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  • July 18, 2007

    Tips for parents: Use allowance to teach kids money management

    MANHATTAN, Kan. - Parents who dole out cash to their kids every time they┬┤re asked may be doing so for a long, long time. Teaching kids how to manage money typically helps them become financially savvy and independent of parents, said Carol Young, Kansas State University Research and Extension financial management specialist. The process need […]

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  • July 12, 2007

    K-Staters to help throw party for Greensburg kids with starts from Disney, Nickelodeon

    MANHATTAN -- Children whose routines and social contacts were disrupted by the Greensburg tornado will have a chance to reconnect with their friends and even rub shoulders with youthful celebrities Sunday, July 15, when Kids With a Cause comes to town. K-State faculty and staff associated with the Kansas Rural Family Helpline and the Kansas […]

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  • June 14, 2007

    K-State College of Human Ecology programs helping residents of Greensburg area in coping with aftermath of deadly tornado

    MANHATTAN -- Five weeks after a 1.7-mile-wide killer tornado hit Greensburg, two programs from the College of Human Ecology at Kansas State University remain on site, helping the rural community cope. Briana Nelson Goff and Charlie Griffin, leaders of the Kansas All-Hazards Behavioral Health program and the Kansas Rural Family Helpline respectively, praised the community's […]

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  • June 13, 2007

    K-State's College of Human Ecology makes interim administrative appointments permanent

    MANHATTAN -- Two interim administrators with Kansas State University's College of Human Ecology have been named to their posts permanently by Virginia Moxley, dean of the college. Briana S. Nelson Goff has been promoted from the college's interim assistant dean for academic affairs to associate dean for academic affairs, while Denis Medeiros has become the […]

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  • June 4, 2007

    K-State Specialist: seek out regional attractions to save money on vacation

    MANHATTAN, Kan. - With rising fuel costs, many people are forced to be creative and look for areas in which they can save money on their summer vacations, said Carol Young, Kansas State University family financial management specialist. It can be easy for travelers to go over budget while on vacation, Young said. It is […]

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  • May 9, 2007

    Eight K-State students deemed 'extraordinary' by staff, faculty

    MANHATTAN -- Kansas State University recently honored students who have overcome obstacles to succeed in their educational pursuits. The 2007 Extraordinary Student Awards were presented at a May 2 banquet to six undergraduate and two graduate students who have continued their college education despite such challenges as physical and learning disabilities, family tragedy, and political […]

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  • May 3, 2007

    K-State's Pinnacle honor society welcomes more than 50 new members

    MANHATTAN -- Kansas State University's chapter of the Pinnacle Honor Society gained more than 50 new members at an induction reception April 23. Pinnacle is a national honor society for nontraditional students who are juniors or above and have at least a 3.0 grade point average. The ceremony included congratulatory remarks by K-State's Elizabeth Unger, […]

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  • April 27, 2007

    K-State Blue Key members selected for 2007-2008

    MANHATTAN - Kansas State University's chapter of Blue Key, a national college senior honor society, has selected its new members for the 2007-2008 school year. Blue Key honors students for balanced and all-around excellence in scholarship, leadership and service. Eligibility is based on leadership in student life, high scholastic achievement, service to others and citizenship. […]

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  • April 27, 2007

    K-State honors 13 graduating seniors for leadership, improving campus life

    MANHATTAN -- Kansas State University students from fields as diverse as aeronautics and environmental sciences have been named outstanding graduating seniors. The awards were presented at an April 18 reception by Pat Bosco, K-State associate vice president for institutional advancement and dean of student life. The awards, first given in 1999, recognize the significant contributions […]

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  • April 27, 2007

    K-State's financial planning team takes second place at national championship

    MANHATTAN -- Kansas State University's Financial Planning Team earned second place at the national collegiate financial planning competition championship, the Ameriprise Planning Invitational, April 18-21, in Minneapolis, Minn. Team members, all seniors and all personal financial planning majors, are Emma Goff, Emporia; Theresa Kasper, Wilson; and Samantha Oliver, Upland, Calif. The team, mentored by John […]

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