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  • November 16, 2012

    Kappa Omicron Nu taps 48 for membership

    Research, leadership and scholarship excellence has earned nearly 50 Kansas State University students membership in a national human ecology honor society. Membership in Kappa Omicron Nu is extended to undergraduate and graduate students who have demonstrated integrity, high standards of scholarship and the promise of future achievement. Undergraduate students must have completed 45 semester hours […]

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  • November 16, 2012

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    From pigskin to sheepskin: Nick Leckey chosen as student commencement speaker

    When the National Football League knocked on Nick Leckey’s door, the captain of the Wildcat football team was 46 credits away from graduating. With the NFL, he played for the Arizona Cardinals, the St. Louis Rams and the New Orleans Saints where he picked up a Super Bowl ring in 2009. But Leckey had made […]

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  • November 14, 2012

    Three tapped for international study scholarships

    Three College of Human Ecology students have been selected to receive scholarships for international study. They are: Lacey Smith, sophomore in hotel and restaurant management, $5,000 Mike and Becky Goss International Programs/Study Abroad Scholarship for Australia; Hilary Burton, junior in family studies and human services, $2,000 Faculty-Led Scholarship for Mexico; and Margaret Vinson, junior in […]

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  • November 6, 2012

    From 'Teatime to Tailgates': Cookbook celebrates university's 150 years of food history

    Kansas State University is marking its sesquicentennial in 2013, and one faculty member is cooking up a special way to celebrate. Jane P. Marshall, instructor of hospitality management and dietetics and communications coordinator for the College of Human Ecology, is writing "Teatime to Tailgates: 150 Years at the K-State Table." The college plans to publish […]

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  • November 1, 2012

    HMD assessment programs earn top university recognition

    Two of the eight programs recognized recently by the office of assessment for outstanding contributions to student learning were from the College of Human Ecology. The hospitality management and dietetics department revised the original student learning outcomes through the implementation of global assessment measures for the program's revised eight outcomes. Kevin Roberts, assistant professor of […]

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  • October 18, 2012

    Provost names search committee for Human Ecology dean

    April Mason, provost and senior vice president, has appointed the search committee for the national search to find the next dean of human ecology. Ruth Dyer, senior vice provost for academic affairs, will chair the search committee. Mason will deliver the charge to the group this week, outlining her expectations and the search process timeline. […]

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  • October 8, 2012

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    White Tent brunch, Wildcats both winners Saturday

    More than 250 chilly purple-bedecked fans munched barbecued brisket, black bean and roasted red pepper frittatas and cinnamon rolls Saturday morning in the College of Human Ecology’s White Tent event before kick-off at the K-State-K.U. game. (The score was 56-16, but you knew that, didn’t you.) Hospitality management students organized and served. Guests included alumni, […]

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  • October 3, 2012

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    College announces record enrollment

    As Kansas State University approaches its 150th year, the university reached another milestone: a record enrollment of 24,378. So did the College of Human Ecology, recording 2,516 students this fall compared with 2,467 in 2011. The largest enrollment in university history includes growth on all three campuses. There are 21,179 students in Manhattan, 737 in […]

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  • September 19, 2012

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    School meal program strives for healthier meals

    School has resumed and one change parents may notice is healthier meals offered in their children's school meals program. The passage of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act in December 2010 helped usher in more changes to what children are served at school, according Jeannie Sneed, head of the department of hospitality management and dietetics in […]

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  • September 7, 2012

    Justin Hall Expansion sparkled like the sun, even in the rain

    Petros Levis took the microphone and asked everyone to join him in the countdown. Three. Two. One. Snip. Twenty-six pair of scissors cut a broad purple ribbon to make it official – the $5-million Justin Hall Expansion joined the family. Students, faculty, alumni, staff, friends of the college and administrators from throughout campus cheered. They […]

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