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  • October 4, 2012

    K-State team wins national financial planning championship

    Students from the College of Human Ecology came home the champions from the National Collegiate Financial Planning competition this week in San Antonio, Tx. Team members, all seniors in personal financial planning, are Matt Gould, Wende Witthuhn and Kristen Moore. The team won $10,000 for the personal financial planning program at K-State. Ann Coulson, assistant […]

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  • October 3, 2012

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    College announces record enrollment

    As Kansas State University approaches its 150th year, the university reached another milestone: a record enrollment of 24,378. So did the College of Human Ecology, recording 2,516 students this fall compared with 2,467 in 2011. The largest enrollment in university history includes growth on all three campuses. There are 21,179 students in Manhattan, 737 in […]

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  • September 28, 2012

    New online master's degree program to help students serve families, communities

    The School of Family Studies and Human Services will offer a new online program of study this spring: Master of Science in family and community services. The  program will enable professionals who are place bound and working full time to acquire advanced study without relocating geographically. It will be offered through the Division of Continuing […]

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  • September 19, 2012

    Morse scholarship helps Courtney Frantz complete project to help children with special needs

    A special scholarship from Kansas State University is helping Courtney Frantz, a senior in family studies and human services, advance her career interest in working with people with special needs. Frantz completed a summer internship with ARC of Sedgwick County, working at the YESS -- Youth Education and Summer Socialization -- Camp. She was  a […]

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  • September 7, 2012

    Justin Hall Expansion sparkled like the sun, even in the rain

    Petros Levis took the microphone and asked everyone to join him in the countdown. Three. Two. One. Snip. Twenty-six pair of scissors cut a broad purple ribbon to make it official – the $5-million Justin Hall Expansion joined the family. Students, faculty, alumni, staff, friends of the college and administrators from throughout campus cheered. They […]

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  • September 7, 2012

    Purple pride on display: Play Non-Trivial Pursuit at the CHE tent at K-State Day at the fair Sept. 9

    Kansas State University will roll out the purple carpet at the 2012 Kansas State Fair in Hutchinson. The first Sunday of the fair, Sept. 9, is designated as K-State Day with the university as the day's official sponsor. The College of Human Ecology set up south of 4-H Centennial Hall will be there with the […]

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  • September 6, 2012

    McNair Scholars present research

    The students in the McNair summer research internship program were chosen in fall 2011 and spring 2012. They started working on their projects in the spring under the guidance of selected faculty mentors in their academic fields of interest. McNair Scholars presenting research, their topic and faculty mentor include: Angelique Foye, senior in family studies […]

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  • September 6, 2012

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    Countdown to Dedication: Celebration kicks off Thursday evening

    First Day of School 2012 Four coeds stood in a line, a cell phone held at arm’s length. They were taking a picture to commemorate “the first day of their last year” together as students at K-State. Their location was apropos. It was the first day of the first year of school for colorful windowed […]

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  • August 20, 2012

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    College to honor six alumni for contributions to their professions

    The College of Human Ecology will honor six alumni Thursday, Sept. 6, at a dinner in their honor in Justin Hall on the Kansas State University campus. Scott Rice Office Works will receive the Partner Award. The annual event pays tribute to alumni who have made significant professional contributions to their fields. “We are recognizing […]

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  • August 20, 2012

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    Dean Moxley to step down in 2013

    Virginia Moxley has announced that she will retire as dean of the College of Human Ecology in June 2013. Moxley has been dean since 2006. She will be on phased retirement for a year during which she will work with the Institute for Academic Alliances which she co-founded in 2004. “It has been my privilege […]

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