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  • October 17, 2018

    Communication sciences and disorders student team wins conference quiz bowl

    Four graduate students in the Communication Sciences and Disorders program recently won the inaugural Prairie Cup Praxis Bowl during the Kansas Speech-Language Hearing Association’s conference in October. The bowl is comprised of teams of graduate students from all four Kansas universities with a communication sciences and disorders graduate program: Fort Hays State, Kansas State University, […]

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  • October 10, 2018

    Seay named President-Elect of the Financial Planning Association

    Martin Seay has been elected by the Financial Planning Association’s board of directors as the 2019 FPA President-Elect for a one-year term beginning January 2019. He will serve as president in 2020 and conclude his leadership role as chair in 2021. "FPA represents the present and future of the financial planning profession through its focus […]

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  • September 14, 2018

    Personal Financial Planning doctoral student recognized for diversity efforts

    Miranda Reiter, doctoral student in personal financial planning was among four Certified Financial Planners to be awarded the Financial Planning Association ® (FPA ®) Diversity Scholarship. The recipients of the merit-based scholarship are professionals who are working to encourage diversity in the financial planning profession, serving diverse communities with financial planning and increasing the professional […]

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  • August 30, 2018

    School of Family Studies and Human Services offers new student success center

    The School of Family Studies and Human Services will now offer a student success center in Justin 245 for all students in their programs. The student success center will house the school’s academic advisors and student development assistant. Students can go to the success center for academic advising, minor enrollment, peer mentoring, workshops and more. […]

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  • August 24, 2018

    College of Human Ecology recognizes faculty award winners

    The College of Human Ecology proudly presented faculty with all college awards during their annual Fall Forum in August. This year’s award winners are: • Kevin Sauer, Department of Food, Nutrition, Dietetics and Health, was awarded the Dawley-Scholer Award for Excellence in Student Development. The Dawley-Scholer Award for Excellence in Student Development recognizes outstanding achievement […]

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  • August 23, 2018

    Personal financial planning student receives TD Ameritrade scholarship

    For the third year in a row, a K-State personal financial planning student has received one of the 12 NextGen RIA Scholarships from TD Ameritrade. This year’s recipient was Thomas Meek, junior from Topeka. The NextGen RIA (Registered Investment Advisors) Scholarship is valued at $5,000 and is awarded to students pursuing a bachelor’s degree in […]

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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 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 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 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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