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News Archive for Family Studies & Human Services

  • February 12, 2009

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    Four faculty members promoted

    Briana Nelson Goff and Charlotte Shoup Olsen were promoted to full professors and Peggy Lynne Honey and L. Tonatiuh Melgarejo were promoted to associate professors and granted tenure this week. Briana Nelson Goff Goff, PhD, is associate dean of academic affairs and associate professor in the School of Family Studies and Human Services. Currently she […]

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  • January 29, 2009

    Faculty in the News

    Chrest joins faculty Maribeth Chrest has joined Family Studies and Human Services as a clinical instructor in communication sciences and disorders. She received her B.S. and M.S. from Kansas State and has worked at Stoneybrook and at the Manhattan Public Schools as a speech pathologist. FSHS participates in Traumatic Stress confab Several members of the […]

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  • January 29, 2009

    FSHS senior named Next Gen Leader

    Bailey Raaf Hedstrom, senior in family studies and human services, has been named a Next Generation Nonprofit Leader. American Humanics selected Hedstrom and three other K-State students interested in careers with nonprofit or philanthropic organizations. The four have leadership studies minors in the American Humanics/nonprofit leadership focus offered through K-State's School of Leadership Studies. Also […]

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  • January 23, 2009

    Financial therapy clinic to open Jan. 28

    Kansas State University's Institute of Personal Financial Planning opens its financial therapy clinic Wednesday, Jan. 28, in Manhattan. The clinic blends financial counseling with marriage and family therapy to help individuals, couples and families struggling both financially and emotionally. The clinic is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays on the second floor of […]

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  • January 22, 2009

    Doll: Look beyond ratings when choosing nursing home

    Although a new nursing home quality rating system has several dimensions, experts say it fails to address perhaps the most important question: Are the residents who live there happy? When choosing a nursing home, Gayle Doll, director of the Center on Aging, suggests visiting the facility in the morning. If some of the residents are […]

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  • January 8, 2009

    Resolution: manage money better

    Advice from Research and Extension The beginning of a new year often brings a resolve to lose weight or walk the dog more often. It also can be a good time to review spending habits and money management strategies, a Kansas State University specialist said. Taking the time to sort out personal finances is a […]

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  • December 16, 2008

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    Three seniors earn top honors

    Receiving Outstanding Senior Awards the day before their graduation were Karissa Dorleus, communication sciences and disorders, who was chosen to give the commencement student address; Bradley Hutt, athletic training and kinesiology, and Macy Wendler, apparel design. More than 100 Human Ecology students received bachelor of science degrees in fall ceremonies Dec. 13.

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  • December 10, 2008

    Students say 'no' to bullying on campus, but wary of cyberbullying

    MANHATTAN -- Bullying on the college campus may not be a big issue for a majority of students recently surveyed, yet many of those same students point to one gossip Web site as a potential source of problems. "It is fairly unusual to talk about bullying in a university or campus environment," said Elaine Johannes, […]

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  • December 4, 2008

    Kettering films health care forum

    Cameras rolled Tuesday as Charlie Griffin, assistant research professor in FSHS, moderated a public forum on health care at the KSU Alumni center. A film crew from the Kettering Foundation taped as 13 people from the Manhattan area talked about their experiences with health care - ranging from preventive medicine to medical tourism in which […]

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  • December 3, 2008

    Three tapped for Outstanding Senior Award

    MANHATTAN -- Kansas State University's College of Human Ecology will recognize three seniors with the Outstanding Senior Award at the college's fall graduation honors and student awards presentation at 3:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 12, in Justin Hall's Hoffman Lounge. The college recognizes outstanding seniors for not only their educational commitment, but their professional growth and […]

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