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  • May 8, 2018

    College of Human Ecology awards 29 outstanding senior awards

    The College of Human Ecology is proud to recognize the 2018 Spring Commencement outstanding senior award winners. This year’s outstanding senior award winners were nominated by faculty, staff and fellow students within each of their respective programs. Three different award categories are available. The Engagement Award is given to a graduating senior(s) who has made […]

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  • May 4, 2018

    Two College of Human Ecology students recognized by university as Extraordinary Student Award winners

    Two students from the College of Human Ecology were recognized at the Extraordinary Student Awards banquet in April. The awards banquet is hosted by the Office of Student Life each year to recognize junior, senior or graduate students who have overcome unique obstacles and have been able to succeed in their educational pursuits. Kaitlyn Cherry, […]

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  • May 3, 2018

    College of Human Ecology students recognized for research and creative inquiry

    The College of Human Ecology hosted their annual Undergraduate and Graduate Research and Creative Inquiry Forums on Wednesday, April 18. The event is designed to allow students in both categories to display and discuss the work they have been doing in their fields. “This is my favorite event of the year,” said Michelle Toews, associate […]

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  • April 5, 2018

    You're Invited to attend "Studying Stepfamilies: Beyond Cinderella" presented by Dr. Lawrence Ganong

    The School of Family Studies and Human Services in the College of Human Ecology invites you to a keynote lecture by the college’s 2018 Alumni Fellow, Dr. Lawrence Ganong. He will present “Studying Stepfamilies: Beyond Cinderella” on Thursday, April 12 from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. in Justin 163. Ganong, is a professor and co-chair of […]

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  • February 1, 2018

    USDA awards funding to implement Master Health Volunteer initiative in Kansas

    Erin Yelland, extension specialist and assistant professor, and Elaine Johannes, extension specialist and associate professor, School of Family Studies and Human Services, were recently awarded more than $300,000 from the USDA to implement a Master Health Volunteer program in Ottawa, Saline, Dickinson, Marion, McPherson, Cherokee and Cowley counties. The United States Department of Agriculture’s National […]

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  • December 14, 2017

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    Human Ecology undergraduate students attend National Conference

    The National Council on Family Relations annual conference was held November 14th-18th in Orlando, Florida. Four undergraduates from the college of Human Ecology, Kristen Krueger, Bo Steele, Meghan Dyster, and Mollie Reves, participated in a research project regarding Down syndrome with Briana S. Nelson Goff, professor, School of Family Studies and Human Services. The undergraduates […]

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  • December 12, 2017

    K-State professor co-edits book on intellectual and developmental disabilities

    Dr. Briana S. Nelson Goff, professor in the School of Family Studies and Human Services, recently published the book “Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities: A Roadmap for Families and Professionals.” Her co-editor is Dr. Nicole Piland Springer, Texas Tech University. Published by Routledge, “Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities” provides a unique contribution not currently available in the […]

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  • December 7, 2017

    College of Human Ecology announces outstanding senior awards

    The College of Human Ecology is proud to recognize the 2017 Fall Commencement outstanding senior award winners. This year’s outstanding senior award winners were nominated by faculty and staff within each of their respective programs. Three different award categories are available. The Engagement Award is given to a graduating senior(s) who has made exemplary contributions […]

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  • November 30, 2017

    Couple and Family Therapy announce AAMFT Fellows

    The Couple and Family Therapy program, located in the School of Family Studies and Human Services had six graduate students named as fellows through the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy Minority Fellowship Program. The Minority Fellowship Program is designed to provide financial support and professional guidance to graduate students pursuing degrees in Couple […]

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  • November 28, 2017

    Family studies and human services receive four awards during national conference

    The National Council on Family Relations, NCFR, announced this year’s award recipients, and there are four award winners within the School of Family Studies and Human Services, College of Human Ecology. The NCFR annual conference was held in Orlando, FL earlier this month. Erin Yelland, assistant professor and Extension Specialist, was awarded the Outstanding Student […]

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