News Archive for College News
November 17, 2009
The dean of Colorado State University's College of Applied Human Sciences has accepted the post of provost and senior vice president at Kansas State University. April Carol Mason will join K-State early in 2010.
November 16, 2009
Dean Virginia Moxley is being recognized today by the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities Board on Human Sciences as the first recipient of the board's Public Service Award. This award honors national leadership that advances the human sciences in higher education. Moxley is cited for career accomplishments that include her leadership in the Great […]
October 27, 2009
The School of Family Studies and Human Services and the Division of Continuing Education offer a new bachelor's degree completion program in family studies and human services online beginning this fall.
September 28, 2009
Kansas State University has been awarded $1.1 million to renew its successful Kansas Bridges to the Bachelor's program. Because of the program's success, the National Institutes of Health has extended funding for five years. For the past six years, K-State has partnered with Kansas City Kansas Community College, Donnelly College in Kansas City, Kan., Dodge […]
September 10, 2009
The new Institute for the Health and Security of Military Families will coordinate research and outreach programs that address the well-being of military personnel, veterans and their families after the battle. The institute opens on Oct. 2. Briana Nelson Goff, professor and associate dean of the College of Human Ecology, serves as director. How to cope […]
August 25, 2009
Nine students, many of them professionals in the finance industry, have signed up for K-State’s first distance-based doctorate program - a PhD in personal financial planning from The School of Family Studies and Human Services. The program is also the only one to offer a doctorate to distance students. It is conducted almost exclusively online, […]
August 25, 2009
Korea’s top publication for designers has named K-State’s interior design program among the top 15 design schools in the world. Design Journal’s August 2009 report listed 15 schools. K-State was the only public university on the list. Other American institutions were Yale University, The School of Art Institute of Chicago, The Rhode Island School of […]
July 8, 2009
Kansas State University's Bill Meredith, special assistant to the provost and past director of K-State's School of Family Studies and Human Services, is working to increase the number of exchange programs between K-State and China.
July 7, 2009
A Kansas State University researcher is studying the potential health benefits of a specially bred purple sweet potato because its dominant purple color results in an increased amount of anti-cancer components.
July 7, 2009
Girls typically are less physically active than boys, but a Kansas State University researcher has found that organizations like Girl Scouts provide an ideal setting to get girls moving early in life and to develop lifelong healthy habits.