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  • April 2, 2015

    Penny McConnell

    School nutrition and dietetics leader to present 41st Shugart Lecture

    Penny McConnell, widely recognized as a national leader in school nutrition and dietetics, will present the 41st Annual Grace M. Shugart Lecture at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, April 16, on the Kansas State University Manhattan campus. The lecture in Forum Hall at the K-State Student Union is free and open to the public. She is director […]

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  • March 30, 2015

    Balloons mark the gerontology exhibit in 2014.

    Open House, set for April 11, originated as home economics hospitality day

    Open House encompasses all of both the Kansas State University Manhattan campus and the Salina campus. But it all started with the College of Human Ecology. This year's All-University Open House, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 11, will explore more than 250 majors and options through exhibits, games and activities. The theme is […]

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  • March 27, 2015

    Retirement party set for Canter, Barrett, Pesci

    When Deb Canter, Pat Pesci and Betsy Barrett retire from the Department of Hospitality Management and Dietetics this year, they take 100 years of experience at Kansas State University with them. A retirement celebration will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday, May 2, in Hoffman Lounge, Justin Hall, on the K-State campus. The event […]

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  • March 18, 2015

    Hospitality management students take two top honors at national conference

    The K-State chapter of Club Managers Association of America (CMAA) won two top honors at the recent Club of the Future competition at the World Conference on Club Management in San Antonio, Tex. The Club of the Future gives students an opportunity to submit their ideas for the club of the future in five different […]

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  • March 9, 2015

    Gayle Doll

    Five professors tapped for highest college awards

    Dean John Buckwalter announced Friday the recipients of the four top faculty awards in the College of Human Ecology. The awardees are: Amber Vennum - Dawley-Scholer Award for Faculty Excellence in Student Development; Gayle Doll - Myers-Alford Teaching Award; Elizabeth Kiss - Faculty Extension Excellence Award; Kevin Roberts – Faculty Research Excellence Award; and Migette […]

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  • February 20, 2015

    Michelle Toews

    Michelle Toews named associate dean for research

    Michelle Toews, professor at Texas State University, has been named associate dean for research for the College of Human Ecology at Kansas State University by John Buckwalter, dean. Currently she is assistant director for graduate studies and research in the School of Family and Consumer Sciences at the university in San Marcos. She was named […]

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  • February 3, 2015

    Bronwyn Fees, associate dean for academic affairs

    Bronwyn Fees named associate dean for academic affairs

    Bronwyn Fees, associate professor in the School of Family Studies and Human Services, has named associate dean for academic affairs, announced John Buckwalter, dean of the College of Human Ecology at Kansas State University, today. “Dr. Fees brings outstanding credentials as a teacher, a researcher, a collaborator, an innovator and a leader to the position […]

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  • February 2, 2015

    Research shows home chefs don't practice adequate food safety

    New research from Kansas State University finds that most home chefs drop the ball on food safety. In an effort to evaluate current food safety messages, researchers at Kansas State University videotaped home chefs preparing a meal containing raw meat and a ready-to-eat fruit salad. The raw meat was inoculated with a nonpathogenic organism to […]

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  • January 27, 2015

    Human Ecology students tapped for honors, scholarships

    Several College of Human Ecology students have received funding and other honors connected to their research efforts ranging from historic preservation to exercise physiology. Research is part of the educational experience the college advocates for its more than 3,000 undergraduate students. Interior Design student takes part in Seneca historic structure plan Sarah Jackson, interior design […]

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  • January 23, 2015

    Chef Paula McIntyre

    Culinary workshop to bring taste of Ireland to K-State campus

    Chef Paula McIntyre will import a bit of Ireland for the annual Culinary Enhancement Workshops on the Kansas State University Manhattan campus in February. McIntyre will discuss authentic ingredients and trending foods in Ireland, and will demonstrate several traditional Irish dishes on Thursday, Feb. 26, and Friday, Feb. 27, in the Derby Dining Center Gold […]

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