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  • October 28, 2014

    Pat Pesci

    Pat Pesci to conduct Dining Etiquette Workshop

    Table manners may be getting worse, especially if you add cell phone use into a normal dining experience, said Pat Pesci, hospitality management instructor, who will lead the annual fall Dining Etiquette Workshop at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 6, in the Derby Dining Center's Gold Room. “Because dashboard dining is a way of life for […]

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  • October 27, 2014

    Kevin Sauer

    Sauer receives Bedford award in HMD

    Kevin Sauer has been selected to receive the 2014 Mary Ruth Bedford Distinguished Faculty Award in the department of hospitality management and dietetics. A registered dietitian with administrative experience in child nutrition programs, college and university dining, and healthcare food and nutrition services, Sauer is an associate professor who teaches administrative dietetics courses and conducts […]

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  • October 23, 2014

    Award winners, advisory board gather for Celebration of Excellence

    The College of Human Ecology kicks off the annual Celebration of Excellence tonight by honoring six K-State alumni who have contributed significantly to their professions. Human ecology alumni advisory board members and faculty hosts also will attend the dinner and awards presentation in Hoffman Lounge, Justin Hall. On Friday, honorees will meet with students and […]

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  • October 9, 2014

    College welcomes record 3,093 students

    Both Kansas State University and the College of Human Ecology broke enrollment records this fall. The college recorded 3,093 graduate and undergraduate students, up from 2,856 in 2013. As of Sept. 20, 24,776 students make up the largest enrollment in the university's 151-year history. The Manhattan campus has 185 more students than it did last […]

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  • September 1, 2014

    Fair time: come visit Human Ecology at K-State Day Sept. 7

    Purple pride will be on full display at the 2014 Kansas State Fair in Hutchinson on K-State Day, Sunday, Sept. 7. Kansas State University will be recognized as the fair's official sponsor for the day. The College of Human Ecology will take part in special outdoor exhibits near the stage by Lake Talbott and be […]

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  • August 27, 2014

    Human Ecology honors six professionals for "focusing first on people"

    A Western Kansas catering entrepreneur, a national leader in health care for the elderly, and a product development director for Under Armour are among the professionals to be honored Oct. 24 by the College of Human Ecology at Kansas State University. The six honorees were selected for their outstanding contributions to their disciplines. They are […]

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  • August 11, 2014

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    LeHew named interim HMD department head

    Melody LeHew, professor in the Department of Apparel, Textiles, and Interior Design and former president of the K-State faculty senate, has been named interim head of the Department of Hospitality Management and Dietetics. The announcement came today from John Buckwalter, dean of the College of Human Ecology. “Dr. LeHew brings a wealth of experience. In […]

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  • August 5, 2014

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    Pamela Erickson to lead professional mentoring initiative

    Pamela S. Erickson will join the College of Human Ecology Aug. 18 as director of a mentoring initiative that will pair students with professionals to help students build successful careers. Erickson currently is director of academic advising at Washburn University, Topeka, where she also teaches a required orientation class for freshmen. “Pamela brings experience to […]

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  • July 1, 2014

    Virginia Moxley receives national distinguished service award

    Virginia Moxley, dean and professor emeritus of the College of Human Ecology at Kansas State University, received the 2014 Distinguished Service Award from the American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences Saturday at ceremonies in St. Louis. She was recognized as “a visionary servant leader” who “influenced and inspired thousands of students, faculty, staff, alumni […]

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  • June 30, 2014

    Three receive distance education scholarships

    Kansas State University Global Campus has awarded $9,000 in scholarships to distance education students across the country for the summer 2014 term. Recipients from the College of Human Ecology are: Jessica Adams, junior in family studies and human services; Daina Bitters, senior in dietetics; and Rebecca Sombatchareun, senior in family studies and human services.

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