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  • February 7, 2014

    A coffee workshop concludes "A Taste of Costa Rica"

    Culinary workshop goes Costa Rican

    Allan Ortiz, a Costa Rican chef and culinary educator, will demonstrate how to prepare Hearts of Palm Ceviche Accompanied with Avocado and Pineapple, Coconut Rice and Beans with Curry Fish and other specialties from the Central American country at the 10th annual Culinary Enhancement Workshop. Two one-day sessions will be on Feb. 27 and 28, […]

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  • January 31, 2014

    Six distance students awarded scholarships

    Several College of Human Ecology distance education students are among those awarded scholarships for the spring 2014 term. They are: Ashley MacKinnon, senior in dietetics, Fort Riley, DCE Scholarship; Winnie Knapp, master's student in personal financial planning, Manhattan, DCE Scholarship; Rebecca Sombatchareun, senior in family studies and human services, Pleasanton, O'Bannon Scholarship; Derek Judd, senior […]

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  • January 20, 2014

    School lunch programs cut back on the salt

    New findings show that many Americans are at risk for high blood pressure because of too much sodium in our diets — and the risk is especially high for children. The study was conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The findings show that about eight out of every 10 children ages 1 […]

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  • December 13, 2013

    Human Ecology contributes to sesquicentennial time capsule

    The 9-month sesquicentennial celebration ended in October but the Kansas State University time capsule is still being prepared for burial in the lawn in front of Anderson Hall. Each college and unit prepared parcels no larger than one cubic foot to be placed in the 3,000-pound capsule. Debby Hiett, administrative assistant to Dean John Buckwalter, […]

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  • December 11, 2013

    12 seniors earn academic honors

    Seniors receiving academic honors will be recognized at the College of Human Ecology’s Graduation Honors and Student Awards Celebration at 4 p.m. Friday, Dec. 13, in the Leadership Studies Building on campus. Awarded summa cum laude honor cords are Anna Cooper, dietetics; Siera Lungren, family studies and human services; Kathryn Gayle Minnix, early childhood education; […]

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  • December 10, 2013

    Rutherford Sanford

    Sanford to be student commencement speaker

    Rutherford N. Sanford IV was selected as the student commencement speaker at the College of Human Ecology graduation ceremonies at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, at Bramlage Coliseum. Sanford will graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree in hotel and restaurant management. He was an intern at Walt Disney World Resorts Animal Kingdom Lodge in […]

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  • December 9, 2013

    Cathy Lacy to give commencement address

    Cathy Lacy, a 1979 graduate in dietetics and institutional management, will be the 2013 fall commencement speaker for the College of Human Ecology at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, at Bramlage Coliseum. A registered dietitian, Lacy served as director of health promotion and wellness programs for Iowa Lutheran Hospital, a hospital clinical dietitian, director of […]

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  • December 4, 2013

    Eating it up: New class to explore the history of food in America

    Food has a history, and we have a history with food. A new Kansas State University class sheds light on where our nation’s food comes from, our own individual food heritage and why we choose to eat what we eat. History of Food in America (HIST 533 or HMD 499) is offered this spring through […]

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  • December 2, 2013

    Eight students named outstanding seniors in Human Ecology

    Eight students have been named outstanding seniors in the College of Human Ecology. They were selected by their professors for academic achievement, professional potential, leadership, participation and service. They will be recognized at the college’s Graduation Honors and Student Awards Celebration at 4 p.m. Friday, Dec. 13, in the Leadership Studies Building on campus. Honorees […]

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  • November 22, 2013

    College hits all-time high in All-University Campaign participation

    The College of Human Ecology's participation in the All-University Campaign reached an all-time high this year with 89 percent of the college's employees contributing to the campaign. As a whole, 42 percent of Kansas State University faculty and staff participated this year. Among the eight colleges, Human Ecology ranked second, only one percentage point behind […]

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