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  • December 13, 2013

    Human Ecology contributes to sesquicentennial time capsule

    The 9-month sesquicentennial celebration ended in October but the Kansas State University time capsule is still being prepared for burial in the lawn in front of Anderson Hall. Each college and unit prepared parcels no larger than one cubic foot to be placed in the 3,000-pound capsule. Debby Hiett, administrative assistant to Dean John Buckwalter, […]

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  • December 11, 2013

    12 seniors earn academic honors

    Seniors receiving academic honors will be recognized at the College of Human Ecology’s Graduation Honors and Student Awards Celebration at 4 p.m. Friday, Dec. 13, in the Leadership Studies Building on campus. Awarded summa cum laude honor cords are Anna Cooper, dietetics; Siera Lungren, family studies and human services; Kathryn Gayle Minnix, early childhood education; […]

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  • December 2, 2013

    Eight students named outstanding seniors in Human Ecology

    Eight students have been named outstanding seniors in the College of Human Ecology. They were selected by their professors for academic achievement, professional potential, leadership, participation and service. They will be recognized at the college’s Graduation Honors and Student Awards Celebration at 4 p.m. Friday, Dec. 13, in the Leadership Studies Building on campus. Honorees […]

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  • November 22, 2013

    College hits all-time high in All-University Campaign participation

    The College of Human Ecology's participation in the All-University Campaign reached an all-time high this year with 89 percent of the college's employees contributing to the campaign. As a whole, 42 percent of Kansas State University faculty and staff participated this year. Among the eight colleges, Human Ecology ranked second, only one percentage point behind […]

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  • November 5, 2013

    Willie greets Carl Ice at the building dedication.

    College dedicates Mary and Carl Ice Hall

    A lawn full of faculty, staff, dignitaries and family helped dedicate Mary and Carl Ice Hall, the latest addition to the College of Human Ecology, on Oct. 24. Willie the Wildcat added his congratulations and signaled the unveiling of the stone sign displaying the building's new name. The Ices were instrumental in funding the purchase […]

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  • November 4, 2013

    Multicultural honor society announces new members

    Multicultural Student Honor Society has announced new members. In the College of Human Ecology, they include: Lizbeth Valenzuela, senior in dietetics; Kirti Ghandi, senior in nutritional sciences; Megan Spradlin, senior in public health nutrition; Natasha Bailey, senior in communication sciences and disorders and women's studies; and Mercedes Garcia Reyes, senior in apparel design and production […]

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  • October 11, 2013

    At a September all-college meeting, president Kirk Schulz reviews progress on the 2025 plan to make K-State one of the nation's Top 50 Public Research Universities.

    College welcomes record 2,856 students

    Both Kansas State University and the College of Human Ecology broke enrollment records this fall. The college recorded 2,856 undergraduate and graduate students, up from 2,516 in 2012. As of Sept. 20, 24,581 students make up the largest enrollment in the university's 150-year history. The Manhattan campus has 302 more students than last fall. Human […]

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  • October 4, 2013

    A new moniker: Mary and Carl Ice Hall

    Human Ecology's latest: Mary and Carl Ice Hall

    Mary and Carl Ice Hall, 1310 Research Park Drive in Manhattan, is the latest addition to the College of Human Ecology facilities at Kansas State University. It will be named and dedicated at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24. A reception and tour of the building, to be used for research, development, outreach and innovation, will […]

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  • October 1, 2013

    Final birthday hurrah: Honoring the past, forging the future

    The College of Human Ecology raises a final salute to Kansas State University's 150th birthday with a weekend filled with the past and the future. Events planned for Thursday, Oct. 24: Jane P. Marshall will give the 14th Annual Huck Boyd Lecture in Community Media based on her new book “Teatime to Tailgates: 150 Years […]

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  • September 27, 2013

    Lindshield helps lead alternative textbook initiative

    Funding has been distributed to 11 Kansas State University faculty to develop textbooks for nine classes through the open and alternative textbook initiative. Many of the new textbooks were developed over the summer and are being used now; others will start in spring 2014. Brian Lindshield, assistant professor in the department of human nutrition, was […]

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