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  • November 29, 2011

    CHE leads All-University Campaign giving…again

    College of Human Ecology faculty and staff gave to the All-University Campaign in record numbers this year, out pacing any other academic unit on campus with 78 percent participation. The college was the leader last year, too, with 71 percent participation. Two departments had 100 percent participation: Hospitality Management and Dietetics, and Apparel Textiles & […]

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  • November 15, 2011

    Three programs recognized for assessment work

    Three College of Human Ecology programs were recognized for outstanding achievements in student learning assessment recently at the Office of Assessment’s fall 2011 showcase. Marriage and family therapy was awarded for outstanding leadership and initiative in student learning assessment. “Dr. Sandra Stith and her marriage and family therapy program faculty colleagues received their award for […]

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  • November 10, 2011

    Johannes works on military family support systems as troops return from Iraq

    The United States military's presence in Iraq is drawing to a close, but the war's effect on military families will be long lasting. "These wars have lasted so long, they have affected family members dramatically," said Elaine Johannes, associate professor of family studies and human services, who works with military youth and families. "Now, it's […]

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  • November 4, 2011

    Personal financial planning named one of top in nation

    K-State’s personal financial planning program is among the top 10 recognized in “Financial planning education 101: 10 Standout Schools” in the Nov. 1 issue of Financial Planning e-newsletter. “Every recognized profession has its top schools,” wrote Danielle Reed, executive editor. “Today there more 333 CFP board-registered programs, from certified programs (183) to undergraduate (103), master’s […]

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  • October 19, 2011

    Goff receives Stowe Award

    Briana Nelson Goff, professor and director of the Institute for the Health and Security of Military Families, has been awarded the Dean Barbara S. Stowe Faculty Development Award for 2011. Dr. Goff will use the award to further her work with the institute by collaborating with the Deployment Health Clinical Center at Walter Reed National […]

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  • October 11, 2011

    Faculty, students present research at financial therapy conference

    Three faculty members and eight graduate students from the personal financial planning and marriage and family therapy programs presented their research at the second annual conference of the Financial Therapy Association, Sept. 11-13, in Athens, Ga. Faculty are: Sonya Britt, assistant professor of family studies and human services and a financial therapist, association president, co-presented […]

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  • September 30, 2011

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    College breaks enrollment record

    The College of Human Ecology set a record with 2,479 students this fall compared to 2,419 students in 2010. The university also has recorded its best enrollment, according to 20th-day figures announced by the Kansas Board of Regents. A record-breaking 23,863 students are attending K-State both on and off campus, up from 23,588 last year. […]

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  • September 29, 2011

    Myers-Bowman, co-authors develop new model for defining family life education

    Karen S. Myers-Bowman, associate professor in family studies and human services, co-authored a ground-breaking article on family life education published in the October issue of Family Relations: Interdisciplinary Journal of Applied Family Studies. The article, “Reconceptualizing the Domain and Boundaries of Family Life Education,” sets forth a new model that defines family life education as […]

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  • September 23, 2011

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    Seven to be honored at Celebration of Excellence

    A 1948 graduate, a textile researcher and a chef are among those who will receive College of Human Ecology awards at the Celebration of Excellence Oct. 27.

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  • August 29, 2011

    Gen Y website features advice from Powercat Financial

    A website called Keeping Up with Gen Y posted a story about Powercat Financial Counseling and advice from program director Jodi Kaus last week on budgeting for college students.

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