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  • May 15, 2015

    Kirk Schulz to present commencement address

    Kirk Schulz, president of Kansas State University, will be the keynote speaker for the 2015 Spring Commencement for the College of Human Ecology. Circumstances will prevent Carol Kellett, retiring professor and former dean of the college, from delivering the address as previously planned. More than 450 students will receive Bachelor of Science degrees at the […]

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  • May 14, 2015

    Human Ecology names seniors graduating with academic honors

    The College of Human Ecology has announced seniors graduating with academic honors at commencement ceremonies at 4:30 p.m. Saturday, May 16, in Bramlage Coliseum. Awarded summa cum laude, with cumulative grade point average of 3.95 or higher during their academic career at Kansas State University, are: Samantha Claassen, nutritional sciences and dietetics; Danielle Dobratz, public […]

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  • May 13, 2015

    Students earn scholarships, internships, honor memberships

    A constant parade of College of Human Ecology students are honored with scholarships, internships and membership into honorary organizations such as Mortar Board. Others are tapped for research grants and special contributions and achievements to their disciplines. Here are some of the most recent students and their successes: Brooke Boyington awarded $6,000 scholarship from Phi […]

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  • May 12, 2015

    Kevin Sauer

    Sauer named Kansas Distinguished Dietitian of the Year

    The Kansas Dietetic Association has named Kevin Sauer, associate professor in the hospitality management and dietetics department, the Distinguished Dietitian of the Year. The award recognizes a dietitian who demonstrates significant involvement at the local, state and national levels of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, and provides leadership and advancement in the field of […]

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  • May 11, 2015

    Christian Larson

    Christian Larson awarded for outstanding undergraduate teaching

    Christian Larson, instructor of kinesiology, is among the four Kansas State University faculty members who were rewarded for years of exceptional teaching with the Commerce Bank Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Award at the All-University Awards Ceremony recently. Larson has taught courses ranging in size from 20 to 220 students. He is the course coordinator for Biobehavioral […]

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  • May 11, 2015

    Cliff Robb

    Spring clean your financial clutter; check your financial pulse, Robb recommends

    Spring is a good time to assess your financial health and get rid of some of the clutter, said Cliff Robb, associate professor of personal financial planning in the College of Human Ecology. Discarding unnecessary documents such as old utility bills is one way to clean up your finances, but there are other "cleaning" practices […]

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  • May 8, 2015

    Six seniors complete honors projects

    Six graduating seniors in the College of Human Ecology completed honors projects and will be recognized at award ceremonies on Friday, May 15, in the K-State Student Union. An honors project is a focused investigation into a problem or topic chosen by the student. With guidance from a faculty adviser, the student reviews the literature, […]

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  • May 7, 2015

    Kinesiology honors scholarship winners

    More than a dozen students were honored at the recent Kinesiology Scholarship Celebration in Justin Hall. Chelsey R. Schlechter and Joshua R. Smith were named outstanding graduate students. Scholarship winners and their scholarships are: Kayla M. Zerr, Mrs. Pauline Compton Scholarship; Kimberly A. Britton, Ito Family Scholarship; Kayla Meskimen, Eva Lyman Memorial Scholarship; Paige M. […]

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  • May 6, 2015

    Kasey Kile

    Kile named emerging early childhood education leader

    Kasey Kile, an instructor in early childhood education in the School of Family Studies and Human Services, has been named Exceptional Emerging Leader 2015 by the Child Care Exchange. Kile, who received bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Kansas State University in early childhood development, is also training and curriculum specialist for Kansas Child Care Training […]

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  • May 6, 2015

    Broxterman, Sibley receive top graduate assistant awards

    Two College of Human Ecology graduate students received the Graduate Teaching Assistant of the Year award and Graduate Research Assistant of the Year award. D. Scott Sibley, a doctoral student, was nominated by his major professor, Amber Vennum, assistant professor of family studies and human services, for the Graduate Teaching Assistant of the Year award. […]

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