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  • October 11, 2013

    At a September all-college meeting, president Kirk Schulz reviews progress on the 2025 plan to make K-State one of the nation's Top 50 Public Research Universities.

    College welcomes record 2,856 students

    Both Kansas State University and the College of Human Ecology broke enrollment records this fall. The college recorded 2,856 undergraduate and graduate students, up from 2,516 in 2012. As of Sept. 20, 24,581 students make up the largest enrollment in the university's 150-year history. The Manhattan campus has 302 more students than last fall. Human […]

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  • October 8, 2013

    Mary Bell

    Mary Bell debunks myths that play into soldiers' financial readiness

    Marking the 12th anniversary of the war in Afghanistan, Oct. 7 should be a day dedicated to honoring our soldiers and veterans. One way to do this is by ensuring they are financially secure, according to Mary Bell, a 2013 personal financial planning doctoral graduate. Bell, advised by Sonya Britt, assistant professor of family studies […]

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  • October 4, 2013

    A new moniker: Mary and Carl Ice Hall

    Human Ecology's latest: Mary and Carl Ice Hall

    Mary and Carl Ice Hall, 1310 Research Park Drive in Manhattan, is the latest addition to the College of Human Ecology facilities at Kansas State University. It will be named and dedicated at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24. A reception and tour of the building, to be used for research, development, outreach and innovation, will […]

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  • October 2, 2013

    Markham named Big 12 Faculty Fellow

    Mindy Markham, assistant professor of family studies and human services, K-State Salina, is one of six faculty members named Big 12 Faculty Fellows for their scholarly activities in teaching, research and service. The Big 12 Faculty Fellowship program offers faculty the opportunity to travel to other Big 12 institutions to participate in cross mentoring among […]

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  • October 1, 2013

    Final birthday hurrah: Honoring the past, forging the future

    The College of Human Ecology raises a final salute to Kansas State University's 150th birthday with a weekend filled with the past and the future. Events planned for Thursday, Oct. 24: Jane P. Marshall will give the 14th Annual Huck Boyd Lecture in Community Media based on her new book “Teatime to Tailgates: 150 Years […]

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  • September 25, 2013

    Dwinton, Jonathan J.

    Human Ecology honors outstanding alumni, 'friend of college'

    A young dietitian who works with overweight children, a leading national advocate for quality child care and a marriage and family therapist who created a new business model are among the Kansas State University alumni to be honored Oct. 25 by the College of Human Ecology. The seven honorees were selected for their outstanding contributions […]

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  • September 13, 2013

    Wiles' research points to importance of reading with children

    Research has found that reading with young children and engaging them can make a positive impact on the child’s future and their family. Bradford Wiles, assistant professor in the College of Human Ecology and extension specialist in early childhood development, has focused his research around building resilience in vulnerable families. His current research is focused […]

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  • September 11, 2013

    Personal Financial Planning team advances to national competition

    Once again, the student team from the College of Human Ecology at Kansas State University advances to the national Financial Planning Challenge in Orlando, Fla., in October. Sam Honey, Rashelle West and Jamie Engelken (right) were selected because of a financial plan they submitted to the Financial Planning Association which, along with the Certified Financial […]

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  • September 9, 2013

    It was all happening at the fair

    Despite record-breaking heat, hundreds of state fair goers signed the College of Human Ecology Birthday Banner at K-State Day on Sunday, September 8. Becca Dale, left, adviser with  Hospitality Management and Dietetics, and Neely Michaelis and Katie Lierz, early childhood education majors, were three of the  faculty and student volunteers at the college display. Among […]

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  • August 28, 2013

    fees 280 deep

    Fees, Musch named interim associate deans

    Bronwyn Fees and Tim Musch have been named interim associate deans in the College of Human Ecology, Dean John Buckwalter announced today. Fees: Academic Affairs Fees, associate professor in the School of Family Studies and Human Services, will be interim associate dean for academic affairs. She will coordinate efforts related to graduation, student success, retention […]

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