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  • November 20, 2020

    College of Health and Human Sciences recognizes 19 graduating students with outstanding senior awards

    The College of Health and Human Sciences is proud to recognize the 2020 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 graduating seniors who have made exemplary […]

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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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  • 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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  • June 21, 2019

    Gayle Doll receives Distinguished Faculty Award from the Gerontological Society of America

    Gayle Doll, associate professor and director of the Center on Aging, has been awarded the Distinguished Faculty Award from the Gerontological Society of America, or GSA, the country’s largest interdisciplinary organization devoted to the field of aging. The Distinguished Faculty Award recognizes a person whose teaching stands out as exemplary, innovative, of impact, or any […]

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  • January 24, 2019

    K-State Center on Aging to host film showing February 7

    The K-State Center on Aging and the Gerontology Student Ambassadors will be hosting a film showing of “Lives Well Lived”, Thursday, Feb. 7 at 6 p.m. in the K-Ballroom of the K-State Student Union. A trailer of the film can be viewed here. The film is a documentary of what it means to age and […]

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  • October 18, 2018

    K-State’s Center on Aging to host Personhood and Dementia workshop

    The K-State Center on Aging, located in the College of Human Ecology, will present their annual event, Personhood and Dementia, on Thursday, November 1. The event will be held in the Hartford Room at the Bluemont Hotel with sessions from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Karen Stobbe, founder of […]

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  • May 23, 2018

    Kaup named GSA Fellow

    Migette Kaup, professor of interior design and gerontology, was named a Gerontological Society of America Fellow. GSA is the world’s oldest and largest interdisciplinary organization devoted to research, education and practice in the field of aging. Within the organization a fellowship is the highest class of membership and is an acknowledgement of the outstanding and […]

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  • October 31, 2017

    K-State Center on Aging presents "Personhood and Dementia"

    The K-State Center on Aging, located in the College of Human Ecology, will present their annual event, Personhood and Dementia, on Thursday, November 2. This year’s event will be held in the Hartford Room at the Bluemont hotel from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. and from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Gary Glazner, founder of […]

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  • September 19, 2017

    Maggie Syme (front row, far right) receiving her award.

    Gerontology professor wins Early Career Achievement Award

    Maggie Syme, assistant professor of gerontology, was recently awarded the Early Career Achievement Award from the American Psychological Association’s Office for Early Career Psychology during their annual convention in August. This award was based on her research presentation as well as her contribution to the American Psychological Association (APA) as an early career psychologist. The […]

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  • September 5, 2017

    Gerontology Club Grants Wish

    Earl Parker has had a love for airplanes ever since he was a teenager when he began working for an airplane equipment plant in Michigan. During the war, Mr. Parker never had the opportunity to gain his pilot’s license due to macular degeneration and although he has had several experiences as the co-pilot, he wanted […]

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