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  • October 10, 2012

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    Introducing Center on Aging's Geri the Gerontologist

    Meet Flat Geri, newest staffer at the Center on Aging Like his distant cousin Flat Stanley, Flat Geri gets around. Unlike his distant cousin, he has a job. He’s a gerontologist and works full time promoting the Center on Aging and encouraging students to think about aging issues. Flat Geri worked out at the Senior […]

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  • October 9, 2012

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    Doll, Kaup use Stowe Award to affect person-centered care policies in nursing homes

    Gayle Doll and Migette Kaup are recipients of the Dean Barbara S. Stowe Endowed Faculty Development Award for 2012. Their project is Evaluating Pay-for-Performance and Person-Centered Care Policy. Doll is director of the Center on Aging and an assistant professor. Kaup, an associate professor in the Department of Apparel, Textiles and Interior Design, specializes in […]

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  • October 3, 2012

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    Ambassadors for the Center on Aging

    Ambassadors, appointed through a competitive interview process, represent the gerontology  program, recruit new students and provide enrichment opportunity for current students. They are, from left, Joshua Edwards, senior in biology, gerontology and leadership; Tiffany Wilson, senior in pre-nursing/life sciences and gerontology; Heath Rath, senior in anthropology and long-term care administration; and Grace Burghart, sophomore in […]

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  • October 3, 2012

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    College announces record enrollment

    As Kansas State University approaches its 150th year, the university reached another milestone: a record enrollment of 24,378. So did the College of Human Ecology, recording 2,516 students this fall compared with 2,467 in 2011. The largest enrollment in university history includes growth on all three campuses. There are 21,179 students in Manhattan, 737 in […]

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  • September 7, 2012

    Justin Hall Expansion sparkled like the sun, even in the rain

    Petros Levis took the microphone and asked everyone to join him in the countdown. Three. Two. One. Snip. Twenty-six pair of scissors cut a broad purple ribbon to make it official – the $5-million Justin Hall Expansion joined the family. Students, faculty, alumni, staff, friends of the college and administrators from throughout campus cheered. They […]

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  • September 7, 2012

    Purple pride on display: Play Non-Trivial Pursuit at the CHE tent at K-State Day at the fair Sept. 9

    Kansas State University will roll out the purple carpet at the 2012 Kansas State Fair in Hutchinson. The first Sunday of the fair, Sept. 9, is designated as K-State Day with the university as the day's official sponsor. The College of Human Ecology set up south of 4-H Centennial Hall will be there with the […]

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  • September 6, 2012

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    Countdown to Dedication: Celebration kicks off Thursday evening

    First Day of School 2012 Four coeds stood in a line, a cell phone held at arm’s length. They were taking a picture to commemorate “the first day of their last year” together as students at K-State. Their location was apropos. It was the first day of the first year of school for colorful windowed […]

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  • August 20, 2012

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    College to honor six alumni for contributions to their professions

    The College of Human Ecology will honor six alumni Thursday, Sept. 6, at a dinner in their honor in Justin Hall on the Kansas State University campus. Scott Rice Office Works will receive the Partner Award. The annual event pays tribute to alumni who have made significant professional contributions to their fields. “We are recognizing […]

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  • July 25, 2012

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    Center on Aging creates guide for program at nursing home to benefit children, residents

    A Kansas State University researcher and writing team are developing ways for nursing home residents and elementary school students to learn in a shared setting: an intergenerational classroom. Stephanie Gfeller, research assistant and instructor with the College of Human Ecology's Center on Aging, has recently published a guidebook -- "Uniting Wonder With Wisdom: An Intergenerational […]

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  • June 12, 2012

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    Talk to aging parents about nursing home decisions...now, advises Gayle Doll

    As far as conversations with parents go, talking with them about moving into a nursing home and other end-of-life issues may be the hardest. "The first time talking about this is going to be really, really hard because it's a painful subject to think about," said Gayle Doll, assistant professor in Kansas State University's College […]

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