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News Archive for Family Studies & Human Services

  • August 24, 2017

    Jurich Lecture on Social Justice to be held Sept. 15

    The Couple and Family Therapy Program in the School of Family Studies and Human Services, College of Human Ecology, is pleased to welcome Carmen Knudson-Martin, PhD,LMFT to campus Friday, Sept 15 for the annual Jurich Lecture Series. Knudson-Martin will present Power in Relationships: Why it Matters-Bridging Social Context, Emotion and Couple Interaction at 2:30 p.m. […]

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  • August 22, 2017

    Programs in Human Ecology Receive Name Changes

    The School of Family Studies and Human Services announces two name changes for two degree paths. The degree name for the B.S. degree program in Family Studies and Human Services is now called Human Development and Family Science (HDFS). The name change reflects national naming trends in the discipline and will provide students with a […]

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  • July 27, 2017

    David Thompson

    Thompson win second Post-Secondary Teacher of the Year Award

    Teaching associate professor David E. Thompson, School of Family Studies and Human Services, was recently selected as the recipient of the Post-Secondary Teacher of the Year Award from the Kansas Association for Career and Technical Education (K-ACTE), which is a collaborative organization comprising of KAAE, KBOA, KATFACS, KCCTEA, KIEA, and KNRS. Thompson also received this […]

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  • July 20, 2017

    Johannes, Toews and Vennum receive grant to implement sexual risk avoidance program

    In October 2016 the College of Human Ecology received a grant to develop, implement, and evaluate the #RELATIONSHIPGOALS (#RG) program, a sexual risk avoidance education program, to teach 7th and 9th grade students from a local school district how to refrain from non-marital sexual activity while promoting behavioral health, as well as social and emotional […]

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  • June 26, 2017

    Melissa Wilmarth, Sarah Asebedo and Martin Seay

    Personal financial planning faculty awarded at the American Council on Consumer Interests annual conference

    Several faculty and students from the personal financial planning program attended the American Council on Consumer Interests annual conference April 21-23, in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The American Council on Consumer Interests, or ACCI, focuses on enhancing the well-being of consumers and family economics through promoting educational programs and policy relevant research. The annual conference is […]

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  • June 20, 2017

    Toews recognized and lauded by alma mater

    Michelle Toews, associate dean for research and scholarship in the College of Human Ecology, traveled to Ohio State University to receive a Career Achievement Award from the College of Education and Human Ecology. The Career Achievement Award specifically honors alumni as a result of their career accomplishments and who are continually contributing to the betterment […]

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  • June 16, 2017

    Karen Cunningham, Briana Nelson Goff, Roberta "Bobbie" Hanlon and Christine Benne

    K-State Institute celebrates military spouses

    K-State students and military spouses gathered for a luncheon May 10 at the Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art in honor of Military Spouse Appreciation Day. The luncheon was the second annual recognition celebration of a day K-State's Institute for the Health and Security of Military Families plans to observe every year. The luncheon is intended to recognize […]

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  • May 12, 2017

    College of Human Ecology undergraduate and graduate student research and creative inquiry forum winners

    The College of Human Ecology holds research and creative inquiry in high regard and recently sponsored a research and creative inquiry forum for both undergraduate and graduate students to present and discuss their scholarly activities. Fifteen graduate students representing master's and doctoral programs presented their research posters April 19 at the College of Human Ecology's […]

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  • May 11, 2017

    Personal financial planning undergraduates win Edward Jones challenge

    K-State students in George Belin's PFP482, Investments II course participated in a challenge set forth by Edward Jones, an investment company. Edward Jones is piloting a program out of its St. Louis office and because of K-State connections, wanted personal financial planning students at the university to take on the challenge. Belin's class includes eight […]

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  • May 9, 2017

    College of Human Ecology recognizes outstanding seniors and commencement speaker

    The College of Human Ecology is proud to honor our outstanding seniors Friday, May 12, at an awards ceremony in the Kansas State Student Union. Dean John Buckwalter, Assistant Dean Shawna Jordan and Assistant Dean Karen Pence will recognize the outstanding seniors, mentoring program graduates, bestow honor cords and honor program completion certificates, and pay tribute to […]

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