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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 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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  • May 26, 2020

    Department of Applied Human Sciences coming this fall

    This fall, students within majors currently housed in the School of Family Studies and Human Services will become part of the Department of Applied Human Sciences as the school announced a name change which will take effect June 1. The department will also now be home to two additional programs, which are relocating from the […]

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  • May 8, 2020

    Health and Human Sciences announces spring outstanding senior awards

    Manhattan- The College of Health and Human Sciences is proud to recognize the spring 2020 outstanding senior award winners. This year’s outstanding senior award winners were nominated by faculty, staff and fellow students within each of their respective programs. Three different award categories are available. The Engagement Award is given to graduating seniors who have […]

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  • April 29, 2020

    Jennifer Francois chosen to spearhead the use of DEC recommended practices for young children with disabilities

    ­­­­Jennifer Francois will serve as a statewide "ambassador" to spearhead use of the DEC Recommended Practices for the care and education of young children with disabilities. Francois, assistant professor of early childhood education, is among 22 newly selected aPRy Ambassadors who are chosen to bring awareness and support to the dissemination and use of the […]

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  • April 6, 2020

    Health and Human Sciences implements new integrative studies curriculum

    The College of Health and Human Sciences has announced a new integrative studies curriculum, better known as common core, beginning in fall 2020. When the college changed their name in June 2019, faculty expressed their desire for an enhanced college common core that introduced students to the areas of well-being that unite the college in […]

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  • 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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  • 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 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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