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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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  • June 25, 2014

    Phi Beta Kappa names new members

    Phi Beta Kappa, the nation's oldest and most prestigious academic honor society, has inducted new members at Kansas State University. New members from the College of Human Ecology are: Jaclyn DeForest, May 2014 bachelor's graduate in dietetics; Brooke Katterhenry, junior in kinesiology; Danielle Dobratz, junior in public health nutrition and pre-physician assistant; Angela Glean, May […]

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  • June 23, 2014

    Jang, Wiles receive research proposal awards

    Two faculty members in the College of Human Ecology have received awards from the K-State's Office of Research and Sponsored Programs. Jichul Jang, hospitality management and dietetics, received a faculty development award for the research project "Development and Pilot-Test of a Short Education Module that is Designed to Enhance Emotional Intelligence of Hospitality Management Undergraduate […]

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  • June 19, 2014

    "Teatime to Tailgates" named 2014 Kansas Notable Book

    Jane P. Marshall wrote "Teatime to Tailgates: 150 Years at the K-State Table" to celebrate Kansas State University's sesquicentennial. Now Marshall is celebrating a special honor. Her book has been named a Kansas Notable Book of 2014 by the State Library of Kansas. Marshall is a food journalist and culinary historian who teaches food writing […]

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  • June 11, 2014

    Two HMD students take home $5,000 scholarships

    Two seniors in the Department of Hospitality Management and Dietetics have been awarded $5,000 scholarships. They are Jessalyn Strahm, hospitality management, and Cynthia Arias-Dowling, dietetics. The National Association of College & University Food Services Clark DeHaven Scholarship Trust gave four national scholarships to students enrolled in academic programs related to foodservice management. Half of the […]

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  • May 15, 2014

    Students selected for honorary society, boards

    Junior Honorary selects four Four students from the College of Human Ecology have been selected for membership in Chimes Junior Honorary. They are Emma Bassette, nutrition and kinesiology; Abby Hill, communication sciences and disorders; Abby Meyer, nutritional sciences; and Cody Derby, athletic training. New members are selected based on contributions of service and leadership to […]

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  • May 14, 2014

    Eight faculty members promoted

    Sixty-three Kansas State University faculty members are receiving promotions in rank, while 40 faculty members are earning tenure. The promotions and tenure go into effect at the start of the university's 2015 fiscal year on June 8. Those in the College of Human Ecology are: Melody LeHew, apparel, textiles, and interior design, to full professor; […]

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