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  • March 26, 2014

    Spring means daffodils and Open House

    Test your voice health. Munch popcorn and watch a movie. Dress up like a K-State athlete. These are among the activities planned at the College of Human Ecology during the annual All-University Open House on Saturday, April 5. Eight colleges are represented at the Manhattan campus open house, offering activities, projects, displays, food and entertainment […]

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  • March 24, 2014

    Three named to Student Foundation

    Among the 18 Kansas State University students selected to the Student Foundation are three College of Human Ecology students:  Audrey Gerber, sophomore in nutrition and health; Katie Ahern, sophomore in communication sciences and disorders; and Ellen Bodine, sophomore in communication sciences and disorders. Sponsored by the Kansas State University Foundation, the students will work with […]

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  • March 1, 2014

    Military Education and Family Initiatives Symposium to focus on professional development

    Two colleges at Kansas State University have joined together to create a professional development symposium focusing on educational and family initiatives for students, educators and area professionals who interact with military-connected students. The colleges of Education and Human Ecology are co-hosting the K-State Military Education and Family Initiatives Symposium from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. […]

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  • February 24, 2014

    Hartenstein receives top graduate teaching assistant honor

    Jaimee Hartenstein, doctoral student in family studies, has been honored for excellence as graduate teaching assistant. The Graduate Student Council Teaching Excellence Award for the 2013-2014 academic year comes from K-State’s Graduate Student Council. The other winner is Kyleen Kelly, master's student in geography, Olathe. The award recognizes graduate students who excel in classroom teaching […]

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  • January 31, 2014

    Six distance students awarded scholarships

    Several College of Human Ecology distance education students are among those awarded scholarships for the spring 2014 term. They are: Ashley MacKinnon, senior in dietetics, Fort Riley, DCE Scholarship; Winnie Knapp, master's student in personal financial planning, Manhattan, DCE Scholarship; Rebecca Sombatchareun, senior in family studies and human services, Pleasanton, O'Bannon Scholarship; Derek Judd, senior […]

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  • January 29, 2014

    Biehl to speak on restorative justice, daughter's death

    Like many who dedicate their lives to a social cause, Linda Biehl's story is personal. She believes in justice through peace and reconciliation -- called restorative justice -- and not retribution. So did her daughter, Amy Biehl, who was killed in an act of political violence in South Africa in 1993. Linda Biehl has turned […]

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  • December 11, 2013

    12 seniors earn academic honors

    Seniors receiving academic honors will be recognized at the College of Human Ecology’s Graduation Honors and Student Awards Celebration at 4 p.m. Friday, Dec. 13, in the Leadership Studies Building on campus. Awarded summa cum laude honor cords are Anna Cooper, dietetics; Siera Lungren, family studies and human services; Kathryn Gayle Minnix, early childhood education; […]

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  • December 5, 2013

    The best gifts for children ignite imagination, Anna Nippert says

    When it comes to Christmas gifts for young children, Anna Nippert, instructor of early childhood education, recommends parents be more focused on fostering imagination in their children than simply buying what is on their list. "Preschoolers are in the midst of developing their imagination. They love experimentation and using their creativity," Nippert said. She suggests […]

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  • December 2, 2013

    Eight students named outstanding seniors in Human Ecology

    Eight students have been named outstanding seniors in the College of Human Ecology. They were selected by their professors for academic achievement, professional potential, leadership, participation and service. They will be recognized at the college’s Graduation Honors and Student Awards Celebration at 4 p.m. Friday, Dec. 13, in the Leadership Studies Building on campus. Honorees […]

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  • November 15, 2013

    Sam Honey, Rashelle Wet and Jamie Engelken - a winning team.

    PFP team among top in nation

    The Personal Financial Planning team tied for third place  in national competition at the national Financial Planning Association conference recently in Orlando. Team members are Jamie Engelken, Sam Honey and Rashelle West, all seniors at Kansas State University. Their coach was Ann Coulson, assistant professor in the School of Family Studies and Human Services, College […]

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