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  • August 23, 2018

    Personal financial planning student receives TD Ameritrade scholarship

    For the third year in a row, a K-State personal financial planning student has received one of the 12 NextGen RIA Scholarships from TD Ameritrade. This year’s recipient was Thomas Meek, junior from Topeka. The NextGen RIA (Registered Investment Advisors) Scholarship is valued at $5,000 and is awarded to students pursuing a bachelor’s degree in […]

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  • August 6, 2018

    Education Abroad: Early Childhood Education in Paraguay

    By Brynn Carlson This May, while most students were at home on break after spring finals, four K-State Human Ecology students had the opportunity to participate in the first ever Early Childhood Education study abroad trip to Asunción, Paraguay. Lead by Dr. Bronwyn Fees, the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Professor of Family Studies […]

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  • July 13, 2018

    Lutter named interim director of the School of Family Studies and Human Services

    Sonya Lutter, associate professor of personal financial planning, has been named the interim director of the School of Family Studies and Human Services following the departure of Dottie Durband. She began her duties in July. “The School of Family Studies and Human Services will continue thriving under Dr. Lutter”, said Mark Haub, Food, Nutrition, Dietetics […]

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  • July 10, 2018

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    Kansas Child Care Training Opportunities Awarded 1.2-Million-Dollar Contract

    The Kansas State University-founded program, Kansas Child Care Training Opportunities, or KCCTO, has been awarded a one-year, $1.2 million contract that began July 1, with the option to renew for two additional one-year periods. This contract is a continued extension of a September 2012 contract funded through the Kansas Department for Children and Families Child […]

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  • June 22, 2018

    Four K-State Personal Financial Planning affiliates named to InvestmentNews’ 2018 40 Under 40 List

    Manhattan, KS – 6/19/2018 – InvestmentNews has recognized four K-State Personal Financial Planning students or graduates as 2018 40 Under 40 Honorees. Desmond Henry, Marc Shaffer, Kathleen Boyd and Christopher Moore were chosen from a pool of almost 1,000 nominees by a panel of reporters, editors and other representatives of InvestmentNews, to make a list of 40 […]

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  • June 7, 2018

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    Yelland receives award for outstanding programming at national conference

    Erin Yelland, assistant professor and extension specialist in the School of Family Studies and Human Services, was recently awarded the Jeanne M. Priester Award for Outstanding Individual and/or Family Programming at the National Health Outreach Conference. The award was presented for her program “Keys to Embracing Aging 30-Day Challenge”. Keys to Embracing Aging  is an […]

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  • May 9, 2018

    College of Human Ecology recognizes outstanding graduate students

    The College of Human Ecology recently recognized outstanding graduate students from all five departments. Students were nominated by their department faculty for their awards. “The scholarship and research in the College of Human Ecology is quite diverse reflective of disciplines of study and faculty scholarship,” said Bronwyn Fees, associate dean for academic affairs. “The event […]

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  • May 8, 2018

    College of Human Ecology awards 29 outstanding senior awards

    The College of Human Ecology is proud to recognize the 2018 Spring Commencement outstanding senior award winners. This year’s outstanding senior award winners were nominated by faculty, staff and fellow students within each of their respective programs. Three different award categories are available. The Engagement Award is given to a graduating senior(s) who has made […]

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  • May 4, 2018

    Two College of Human Ecology students recognized by university as Extraordinary Student Award winners

    Two students from the College of Human Ecology were recognized at the Extraordinary Student Awards banquet in April. The awards banquet is hosted by the Office of Student Life each year to recognize junior, senior or graduate students who have overcome unique obstacles and have been able to succeed in their educational pursuits. Kaitlyn Cherry, […]

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  • May 3, 2018

    College of Human Ecology students recognized for research and creative inquiry

    The College of Human Ecology hosted their annual Undergraduate and Graduate Research and Creative Inquiry Forums on Wednesday, April 18. The event is designed to allow students in both categories to display and discuss the work they have been doing in their fields. “This is my favorite event of the year,” said Michelle Toews, associate […]

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