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  • September 14, 2017

    Watkins named a James Beard Foundation National Scholar

    Tracee Watkins, doctoral student in human ecology, was recently awarded one of the culinary world’s top scholarship honors. Watkins was named a 2017 James Beard Foundation National Scholar for her work in food safety and child nutrition programs. The JBF National Scholars Program, now in its second year, awards scholarships of up to $20,000 to […]

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  • July 31, 2017

    Center of Excellence Faculty and Staff Present Research at National School Nutrition Conference

    The Center of Excellence for Food Safety Research in Child Nutrition Programs faculty and staff contributed at the School Nutrition Association’s Annual National Conference this month in Atlanta, GA. Kevin Sauer, Associate Professor in the Department of Food, Nutrition, Dietetics, and Health, presented “Food Allergy Management: Training Innovations” and debuted the new Caitlin Remembered video developed […]

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  • May 30, 2017

    Summer special: K-State treats and stories in 'Teatime to Tailgates'

    With school ending and summertime upon us, people are gathering in kitchens and outdoors, telling stories about life and what happened when Jimmy Carter was president. During these special times, there's one thing that always brings people together — hearty, delicious food. The College of Human Ecology has published a book that speaks to these […]

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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 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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  • May 3, 2017

    Shanklin recognized as a 2017 Icon of Education

    Ingram's magazine released its 2017 Icons of Education and among the exceptional class was Carol Shanklin, dean of the graduate school and professor of dietetics in the food, nutrition, dietetics and health department. Here at K-State, Shanklin is well-loved and lauded for her dedication to students, faculty, staff and administration, which she has carried through in […]

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  • April 17, 2017

    Travel and Dining Auction

    Hospitality management’s 21st annual Travel and Dining Auction is April 21

    Alumni, friends and family are invited to attend the Travel and Dining Auction on April 21. The event will be from 6:30-9 p.m. at the Hilton Garden Inn. The Travel and Dining Auction promises an evening of great food, auction items and games, while supporting student scholarships and hospitality management clubs. This year, K-State's Travel and […]

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  • April 13, 2017

    Alumni Fellow Tamara Markham presents at the College of Human Ecology

    The Department of Hospitality Management is hosting Tamara Markham, 2017 College of Human Ecology Fellow for her return to K-State April 19-21. Markham’s collegewide presentation is Thursday, April 20, from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in 163 Justin Hall. She will be lending students and faculty her expertise in the lodging industry with her presentation titled “Global […]

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  • March 20, 2017

    HM 2nd CHRIE conf

    Hospitality management faculty and students attend, present and win at CHRIE conference

    Junehee Kwon, associate professor of hospitality management, and Eunhye Park, graduate student, earned a best paper award, in collaboration with Bongsug Chae, professor of management, for "Customers' perceptions of green practices in green restaurants: What do customers share after dining in green restaurants?" at the second annual Central Federation CHRIE Conference, March 3-4, in Stillwater, Oklahoma. […]

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  • March 1, 2017

    Attend the 2017 Hospitality Summit March 14-15

    Interested in a career in the hospitality industry? Join the hospitality management department for its inaugural Hospitality Summit. The summit is a two-day event, March 14-15, that takes place at the K-State Alumni Center and is open to anyone who is interested in hospitality as a career. March 14 will focus on breakout sessions, including Selecting a […]

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