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  • August 20, 2012

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    College to honor six alumni for contributions to their professions

    The College of Human Ecology will honor six alumni Thursday, Sept. 6, at a dinner in their honor in Justin Hall on the Kansas State University campus. Scott Rice Office Works will receive the Partner Award. The annual event pays tribute to alumni who have made significant professional contributions to their fields. “We are recognizing […]

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  • August 20, 2012

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    Dean Moxley to step down in 2013

    Virginia Moxley has announced that she will retire as dean of the College of Human Ecology in June 2013. Moxley has been dean since 2006. She will be on phased retirement for a year during which she will work with the Institute for Academic Alliances which she co-founded in 2004. “It has been my privilege […]

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  • July 20, 2012

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    HMD faculty, researchers present at school nutrition conference

    A group  of researchers and faculty representing the department of hospitality management and dietetics and the Center of Excellence for Food Safety Research in Child Nutrition Programs presented research at the School Nutrition Association’s annual national convention this month in Denver. Kevin R. Roberts and Kevin L. Sauer, assistant professors in the department of hospitality […]

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  • July 12, 2012

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    Canter tapped for one of nation's top dietetics honors

    Deborah D. Canter, professor and long-time advocate for the dietetics profession, has been selected for one of the highest honors given by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, formerly the American Dietetic Association. She will present the 2012 Lenna Frances Cooper Memorial Lecture at the 2012 Academy of Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo in […]

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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

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    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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