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  • November 20, 2020

    College of Health and Human Sciences recognizes 19 graduating students with outstanding senior awards

    The College of Health and Human Sciences is proud to recognize the 2020 Fall Commencement outstanding senior award winners. This year’s outstanding senior award winners were nominated by faculty and staff within each of their respective programs. Three different award categories are available. The Engagement Award is given to graduating seniors who have made exemplary […]

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  • November 12, 2020

    Hospitaity management professor presents on environmental changes and strategies for the post-COVID food service industry

    Junehee Kwon, professor and graduate program director in the Department of Hospitality Management, presented during the 20th anniversary conference for the Korean Society of Food Service Sanitation. She presented, "Environmental Changes and Strategies for the Post-COVID Food Service Industry" on October 30. The conference was held online with presenters from both the U.S. and Korea. […]

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  • November 6, 2020

    Hospitality student named one of top-10 presenters at Research and the State event

    Juhwan Lim, doctoral student in hospitality administration, presented his research at the Research and the State event which was held virtually at the end of October. Lim’s research titled, “The role of photos to attract more guest for local community”, looks to analyze the way presenting photos regarding booking intention in the Airbnb context. His […]

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  • October 15, 2020

    Health and Human Sciences students receive CHIA certification

    Nine students, eight from hospitality management and one from personal financial planning, have received their certification in Hotel Industry Analytics, CHIA, through their Advanced Hotel Operations class, instructed by associate professor Jichul Jang. This certification is the only hotel-related certification that recognizes the skill and knowledge that these professionals have and is offered in partnership […]

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  • September 30, 2020

    Sauer and Roberts Provide Keynote Address for Arizona Conference

    On Saturday, September 26, Kevin Sauer, professor in the Department of Food, Nutrition, Dietetics, and Health and Kevin R. Roberts, professor in the Department of Hospitality Management presented the virtual keynote address for the Annual Conference of the School Nutrition Association of Arizona. The School Nutrition Association of Arizona is an alliance of over 1,000 […]

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  • August 31, 2020

    Lacy’s Fresh Fare and Catering set to open September 1

    Lacy’s Fresh Fare and Catering, located inside Justin Hall, will begin their food service on Tuesday, September 1. Lacy’s is a student-run lunch destination featuring fresh salads, sandwiches, burgers and more at an affordable price. Weekly specials will also be featured and vary during the year. A full menu can be found at hhs.k-state.edu. Service […]

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  • July 14, 2020

    Hospitality Management Club now accepting preorder for bierocks

    The Hospitality Management Club, a student organization through the Department of Hospitality Management, is now accepting orders for their famous bierocks. Orders will need to be picked up on Thursday July 23rd, 2020 between 1:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m..  Bierocks are German stuffed rolls that are very popular in Kansas and nearby states. Bierocks can […]

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  • June 25, 2020

    Jang named treasurer for central I-CHRIE board

    Jichul Jang, associate professor in hospitality management, has been named Central I-CHRIE Treasurer for a two-year term. The International Council on Hotel, Restaurant, and InstitutionalEducation, I-CHRIE, is a non-profit professional association that provides programs and services to continually improve the quality of global education, research, service and business operations in the hospitality and tourism industry. […]

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  • June 24, 2020

    Kevin Roberts to lead hospitality management department as interim department head

    Kevin Roberts has been named interim department head for the Department of Hospitality Management, College of Health and Human Sciences. This will be Roberts’ second time serving as the department’s interim head. “I want to thank Dr. Roberts for his willingness to serve both the college and the department as the interim department head of […]

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  • June 9, 2020


    Hospitality management student awarded scholarship from national association

    MANHATTAN — Kansas State University hospitality management student Maggie Aylward, a junior from Solomon, has received Clark E. DeHaven Scholarship from the National Association of College and University Food Services to continue her goal of becoming an event planner. The scholarship was established by the Clark E. DeHaven Scholarship Trust to honor Clark E. DeHaven, the national association's first executive […]

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