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  • June 7, 2013

    Non-traditional students inducted into honor society

    Human Ecology students at Kansas State University were among the 77 inducted into the Pinnacle Honor Society, a non-traditional student honor society with members from more than 150 institutions across the U.S. The students, from throughout the nation, are: Aimee Fowler, junior in family studies and human services; Ashley MacKinnon, senior in dietetics; Daina Bitters, […]

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  • May 15, 2013

    Phi Kappa Phi selects Human Ecology standouts

    A dozen College of Human Ecology students were among the nearly 100 at Kansas State University selected for membership in Phi Kappa Phi, the nation's oldest, largest and most selective all-discipline honor society. They are second semester juniors in the upper 7.5 percent of their class, seniors in the upper 10 percent of their class, […]

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  • May 13, 2013

    CHE names 13 outstanding seniors

    Thirteen students have been named outstanding seniors in the College of Human Ecology. They were selected by their professors for their 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, May 17, in Leadership Studies Building on campus. From […]

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  • May 7, 2013

    Dean Moxley to be honored at retirement reception Thursday

    Virginia Moxley is a fifth-generation Kansan with three degrees from Kansas State University and a fierce dedication to the people-centered, science-based mission of human ecology. She retires as dean of the College of Human Ecology in June after serving the college for more than 25 years. A reception in her honor will be in Hoffman […]

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  • May 6, 2013

    Dr. Kevin Roberts

    Kevin Roberts receives 2013 Presidential Award for teaching

    Kevin Roberts, assistant professor of hospitality management and dietetics, received the 2013 Presidential Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching at Kansas State University. Roberts is constantly looking for ways to expand learning opportunities for undergraduates. He teaches undergraduate courses each semester and strives to relate course material to real-life experiences. He is director of the […]

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  • May 1, 2013

    John Buckwalter

    John Buckwalter named dean of the College of Human Ecology

    John Buckwalter will become the next dean of the College of Human Ecology on July 1. He will succeed Virginia Moxley, who is going on phased retirement after having served as dean since 2006. Currently Buckwalter is the associate dean for research and graduate studies in the College of Health Professions and Education at the […]

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  • April 30, 2013

    Kevin Sauer

    Sauer honored with Commerce Bank teaching award

    Kevin Sauer is one of four Kansas State University faculty members being recognized for exceptional teaching with the Commerce Bank Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Award. Sauer is an assistant professor of hospitality management and dietetics in the College of Human Ecology. Other recipients are Debra Andres, instructor of curriculum and instruction in the College of Education; […]

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  • April 15, 2013

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    Travel and Dining Auction time: Bid high, bid often on April 26

    Those attending the 17th annual Travel and Dining Auction will munch on nachos and desserts as they bid on the exotic and the practical…all to benefit students in hospitality management and dietetics. The auction, planned and executed by students, will begin at 6:30 p.m. Friday, April 26, in Manhattan’s Conference Center adjacent to the Hilton […]

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  • April 12, 2013

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    Amber Howells to receive Bedford award

    Amber Howells has been selected to receive the 2013 Mary Ruth Bedford Distinguished Faculty Award in the department of hospitality management and dietetics. A registered dietitian with 10 years clinical experience in acute and long-term care, Howells is director of the coordinated program in dietetics in the College of Human Ecology. She teaches clinical dietetics […]

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  • April 12, 2013

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    Partnership between state, HMD benefits child nutrition programs

    This is a feature about one of two Excellence in Engagement winners. Established in 2011 by the office of the provost, the university's Excellence in Engagement awards are given to highlight excellence in engaged scholarship — via research, teaching and/or outreach. These awards recognize K-State Research and Extension and campus faculty initiatives that demonstrate innovative […]

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