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  • May 4, 2016

    'Creative and caring approach' earns Ronald Sages Faculty Excellence Award

    Ronald Sages, assistant professor in personal financial planning, was recently awarded the Faculty Excellence Award through the Great Plains Interactive Distance Education Alliance (Great Plains IDEA). As the award recipient, Sages was nominated for his contribution to teaching the capstone on Case Studies for graduate students within the School of Family Studies and Human Services. […]

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  • April 28, 2014

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    University honors Moxley, Meredith at retirement ceremony

    One dean and one associate dean from the College of Human Ecology were among those honored last week when Kirk Schulz, president of Kansas State University, and Provost April Mason read citations and shook hands with faculty and unclassified professionals who retire this year. Virginia Moxley, who was dean from 2006 to 2013, ends her […]

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  • June 24, 2013

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    Regents approve Human Ecology Research, Innovation Building purchase

    An empty building is getting a new lease on life as a research hub for Kansas State University's College of Human Ecology. The Kansas Board of Regents recently approved the college's request to purchase the KSU Foundation building formerly used by NanoScale Corp. The building, at 1310 Research Park Drive, will be purchased for $2.74 […]

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  • May 7, 2013

    Dean Moxley to be honored at retirement reception Thursday

    Virginia Moxley is a fifth-generation Kansan with three degrees from Kansas State University and a fierce dedication to the people-centered, science-based mission of human ecology. She retires as dean of the College of Human Ecology in June after serving the college for more than 25 years. A reception in her honor will be in Hoffman […]

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  • April 9, 2013

    Johannes' youth development students in Great Plains-IDEA present in England

    In March, Elaine Johannes,  who has received the Faculty Excellence Award at the annual meeting of Great Plains-IDEA recently, led the first international study-abroad course offered within the Great Plains-IDEA Youth Development program for distance students. Students presented at the international History of Youth and Community Work conference in Leeds, England. The presentation was Perspectives […]

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  • September 28, 2012

    New online master's degree program to help students serve families, communities

    The School of Family Studies and Human Services will offer a new online program of study this spring: Master of Science in family and community services. The  program will enable professionals who are place bound and working full time to acquire advanced study without relocating geographically. It will be offered through the Division of Continuing […]

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  • August 20, 2012

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    Dean Moxley to step down in 2013

    Virginia Moxley has announced that she will retire as dean of the College of Human Ecology in June 2013. Moxley has been dean since 2006. She will be on phased retirement for a year during which she will work with the Institute for Academic Alliances which she co-founded in 2004. “It has been my privilege […]

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  • April 27, 2011

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    Great Plains IDEA honors Dean Moxley

    Virginia Moxley, dean of the College of Human Ecology, has been honor the 2011 Friends of Great Plains Interactive Distance Education Alliance (IDEA) award, created to applaud individuals who have made a significant contribution to the development and/or operation of the program.

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  • November 16, 2009

    Moxley first recipient of national public service award

    Dean Virginia Moxley is being recognized today by the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities Board on Human Sciences as the first recipient of the board's Public Service Award. This award honors national leadership that advances the human sciences in higher education. Moxley is cited for career accomplishments that include her leadership in the Great […]

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