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College of Health and Human Sciences welcomes new faculty and staff at annual meeting

Monday, August 26, 2019

The College of Health and Human Sciences officially welcomed new faculty and staff at their annual all-college meeting on August 19. During the meeting, 27 new faculty and staff members were recognized and officially welcomed as employees of the college.

The Department of Apparel, Textiles, and Interior Design welcomed Georges Fares, instructor, interior design.

The School of Family Studies and Human Services welcomed: Chelsea Spencer, research assistant professor, couple and family therapy; Jessica Partida, project consultant, 4-H military partnerships; Alison Hayward, program coordinator; Kristin Anders, research assistant professor; Emily Johnson, clinical assistant professor, communication sciences and disorders; Derek Lawson, assistant professor, personal financial planning; Megan McCoy, professor of practice, personal financial planning; Brett Mallon, instructor, conflict resolution; Gabrielle DeLoach, instructor, Stone House Early Childhood Education Center; and Twambi Kerstetter; academic advisor, human development and family science.

The School also announced Jill Parker as the new academic advisor for personal financial planning. She has previously served as an advisor in the school for multiple programs.

Kimberly Wagner was welcomed by both the School of Family Studies and Human Services and the Department of Food, Nutrition, Dietetics and Health. Wagner will serve as the academic advisor for communication sciences and disorders and nutrition and health students.

The Department of Food, Nutrition, Dietetics and Health welcomed: Bernadette Olsen, clinical education coordinator and instructor, athletic training and Karlene Wickens, accountant, research and extension.

The Department of Hospitality Management welcomed: Ashley McCowan, instructor and Yue Teng-Vaughan, assistant professor. They will also welcome Ericka Bauer, instructor, in September.

The Department of Kinesiology welcomed Kendra Hodges, instructor.

The Dean’s Office welcomed Hallie Alaniz, degree analyst and Jessica Ayres, recruitment assistant.

The Physician Assistant program welcomed: Sujatha Prakash, program coordinator; Autumn Caycedo, medical director; Nikki Tucker, clinical director; David Brosa, clinical adjunct faculty; and Bradley Dirks, academic director.

This article was posted on Monday, August 26, 2019, and is filed under Apparel, Textiles, & Interior Design, College News, Family Studies & Human Services, Food, Nutrition, Dietetics and Health, Hospitality Management, Institute of Personal Financial Planning, K-State Family Center, Kinesiology.