News Archive for Family Studies & Human Services
September 14, 2009
The globe turned purple this summer when Human Ecology students spread their wings to study and work on internships. These are only a few of the student travelers: HRM interns climb highest mountains Fifty-three hotel and restaurant management students did professional internships, a requirement for graduation. Courtney Cole, left atop Mt. Healy, Casey Walker and […]
September 10, 2009
The new Institute for the Health and Security of Military Families will coordinate research and outreach programs that address the well-being of military personnel, veterans and their families after the battle. The institute opens on Oct. 2. Briana Nelson Goff, professor and associate dean of the College of Human Ecology, serves as director. How to cope […]
August 25, 2009
Nine students, many of them professionals in the finance industry, have signed up for K-State’s first distance-based doctorate program - a PhD in personal financial planning from The School of Family Studies and Human Services. The program is also the only one to offer a doctorate to distance students. It is conducted almost exclusively online, […]
August 25, 2009
A new video titled “The Search for Solutions” examines the myriad of research conducted in the College of Human Ecology.
August 25, 2009
Three undergraduate students in the College of Human Ecology conducted independent research projects this summer alongside experienced faculty researchers. They are among the handful of McNair Scholars. The McNair program prepares undergraduates for graduate study. Brittany Delaney, senior in communication sciences and disorders and pre-nursing, studied the clinical measurement of voice and speech. Her project […]
August 18, 2009
G.I. Jobs magazine has designated Kansas State University one of the most military-friendly schools in the nation for 2010.
August 17, 2009
Pesci “puts students first” Pat Pesci, director of the hotel and restaurant management program in the Department of Hospitality Management and Dietetics, was given the 2009 Putting Students First award from the office of student life. The award recognized a faculty member who has had a clear impact on the lives of students. Pesci was […]
August 14, 2009
This fall, Kansas State University's Evening College is set to offer classes from more than 20 K-State departments -- around a 25 percent increase in the variety of classes offered during spring, summer and fall Evening College terms in the last year.
August 13, 2009
MANHATTAN -- Jodi Kaus, an expert in financial management, will be the director of Kansas State University's new Student Financial Planning and Counseling Center. As director, Kaus will work directly with students to help them navigate the financial waters of the current economy and help them plan for the future. The center's mission is to […]
July 27, 2009
MANHATTAN -- Kansas State University's chapter of Phi Beta Kappa has new members. The academic honor society is the nation's oldest and most prestigious. Founded in 1776, Phi Beta Kappa fosters and recognizes excellence in the liberal arts and sciences. K-State's chapter was recently named one of the top 15 Phi Beta Kappa chapters in […]