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  • April 10, 2014

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    Author, percussionist to lead personhood and dementia event April 24

    In the book Dancing with Rose: Finding Life in the Land of Alzheimer's, Lauren Kessler wrote about the month she spent as a caregiver at a residential Alzheimer's facility. "Being human is more than the sum of one's remembered past," she claims. Kessler and Dave Roth, a musician and lobbyist for the Alzheimer's Association, will […]

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  • April 8, 2014

    Ken Fox

    Exercise and health sciences leader in United Kingdom named Human Ecology Alumni Fellow

    Kenneth R. Fox, professor emeritus of exercise and health sciences at the University of Bristol, United Kingdom, has been chosen as the College of Human Ecology’s alumni fellow for 2014. Fox, who has a master’s degree in kinesiology from Kansas State University, has dedicated his career to research, teaching and policy development in physical activity […]

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  • April 4, 2014

    Apparel, textiles, and interior design students and faculty set up activities and exhibits for Open House Saturday.

    A busy weekend: Travel and Dining Auction on Friday, Open House on Saturday

    Students provided the mind and the muscle behind two of spring's major events in the College of Human Ecology: The annual Travel and Dining Auction planned and executed by students in hospitality management and dietetics tonight and the university's annual Open House Saturday involving students groups college-wide. Tonight: Travel and Dining Auction Those attending the […]

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  • April 3, 2014

    Athletic training students named to state honor rolls

    The Kansas Athletic Trainers’ Society recently honored undergraduate students for their academic achievements in accredited athletic education programs in Kansas. First team all-academic honors, for juniors or higher during the calendar year 2013 and have maintained a minimum of 3.8 grade point average, were awarded to: Morgan Ball, Reeds Spring, MO.; Breanna Hamilton, Clearwater; Ethan […]

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  • March 28, 2014

    Canter, Higgins named Fellows of Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

    Deb Canter and Mary Meck Higgins have been named Fellows of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. The status of Fellow recognizes their distinguished contributions to the dietetics profession and in optimizing the nation’s health through food and nutrition. Canter is professor and director of the didactic program in dietetics in the Department of Hospitality […]

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  • March 28, 2014

    Media Center names studios after Utech, Biles

    Brandon Utech, web developer for the College of Human Ecology and former director of technical services at the National Institute for Land Management and Training at Kansas State University, has been honored by the Kiowa County Media Center which he helped create. He and Dr. Bert R. Biles, associate director emeritus at the National Institute […]

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  • March 27, 2014

    Four CHE students to be university peer instructors

    The Academic Assistance Center at Kansas State University has selected 18 students who will serve as peer instructors of the University Experience in the fall. The peer instructors from the College of Human Ecology are Kerri Briggs, sophomore in communication sciences and disorders; Megan Bruce, senior in communication sciences and disorders and psychology; Matt Castinado, […]

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  • March 27, 2014

    New scholarship available for online nutrition students

    The new Human Nutrition Scholarship for Distance Education Students, offered through the College of Human Ecology, provides a $1,000 scholarship to an undergraduate student studying in the online human nutrition program. The scholarship will be available for summer, fall and spring semesters. The application deadline for summer and fall semester scholarships is April 1. In […]

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  • March 26, 2014

    Spring means daffodils and Open House

    Test your voice health. Munch popcorn and watch a movie. Dress up like a K-State athlete. These are among the activities planned at the College of Human Ecology during the annual All-University Open House on Saturday, April 5. Eight colleges are represented at the Manhattan campus open house, offering activities, projects, displays, food and entertainment […]

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  • March 25, 2014

    Sauer named to dietetics commission

    Kevin Sauer was elected to the Commission on Dietetic Registration. The commission is the credentialing agency for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and administers seven nutrition certification programs. Sauer is an assistant professor in the hospitality management and dietetics department in the College of Human Ecology. Prepared by the Division of Communications and Marketing […]

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