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News Archive for Family Studies & Human Services

  • September 12, 2017

    Human development and family science offers peer mentor program

    The human development and family science (HDFS) undergraduate program, located within the School of Family Studies and Human Services in the College of Human Ecology, has initiated a peer mentoring program for the 2017-18 academic year. HDFS seniors Jaci Kolm (Pratt, KS), Lara Hoss (Salina, KS), Mallory Wilhite (Shawnee, KS) and Kaylee Seyferth (Garden City, […]

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  • September 5, 2017

    Applied Family Science Graduate Program Now Available in the College of Human Ecology

    The School of Family Studies and Human Services announces that graduate students will be able to seek master's and doctoral degrees with a specialization in applied family science beginning fall 2017. The master's degree is a Master of Science in family studies and human services with a specialization in applied family science. The doctoral program […]

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  • August 29, 2017

    Personal Financial Planning Senior Receives TD Ameritrade Scholarship

    Nolan Keim, senior in personal financial planning, was awarded one of 12 NextGen RIA Scholarships from TD Ameritrade. The NextGen RIA (Registered Investment Advisors) Scholarship is valued at $5,000 and is awarded to students pursuing a bachelor’s degree in personal financial planning. “Winning this scholarship has given me great confidence going forward, which will help […]

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  • 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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