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  • December 2, 2015

    Human Ecology to honor 7 outstanding graduating seniors on Dec. 11

    The College of Human Ecology will honor 7 graduating seniors for their academic achievements and contributions to their major, the university and the community on Friday, Dec. 11. Dean John Buckwalter will present the awards at Graduation Honors and Student Awards Celebration at 4 p.m. in Flint Hills Room of the K-State Student Union. The […]

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  • December 1, 2015

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    Kaitlyn Ellis to be student commencement speaker Dec. 12

    Kaitlyn Ellis, a senior in hospitality management, has been selected to represent her follow graduates at the College of Human Ecology commencement at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 12, in Bramlage Coliseum on the Kansas State University campus. The daughter of Kevin and Pat Ellis of Overland Park, she was one of five students nationwide – […]

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  • November 20, 2015

    Introducing the 2015-2016 alumni advisory board

    Officers of the current College of Human Ecology Alumni Board are Diane Parks, president, Vail, CO, 1974 B.S. clothing and textiles; Catherine Metzgar Lo, president elect, Urbana, IL, 2010 B.S. nutrition/kinesiology and dietetics; and Hillary L’Ecuyer, secretary, Merriam, 2014 B.S. interior design. Board members include Shawn Bloom, Alexandria, VA, 1987 B.S. biochemistry and gerontology; Samantha […]

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  • November 11, 2015

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    Athletic training quiz bowl team earns slot in regional competition

    The K-State team placed second in the Kansas Athletic Training Quiz Bowl this week on the Kansas State University campus and will move on to regional competition in March. Team members were Katelyn Musil, junior; Jesica Steele, senior; Amanda Todavchick, junior; and Tyler Tunnell, junior. All are athletic training majors in the Department of Human […]

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  • November 10, 2015

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    Four PhD students win top research forum awards

    Winners of the College of Human Ecology’s first Graduate Student Research and Creative Inquiry Forum were Brooke Cull, Sam E. Emerson, Chelsey Schlechter and Colby Teeman. More than 30 graduate students representing master’s and doctoral programs presented their research Monday in Justin Hall. Judges were faculty members from the college. The top presenters and their […]

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  • November 5, 2015

    First grad student research forum set for Monday in Hoffman Lounge

    Research focused on female firefighters, attachment trauma, interracial couples and chronic heart failure are among the projects to be presented at the College of Human Ecology’s first Graduate Student Research and Creative Inquiry Forum scheduled for Monday, Nov. 9, in Justin Hall. More than 30 graduate students representing master’s and doctoral programs will offer their […]

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  • November 2, 2015

    Three grad students chosen for Capitol Research Summit

    Three graduate students from the College of Human Ecology were among the 10 chosen to represent K-State at the 13th Capitol Graduate Research Summit on Feb. 2 at the State Capitol in Topeka. Selections were based on students’ research presentations on topics important to Kansas at Research and the State on campus last week. They […]

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  • October 27, 2015

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    Personal Financial Planning now stand-alone Ph.D. degree

    Students may now earn a Doctor of Philosophy degree in personal financial planning. The Kansas Board of Regents approved the designation in October. Previously degrees were in human ecology with a specialization in personal financial planning. Currently the program, part of the School of Family Studies and Human Services, has 42 doctoral students. We believe […]

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  • October 26, 2015

    ID student Bruce on winning creative design team

    Two Kansas State University students were members of the winning team in competition to develop a creative design for an existing interior space in downtown Kansas City. The students are Courtney Bruce, interior design senior in the Department of Apparel, Textiles and Interior Design in the College of Human Ecology, and Erin Heiden, graduate student […]

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  • October 21, 2015

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    Human Ecology breaks enrollment records...again

    The college recorded 3,111 graduate and undergraduate students, up from 3,093 in 2014 and 2,856 in 2013. As of Sept. 21, 24,146 students were enrolled at Kansas State University. The number is 620 fewer students than in fall 2014. Only Human Ecology, Architecture, Planning & Design and Engineering experienced an increase in the number of […]

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