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  • September 11, 2013

    Personal Financial Planning team advances to national competition

    Once again, the student team from the College of Human Ecology at Kansas State University advances to the national Financial Planning Challenge in Orlando, Fla., in October. Sam Honey, Rashelle West and Jamie Engelken (right) were selected because of a financial plan they submitted to the Financial Planning Association which, along with the Certified Financial […]

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  • August 22, 2013

    Well-being not priority for workaholics, doctoral student researcher says

    Working overtime may cost you your health, according to Sarah Asebedo, doctoral student in the College of Human Ecology's personal financial planning and conflict resolution programs. Asebedo, Edina, Minn., conducted a study using the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth 1979. She and her colleagues -- Sonya Britt, assistant professor of family studies and human services […]

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  • August 13, 2013

    K-State gets Top 20 rating from business site

    Business Insider, a leading business news and analysis website, has Kansas State University in its list of Top 20 best college campuses in the nation, while another ranking by Forbes magazine rates Manhattan as No. 3 in the nation for best small places for businesses and careers. The magazine credits Kansas State University students for […]

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  • July 12, 2013

    Sonya Britt

    Money woes, relationship lows: Britt's research finds disagreements about money allocation top predictor of divorce

    Even the healthiest relationships include arguments, but the topic of the argument could predict risk of divorce, according to Sonya Britt, assistant professor of family studies and human services and program director of the Institute of Personal Financial Planning in the College of Human Ecology. "Arguments about money is by far the top predictor of […]

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  • June 24, 2013

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    Regents approve Human Ecology Research, Innovation Building purchase

    An empty building is getting a new lease on life as a research hub for Kansas State University's College of Human Ecology. The Kansas Board of Regents recently approved the college's request to purchase the KSU Foundation building formerly used by NanoScale Corp. The building, at 1310 Research Park Drive, will be purchased for $2.74 […]

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  • April 17, 2013

    Robb tapped for major award from consumer interests council

    Cliff Robb, associate professor of personal financial planning, received the Mid-Career Award from the American Council on Consumer Interests at the research organization’s annual conference last week  in Portland, Ore. He also was elected to the position of president-elect for the organization. The Mid-Career Award recognizes excellence in research, education and/or policy. It also reflects […]

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  • April 16, 2013

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    Poole, Archuleta, Anderson receive college awards

    Dean Virginia Moxley announced the Human Ecology faculty awards at an all-college meeting Monday in Justin Hall. The awardees are: David C. Poole, Faculty Research Excellence Award Professor Poole is recognized internationally for his contributions to the fields of pulmonary gas exchange and systemic oxygen transport especially as regards vascular and microcirculatory control. Current research […]

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  • October 4, 2012

    K-State team wins national financial planning championship

    Students from the College of Human Ecology came home the champions from the National Collegiate Financial Planning competition this week in San Antonio, Tx. Team members, all seniors in personal financial planning, are Matt Gould, Wende Witthuhn and Kristen Moore. The team won $10,000 for the personal financial planning program at K-State. Ann Coulson, assistant […]

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  • July 26, 2012

    Aug. 7 event to honor personal financial planning program, students, alumni

    Kevin R. Keller, chief executive officer of the Certified Financial Planner (CFP®) Board of Standards Inc. in Washington, D.C., will keynote A Wildcat Night: Celebrating K-State Personal Financial Planning Tuesday, Aug. 7 at the K-State Alumni Center. Awards will be announced for Young Achiever, Distinguished Alumni, Faculty and Staff Award, Friend of Personal Financial Planning […]

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  • June 28, 2012

    PFP PhD students study, present research in South Korea

    The first cohort of Personal Financial Planning Ph.D. students at Kansas State University spent a week in Seoul, South Korea, this spring, presenting their research and collaborating with graduate students at Ewha Woman’s University. The trip was part of their Ph.D. program that requires one summer session abroad to examine global markets and how financial […]

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