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  • November 14, 2012

    Three tapped for international study scholarships

    Three College of Human Ecology students have been selected to receive scholarships for international study. They are: Lacey Smith, sophomore in hotel and restaurant management, $5,000 Mike and Becky Goss International Programs/Study Abroad Scholarship for Australia; Hilary Burton, junior in family studies and human services, $2,000 Faculty-Led Scholarship for Mexico; and Margaret Vinson, junior in […]

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  • November 14, 2012

    MFT grad student earns spot at research summit

    Marcie Lechtenberg, Ph.D. candidate in marriage and family therapy, was one of nine K-State students selected to present their research at the Capitol Graduate Research Summit Feb. 14 in Topeka. Her topic was “Assessing the Adolescent Experience of Mindfulness.” Her major professor is Sandra M. Stith. The 2012 Research and the State competition was sponsored […]

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  • November 5, 2012

    FSHS junior Jordan Priddle elected university ambassador

    Jordan Priddle, junior in family studies and human services, will serve as a K-State's 2013 Student Ambassador. Established by the K-State Alumni Association in 1977, the student ambassador program elects one male and one female student each year to represent the student body at events throughout the state and at university activities. The second ambassador […]

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  • November 5, 2012

    Two CHE faculty projects receive international incentive grants

    K-State’s office of international programs have chosen eight proposals to receive 2012 International Incentive Grants. Two are from Human Ecology faculty. Barbara Anderson, associate professor and department head of apparel, textiles and interior design, was awarded $3,000 for "Collaborating with Hankyong National University (Anesong, South Korea) and establishing connections with natural dyes experts in South […]

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  • October 18, 2012

    Provost names search committee for Human Ecology dean

    April Mason, provost and senior vice president, has appointed the search committee for the national search to find the next dean of human ecology. Ruth Dyer, senior vice provost for academic affairs, will chair the search committee. Mason will deliver the charge to the group this week, outlining her expectations and the search process timeline. […]

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  • October 4, 2012

    K-State team wins national financial planning championship

    Students from the College of Human Ecology came home the champions from the National Collegiate Financial Planning competition this week in San Antonio, Tx. Team members, all seniors in personal financial planning, are Matt Gould, Wende Witthuhn and Kristen Moore. The team won $10,000 for the personal financial planning program at K-State. Ann Coulson, assistant […]

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  • October 3, 2012

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    College announces record enrollment

    As Kansas State University approaches its 150th year, the university reached another milestone: a record enrollment of 24,378. So did the College of Human Ecology, recording 2,516 students this fall compared with 2,467 in 2011. The largest enrollment in university history includes growth on all three campuses. There are 21,179 students in Manhattan, 737 in […]

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  • September 28, 2012

    New online master's degree program to help students serve families, communities

    The School of Family Studies and Human Services will offer a new online program of study this spring: Master of Science in family and community services. The  program will enable professionals who are place bound and working full time to acquire advanced study without relocating geographically. It will be offered through the Division of Continuing […]

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  • September 19, 2012

    Morse scholarship helps Courtney Frantz complete project to help children with special needs

    A special scholarship from Kansas State University is helping Courtney Frantz, a senior in family studies and human services, advance her career interest in working with people with special needs. Frantz completed a summer internship with ARC of Sedgwick County, working at the YESS -- Youth Education and Summer Socialization -- Camp. She was  a […]

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  • September 7, 2012

    Justin Hall Expansion sparkled like the sun, even in the rain

    Petros Levis took the microphone and asked everyone to join him in the countdown. Three. Two. One. Snip. Twenty-six pair of scissors cut a broad purple ribbon to make it official – the $5-million Justin Hall Expansion joined the family. Students, faculty, alumni, staff, friends of the college and administrators from throughout campus cheered. They […]

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