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  • August 5, 2014

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    Pamela Erickson to lead professional mentoring initiative

    Pamela S. Erickson will join the College of Human Ecology Aug. 18 as director of a mentoring initiative that will pair students with professionals to help students build successful careers. Erickson currently is director of academic advising at Washburn University, Topeka, where she also teaches a required orientation class for freshmen. “Pamela brings experience to […]

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  • July 28, 2014

    Mariah Bausch, center, joins other scholarship winners on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    PFP junior awarded $5,000 scholarship, tours New York Stock Exchange

    Mariah Bausch, a junior in personal financial planning, received a $5,000 TD Ameritrade Institutional NextGen Financial Planning Scholarship at ceremonies this week in New York where she and nine other scholarship winners were guests at the New York Stock Exchange. Bausch is co-president of the student chapter of the Financial Planning Association at K-State. TD […]

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  • July 23, 2014

    Non-traditional student earns Global Campus honor

    Growing up, Karolyn Barclay, Pomona, loved her teachers and knew someday she wanted to inspire and educate children in the same way. As an adult, she began working in a preschool, where she realized her calling to provide young children with the same supportive learning environment she had as a child. In May she graduated […]

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  • July 1, 2014

    Virginia Moxley receives national distinguished service award

    Virginia Moxley, dean and professor emeritus of the College of Human Ecology at Kansas State University, received the 2014 Distinguished Service Award from the American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences Saturday at ceremonies in St. Louis. She was recognized as “a visionary servant leader” who “influenced and inspired thousands of students, faculty, staff, alumni […]

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  • June 30, 2014

    Three receive distance education scholarships

    Kansas State University Global Campus has awarded $9,000 in scholarships to distance education students across the country for the summer 2014 term. Recipients from the College of Human Ecology are: Jessica Adams, junior in family studies and human services; Daina Bitters, senior in dietetics; and Rebecca Sombatchareun, senior in family studies and human services.

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  • June 25, 2014

    Phi Beta Kappa names new members

    Phi Beta Kappa, the nation's oldest and most prestigious academic honor society, has inducted new members at Kansas State University. New members from the College of Human Ecology are: Jaclyn DeForest, May 2014 bachelor's graduate in dietetics; Brooke Katterhenry, junior in kinesiology; Danielle Dobratz, junior in public health nutrition and pre-physician assistant; Angela Glean, May […]

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  • June 23, 2014

    Jang, Wiles receive research proposal awards

    Two faculty members in the College of Human Ecology have received awards from the K-State's Office of Research and Sponsored Programs. Jichul Jang, hospitality management and dietetics, received a faculty development award for the research project "Development and Pilot-Test of a Short Education Module that is Designed to Enhance Emotional Intelligence of Hospitality Management Undergraduate […]

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  • June 12, 2014

    Four professors receive college funds to further research

    Four faculty projects have been funded by the College of Human Ecology for up to $5,000 each. They are: Annika Linde for Effect of the Nationally Occurring Antimicrobial Peptides LL37 and K9CATH on Lung Cell Health. Working with the research assistant professor in human nutrition will be M. C. Cheung, M.D., and T. Melgarejo, associate […]

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  • May 28, 2014

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    PFP offers nation's first graduate certificate in financial therapy

    The personal financial planning program at Kansas State University will offer the nation's first graduate certificate in financial therapy this fall. The certificate program provides graduate-level educational training to both financial and mental health professionals who want to improve clients' financial health by integrating relational, behavioral, cognitive and emotional elements with personal finance, according to […]

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  • May 15, 2014

    Students selected for honorary society, boards

    Junior Honorary selects four Four students from the College of Human Ecology have been selected for membership in Chimes Junior Honorary. They are Emma Bassette, nutrition and kinesiology; Abby Hill, communication sciences and disorders; Abby Meyer, nutritional sciences; and Cody Derby, athletic training. New members are selected based on contributions of service and leadership to […]

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