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  • September 19, 2012

    Morse scholarship helps Courtney Frantz complete project to help children with special needs

    A special scholarship from Kansas State University is helping Courtney Frantz, a senior in family studies and human services, advance her career interest in working with people with special needs. Frantz completed a summer internship with ARC of Sedgwick County, working at the YESS -- Youth Education and Summer Socialization -- Camp. She was  a […]

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  • September 19, 2012

    Lindshield's flexbook nominated for national people's choice award

    Brian Lindshield, assistant professor of human nutrition, is gaining attention for creating a textbook replacement -- called a flexbook -- that saves students money and provides professors with teaching flexibility. His flexbook was one of three nominees for an Education-Portal.com People's Choice Award for "Most Open Resource." Instead of buying a textbook, students in Lindshield's […]

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  • September 19, 2012

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    School meal program strives for healthier meals

    School has resumed and one change parents may notice is healthier meals offered in their children's school meals program. The passage of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act in December 2010 helped usher in more changes to what children are served at school, according Jeannie Sneed, head of the department of hospitality management and dietetics in […]

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  • September 7, 2012

    Justin Hall Expansion sparkled like the sun, even in the rain

    Petros Levis took the microphone and asked everyone to join him in the countdown. Three. Two. One. Snip. Twenty-six pair of scissors cut a broad purple ribbon to make it official – the $5-million Justin Hall Expansion joined the family. Students, faculty, alumni, staff, friends of the college and administrators from throughout campus cheered. They […]

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  • September 7, 2012

    Purple pride on display: Play Non-Trivial Pursuit at the CHE tent at K-State Day at the fair Sept. 9

    Kansas State University will roll out the purple carpet at the 2012 Kansas State Fair in Hutchinson. The first Sunday of the fair, Sept. 9, is designated as K-State Day with the university as the day's official sponsor. The College of Human Ecology set up south of 4-H Centennial Hall will be there with the […]

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  • September 6, 2012

    McNair Scholars present research

    The students in the McNair summer research internship program were chosen in fall 2011 and spring 2012. They started working on their projects in the spring under the guidance of selected faculty mentors in their academic fields of interest. McNair Scholars presenting research, their topic and faculty mentor include: Angelique Foye, senior in family studies […]

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  • September 6, 2012

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    Countdown to Dedication: Celebration kicks off Thursday evening

    First Day of School 2012 Four coeds stood in a line, a cell phone held at arm’s length. They were taking a picture to commemorate “the first day of their last year” together as students at K-State. Their location was apropos. It was the first day of the first year of school for colorful windowed […]

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  • September 6, 2012

    Student Alumni Board wins national award

    The Student Alumni Board -- a student group sponsored by the K-State Alumni Association -- recently earned a national award recognizing its new member training program. It won the Outstanding Internal Program category, which recognizes programs supporting the structure, budget and camaraderie of the organization. Mollie Stephens, junior in hotel and restaurant management, was among […]

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  • August 21, 2012

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    Dietitian to give sustainable nutrition seminar Aug. 28

    Anita M. Kobuszewski, R. D., will present a seminar on sustainable nutrition at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 28, in 247 Justin Hall on the K-State campus. She will talk on “Eat, Write, Move: Living Green and Simply Sustainable from the Field to Your Fork.” Kobuszewski is the author of “Food, Field to Fork: How to […]

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  • August 20, 2012

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    College to honor six alumni for contributions to their professions

    The College of Human Ecology will honor six alumni Thursday, Sept. 6, at a dinner in their honor in Justin Hall on the Kansas State University campus. Scott Rice Office Works will receive the Partner Award. The annual event pays tribute to alumni who have made significant professional contributions to their fields. “We are recognizing […]

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