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  • May 12, 2017

    College of Human Ecology undergraduate and graduate student research and creative inquiry forum winners

    The College of Human Ecology holds research and creative inquiry in high regard and recently sponsored a research and creative inquiry forum for both undergraduate and graduate students to present and discuss their scholarly activities. Fifteen graduate students representing master's and doctoral programs presented their research posters April 19 at the College of Human Ecology's […]

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  • May 11, 2017

    Personal financial planning undergraduates win Edward Jones challenge

    K-State students in George Belin's PFP482, Investments II course participated in a challenge set forth by Edward Jones, an investment company. Edward Jones is piloting a program out of its St. Louis office and because of K-State connections, wanted personal financial planning students at the university to take on the challenge. Belin's class includes eight […]

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  • May 9, 2017

    College of Human Ecology recognizes outstanding seniors and commencement speaker

    The College of Human Ecology is proud to honor our outstanding seniors Friday, May 12, at an awards ceremony in the Kansas State Student Union. Dean John Buckwalter, Assistant Dean Shawna Jordan and Assistant Dean Karen Pence will recognize the outstanding seniors, mentoring program graduates, bestow honor cords and honor program completion certificates, and pay tribute to […]

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  • April 21, 2017

    McCants OConner HMA award

    McCants and O’Conner bring home the Acorn Award

    Terrie R. McCants, conflict resolution program director and clinical associate professor, and Nancy O'Conner, director of the K-State Family Center Clinic and clinical associate professor, received the Acorn Award from Heartland Mediators Association on April 7. The Acorn Award is presented to honor members of the Heartland Mediators Association who have contributed extensively to the field […]

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  • April 12, 2017

    Family and consumer science faculty recognized with KATFACS Teacher of the Year Award

    David Thompson, teaching associate professor in the School of Family Studies and Human Services, has been named the Post-Secondary Teacher of the Year by the Kansas Association of Teachers of Family and Consumer Sciences, or KATFACS. He will be recognized at the association's annual conference at the end of July and will be a contender […]

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  • March 31, 2017

    Ruhlmann honored with P.E.O. Scholar Award

    Lauren Ruhlmann, a doctoral student in marriage and family therapy at Kansas State University, is one of 100 doctoral students in the U.S. and Canada selected to receive a $15,000 Scholar Award from the P.E.O. Sisterhood. She was sponsored by Chapter U of Stillwater, Oklahoma. Ruhlmann earned her Bachelor of Science and an honors college degree in human […]

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  • March 15, 2017

    4-H Military Partnerships Wins Excellence in Engagement Award

    From the Center for Engagement and Community Development announcement: For more than 16 years, Kansas State University has led all other universities for the 4-H Military Partnership. This feat is made possible through the work of Project Director Marlene VerBrugge, research assistant professor in the School of Family Studies and Human Services. As a result […]

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  • March 9, 2017

    Personal Financial Planning program to host Career Connection event March 10

    The Personal Financial Planning Program in the College of Human Ecology will host a Career Connection event from 9:30-11:45 a.m. Friday, March 10, at the K-State Alumni Center. Fifteen financial planning firms will be in attendance seeking to hire interns and full-time positions in locations across the country. All students are welcome to attend regardless of whether […]

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  • March 3, 2017

    Personal financial planning faculty and student win best paper award

    Stuart Heckman, assistant professor of personal financial planning, and Benjamin Strother, doctoral student, won the Northwestern Mutual Best Paper Award in insurance and risk management at the 2017 Academic Research Colloquium for Financial Planning and Related Disciplines Feb. 7-9. Their paper, "The financial impact and duration of disability across the lifespan," explores the effects of […]

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  • January 24, 2017

    Participants needed for infant research study including play session, infant eye tracking

    By Erin Schwant The Infant Language and Learning Lab in the early childhood unit of the School of Family Studies and Human Services seeks participants who are between 19 to 23 weeks — or between 5-6 months — of age, weighed between 5-10 pounds at birth and were born between 37-41 weeks gestation. The purpose […]

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