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College of Human Ecology

News Archive for Family Studies & Human Services

  • June 28, 2013

    Dean John Buckwalter

    Human Ecology welcomes Dean Buckwalter

    On Monday, July 1, John Buckwalter becomes the 9th dean of the College of Human Ecology's 140-year history. Dean Buckwalter moves to Manhattan from Texas, where he served as associate dean of research and graduate studies in the College of Education and Health Professions at the University of Texas Arlington. As associate dean, he developed […]

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  • June 25, 2013

    Mortar Board taps 9 Human Ecology students

    Mortar Board, the national senior honor society that promotes scholarship, service and leadership at Kansas State University, has 29 new members for the 2013-2014 school year. New members of Mortar Board in the College of Human Ecology are: * Angelique Foye, senior in psychology and family studies and human services, Junction City, is director of […]

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  • June 24, 2013

    The Human Ecology Research and Innovation Center

    Regents approve Human Ecology Research, Innovation Building purchase

    An empty building is getting a new lease on life as a research hub for Kansas State University's College of Human Ecology. The Kansas Board of Regents recently approved the college's request to purchase the KSU Foundation building formerly used by NanoScale Corp. The building, at 1310 Research Park Drive, will be purchased for $2.74 […]

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  • June 7, 2013

    Non-traditional students inducted into honor society

    Human Ecology students at Kansas State University were among the 77 inducted into the Pinnacle Honor Society, a non-traditional student honor society with members from more than 150 institutions across the U.S. The students, from throughout the nation, are: Aimee Fowler, junior in family studies and human services; Ashley MacKinnon, senior in dietetics; Daina Bitters, […]

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  • June 6, 2013

    Four attend leadership bootcamp

    Four students in the College of Human Ecology at Kansas State University attended the Leadership Honors Bootcamp in Washington D.C. in May. They are, from left, Hannah Quernheim, interior design senior; Zach Stroth, family studies and human services sophomore; Morgan Crawford, apparel and textiles senior; and Lauren Hower, early childhood education senior. The intensive, five-day […]

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  • May 15, 2013

    Phi Kappa Phi selects Human Ecology standouts

    A dozen College of Human Ecology students were among the nearly 100 at Kansas State University selected for membership in Phi Kappa Phi, the nation's oldest, largest and most selective all-discipline honor society. They are second semester juniors in the upper 7.5 percent of their class, seniors in the upper 10 percent of their class, […]

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  • May 13, 2013

    CHE names 13 outstanding seniors

    Thirteen students have been named outstanding seniors in the College of Human Ecology. They were selected by their professors for their 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, May 17, in Leadership Studies Building on campus. From […]

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  • May 7, 2013

    Dean Moxley to be honored at retirement reception Thursday

    Virginia Moxley is a fifth-generation Kansan with three degrees from Kansas State University and a fierce dedication to the people-centered, science-based mission of human ecology. She retires as dean of the College of Human Ecology in June after serving the college for more than 25 years. A reception in her honor will be in Hoffman […]

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  • May 6, 2013

    FSHS doctoral student awarded Rotary scholarship

    Patricia Barros A. Gomes has been awarded a $500 International Graduate Student Scholarship from the Konza and Manhattan Rotary clubs. This annual scholarship is awarded to graduate students based on academic achievement, the benefit of graduate training to their country and financial need. She is a doctoral student in family studies and human services with […]

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  • May 6, 2013

    Margaret Weller

    Margaret Weller chosen as student commencement speaker

    Margaret Weller will represent her class as student speaker at commencement ceremonies for the College of Human Ecology at 4:15 p.m. Saturday, May 18, in Bramlage Coliseum on the Kansas State University campus. Weller is the college’s Outstanding Senior in Communication Sciences and Disorders. She is president of Mortar Board Senior Honor Society; under her […]

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