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  • December 1, 2016

    Hospitality management students represent K-State in New York City

    Students from K-State's hospitality management department traveled to New York City in November to participate in the Smith Travel Research Student Marketing Competition at HX: The Hotel Experience Show, previously the International Hotel Motel and Restaurant Show. This year, the competition hosted teams from 25schools representing leading hospitality programs across the nation. Each team created a […]

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  • November 15, 2016

    The College of Human Ecology recognized by the Office of International Programs

    As part of International Education Week, the College of Human Ecology has been named the recipient of the 2016 Outstanding Support for International Initiatives award from K-State's Office of International Programs. The college will receive the award at the International Education Awards Ceremony at 4 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 17, in Hale Library's Hemisphere Room. The Outstanding Support for […]

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  • November 7, 2016

    Marketing whiz Jeffrey Yapp gives third lecture in Entrepreneurship Lecture Series today

    Jeffrey Yapp, corporate entrepreneur and strategic marketing extraordinaire, will present the third of three lectures as part of the fall 2016 Entrepreneurship Lecture Series at 4:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 7, in 109 Justin Hall. Yapp began his career as manager of the beverage division at General Foods and soon took on pivotal roles such as […]

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  • November 3, 2016

    Kappa Omicron Nu inducts new members

    By Beth Bohn Excellence in scholarship, leadership or research has earned more than 45 Kansas State University students membership in Kappa Omicron Nu, a national human ecology honor society. Membership in Kappa Omicron Nu is extended to undergraduate and graduate students in the College of Human Ecology who have demonstrated integrity, high standards of scholarship and the promise […]

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  • October 18, 2016

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    College of Human Ecology celebrates eight alumni and friends with luncheon and awards

    A university president, a luxury wedding planner and a physician for K-State Wildcat football are among those being recognized at the College of Human Ecology's annual Celebration of Excellence at Kansas State University. For 2016, eight honorees were selected across disciplines for their contribution to the college, devotion to their area of specialization and the difference […]

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  • September 19, 2016

    Center of Excellence for Food Safety Research in Child Nutrition Programs graduates 200th participant

    The Center of Excellence for Food Safety Research in Child Nutrition Programs hosted the 200th child nutrition professional at its Serving up Science: The Path to Safe Food in Schools program in early August. The program is represented by alumni in 48 states: 127 professionals from school districts, 67 professionals from child nutrition state agencies and […]

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  • September 15, 2016

    Roberts and Malek elected to international association for hospitality educators

    Two hospitality management faculty were nominated and elected to the International Council on Hotel, Restaurant and Institutional Education's Central Federation board at the council's 2016 annual conference. Kevin Roberts, associate professor and interim department head of hospitality management, was elected the director of education and Kristin Malek, assistant professor of hospitality management, was elected director […]

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  • September 13, 2016

    Malek named trailblazer in the meetings industry

    Kristin Malek, assistant professor in the hospitality management department, was named one of 2016's top 20 industry agents of change by Meetings Today. This nod celebrates her as the only trendsetter in an actual academic unit at a major university and notes her role as a preeminent educator in the meetings industry. Malek's experience as […]

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  • September 12, 2016

    Owner of Chick-fil-A speaks at first lecture in the Entrepreneurship Lecture Series today

    David Hamel, owner and operator of the Manhattan Chick-fil-A, will present the first of three lectures as part of the fall 2016 Entrepreneurship Lecture Series at 4:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 12, in 109 Justin Hall. Hamel, a K-State alumni and a former wildcat football player, will speak about his journey to Chick-fil-A and how he moved through […]

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  • August 8, 2016

    Hospitality Management faculty present research at national conferences in Texas

    Faculty in the hospitality management department in the College of Human Ecology presented papers and poster sessions at two national conferences in July. At the July 2016 International Council of Hotel, Restaurant, and Institutional Educators Conference in Grapevine, Texas, faculty and student presented three posters and served on a panel: • Bongsug Chae, professor of management; Junehee Kwon, associate professor […]

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