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  • May 9, 2017

    College of Human Ecology recognizes outstanding seniors and commencement speaker

    The College of Human Ecology is proud to honor our outstanding seniors Friday, May 12, at an awards ceremony in the Kansas State Student Union. Dean John Buckwalter, Assistant Dean Shawna Jordan and Assistant Dean Karen Pence will recognize the outstanding seniors, mentoring program graduates, bestow honor cords and honor program completion certificates, and pay tribute to […]

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  • May 3, 2017

    Shanklin recognized as a 2017 Icon of Education

    Ingram's magazine released its 2017 Icons of Education and among the exceptional class was Carol Shanklin, dean of the graduate school and professor of dietetics in the food, nutrition, dietetics and health department. Here at K-State, Shanklin is well-loved and lauded for her dedication to students, faculty, staff and administration, which she has carried through in […]

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  • April 21, 2017

    McCants OConner HMA award

    McCants and O’Conner bring home the Acorn Award

    Terrie R. McCants, conflict resolution program director and clinical associate professor, and Nancy O'Conner, director of the K-State Family Center Clinic and clinical associate professor, received the Acorn Award from Heartland Mediators Association on April 7. The Acorn Award is presented to honor members of the Heartland Mediators Association who have contributed extensively to the field […]

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  • April 20, 2017

    Athletic training program receives 2017 Excellence in Assessment Citation

    By Margaret Stanton The Office of Assessment has selected the College of Human Ecology's athletic training program for the 2017 Excellence in Assessment Citation. The recognition highlights exemplary assessment processes and practices at K-State. The Office of Assessment recognizes the athletic training program for its efforts and achievements in the following areas: Specificity and rigor […]

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  • April 19, 2017

    Kinesiology students

    Kinesiology department awards 2017-2018 scholarships

    K-State's kinesiology department recently recognized students who have earned departmental scholarships for the 2017-2018 academic year at its annual scholarship celebration. The celebration included dinner; a welcome from Craig Harms, head of the kinesiology department, and Bronwyn Fees, associate dean for the College of Human Ecology; and presentation of awards by Steven Copp, assistant professor, and […]

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  • April 17, 2017

    Travel and Dining Auction

    Hospitality management’s 21st annual Travel and Dining Auction is April 21

    Alumni, friends and family are invited to attend the Travel and Dining Auction on April 21. The event will be from 6:30-9 p.m. at the Hilton Garden Inn. The Travel and Dining Auction promises an evening of great food, auction items and games, while supporting student scholarships and hospitality management clubs. This year, K-State's Travel and […]

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  • April 13, 2017

    Alumni Fellow Tamara Markham presents at the College of Human Ecology

    The Department of Hospitality Management is hosting Tamara Markham, 2017 College of Human Ecology Fellow for her return to K-State April 19-21. Markham’s collegewide presentation is Thursday, April 20, from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in 163 Justin Hall. She will be lending students and faculty her expertise in the lodging industry with her presentation titled “Global […]

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  • April 12, 2017

    Family and consumer science faculty recognized with KATFACS Teacher of the Year Award

    David Thompson, teaching associate professor in the School of Family Studies and Human Services, has been named the Post-Secondary Teacher of the Year by the Kansas Association of Teachers of Family and Consumer Sciences, or KATFACS. He will be recognized at the association's annual conference at the end of July and will be a contender […]

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  • April 11, 2017

    The Grace M. Shugart Lecture Series features 43rd annual lecture April 12

    The annual Shugart Lecture Series brings leaders in the dietetics and foodservice management professions to K-State for the enrichment of students and to provide continuing education for practitioners. Martin Yadrick, a registered dietitian nutritionist, will present "Nutrition Informatics: More Than Just Using Technology" at 4:15 p.m. Wednesday, April 12, in the in the Business Building lecture […]

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  • April 4, 2017

    John McCarthy speaks at the ATID Student Symposium April 14

    Have you ever looked for elephants with a magnifying glass? Or tried to get rid of a pesky fly with a banana?  Ever wonder if there are better ways to tackle a problem? Life surrounds us with opportunities for creative problem-solving every day (Seelig, 2009), yet it's all too easy to overlook them without grasping […]

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