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News Archive for Hospitality Management

  • August 14, 2009

    K-State Evening College Increasing Class Offerings for Fall Semester

    This fall, Kansas State University's Evening College is set to offer classes from more than 20 K-State departments -- around a 25 percent increase in the variety of classes offered during spring, summer and fall Evening College terms in the last year.

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  • August 13, 2009

    Three K-State Students Receive Greater Chicago Club Managers Association Scholarships

    A strong interest in careers in the hospitality industry -- particularly in the private club industry -- has earned three Kansas State University students scholarships from the Chicago Club Managers Foundation and Great Chicago Club Managers Association.

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  • May 19, 2009

    Dining centers win medals

    The National Association of College and University Food Services announced the winners of the 2009 Loyal E. Horton Dining Awards contest. Kansas State took a Silver medal in the Single Stand-Alone Concept category and a Bronze medal in the Catering-Special Event category. The Single Stand-Alone Concept represents the standard menu. The portfolio was created and […]

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  • May 15, 2009

    Holly Robben and Willie

    Hospitality students raise $32,000

    Hospitality management students pulled off the most elaborate Travel & Dining Auction yet, bringing in more than $32,000 and bolstering their resumes with experience in fund raising to catering. The annual spring event features wine, appetizers, more than a dozen tables brimming with silent auction items and a fast-paced live auction. All auction items were […]

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  • April 29, 2009

    Faculty in the News

    HOP'N Home project earns $125,000 grant Bronwyn Fees, family studies and human services; Sara Rosenkranz, human nutrition; and Tanis Hastmann, human nutrition, are among those who received a grant of $125,716 from the United Methodist Health Foundation. They will conduct a study entitled, "Promoting Media Literacy in Parents and Young Children to Provide healthy Opportunities […]

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  • April 22, 2009

    Katie Hamm

    USA Today honoree Katie Hamm creates dietetics internship site

    Katie Hamm, who has been named to the All-USA College Academic Honorable Mention team for 2009, created a web site to help dietetics students find internships. When putting together the business plan, Hamm found that each year about 4,000 dietetics students are searching for accredited internships; 250 programs offer about 2,500 internships. Students must complete […]

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  • April 22, 2009

    Students in the news

    Held, Stull organize first African sustainable, social justice event here Courtney Held, senior in dietetics and public health nutrition,  and Valerie Stull, graduate student in public health, organized K-State's first Fair Trade Awareness, Africa's Sustainability, Together event set for Sunday, April 25. Activities will include a 5K fun run, music and social justice fair. The […]

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  • April 17, 2009

    Jessica Pope

    Jessica Pope named "outstanding senior"

    Jessica Pope, hotel and restaurant management, has been named 2009 outstanding graduating senior. Pope is one of 14 students recognized for contributions to student life at K-State. Students are nominated by directors and staff members involved with the various student life services. Pat Bosco, vice president for student life and dean of students, made the […]

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  • April 9, 2009

    Don Miller

    Food service innovator to speak April 23

    Don Miller, one of the first food-service professionals to bring culinary arts into the health care arena, will present the 35th annual Grace M. Shugart Lecture Thursday, April 23. Miller's lecture, "The Latest Trends in Health Care and Food Service: Secrets to Success," will be at 2:30 p.m. in the K-State Student Union's Forum Hall. The […]

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  • April 1, 2009

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    Alum writes about purple powerhouse: food

    Janet Helm has two degrees from K-State. But she seldom gets to focus on Purple Pride in her job as a dietitian and nutrition writer. In a story in today's Chicago Tribune, Helm wrote not about purple Wildcats, but about purple food. "You can now find a growing array of heirloom and specialty vegetables with […]

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