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  • September 1, 2014

    Fair time: come visit Human Ecology at K-State Day Sept. 7

    Purple pride will be on full display at the 2014 Kansas State Fair in Hutchinson on K-State Day, Sunday, Sept. 7. Kansas State University will be recognized as the fair's official sponsor for the day. The College of Human Ecology will take part in special outdoor exhibits near the stage by Lake Talbott and be […]

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  • August 28, 2014

    Sonya Britt

    In face of growing student debt, college researchers call for financial education for university students

    As student debt load grows — it has doubled since 2007 — most universities aren't offering sufficient financial education programs to help students understand this financial burden, according to a new report whose authors include two Kansas State University professors. "Financial issues are one of the top reasons, if not the No. 1 reason, that […]

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  • August 20, 2014

    K-State Speech and Hearing Center partners with Scottish Rite Masons

    The Kansas State University Speech and Hearing Center, which offers clinical training for graduate students in communication sciences and disorders, has been designated a Kansas RiteCare Clinic. At the induction ceremony at 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 27, the Scottish Rite Masons will present the center with a $20,000 check to provide evaluation and treatment […]

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  • August 18, 2014

    Elaine Johannes

    Johannes receives Stowe Award for adolescent health plan work

    Elaine Johannes, associate professor and Extension specialist, has been granted the 2014 Dean Barbara S. Stowe Faculty Development Award to work with the Kansas Adolescent Health State Plan. Johannes, whose primary work is in youth development with the School of Family Studies and Human Services, College of Human Ecology, will travel to Washington, D.C., to […]

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  • August 5, 2014

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    Pamela Erickson to lead professional mentoring initiative

    Pamela S. Erickson will join the College of Human Ecology Aug. 18 as director of a mentoring initiative that will pair students with professionals to help students build successful careers. Erickson currently is director of academic advising at Washburn University, Topeka, where she also teaches a required orientation class for freshmen. “Pamela brings experience to […]

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  • July 28, 2014

    Mariah Bausch, center, joins other scholarship winners on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    PFP junior awarded $5,000 scholarship, tours New York Stock Exchange

    Mariah Bausch, a junior in personal financial planning, received a $5,000 TD Ameritrade Institutional NextGen Financial Planning Scholarship at ceremonies this week in New York where she and nine other scholarship winners were guests at the New York Stock Exchange. Bausch is co-president of the student chapter of the Financial Planning Association at K-State. TD […]

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  • July 23, 2014

    Non-traditional student earns Global Campus honor

    Growing up, Karolyn Barclay, Pomona, loved her teachers and knew someday she wanted to inspire and educate children in the same way. As an adult, she began working in a preschool, where she realized her calling to provide young children with the same supportive learning environment she had as a child. In May she graduated […]

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  • July 1, 2014

    Virginia Moxley receives national distinguished service award

    Virginia Moxley, dean and professor emeritus of the College of Human Ecology at Kansas State University, received the 2014 Distinguished Service Award from the American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences Saturday at ceremonies in St. Louis. She was recognized as “a visionary servant leader” who “influenced and inspired thousands of students, faculty, staff, alumni […]

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  • June 30, 2014

    Three receive distance education scholarships

    Kansas State University Global Campus has awarded $9,000 in scholarships to distance education students across the country for the summer 2014 term. Recipients from the College of Human Ecology are: Jessica Adams, junior in family studies and human services; Daina Bitters, senior in dietetics; and Rebecca Sombatchareun, senior in family studies and human services.

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  • June 25, 2014

    Phi Beta Kappa names new members

    Phi Beta Kappa, the nation's oldest and most prestigious academic honor society, has inducted new members at Kansas State University. New members from the College of Human Ecology are: Jaclyn DeForest, May 2014 bachelor's graduate in dietetics; Brooke Katterhenry, junior in kinesiology; Danielle Dobratz, junior in public health nutrition and pre-physician assistant; Angela Glean, May […]

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