Parks received the college’s executive leadership award in 2012. She received a master's in business administration marketing […]

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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 8, 2014

    Ken Fox

    Exercise and health sciences leader in United Kingdom named Human Ecology Alumni Fellow

    Kenneth R. Fox, professor emeritus of exercise and health sciences at the University of Bristol, United Kingdom, has been chosen as the College of Human Ecology’s alumni fellow for 2014. Fox, who has a master’s degree in kinesiology from Kansas State University, has dedicated his career to research, teaching and policy development in physical activity […]

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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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