News Archive for College News
July 1, 2009
As state-owned casinos come to Kansas, they bring both the promise of increased revenue for the state and the potential for more social problems for communities.
July 1, 2009
A veteran of Kansas State University has a new role in the campus community. Carol Gould has been named executive coordinator of the Great Plains Interactive Distance Education Alliance, also known as Great Plains IDEA.
June 23, 2009
Shelby Griffin, a May 2009 bachelor's graduate in human ecology and gerontology, Sublette, worked on a project with Laci Cornelison, research assistant at K-State's Center on Aging, to develop a training program on diversity that nurses could take for their continuing education units.
June 15, 2009
ID educators honor Honey, Kaup Peggy Honey and Migette Kaup were recognized at the recent annual meeting of the Interior Design Educators Council in St. Louis. Honey received the 2009 IDEC Award of Excellence - Members Choice for Best Presentation. Her paper was titled "Teaching Millenials: What educators need to know to effect meaningful change." […]
May 19, 2009
Romig plays processional, Furrey speaks During Spring 2009 graduation ceremonies, Laura Romig, senior in dietetics, played the processional and recessional for the colleges of Business Administration and Human Ecology in Bramlage Coliseum. Dustin Furrey, senior in family studies and human services, was student speaker for the College of Human Ecology commencement ceremony. Stefka wins Mary […]
April 29, 2009
Students who are learning about aging take classes and do research in a most appropriate place -- a local retirement community. Because of the community's commitment to the university, K-Staters now have their own classroom at Meadowlark Hills Retirement Community in Manhattan. "This allows students at K-State and all across Kansas to come to Meadowlark […]
April 22, 2009
Katie Hamm, who has been named to the All-USA College Academic Honorable Mention team for 2009, created a web site to help dietetics students find internships. When putting together the business plan, Hamm found that each year about 4,000 dietetics students are searching for accredited internships; 250 programs offer about 2,500 internships. Students must complete […]
April 17, 2009
Jana Hawley, head of apparel, textiles and interior design, has been elected president-elect of the International Textile and Apparel Association. She begins her term on Sept. 1, and will assume the presidency in September 2010. Hawley has served as vice president of operations for the association. The organization is a professional, educational association of scholars, […]
April 1, 2009
Koushik Ahdikari has been awarded a $36,500 grant from the National Cattlemen's Beef Association to establish the flavor profile of beef. Edgar Chambers IV, director of the Sensory Analysis Center, will work on the project to develop a lexicon for beef that can be used universally. While on a Big-12 Fellowship at Texas A&M University, […]
March 25, 2009
An innovative grant program is helping Kansas communities offer a variety of healthy activities for all ages, including a new walking trail, sand volleyball court and even the hiring of a water aerobics instructor for a small city´s swimming pool. Each of the new projects is being funded with the help of a "Get it […]