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  • May 12, 2015

    Kevin Sauer

    Sauer named Kansas Distinguished Dietitian of the Year

    The Kansas Dietetic Association has named Kevin Sauer, associate professor in the hospitality management and dietetics department, the Distinguished Dietitian of the Year. The award recognizes a dietitian who demonstrates significant involvement at the local, state and national levels of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, and provides leadership and advancement in the field of […]

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  • May 4, 2015

    Claassen to give student commencement address before heading to med school

    Samantha Claassen, a graduating senior in nutritional sciences and dietetics, has been selected to represent her follow graduates at College of Human Ecology commencement at 4:30 p.m. May 16 in Bramlage Coliseum on the Kansas State University campus in Manhattan. Claassen, the daughter of Kim and Debbie Claassen of Whitewater, Kan., has been accepted into […]

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  • May 1, 2015

    Human Ecology names 17 outstanding graduating seniors

    The College of Human Ecology will honor 17 graduating seniors at ceremonies Friday, May 15, on the Kansas State University campus. Every semester, each academic program may name an outstanding senior based on academic achievements and contributions to the program, the university and the community. Associate dean Bronwyn Fees will present the awards at 4 […]

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  • May 1, 2015

    Kevin Sauer

    Sauer elected chair of dietetic registration commission

    Kevin Sauer, associate professor of dietetics, has been elected chairman of the influential Commission on Dietetic Registration for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Sauer, a registered dietitian nutritionist (RDN), teaches administrative dietetics courses in the Department of Hospitality Management and Dietetics, College of Human Ecology. He is on the leadership team for the Center […]

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  • April 2, 2015

    Penny McConnell

    School nutrition and dietetics leader to present 41st Shugart Lecture

    Penny McConnell, widely recognized as a national leader in school nutrition and dietetics, will present the 41st Annual Grace M. Shugart Lecture at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, April 16, on the Kansas State University Manhattan campus. The lecture in Forum Hall at the K-State Student Union is free and open to the public. She is director […]

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  • March 30, 2015

    Balloons mark the gerontology exhibit in 2014.

    Open House, set for April 11, originated as home economics hospitality day

    Open House encompasses all of both the Kansas State University Manhattan campus and the Salina campus. But it all started with the College of Human Ecology. This year's All-University Open House, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 11, will explore more than 250 majors and options through exhibits, games and activities. The theme is […]

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  • March 27, 2015

    Retirement party set for Canter, Barrett, Pesci

    When Deb Canter, Pat Pesci and Betsy Barrett retire from the Department of Hospitality Management and Dietetics this year, they take 100 years of experience at Kansas State University with them. A retirement celebration will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday, May 2, in Hoffman Lounge, Justin Hall, on the K-State campus. The event […]

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  • March 18, 2015

    Hospitality management students take two top honors at national conference

    The K-State chapter of Club Managers Association of America (CMAA) won two top honors at the recent Club of the Future competition at the World Conference on Club Management in San Antonio, Tex. The Club of the Future gives students an opportunity to submit their ideas for the club of the future in five different […]

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  • March 9, 2015

    Gayle Doll

    Five professors tapped for highest college awards

    Dean John Buckwalter announced Friday the recipients of the four top faculty awards in the College of Human Ecology. The awardees are: Amber Vennum - Dawley-Scholer Award for Faculty Excellence in Student Development; Gayle Doll - Myers-Alford Teaching Award; Elizabeth Kiss - Faculty Extension Excellence Award; Kevin Roberts – Faculty Research Excellence Award; and Migette […]

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  • February 20, 2015

    Michelle Toews

    Michelle Toews named associate dean for research

    Michelle Toews, professor at Texas State University, has been named associate dean for research for the College of Human Ecology at Kansas State University by John Buckwalter, dean. Currently she is assistant director for graduate studies and research in the School of Family and Consumer Sciences at the university in San Marcos. She was named […]

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