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  • August 26, 2019

    College of Health and Human Sciences welcomes new faculty and staff at annual meeting

    The College of Health and Human Sciences officially welcomed new faculty and staff at their annual all-college meeting on August 19. During the meeting, 27 new faculty and staff members were recognized and officially welcomed as employees of the college. The Department of Apparel, Textiles, and Interior Design welcomed Georges Fares, instructor, interior design. The […]

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  • August 5, 2019

    Historic costume and textile museum curator named professional reviewer for Hometown Treasures program

    Marla Day, historic costume and textile museum curator, has been named a professional reviewer for the Hometown Treasures program. The Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture hosts the Hometown Treasures program looking to stimulate preservation activity nationwide, preserving objects of historical and cultural significance, identifying potential collections for the museum, and developing […]

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  • July 29, 2019

    Interior design professor named One to Watch by national organization

    Georges Fares, professor of interior design, has received the One to Watch award from the American Society of Interior Designers. To be eligible for the award, nominees must have 5-15 years of experience in the interior design industry; be actively employed in the interior design industry; on a path to a senior and/or executive-level position […]

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  • July 25, 2019

    Heinrich named American Academy of Health Behavior Fellow

    Katie Heinrich, associate professor in kinesiology, has been accepted as a Fellow of the American Academy of Health Behavior. The status of Fellow in the American Academy of Health Behavior is conferred as an indication of distinction and is based on merit. The American Academy of Health Behavior, AAHB, accepted Heinrich as she distinguished herself […]

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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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