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  • November 29, 2011

    Apparel design students host competition, fashion show Thursday

    Experience "Cotton the Fabric of Our Future, Today" with an apparel design competition and fashion show at 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 1, in the Grand Ballroom of the K-State Student Union. Apparel design students will exhibit their original creations showing cotton trends and avant-garde ideas for spring 2012. Exhibits will also show the cotton production […]

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  • November 29, 2011

    AT students learn about cotton from field to fabric

    Joycelyn Burdett's apparel and textile design students already know the touch and feel of cotton, but she wanted them to understand more about the fabric of our lives. Burdett, an assistant professor in ATID, is leading two of her classes on a semester-long cotton and denim exploration that will culminate with a fashion show contest Dec. 1.

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  • November 15, 2011

    Three programs recognized for assessment work

    Three College of Human Ecology programs were recognized for outstanding achievements in student learning assessment recently at the Office of Assessment’s fall 2011 showcase. Marriage and family therapy was awarded for outstanding leadership and initiative in student learning assessment. “Dr. Sandra Stith and her marriage and family therapy program faculty colleagues received their award for […]

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  • November 10, 2011

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    Student group event pairs beverages with 'Babette's Feast'

    A wine tasting pairs with a showing of the acclaimed film “Babette’s Feast” in an event on Sunday, Nov. 13 sponsored by the K-State student chapter of Professional Convention Management Association and Friends of the Beach Museum of Art. The film will be presented at 3:30 p.m. at the museum. The film is free, but […]

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  • November 10, 2011

    Johannes works on military family support systems as troops return from Iraq

    The United States military's presence in Iraq is drawing to a close, but the war's effect on military families will be long lasting. "These wars have lasted so long, they have affected family members dramatically," said Elaine Johannes, associate professor of family studies and human services, who works with military youth and families. "Now, it's […]

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  • November 4, 2011

    Personal financial planning named one of top in nation

    K-State’s personal financial planning program is among the top 10 recognized in “Financial planning education 101: 10 Standout Schools” in the Nov. 1 issue of Financial Planning e-newsletter. “Every recognized profession has its top schools,” wrote Danielle Reed, executive editor. “Today there more 333 CFP board-registered programs, from certified programs (183) to undergraduate (103), master’s […]

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  • October 20, 2011

    Kansas hunger dialogue

    Student project focuses on Kansas hunger

    (Kansas Campus Compact,  a group of state colleges and university that provides volunteer and service opportunities for students, is focusing on the state hunger issues. K-State's food-packaging events are planned for Oct. 23 at K-State-Olathe, and Oct. 30 at the main campus in Manhattan. Together, the university hopes to prepare 90,000 packages. For more information […]

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  • October 19, 2011

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    Amanda Hogue to be student commencement speaker

    Amanda B. Hogue, Wichita, has been selected to give the student address at the College of Human Ecology Commencement ceremony at 9 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 10, in McCain Auditorium. She will graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree in hotel and restaurant management and minors in business administration and leadership studies. She is a teacher […]

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  • October 19, 2011

    Goff receives Stowe Award

    Briana Nelson Goff, professor and director of the Institute for the Health and Security of Military Families, has been awarded the Dean Barbara S. Stowe Faculty Development Award for 2011. Dr. Goff will use the award to further her work with the institute by collaborating with the Deployment Health Clinical Center at Walter Reed National […]

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  • October 17, 2011

    Expert in war zone-related traumatic stress to lecture on Oct. 27

    Victoria E. Bruner, a clinical director at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, specializes in war zone related traumatic stress. She will lecture about “what we need to know and why it matters” at the 3rd annual K-State Institute for the Health and Security of Military Families Thursday, Oct. 27. The lecture, “Communities + Service […]

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