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News Archive for 2020

  • April 2, 2020

    College of Health and Human Sciences awards 17 alumni with Rising Professional Award

    Seventeen accomplished alumni were selected to receive the College of Health and Human Sciences Rising Professional Award. The Rising Professional Award is given to honor significant contributions made by a graduate in the early stages of his or her career. Recipients have demonstrated significant professional accomplishments in the areas of design, business, human behavior, teacher […]

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  • April 1, 2020

    Hospitality management professor selected to serve as member of hospitality accreditation commission

    Kevin Roberts, professor of hospitality management, has been selected to serve on the Accreditation Commission for Programs in Hospitality Administration, ACPHA. The ACPHA is the accrediting group for all hospitality programs both nationally and internationally. His 3-year term will begin July. ACPHA is a private, nonprofit body that is comprised of hospitality, tourism and business […]

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  • March 24, 2020

    Thompson-Laswell awarded Top Author Award by Top Hat

    Katie Thompson-Laswell, senior instructor in human development and family science, was recently awarded the Top Author Award from Top Hat at their annual Engage user conference. This award is designed to recognize educators who have raised the bar to improve learning experiences for students before, during and after class.   Thompson-Laswell received the Top Author […]

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  • March 23, 2020

    Health and Human Sciences' Bronwyn Fees named an ACE Fellow

    MANHATTAN — When it comes to next-level leadership, Bronwyn Fees is ready to ACE the challenge. Fees, associate dean for academic affairs at Kansas State University's College of Health and Human Sciences and professor of early childhood education, is among the 38 American Council on Education fellows selected across the nation for the 2020-2021 academic year. To be selected a fellow by […]

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  • March 23, 2020

    Should childcare centers replace breakfast grains with protein-rich foods?

    Childcare centers that participate in the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) now have the option to serve foods such as meat, eggs, and yogurt in place of the breakfast grain requirement up to three times per week.  However, exercising this new option may lead to meals that are low in important nutrients and […]

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  • March 18, 2020

    Department of Interior Design and Fashion Studies to cancel in-person activities for the 16th annual Student Symposium

    In line with CDC recommendations and Kansas State University guidelines we will have to cancel the in-person aspect of our IDFS Symposium. The events on April 17, including the Fashion Special Topics Sessions, Interior Design Master Classes, and ID Professional Panel will be conducted through teleconferencing and you are invited to participate from your locations.  These […]

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  • March 4, 2020

    Save the date: 24th Annual Travel & Dining Auction to be held April 3

    The Department of Hospitality Management would like to invite you to attend the 24th annual Travel and Dining Auction on Friday, April 3 from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. at the Hilton Garden Inn and Conference Center (410 S 3rd St.). Tickets are $30 in advance and $45 at the door.  Tickets can be purchased here. […]

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  • March 3, 2020

    Personal financial planning to become independent department

    The personal financial planning program, located in the College of Health and Human Sciences, received approval from the Kansas Board of Regents to become their own department. The program is currently housed in the School of Family Studies and Human Services. With the restructure, the new department is currently searching for a department head. Applications […]

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  • March 2, 2020

    Hospitality Management Club now accepting pre-order for bierocks

    The Hospitality Management Club will sell bierocks at the upcoming All-University Open House on April 18 at Lacy's Fresh Fare and Catering in Justin Hall’s Hoffman Lounge. Bierocks are German stuffed rolls that are very popular in Kansas and nearby states. Preordered bierocks can be picked up from 3:30 until 5:30 p.m. Friday, April 17, […]

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  • February 18, 2020

    College of Health and Human Sciences announces four new minors

    Beginning with fall enrollment, K-State students will have four new minors to choose from within the College of Health and Human Sciences. The K-State Center on Aging has developed a gerontology minor. The minor is a 15-credit-hour program of study which includes six credit hours of required courses and nine credit hours of electives taken […]

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