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  • February 15, 2013

    Two finalists named for Human Ecology dean position

    Two finalists have been identified for the position of dean in the College of Human Ecology. They are Michael Delp, professor and chair in the department of applied physiology and kinesiology at the University of Florida, and John Buckwalter, associate dean of research and graduate studies at the University of Texas-Arlington. The schedule of candidates […]

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  • February 14, 2013

    Celebrating Human Ecology Past and Present

    Students, win fame and scholarships in Human Ecology film contest

    Human Ecology announces a student film competition to celebrate Kansas State University's 150th birthday. Prizes include $500 scholarships and moments of fame. Students may enter as individuals or teams in two categories: Human Ecology Past (1862 to 2010) or Human Ecology Present (after 2010). Individual filmmakers must be enrolled in the college; teams must be […]

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  • January 30, 2013

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    Male dietitians: The 3 percent

    About 3 percent of all registered dietitians in the United States are male. But 60 percent of the fall graduating class in dietetics  in the College of Human Ecology were men. According to Deb Canter, who has been teaching dietetics at K-State for 36 years, this is probably the first time three male students have […]

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  • December 12, 2012

    Phi Kappa Phi initiates 19 Human Ecology students

    Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest, largest and most selective all-discipline honor society, has initiated 150 new members from K-State. Those in the College of Human Ecology are:  Kelly Buckley, master's student in early childhood education; Sara Gasser, junior in interior design; Lexi Peterson, junior in communication sciences and disorders; Kelli Voelker, junior in family […]

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  • December 7, 2012

    Colleges announces Fall 2012 Outstanding Seniors

    The College of Human Ecology has named recipients of the Outstanding Senior Awards for the fall graduating class. Here are the award winners and their programs: Carolina Holden has been named outstanding senior in apparel design. An active member of the Apparel Marketing and Design Alliance, she placed third in the K-State Project Runway competition […]

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  • December 7, 2012

    11 graduate with academic honors

    Eleven students will graduate with honors from the College of Human Ecology Dec. 8 in McCain Auditorium. Three students are graduating summa cum laude with a cumulative grade point average of 3.95 or higher during their academic career at K-State. They are Rachel Louise Breneman, dietetics; Ryan Jon Gardner, family studies and human services; and […]

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  • November 16, 2012

    Kappa Omicron Nu taps 48 for membership

    Research, leadership and scholarship excellence has earned nearly 50 Kansas State University students membership in a national human ecology honor society. Membership in Kappa Omicron Nu is extended to undergraduate and graduate students who have demonstrated integrity, high standards of scholarship and the promise of future achievement. Undergraduate students must have completed 45 semester hours […]

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  • November 16, 2012

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    From pigskin to sheepskin: Nick Leckey chosen as student commencement speaker

    When the National Football League knocked on Nick Leckey’s door, the captain of the Wildcat football team was 46 credits away from graduating. With the NFL, he played for the Arizona Cardinals, the St. Louis Rams and the New Orleans Saints where he picked up a Super Bowl ring in 2009. But Leckey had made […]

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  • November 14, 2012

    Three tapped for international study scholarships

    Three College of Human Ecology students have been selected to receive scholarships for international study. They are: Lacey Smith, sophomore in hotel and restaurant management, $5,000 Mike and Becky Goss International Programs/Study Abroad Scholarship for Australia; Hilary Burton, junior in family studies and human services, $2,000 Faculty-Led Scholarship for Mexico; and Margaret Vinson, junior in […]

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  • November 6, 2012

    From 'Teatime to Tailgates': Cookbook celebrates university's 150 years of food history

    Kansas State University is marking its sesquicentennial in 2013, and one faculty member is cooking up a special way to celebrate. Jane P. Marshall, instructor of hospitality management and dietetics and communications coordinator for the College of Human Ecology, is writing "Teatime to Tailgates: 150 Years at the K-State Table." The college plans to publish […]

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