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  • April 6, 2020

    Health and Human Sciences implements new integrative studies curriculum

    The College of Health and Human Sciences has announced a new integrative studies curriculum, better known as common core, beginning in fall 2020. When the college changed their name in June 2019, faculty expressed their desire for an enhanced college common core that introduced students to the areas of well-being that unite the college in […]

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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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  • March 24, 2020

    Thompson-Laswell awarded Top Author Award by Top Hat

    Katie Thompson-Laswell, senior instructor in human development and family science, was recently awarded the Top Author Award from Top Hat at their annual Engage user conference. This award is designed to recognize educators who have raised the bar to improve learning experiences for students before, during and after class.   Thompson-Laswell received the Top Author […]

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  • March 23, 2020

    Health and Human Sciences' Bronwyn Fees named an ACE Fellow

    MANHATTAN — When it comes to next-level leadership, Bronwyn Fees is ready to ACE the challenge. Fees, associate dean for academic affairs at Kansas State University's College of Health and Human Sciences and professor of early childhood education, is among the 38 American Council on Education fellows selected across the nation for the 2020-2021 academic year. To be selected a fellow by […]

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  • March 3, 2020

    Personal financial planning to become independent department

    The personal financial planning program, located in the College of Health and Human Sciences, received approval from the Kansas Board of Regents to become their own department. The program is currently housed in the School of Family Studies and Human Services. With the restructure, the new department is currently searching for a department head. Applications […]

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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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  • February 13, 2020

    Jurich Lecture on Social Justice to be held February 20

    The couple and family therapy program in the School of Family Studies and Human Services, College of Health and Human Sciences, is pleased to welcome Camille Lafleur, Ph.D., LMFT to campus Thursday, February 20 for the annual Tony Jurich Lecture on Social Justice. Lafleur will present Margins to Center: The Importance of Cultural Connections at […]

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  • January 23, 2020

    Campus community invited to learn about partnering with Hoeflin Stone House Child Development Laboratory for research opportunities

    The Early Childhood Education Program and the School of Family Studies and Human Services in the College of Health and Human Sciences is hosting Brent A. McBride, who is visiting K-State to help rethink the role of Hoeflin Stone House Child Development Laboratory in research, instruction and engagement. A brown bag lunch has been scheduled from 12:30-1:30 […]

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  • January 22, 2020

    FPA Appoints New Academic Editor for the Journal of Financial Planning

    DENVER (January 15, 2020) – Today, the Financial Planning Association® (FPA®) and the Journal of Financial Planning announce Stuart J. Heckman, Ph.D., CFP® as the new academic editor of the award-winning, peer-reviewed Journal of Financial Planning effective Jan. 1, 2020. The Journal of Financial Planning is published monthly and focuses on expanding the body of […]

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  • January 17, 2020

    Campus faculty and staff invited to presentation regarding child development laboratory schools

    The early childhood education program, located in the School of Family Studies and Human Services, College of Health and Human Sciences invite you to a presentation by Dr. Brent McBride entitled “University-Based Child Development Laboratory Schools: A Vision for the Future” on Wednesday, January 22nd from 4 to 5 p.m. in Justin 164. Brent A. McBride, PhD, is a […]

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