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  • June 7, 2013

    Non-traditional students inducted into honor society

    Human Ecology students at Kansas State University were among the 77 inducted into the Pinnacle Honor Society, a non-traditional student honor society with members from more than 150 institutions across the U.S. The students, from throughout the nation, are: Aimee Fowler, junior in family studies and human services; Ashley MacKinnon, senior in dietetics; Daina Bitters, […]

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  • June 6, 2013

    Four attend leadership bootcamp

    Four students in the College of Human Ecology at Kansas State University attended the Leadership Honors Bootcamp in Washington D.C. in May. They are, from left, Hannah Quernheim, interior design senior; Zach Stroth, family studies and human services sophomore; Morgan Crawford, apparel and textiles senior; and Lauren Hower, early childhood education senior. The intensive, five-day […]

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  • May 15, 2013

    Phi Kappa Phi selects Human Ecology standouts

    A dozen College of Human Ecology students were among the nearly 100 at Kansas State University selected for membership in Phi Kappa Phi, the nation's oldest, largest and most selective all-discipline honor society. They are second semester juniors in the upper 7.5 percent of their class, seniors in the upper 10 percent of their class, […]

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  • May 13, 2013

    CHE names 13 outstanding seniors

    Thirteen students have been named outstanding seniors in the College of Human Ecology. They were selected by their professors for their academic achievement, professional potential, leadership, participation and service. They will be recognized at the college’s Graduation Honors and Student Awards Celebration at 4 p.m. Friday, May 17, in Leadership Studies Building on campus. From […]

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  • May 7, 2013

    Dean Moxley to be honored at retirement reception Thursday

    Virginia Moxley is a fifth-generation Kansan with three degrees from Kansas State University and a fierce dedication to the people-centered, science-based mission of human ecology. She retires as dean of the College of Human Ecology in June after serving the college for more than 25 years. A reception in her honor will be in Hoffman […]

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  • May 6, 2013

    FSHS doctoral student awarded Rotary scholarship

    Patricia Barros A. Gomes has been awarded a $500 International Graduate Student Scholarship from the Konza and Manhattan Rotary clubs. This annual scholarship is awarded to graduate students based on academic achievement, the benefit of graduate training to their country and financial need. She is a doctoral student in family studies and human services with […]

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  • May 6, 2013

    Margaret Weller

    Margaret Weller chosen as student commencement speaker

    Margaret Weller will represent her class as student speaker at commencement ceremonies for the College of Human Ecology at 4:15 p.m. Saturday, May 18, in Bramlage Coliseum on the Kansas State University campus. Weller is the college’s Outstanding Senior in Communication Sciences and Disorders. She is president of Mortar Board Senior Honor Society; under her […]

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  • May 1, 2013

    John Buckwalter

    John Buckwalter named dean of the College of Human Ecology

    John Buckwalter will become the next dean of the College of Human Ecology on July 1. He will succeed Virginia Moxley, who is going on phased retirement after having served as dean since 2006. Currently Buckwalter is the associate dean for research and graduate studies in the College of Health Professions and Education at the […]

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  • April 17, 2013

    Robb tapped for major award from consumer interests council

    Cliff Robb, associate professor of personal financial planning, received the Mid-Career Award from the American Council on Consumer Interests at the research organization’s annual conference last week  in Portland, Ore. He also was elected to the position of president-elect for the organization. The Mid-Career Award recognizes excellence in research, education and/or policy. It also reflects […]

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  • April 17, 2013

    Professors develop new resources for traumatic brain injury survivors, families

    Working with traumatic brain injury survivors, families and caregivers as well as current public information and research, two professors in family studies and human services have developed a new resource guide called “TBIoptions.” Deb Sellers, associate professor and extension specialist on adult development and aging, and Jane Mertz Garcia, professor and speech language pathologist, teamed […]

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