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  • January 24, 2008

    K-State to establish cooperative extension at Fort Riley

    MANHATTAN -- Kansas State University and Fort Riley will strengthen their commitments to assisting soldiers and their families by creating a Cooperative Extension program tailored to the needs of military personnel. A memorandum of understanding, to be signed Thursday, Feb. 7, at the fort, will allow Extension family and consumer science programs, affiliated with the […]

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  • January 18, 2008

    K-State professor, student win Commerce Bank awards for diversity efforts

    MANHATTAN -- Their work in the cause of diversity at Kansas State University has won an architecture student and an associate professor of family studies and human services Commerce Bank Presidential Awards. Farrell Webb has been named the winner of the Commerce Bank Presidential Faculty/Staff Award for Distinguished Service to Minority Students. The award was […]

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  • January 10, 2008

    MLK Jr. Observance Week events

    The K-State MLK Observance Week Planning Committee and the City of Manhattan MLK, Jr. Memorial Committee are pleased to present the 2008 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Observance Week Poster and schedule of events. This January marks the 40th year since Dr. King’s historic visit here. Hence, our theme for the week is, “40 Years […]

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  • November 20, 2007

    Skip the "humbug!" 10 tips to relieve holiday stress

    MANHATTAN, Kan. - Few families will match the idyllic images captured in holiday advertisements, but most can find joy in the holiday season and after, said Charlotte Shoup Olsen. Olsen, who is a family systems specialist with Kansas State University Research and Extension, encourages everyone to extend the thankfulness typically associated with Thanksgiving celebrations throughout […]

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  • November 6, 2007

    Work in Greensburg earns K-State group an Emergency-Management award

    MANHATTAN -- A Kansas State University group organized to safeguard the mental health and physical well-being of citizens and emergency workers after disasters has been recognized for its hard work after a tornado ravaged Greensburg, Kan., in May. The Kansas All-Hazards Behavioral Health Program has earned the 2007 award for outstanding service from the Kansas […]

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  • November 2, 2007

    K-State specialist gives tips to support Troops, families for Veteran's Day- and after

    HAYS, Kan. - With Reserve and National Guard members on active duty and deployed, families and communities are left to fill the void at home and in the workplace, said Elaine Johannes, a Kansas State University Research and Extension youth development specialist. Families with service members also may be living some distance away from support […]

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  • October 15, 2007

    K-State researcher receives award for contributions to rural mental health

    MANHATTAN -- Kansas State University's Charlie L. Griffin has received the Victor I. Howery Memorial Award given each year by the National Association for Rural Mental Health to an individual who has made contributions to the rural mental health field. Griffin, a research assistant professor of family studies and human services in K-State's College of […]

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  • October 11, 2007

    Tip Sheet: K-State's School of Family Studies and Human Services offers variety of projects, research and aid to military families

    MANHATTAN -- Kansas State University's School of Family Studies and Human Services is on "active duty" with the U.S. military through $13 million in research and projects this year alone to help military families. "This came out of priority setting," said Bill Meredith, director of the School of Family Studies and Human Services. "A few […]

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  • October 3, 2007

    K-State wins regional awards from University Continuing Education Association

    MANHATTAN -- Kansas State University has received multiple Great Plains Region awards from the University Continuing Education Association for its distance education faculty, staff and technologies. The awards were presented at the association's annual joint Great Plains-Mid-America Conference in Evanston, Ill., Sept. 28. K-State received four of the nine regional awards presented, the most the […]

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  • September 23, 2007

    K-State's Center for Engagement and Community Development to have Engagement Symposium

    MANHATTAN -- Kansas State University's Center for Engagement and Community Development and the Kansas Campus Compact are sponsoring the K-State Engagement Symposium: A Focus on Service Learning and Engaged Scholarship. The symposium will be 1-5 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 11, in the Cottonwood Room at the K-State Student Union. Registration is free and the public is […]

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