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  • February 18, 2015

    Research suggests advice to women: join the financial conversation

    New research from Kansas State University finds a significant gender gap when it comes to financial capability - a finding that is especially concerning because many women will be the head of a household at some point in their lives. "Financial capability, which is the measure of what people think they know versus what they […]

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  • February 13, 2015

    Winning team: Cole Foster, Mariah Bausch and Andy Rao.

    PFP student team takes home second place win in national competition

    A team of three personal financial planning students earned second place in the national Industry Issues competition recently. Students are Mariah Bausch, junior; Andy Rao, graduate student; and Cole Foster, junior. They earned $3,000 in scholarship money for the K-State program. Their coaches were Stuart Heckman and Martin Seay, assistant professors, School of Family Studies […]

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  • February 2, 2015

    Powercat Financial Counseling marks 5 years of service to students

    Powercat Financial Counseling is celebrating its five-year anniversary of providing free financial education to Kansas State University students. It started as a student learning and outreach center in the personal financial planning program in the School of Family Studies and Human Services, College of Human Ecology. Since opening its doors in fall 2009, it has […]

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  • July 28, 2014

    Mariah Bausch, center, joins other scholarship winners on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    PFP junior awarded $5,000 scholarship, tours New York Stock Exchange

    Mariah Bausch, a junior in personal financial planning, received a $5,000 TD Ameritrade Institutional NextGen Financial Planning Scholarship at ceremonies this week in New York where she and nine other scholarship winners were guests at the New York Stock Exchange. Bausch is co-president of the student chapter of the Financial Planning Association at K-State. TD […]

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  • May 28, 2014

    Kristy Archuleta

    PFP offers nation's first graduate certificate in financial therapy

    The personal financial planning program at Kansas State University will offer the nation's first graduate certificate in financial therapy this fall. The certificate program provides graduate-level educational training to both financial and mental health professionals who want to improve clients' financial health by integrating relational, behavioral, cognitive and emotional elements with personal finance, according to […]

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  • May 6, 2014

    Dottie Durband

    Durband named director of FSHS

    Dorothy (Dottie) Bagwell Durband, founding chair of the Department of Community, Family and Addiction Services in the College of Human Services at Texas Tech University, has been named director of the School of  Family Studies and Human Services at Kansas State University. John Buckwalter, dean of the College of Human Ecology, made the announcement saying, […]

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  • November 15, 2013

    Sam Honey, Rashelle Wet and Jamie Engelken - a winning team.

    PFP team among top in nation

    The Personal Financial Planning team tied for third place  in national competition at the national Financial Planning Association conference recently in Orlando. Team members are Jamie Engelken, Sam Honey and Rashelle West, all seniors at Kansas State University. Their coach was Ann Coulson, assistant professor in the School of Family Studies and Human Services, College […]

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  • November 5, 2013

    Willie greets Carl Ice at the building dedication.

    College dedicates Mary and Carl Ice Hall

    A lawn full of faculty, staff, dignitaries and family helped dedicate Mary and Carl Ice Hall, the latest addition to the College of Human Ecology, on Oct. 24. Willie the Wildcat added his congratulations and signaled the unveiling of the stone sign displaying the building's new name. The Ices were instrumental in funding the purchase […]

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  • October 8, 2013

    Mary Bell

    Mary Bell debunks myths that play into soldiers' financial readiness

    Marking the 12th anniversary of the war in Afghanistan, Oct. 7 should be a day dedicated to honoring our soldiers and veterans. One way to do this is by ensuring they are financially secure, according to Mary Bell, a 2013 personal financial planning doctoral graduate. Bell, advised by Sonya Britt, assistant professor of family studies […]

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  • October 4, 2013

    A new moniker: Mary and Carl Ice Hall

    Human Ecology's latest: Mary and Carl Ice Hall

    Mary and Carl Ice Hall, 1310 Research Park Drive in Manhattan, is the latest addition to the College of Human Ecology facilities at Kansas State University. It will be named and dedicated at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24. A reception and tour of the building, to be used for research, development, outreach and innovation, will […]

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