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  • October 27, 2017

    Little Apple Renaissance Festival brings groups together across campus

    Come to the Little Apple Renaissance Festival and support Kansas State!  Travel back into 15th and 16th century Italy on Saturday Oct. 28th from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sunday, Oct. 29th from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in City Park. Dukes, Duchesses, Jesters, Gypsies and everything in between are welcome to join in […]

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  • October 19, 2017

    Hoag named Speech Language Pathologist of the Year at annual conference

    Linda Hoag, professor in communication sciences and disorders, was awarded the Speech Language Pathologist of the Year award at the Kansas Speech Language and Hearing Association’s, or KSHA,  annual conference in September. The award is presented to an individual who has demonstrated exceptional clinical work in the area of speech-language pathology. One colleague described Hoag […]

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  • October 17, 2017

    College of Human Ecology celebrates annual award winners

    The College of Human Ecology is pleased to welcome six alumni and friends to campus this year for the annual Celebration of Excellence awards ceremony. Each year, the college faculty and staff nominate alumni and friends of their programs for these prestigious college awards. The awards ceremony will take place on Thursday, October 19 at […]

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  • October 10, 2017

    The College of Human Ecology announces Advisory Board changes

    The advisory board for the College of Human Ecology has welcomed 10 new members to the board while saying goodbye to eight members whose terms expired in 2017. New advisory board members for 2017 include: Nellie Sparkman of Overland Park, KS; Courtney Claxton of Warrensburg, MO; Haley Van Wagenen of United Kingdom; Tim Turner of […]

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  • October 5, 2017

    Couple and Family Therapy staff to present for Domestic Violence Awareness Month

    Sandra Stith, university distinguished professor in couple and family therapy, will present alongside Chelsea Spencer, doctoral candidate in couple and family therapy, at 7p.m. on Tuesday October 10 at the Manhattan Public Library. Stith and Spencer will present Understanding Risk Factors and Motivations for Intimate Partner Homicide: A Research Review in the library’s Groesbeck Room. […]

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  • October 3, 2017

    Dean John Buckwalter

    Buckwalter named to Board of Directors

    John Buckwalter, dean of the College of Human Ecology, was elected to the Board of Directors for the Board on Human Sciences within the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU). The board term will last three years and begin in November of 2017. "It’s an honor to be reelected to the board of directors […]

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  • October 3, 2017

    October is Exercise is Medicine- On Campus Month

    The Department of Kinesiology and the Kinesiology Student Association (KSA) will be bringing the global health initiative, Exercise Is Medicine- On Campus (EIMOC), to K-State in October. Exercise is Medicine- On Campus is a program calling upon universities and colleges to engage in the promotion of physical activity as a vital sign of health. Earlier […]

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  • September 28, 2017

    Koochel selected as 2017 AFCPE Outstanding Symposium Poster Award Winner

    Emily Koochel, doctoral student in applied family science, was selected as the 2017 Association for Financial Counseling and Planning Education’s (AFCPE) Outstanding Symposium Poster Award Winner for her proposal titled Financial Transparency Scale Development. To increase the capacity to study the role of finances in the marital relationship, Koochel developed the Financial Transparency Scale (FTS) […]

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  • September 26, 2017

    Mitzi Lauderdale awarded grant from Social Security Administration

    Mitzi Lauderdale, doctoral student in personal financial planning, has been awarded a grant from The Social Security Administration’s Analyzing Relationships between Disability, Rehabilitation and Work (ARDRAW) Small Grant Program. Lauderdale’s project, titled Work transitions among Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) recipients nearing retirement: Employer accommodations, private insurance, and individuals with […]

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  • September 21, 2017

    Corey Miller gains experience with National Institute of Health fellowship

    Corey Miller, current graduate student in the department of food, nutrition, dietetics and health, had the opportunity to travel to Bethesda, Maryland for the summer and participated in the student intern program (SIP) working with Dr. Susan Persky in the Social and Behavioral Research Branch (SBRB) at the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) of […]

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