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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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  • May 9, 2017

    College of Human Ecology recognizes outstanding seniors and commencement speaker

    The College of Human Ecology is proud to honor our outstanding seniors Friday, May 12, at an awards ceremony in the Kansas State Student Union. Dean John Buckwalter, Assistant Dean Shawna Jordan and Assistant Dean Karen Pence will recognize the outstanding seniors, mentoring program graduates, bestow honor cords and honor program completion certificates, and pay tribute to […]

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  • March 27, 2017

    Community screening of “Being Mortal” on Wednesday, March 29

    The K-State Center on Aging is sponsoring a free community screening of the PBS program "Being Mortal" at 2 p.m Wednesday, March 29, at the Manhattan Public Library. The screening is made possible by a grant from the John and Wauna Harman Foundation in partnership with the Hospice Foundation of America. "Being Mortal" is a […]

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  • December 8, 2016

    Painting Churches: a play about aging and family relationships

    It’s a play about family, relationships, identity and dementia. In Painting Churches, written by Tina Howe, a daughter returns to her childhood home to help her parents pack up and move, while hoping they will come to see her as the artist she has become. The cast is a dynamic trio, including Mary Elizabeth Atwood, […]

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