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The School of Family Studies and Human Services is dedicated to making a difference in people's lives. We do this through research, teaching, engagement, outreach, service, and clinical intervention. Our faculty of nationally and internationally recognized scholars and educators provide learning experiences for developmentally informed practitioners, researchers, and educators to serve Kansas, the nation, and the world.

Our classrooms and laboratories can be found across five buildings on the Manhattan campus, at Kansas State Polytechnic and reach across the world through Global Campus. Our faculty, staff, and supervised student specialists provide direct services and outreach to enhance the health and well-being of individuals and families through K-State Research and Extension, Hoeflin Stone House Early Childhood Center, the Speech and Hearing Center, the Family Center, the Institute for the Health and Security of Military Families, a Financial Therapy clinic, and Riley-Geary Counties Domestic Mediation Services.

We offer exciting programs via traditional and distance education formats that address human needs through a holistic approach. Come for a campus visit. Stay for an undergraduate or graduate degree. Earn a graduate certificate to enhance your skills. Develop a career devoted to enhancing the well-being of individuals and families.

We welcome you to the School of Family Studies and Human Services.

Dorothy B. Durband, Ph.D.
Professor and School Director
dottie@k-state.edu

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College of Human Ecology recognizes outstanding graduate students
Wednesday, May 9th, 2018

The College of Human Ecology recently recognized outstanding graduate students from all five departments. Students were nominated by their department faculty for their awards. “The scholarship and research in the College of Human Ecology is quite diverse reflective of disciplines of study and faculty scholarship,” said Bronwyn Fees, associate dean for academic affairs. “The event […]

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College of Human Ecology awards 29 outstanding senior awards
Tuesday, May 8th, 2018

The College of Human Ecology is proud to recognize the 2018 Spring Commencement outstanding senior award winners. This year’s outstanding senior award winners were nominated by faculty, staff and fellow students within each of their respective programs. Three different award categories are available. The Engagement Award is given to a graduating senior(s) who has made […]

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