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News Archive for 2020

  • July 7, 2020

    Nikki Tucker named secretary of Society for Physician Assistants in Pediatrics

    Candice “Nikki” Tucker, clinical director for the physician assistant program, has been named secretary of the Society for Physician Assistants in Pediatrics.  The Society for Physician Assistants in Pediatrics (SPAP) is a non-profit specialty organization of the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA). The Society consists of PAs, PA residents and students, as well as […]

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  • July 6, 2020

    Ferraro receives Emerging Mentor/Teacher Award from National Council on Family Relations

    Anthony Ferraro, assistant professor in human development and family science, has been awarded the 2020 Emerging Mentor/Teacher Award from the National Council on Family Relations. Ferraro was selected by a committee of distinguished family science professionals who say Ferraro demonstrated an excellence in teaching and mentorship practices. Human development and family science associate professor Mindy […]

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  • June 30, 2020

    Martin Seay named to InvestmentNews’ 2020 40 Under 40 List

    MANHATTAN — The head of the new personal financial planning department at Kansas State University is being nationally recognized as a rising star in the field. Martin Seay, associate professor of personal financial family and a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional, has been named to the 40 Under 40 list for 2020 by InvestmentNews, the investing […]

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  • June 29, 2020

    New military contracts to couple and family therapy researchers focus on intimate partner violence, prevention

    MANHATTAN — Two Kansas State University professors have received new U.S. military contracts totaling nearly $1.74 million for intimate partner violence prevention and intervention projects. The first contract to Sandra Stith, university distinguished professor of couple and family therapy, and her co-principal investigator, Chelsea Spencer, research assistant professor of couple and family therapy, is for […]

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  • June 25, 2020

    Jang named treasurer for central I-CHRIE board

    Jichul Jang, associate professor in hospitality management, has been named Central I-CHRIE Treasurer for a two-year term. The International Council on Hotel, Restaurant, and InstitutionalEducation, I-CHRIE, is a non-profit professional association that provides programs and services to continually improve the quality of global education, research, service and business operations in the hospitality and tourism industry. […]

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  • June 24, 2020

    Kevin Roberts to lead hospitality management department as interim department head

    Kevin Roberts has been named interim department head for the Department of Hospitality Management, College of Health and Human Sciences. This will be Roberts’ second time serving as the department’s interim head. “I want to thank Dr. Roberts for his willingness to serve both the college and the department as the interim department head of […]

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  • June 23, 2020

    Heinrich named president-elect for American Academy of Health Behavior

    Katie Heinrich, professor in kinesiology, has been named president-elect for the American Academy of Health Behavior. The mission of the American Academy of Health Behavior™ is to serve as the “research home” for health behavior scholars committed to excellence and diversity in research to improve the public's health. She will serve as the 21st president […]

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  • June 16, 2020

    Kim Hiller awarded inaugural Weigand Professorship

    Kim Hiller, professor in fashion studies, has been awarded the Weigand (Barbara) Professorship in Apparel and Textiles. She is the first recipient of the professorship. “Dr. Hiller is an outstanding researcher and teacher,” said Barbara Anderson, department chair. “She has been a pioneer in her discipline in both research and teaching. Dr. Hiller was among […]

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  • June 12, 2020

    Sauer assumes president-elect role for Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

    On June 1, Kevin Sauer assumed the role of president-elect for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the world's largest organization of food and nutrition professionals. He will serve as the 96th President in 2021-2022 and is the third faculty member from K-State to serve in this prestigious role.  The most recent person to serve in this […]

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  • June 9, 2020

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    Hospitality management student awarded scholarship from national association

    MANHATTAN — Kansas State University hospitality management student Maggie Aylward, a junior from Solomon, has received Clark E. DeHaven Scholarship from the National Association of College and University Food Services to continue her goal of becoming an event planner. The scholarship was established by the Clark E. DeHaven Scholarship Trust to honor Clark E. DeHaven, the national association's first executive […]

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