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  • November 7, 2013

    MFT doctoral student earns spot at research summit

    Bryan Cafferky, doctoral student in marriage and family therapy, is one of 10 students chosen last week to represent Kansas State University at the 11th Capitol Graduate Research Summit on Feb. 13, 2014. His research presentation will be "A meta-analysis of relationship factors impacting couples with IPV." Cafferky's faculty mentor is Jared Anderson, associate professor […]

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  • November 5, 2013

    Willie greets Carl Ice at the building dedication.

    College dedicates Mary and Carl Ice Hall

    A lawn full of faculty, staff, dignitaries and family helped dedicate Mary and Carl Ice Hall, the latest addition to the College of Human Ecology, on Oct. 24. Willie the Wildcat added his congratulations and signaled the unveiling of the stone sign displaying the building's new name. The Ices were instrumental in funding the purchase […]

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  • November 4, 2013

    Multicultural honor society announces new members

    Multicultural Student Honor Society has announced new members. In the College of Human Ecology, they include: Lizbeth Valenzuela, senior in dietetics; Kirti Ghandi, senior in nutritional sciences; Megan Spradlin, senior in public health nutrition; Natasha Bailey, senior in communication sciences and disorders and women's studies; and Mercedes Garcia Reyes, senior in apparel design and production […]

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  • October 14, 2013

    McCants, O’Conner receive 2013 Stowe Award to study family conflict

    Terrie R. McCants and Nancy T. O’Conner received the Dean Barbara S. Stowe Endowed Faculty Development Award for 2013. Their project is Elder Decisions: Adult Family Conflict Resolution. McCants is program director for the graduate and undergraduate certificates in conflict resolution and co-coordinator for the conflict analysis and trauma studies minor. The instructor also is […]

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  • October 11, 2013

    At a September all-college meeting, president Kirk Schulz reviews progress on the 2025 plan to make K-State one of the nation's Top 50 Public Research Universities.

    College welcomes record 2,856 students

    Both Kansas State University and the College of Human Ecology broke enrollment records this fall. The college recorded 2,856 undergraduate and graduate students, up from 2,516 in 2012. As of Sept. 20, 24,581 students make up the largest enrollment in the university's 150-year history. The Manhattan campus has 302 more students than last fall. Human […]

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  • October 8, 2013

    Mary Bell

    Mary Bell debunks myths that play into soldiers' financial readiness

    Marking the 12th anniversary of the war in Afghanistan, Oct. 7 should be a day dedicated to honoring our soldiers and veterans. One way to do this is by ensuring they are financially secure, according to Mary Bell, a 2013 personal financial planning doctoral graduate. Bell, advised by Sonya Britt, assistant professor of family studies […]

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  • October 4, 2013

    A new moniker: Mary and Carl Ice Hall

    Human Ecology's latest: Mary and Carl Ice Hall

    Mary and Carl Ice Hall, 1310 Research Park Drive in Manhattan, is the latest addition to the College of Human Ecology facilities at Kansas State University. It will be named and dedicated at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24. A reception and tour of the building, to be used for research, development, outreach and innovation, will […]

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  • October 2, 2013

    Markham named Big 12 Faculty Fellow

    Mindy Markham, assistant professor of family studies and human services, K-State Salina, is one of six faculty members named Big 12 Faculty Fellows for their scholarly activities in teaching, research and service. The Big 12 Faculty Fellowship program offers faculty the opportunity to travel to other Big 12 institutions to participate in cross mentoring among […]

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  • October 1, 2013

    Final birthday hurrah: Honoring the past, forging the future

    The College of Human Ecology raises a final salute to Kansas State University's 150th birthday with a weekend filled with the past and the future. Events planned for Thursday, Oct. 24: Jane P. Marshall will give the 14th Annual Huck Boyd Lecture in Community Media based on her new book “Teatime to Tailgates: 150 Years […]

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  • September 25, 2013

    Dwinton, Jonathan J.

    Human Ecology honors outstanding alumni, 'friend of college'

    A young dietitian who works with overweight children, a leading national advocate for quality child care and a marriage and family therapist who created a new business model are among the Kansas State University alumni to be honored Oct. 25 by the College of Human Ecology. The seven honorees were selected for their outstanding contributions […]

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