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  • June 11, 2012

    Nontraditional student honor society inducts 18

    Academic excellence has earned 18 Human Ecology students membership to Pinnacle Honor Society, the nontraditional student honor society that has chapters in almost every state . An induction ceremony took place at the Division of Continuing Education's Honors and Awards Reception May 1 in the K-State Alumni Center. Inductees from the College of Human Ecology […]

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  • May 16, 2012

    Dietetics distance ed program gives California alum head start on reforming child nutrition

    Distance education has taken Kristine Smith a long way: to a bachelor's degree in dietetics from Kansas State University to revolutionizing the way young children eat. Smith earned her degree from the university in 2004 by taking classes online while on duty overseas with the U.S. Navy. She is now the director of nutrition services […]

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  • May 11, 2012

    College names 15 Outstanding Seniors

    The College of Human Ecology named 15 Outstanding Seniors at the college’s Graduation Honors and Student Awards Celebration at 4 p.m. Friday, May 11, in the Leadership Studies Building on campus. The students and their programs are: • Joanna Howard - apparel marketing. Joanna plans to move to New York City to start a career […]

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  • May 11, 2012

    Students earn graduation honors

    At the college graduate honors and student awards celebration Friday, May 11, students will receive summa cum laude, magna cum laude and cum laude cords to wear at graduation the following day. Those earning summa cum laude honors graduate with a cumulative grade point average of 3.95 or higher during their academic career grade at […]

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  • May 8, 2012

    Molts gold plate

    Mary Molt brings home the gold

    Mary Molt went to collect silver and came home with gold. She received the Gold Plate award, the highest honor given by the International Foodservice Manufacturers Association, Monday at ceremonies in Chicago, for her contributions to food service operations. Molt, assistant professor in the department of hospitality management and dietetics, was selected from nine Silver […]

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  • May 3, 2012

    Four earn promotions, tenure

    Four Human Ecology faculty members earned promotion and tenure this year. Promoted to full professor are Delores Chambers, human nutrition, and Weiqun "George" Wang, human nutrition. Earning tenure and promotion to associate professor are: Joyce Baptist, family studies and human services, and Chihyung Ok, hospitality management and dietetics. Throughout the university, 22 faculty members were […]

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  • May 1, 2012

    Tona 200

    College faculty honors go to Haar, Kwon, Sellers, Kozar and Melgarejo

    Virginia Moxley, dean, has announced the College of Human Ecology faculty awards for 2012.The five will be honored at graduation ceremonies May 12. Sherry Haar receives the Faculty Research Excellence Award Dr Haar, associate professor in the Department of Apparel, Textiles and Interior Design, is being honored or her work in natural dye and sustainable […]

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  • April 2, 2012

    Deb Canter receives Bedford Distinguished Faculty Award

    Deb Canter, professor in hospitality management and dietetics, has been presented the $5,000 Bedford Distinguished Faculty Award, given to a faculty member involved in dietetics and food service management who has demonstrated excellence in teaching and research. Canter plans to use the funds to identify role models in any area of dietetics management and leadership, […]

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  • March 29, 2012

    Auction 250

    New food, new auction items, new venue for annual student fundraiser

    The annual Travel and Dining Auction has outgrown another venue. The 16th annual event, to be Friday, April 13, from 6:30 to 10 p.m., moves to the Hilton Garden Inn Convention Center in Manhattan. The first auctions were in Hoffman Lounge. Then it expanded into a tent in Justin Hall’s front yard, then to the […]

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  • March 27, 2012

    Larder 250

    Students published in 'Filling the Larder' book

    Filling the Larder, Feeding our Families features the work of several students who took Food Writing and Development of American Cuisine classes in the department of hospitality management and dietetics. The book was developed with a grant from the Center for Engagement and Community Development to Bonnie Lynn-Sherow, director of the Chapman Center for Rural […]

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