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  • December 6, 2018

    College of Human Ecology recognizes outstanding seniors

    The College of Human Ecology is proud to recognize the 2018 Fall Commencement outstanding senior award winners. This year’s outstanding senior award winners were nominated by faculty and staff within each of their respective programs. Three different award categories are available. The Engagement Award is given to a graduating senior(s) who has made exemplary contributions […]

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  • December 3, 2018

    The AFCPE Compeition Team of Phillip Wegman, Adam Eilert and Jessica Lickteig.

    Personal Financial Planning program wins big at annual Association for Financial Counseling and Planning Education Symposium

    The personal financial planning program saw great success at the recent Association for Financial Counseling and Planning Education, AFCPE®, symposium in Norfolk, Virginia in November. For the undergraduates, the Financial Counseling Knowledge Bowl Challenge team walked away with a fourth place finish in the finals. The team was comprised of Adam Eilert, senior; Phillip Wegman, […]

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  • November 30, 2018

    Cherie Stueve named Military Spouse Fellow of the Year by the FINRA Foundation

    Cherie Stueve, doctoral candidate and instructor in personal financial planning, was honored with the 2018 Military Spouse Fellow of the Year award from the FINRA Investor Education Foundation at the AFCPE Symposium. Stueve was recognized for her continued commitment and service to the Fellowship program and for counseling countless military families in need. Stueve is […]

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  • November 1, 2018

    College of Human Ecology recognizes outstanding alumni and friends during the annual Celebration of Excellence

    The College of Human Ecology welcomed back nine alumni and friends to the K-State campus as part of the annual Celebration of Excellence. The two-day event brings these outstanding alumni and friends back to campus to recognize them for the extraordinary things they have accomplished in their careers. This year’s award winners are: Distinguished Research […]

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  • October 29, 2018

    New minors and certificates now offered through the College of Human Ecology

    The College of Human Ecology has announced three new minors and two new certificate options that will be available to students starting in the spring. “We are excited to not only respond to the needs of employers and the interests of our students but also to shape the future of practice by offering these certificates […]

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  • October 25, 2018

    Personal financial planning program has success at annual conference

    Kansas State University’s personal financial planning student team has once again succeeded at the national level. The undergraduate competition team placed third overall in the Financial Planning Challenge at the 2018 Financial Planning Association national conference Oct. 3-5 in Chicago, Illinois. Out of the last 17 years, this is the 16th time the team has […]

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  • October 10, 2018

    Seay named President-Elect of the Financial Planning Association

    Martin Seay has been elected by the Financial Planning Association’s board of directors as the 2019 FPA President-Elect for a one-year term beginning January 2019. He will serve as president in 2020 and conclude his leadership role as chair in 2021. "FPA represents the present and future of the financial planning profession through its focus […]

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  • September 14, 2018

    Personal Financial Planning doctoral student recognized for diversity efforts

    Miranda Reiter, doctoral student in personal financial planning was among four Certified Financial Planners to be awarded the Financial Planning Association ® (FPA ®) Diversity Scholarship. The recipients of the merit-based scholarship are professionals who are working to encourage diversity in the financial planning profession, serving diverse communities with financial planning and increasing the professional […]

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  • August 24, 2018

    College of Human Ecology recognizes faculty award winners

    The College of Human Ecology proudly presented faculty with all college awards during their annual Fall Forum in August. This year’s award winners are: • Kevin Sauer, Department of Food, Nutrition, Dietetics and Health, was awarded the Dawley-Scholer Award for Excellence in Student Development. The Dawley-Scholer Award for Excellence in Student Development recognizes outstanding achievement […]

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  • August 23, 2018

    Personal financial planning student receives TD Ameritrade scholarship

    For the third year in a row, a K-State personal financial planning student has received one of the 12 NextGen RIA Scholarships from TD Ameritrade. This year’s recipient was Thomas Meek, junior from Topeka. The NextGen RIA (Registered Investment Advisors) Scholarship is valued at $5,000 and is awarded to students pursuing a bachelor’s degree in […]

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