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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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  • June 17, 2019

    Gayla Randel to receive National Honorary Membership from Phi Upsilon Omicron

    Gayla Randel, instructor in family and consumer sciences, has been selected for a National Honorary Membership from Phi Upsilon Omicron, the National Honor Society in Family and Consumer Sciences. National Phi Upsilon Omicron honorary membership is bestowed upon a person who has made outstanding contributions to the Family and Consumer Sciences profession on the national […]

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  • June 13, 2019

    Barstow and Buckwalter named Fellows by American Physiological Society

    Tom Barstow, professor of kinesiology, and John Buckwalter, College of Health and Human Sciences dean, have been named Fellows by the American Physiological Society, or APS. The rank of Fellow within the APS is an elite member status reserved to honor distinguished leaders who have demonstrated excellence in science, have made significant contributions to the […]

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  • May 29, 2019

    Dietetics faculty and students recognized at Kansas Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics annual meeting

    The Kansas Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, KSAND, held their annual meeting in Manhattan in April and K-State faculty, students and alumni were largely represented by the group, taking home numerous awards and scholarships. Kevin Sauer was awarded the KSAND Mentoring Award. This award recognizes an individual who has been instrumental in teaching and mentoring […]

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  • May 28, 2019

    College of Human Ecology recognizes outstanding graduate students

    The College of Human Ecology recently recognized outstanding graduate students from all five departments for outstanding research, teaching, engagement and outreach, leadership, and overall outstanding graduate student. Award winners were nominated by their program’s faculty and staff. “It’s always great to hear and recognize some of our outstanding graduate students and their amazing accomplishments”, said […]

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  • May 23, 2019

    Physician Assistant program to begin in 2021 at Kansas State University

    The  College of Health and Human Sciences has received approval from the Kansas Board of Regents to officially begin their Master of Science in physician assistant studies program. The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects a 37% increase in physician assistant jobs between 2016 and 2026, compared to a 13% increase in physician jobs. Physician assistants […]

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  • May 15, 2019

    College of Human Ecology recognizes outstanding seniors

    The College of Human Ecology is proud to recognize the 2019 Spring 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 a graduating senior(s) who has made exemplary contributions […]

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  • May 9, 2019

    Lacy's to close lunch service after May 9 for summer

    Lacy's will provide their last lunch service of the semester on Thursday, May 9. "Lacy's would like to thank everyone for their support and patronage this past year," said Holly Pishney, lab coordinator. "We look forward to seeing everyone back this fall as we  feature new menu items." Lacy's is a student-run lunch destination operated […]

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  • May 8, 2019

    Kinesiology Department awards scholarships at annual banquet

    The Department of Kinesiology, located in the College of Human Ecology, hosted their annual scholarship banquet at the end of April, awarding 32 students with $21,000 in scholarships. This is the largest number of scholarships to date for the department to award. “We had a wonderful evening recognizing our outstanding group of award recipients.  These […]

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  • May 7, 2019

    Family and Consumer Sciences Education to host Wild about FCS day

    The family and consumer sciences education program, a shared program between the College of Human Ecology and the College of Education, will host their Wild about FCS Day on Friday, October 4 on the K-State Campus. Wild about FCS Day is a day-long K-State experience where Family & Consumer Sciences teachers introduce their students to […]

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