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  • December 7, 2017

    College of Human Ecology announces outstanding senior awards

    The College of Human Ecology is proud to recognize the 2017 Fall Commencement outstanding senior award winners. This year’s outstanding senior award winners were nominated by faculty and staff within each of their respective programs. Three different award categories are available. The Engagement Award is given to a graduating senior(s) who has made exemplary contributions […]

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  • November 30, 2017

    Couple and Family Therapy announce AAMFT Fellows

    The Couple and Family Therapy program, located in the School of Family Studies and Human Services had six graduate students named as fellows through the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy Minority Fellowship Program. The Minority Fellowship Program is designed to provide financial support and professional guidance to graduate students pursuing degrees in Couple […]

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  • November 28, 2017

    Family studies and human services receive four awards during national conference

    The National Council on Family Relations, NCFR, announced this year’s award recipients, and there are four award winners within the School of Family Studies and Human Services, College of Human Ecology. The NCFR annual conference was held in Orlando, FL earlier this month. Erin Yelland, assistant professor and Extension Specialist, was awarded the Outstanding Student […]

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  • November 7, 2017

    Couple and Family Therapy introduce new K-State Family Center staff

    The Couple and Family Therapy program, located in the School of Family Studies and Human Services within the College of Human Ecology welcomed two new staff members this fall. Alison Boyles is the new Program Assistant for the Couple and Family Therapy program. In her position, she provides administrative support not only to the program […]

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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 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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  • 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 14, 2017

    Jurich Lecture on Social Justice to be held Sept 15 in Wildcat Chamber

    The Couple and Family Therapy Program in the School of Family Studies and Human Services, College of Human Ecology, is pleased to welcome Carmen Knudson-Martin, PhD,LMFT to campus Friday, Sept 15 for the annual Jurich Lecture Series. Knudson-Martin will present Power in Relationships: Why it Matters-Bridging Social Context, Emotion and Couple Interaction at 2:30 p.m. […]

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  • September 12, 2017

    College of Human Ecology welcomes new staff

    The College of Human Ecology would like to welcome the newest members of our faculty and staff. In the Dean’s Office, Austin Anderson was hired as the Professional Mentoring Program Coordinator. The School of Family Studies and Human Services welcomed Renee Fehr, assistant professor; Anthony Ferraro, assistant professor; Marcie Lechtenberg, director of the Family Center […]

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