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  • October 27, 2009

    HN, dietetics receive assessment awards

    Two projects – one in human nutrition and one in hospitality management and dietetics - will be showcased as Best Practices of Assessment at K-State Friday. The Closing the Gap award goes to Denis M. Medeiros for an assessment program of assessment of student learning. The Department of Human Nutrition faculty continually revises the assessment […]

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  • October 27, 2009

    K-State profs fill program at ADA

    K-State went to the head of the class last week at the American Dietetics Association annual meeting in Denver with seven presentations. Stand-up presentations were: “Exploring Restaurant Managers' Beliefs about Food Safety Training” presented by Kevin R. Roberts, on research he conducted with Betsy Barrett. Both are in Department of Hospitality Management and Dietetics (HMD). […]

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  • October 27, 2009

    "Keep your elbows off the table" and more

    At the fall Dining Etiquette Workshop, Pat Pesci will point out some of the  pitfalls possible when dining and being interviewed at the same time. Pesci is director of K-State's hotel and restaurant management program. Students are invited to don their professional business attire for the workshop, 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 5, in Derby Dining […]

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  • October 16, 2009


    Coila Farrell bakes winning raisin bread

    Coila Farrell, assistant instructor in the Department of  Housing and Dining, placed third in the America's Best Raisin Bread Contest recently at the American Institute of Baking, Manhattan. Farrell entered Golden Harvest Raisin Bread with Toasted Walnuts. She is a hotel and restaurant management graduate. “I was really proud of Coila. Her technique was wonderful […]

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  • September 29, 2009

    Restaurant food safety research featured

    The Packer, weekly business newspaper for the produce industry, interviewed Kevin Roberts, assistant professor in hospitality management and dietetics, about  K-State research in food safety practices in restaurants. "Foodservice Study: Steps beyond training crucial to safe food handling," published on Sept. 22, was written by Ashley Bentley. Others on the research team were Carol Shanklin, […]

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  • September 14, 2009

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    Students go global for internships, summer study

    The globe turned purple this summer when Human Ecology students spread their wings to study and work on internships. These are only a few of the student travelers: HRM interns climb highest mountains Fifty-three hotel and restaurant management students did professional internships, a requirement for graduation. Courtney Cole, left atop Mt. Healy, Casey Walker and […]

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  • August 25, 2009


    Video highlights college research

    A new video titled “The Search for Solutions” examines the myriad of research conducted in the College of Human Ecology.

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  • August 17, 2009

    Faculty in the news: August 17, 2009

    Pesci “puts students first” Pat Pesci, director of the hotel and restaurant management program in the Department of Hospitality Management and Dietetics, was given the 2009 Putting Students First award from the office of student life. The award recognized a faculty member who has had a clear impact on the lives of students. Pesci was […]

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  • August 14, 2009

    K-State Evening College Increasing Class Offerings for Fall Semester

    This fall, Kansas State University's Evening College is set to offer classes from more than 20 K-State departments -- around a 25 percent increase in the variety of classes offered during spring, summer and fall Evening College terms in the last year.

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  • August 13, 2009

    Three K-State Students Receive Greater Chicago Club Managers Association Scholarships

    A strong interest in careers in the hospitality industry -- particularly in the private club industry -- has earned three Kansas State University students scholarships from the Chicago Club Managers Foundation and Great Chicago Club Managers Association.

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