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  • March 9, 2017

    Personal Financial Planning program to host Career Connection event March 10

    The Personal Financial Planning Program in the College of Human Ecology will host a Career Connection event from 9:30-11:45 a.m. Friday, March 10, at the K-State Alumni Center. Fifteen financial planning firms will be in attendance seeking to hire interns and full-time positions in locations across the country. All students are welcome to attend regardless of whether […]

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  • March 3, 2017

    Personal financial planning faculty and student win best paper award

    Stuart Heckman, assistant professor of personal financial planning, and Benjamin Strother, doctoral student, won the Northwestern Mutual Best Paper Award in insurance and risk management at the 2017 Academic Research Colloquium for Financial Planning and Related Disciplines Feb. 7-9. Their paper, "The financial impact and duration of disability across the lifespan," explores the effects of […]

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  • December 8, 2016

    The College of Human Ecology recognizes graduating seniors

    The College of Human Ecology will honor its student commencement speaker and 42 graduating seniors at 4 p.m. Friday, Dec. 9, at an awards ceremony in the K-State Student Union's Flint Hills Room. A reception will precede the presentation at 3:30 p.m. in Room 227, Union. John Buckwalter, dean of the college; Shawna Jordan, assistant […]

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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 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 14, 2016

    Seay named to Financial Planning Association board of directors

    Martin Seay, assistant professor of personal financial planning and certified financial planner, will officially join the Financial Planning Association's board of directors on Jan. 1, 2017. Seay has been elected to a three-year term along with four other incoming members to round out the 14-member board. His obligations will include three annual meetings in February, June […]

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  • October 13, 2016

    Kansas State University’s Personal Financial Planning team places third at national competition

    Kansas State University's personal financial planning student team succeeds at the national level again. The team placed third overall in the Financial Planning Challenge at the 2016 Financial Planning Association national conference Sept. 14-16 in Baltimore, Maryland. Since the inception of the challenge in 2001, the university's student team has consistently made it to the finals every […]

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  • May 11, 2016

    Human Ecology recognizes 21 outstanding seniors at celebration Friday, May 13

    The College of Human Ecology is proud to honor our student commencement speaker and 21 graduating seniors this Friday, May 13, at an awards ceremony in the Kansas State Student Union. Dean John Buckwalter, Assistant Dean Shawna Jordan and Assistant Dean Karen Pence will recognize the outstanding seniors, bestow honor cords and honor program completion […]

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  • May 4, 2016

    'Creative and caring approach' earns Ronald Sages Faculty Excellence Award

    Ronald Sages, assistant professor in personal financial planning, was recently awarded the Faculty Excellence Award through the Great Plains Interactive Distance Education Alliance (Great Plains IDEA). As the award recipient, Sages was nominated for his contribution to teaching the capstone on Case Studies for graduate students within the School of Family Studies and Human Services. […]

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  • April 19, 2016

    The Financial Planning Association names K-State professor and doctoral student recipients of the 2016 Montgomery-Warschauer Award

    Martin Seay, assistant professor of personal financial planning in the College of Human Ecology at Kansas State University, and Sarah Asebedo, assistant professor of practice in financial planning at Virginia Tech and K-State doctoral student in the personal financial planning program, will accept their 2016 Montgomery-Warschauer Award in September at the Financial Planning Association Annual […]

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