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News Archive for Family Studies & Human Services

  • May 15, 2015

    Kirk Schulz to present commencement address

    Kirk Schulz, president of Kansas State University, will be the keynote speaker for the 2015 Spring Commencement for the College of Human Ecology. Circumstances will prevent Carol Kellett, retiring professor and former dean of the college, from delivering the address as previously planned. More than 450 students will receive Bachelor of Science degrees at the […]

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  • May 14, 2015

    Human Ecology names seniors graduating with academic honors

    The College of Human Ecology has announced seniors graduating with academic honors at commencement ceremonies at 4:30 p.m. Saturday, May 16, in Bramlage Coliseum. Awarded summa cum laude, with cumulative grade point average of 3.95 or higher during their academic career at Kansas State University, are: Samantha Claassen, nutritional sciences and dietetics; Danielle Dobratz, public […]

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  • May 13, 2015

    Students earn scholarships, internships, honor memberships

    A constant parade of College of Human Ecology students are honored with scholarships, internships and membership into honorary organizations such as Mortar Board. Others are tapped for research grants and special contributions and achievements to their disciplines. Here are some of the most recent students and their successes: Brooke Boyington awarded $6,000 scholarship from Phi […]

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  • May 11, 2015

    Cliff Robb

    Spring clean your financial clutter; check your financial pulse, Robb recommends

    Spring is a good time to assess your financial health and get rid of some of the clutter, said Cliff Robb, associate professor of personal financial planning in the College of Human Ecology. Discarding unnecessary documents such as old utility bills is one way to clean up your finances, but there are other "cleaning" practices […]

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  • May 8, 2015

    Six seniors complete honors projects

    Six graduating seniors in the College of Human Ecology completed honors projects and will be recognized at award ceremonies on Friday, May 15, in the K-State Student Union. An honors project is a focused investigation into a problem or topic chosen by the student. With guidance from a faculty adviser, the student reviews the literature, […]

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  • May 6, 2015

    Kasey Kile

    Kile named emerging early childhood education leader

    Kasey Kile, an instructor in early childhood education in the School of Family Studies and Human Services, has been named Exceptional Emerging Leader 2015 by the Child Care Exchange. Kile, who received bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Kansas State University in early childhood development, is also training and curriculum specialist for Kansas Child Care Training […]

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  • May 6, 2015

    Broxterman, Sibley receive top graduate assistant awards

    Two College of Human Ecology graduate students received the Graduate Teaching Assistant of the Year award and Graduate Research Assistant of the Year award. D. Scott Sibley, a doctoral student, was nominated by his major professor, Amber Vennum, assistant professor of family studies and human services, for the Graduate Teaching Assistant of the Year award. […]

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  • May 1, 2015

    Human Ecology names 17 outstanding graduating seniors

    The College of Human Ecology will honor 17 graduating seniors at ceremonies Friday, May 15, on the Kansas State University campus. Every semester, each academic program may name an outstanding senior based on academic achievements and contributions to the program, the university and the community. Associate dean Bronwyn Fees will present the awards at 4 […]

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  • April 30, 2015

    Carol Kellett to be college commencement speaker

    Carol Kellett, author, professor and former dean of the College of Human Ecology, will be keynote speaker for the 2015 Spring Commencement. More than 450 students are expected to receive Bachelor of Science degrees at the college's ceremony at 4:30 p.m. Saturday, May 16, in Bramlage Coliseum. Kellett, who has a deep understanding of possibilities […]

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  • April 24, 2015

    Hoover to be honored at retirement celebration May 3

    A celebration on May 3 will honor LuAnn Hoover, who is retiring after devoting 37 years to the children and students at Hoeflin Stone House Early Childhood Education Center. Punch and cookies will be served from 2 to 4 p.m. at Hoeflin Stone House. Since 1978, Hoover has served as an early childhood education instructor […]

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