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Welcome to the College of Human Ecology

Name changing to Health and Human Sciences June 1, 2019

In a world focused on things, we focus first on PEOPLE.

It's an exciting time for the future of the College of Human Ecology. Last spring, some of our college faculty began exploring the idea of a new name for the college to better represent the academic majors, programs, departments and scholarly research that is housed within the college.

Effective June 1, 2019, the College of Human Ecology will become the College of Health and Human Sciences.

While the name is new, the college will still offer the same majors and programs as it always has with the same internationally recognized faculty through the School of Family Studies and Human Services and departments of Hospitality Management; Apparel, Textiles and Interior Design; Food, Nutrition, Dietetics and Health; and Kinesiology. Gerontology, our secondary major located in the K-State Center on Aging, will also remain as part of the college.

All of our majors and programs will continue to execute the mission of the college in discovering, disseminating and applying knowledge to meet basic human needs and improve the human condition.

If you are a prospective student or a parent of a prospective student, we invite you to visit us on campus and learn more about what our college is able to provide you.

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  • February 11, 2019

    Apparel and Textiles student selected to showcase collection at Kansas City Fashion Week

    Jaxson Metzler

    Jaxson Metzler, sophomore from Minneapolis, Kansas, has been selected to showcase his design collection at the Kansas City Fashion Week. The apparel and textiles student, who is specializing in apparel design and production, will be showing his collection entitled L’inverno, which is inspired by Vivaldi’s Winter from Four Seasons. “Vivaldi used classical stylings and made […]

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  • February 7, 2019

    Jurich Lecture on Social Justince to be held February 21

    Leadership portrait of CJ Aducci taken at the Multimedia Studio in Ada Ok on April 6, 2016 by Marcy Gray

    The couple and family therapy program in the School of Family Studies and Human Services, College of Human Ecology, is pleased to welcome C.J. Aducci, PhD, LMFT to campus Thursday, February 21 for the annual Tony Jurich Lecture on Social Justice. Aducci will present Mental Health in the Workplace: Implementation in the Chickasaw Nation at […]

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