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  • October 21, 2015

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    Human Ecology breaks enrollment records...again

    The college recorded 3,111 graduate and undergraduate students, up from 3,093 in 2014 and 2,856 in 2013. As of Sept. 21, 24,146 students were enrolled at Kansas State University. The number is 620 fewer students than in fall 2014. Only Human Ecology, Architecture, Planning & Design and Engineering experienced an increase in the number of […]

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  • October 5, 2015

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    Heckman earns top research award at financial planning conference

    Stu Heckman, assistant professor in the College of Human Ecology, received the Best Applied Research Award last week at the Financial Planning Association national conference in Boston. His research presentation was Financial Catastrophes Due to Disability: Which Households Are Most at Risk? Only 9 academic presentations were accepted for the conference; four of them were […]

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  • October 1, 2015

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    College honors six for professional accomplishments, partnering to benefit students

    A New York catering director, an innovative physician and an international hotel owner and are among those who will receive awards during the annual College of Human Ecology Celebration of Excellence at Kansas State University. The six honorees were selected for outstanding contributions to their disciplines and to the college. John Buckwalter, dean, will make […]

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  • September 29, 2015

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    PFP student team are national champs!

    The Kansas State University personal financial planning student team won the national 2015 Financial Planning Challenge at finals in Boston this weekend. Team members are Mariah Bausch, Cole Foster and Hannah Rice, all seniors. The team's advisor is Ann Coulson, CFP®, assistant professor in the School of Family Studies and Human Services, College of Human […]

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  • September 21, 2015

    Mailey, Wiles receive engagement grants for projects to promote healthy families

    Two College of Human Ecology faculty members have received 2015 Engagement Incentive Grants: Emily L. Mailey, assistant professor in the Department of Kinesiology, and Bradford Wiles, assistant professor and extension specialist in the School of Family Studies and Human Services. Only five of the grants from the provost and the Center of Engagement and Community […]

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  • September 3, 2015

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    Parra-Cardona to present second Jurich social justice lecture on Sept. 17

    Ruben Parra-Cardona, whose research focuses on mental health services to underserved Latino/a populations, will present the second Jurich Lecture on Social Justice at 3 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 17, on the Kansas State University campus. Parra-Cardona will speak on "Building Bridges of Social Justice: Embracing prevention research to support Latino/a communities in the U.S. and Mexico." […]

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  • September 2, 2015

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    Fulbright Professional Scholar here to learn about youth services, non-profit leadership

    Australian Karen Hart spent an August week in Kansas, talking with Kansas State University students, visiting social services for disadvantaged youth and lecturing in classrooms. Hart, here on a Fulbright Professional Scholarship in Non-Profit Leadership, is part of the Oz to Oz program between Kansas State University and Australian institutions. Elaine Johannes, associate professor and […]

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  • August 20, 2015

    David Thompson named 'Champion for Family and Consumer Sciences'

    David Thompson, assistant professor in the School of Family Studies and Human Services in the College of Human Ecology, was recognized with the Champion for Family and Consumer Sciences honor. The award came from the Kansas Association of Teachers of Family and Consumer Sciences at its annual meeting in July in Overland Park. The honor […]

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  • August 14, 2015

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    Fees, students present at world conference on early childhood education

    Bronwyn Fees, associate dean for academic affairs in the College of Human Ecology, and three students represented the United States and Kansas State University at the 67th World Organization for Early Childhood Education (OMEP) conference in Washington, D.C., recently. The students were Teran Frick, May graduate in early childhood education; Haley Anderson, master's student in […]

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  • July 17, 2015

    Personal financial planning student team advances to national competition

    The personal financial planning student team has advanced to the finals in the 2015 Financial Planning Challenge. The competition includes only eight teams nationwide and will be Sept. 24-28 in Boston. Team members are Mariah Bausch, Cole Foster and Hannah Rice, all seniors. The team's adviser is Ann Coulson, assistant professor in the School of […]

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