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  • November 4, 2019

    $1,000 scholarships available for new Kansas Insurance Certificate students

    A new scholarship initiative in the personal financial planning program will award $1,000 scholarships to 10 K-State students who declare the Kansas Insurance Certificate (KIC) and enroll in their first certificate course for spring 2020. These scholarships are provided through the support of the Financial Services Leadership Program and the Kansas Insurance Education Foundation. On-campus and online […]

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  • October 28, 2019

    Personal financial planning program shines at annual conference

    Kansas State University’s personal financial planning program saw success once again at the annual Financial Planning Association’s national conference. The conference was held in Minneapolis, Minnesota with over 1,800 attendees. This year’s undergraduate competition team placed second overall in the Financial Planning Challenge. The team was awarded first in the oral presentation and tied for […]

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  • October 18, 2019

    Sonya Lutter named permanent director of the School of Family Studies and Human Services

    Sonya Lutter, professor of personal financial planning, has been named permanent director of the School of Family Studies and Human Services after serving as the interim for a little more than a year. Her official appointment begins on October 20. “The search committee received strong endorsement from faculty and staff supporting the appointment of Dr. […]

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  • October 17, 2019

    College of Health and Human Sciences to recognize 11 alumni and friends during the annual Celebration of Excellence

    The College of Health and Human Sciences is pleased to welcome 11 alumni and friends to campus in October as part of the annual Celebration of Excellence. The two-day event brings these outstanding people back to campus to recognize them for their contributions to the college, devotion to their area of specialization and the difference […]

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  • August 28, 2019

    Personal financial planning students attend The Advisor Thought Leader Summit in Missouri

    Five personal financial planning students attending the Advisors Thought Leader Summit in Missouri August 12 and 13, thanks to generous sponsor Abacus Wealth Partners. Alejandro Martinez, Garrett Jackson, Izaac Pritchett and Hannah Casteel, juniors, were joined by Emma Wyllys, senior, Simone Beverly, alumna and Cherie Stueve, instructor at the summit. The Advisor Thought Leader Summit […]

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  • August 26, 2019

    College of Health and Human Sciences welcomes new faculty and staff at annual meeting

    The College of Health and Human Sciences officially welcomed new faculty and staff at their annual all-college meeting on August 19. During the meeting, 27 new faculty and staff members were recognized and officially welcomed as employees of the college. The Department of Apparel, Textiles, and Interior Design welcomed Georges Fares, instructor, interior design. The […]

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  • May 28, 2019

    College of Human Ecology recognizes outstanding graduate students

    The College of Human Ecology recently recognized outstanding graduate students from all five departments for outstanding research, teaching, engagement and outreach, leadership, and overall outstanding graduate student. Award winners were nominated by their program’s faculty and staff. “It’s always great to hear and recognize some of our outstanding graduate students and their amazing accomplishments”, said […]

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  • May 15, 2019

    College of Human Ecology recognizes outstanding seniors

    The College of Human Ecology is proud to recognize the 2019 Spring 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 a graduating senior(s) who has made exemplary contributions […]

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  • December 6, 2018

    College of Human Ecology recognizes outstanding seniors

    The College of Human Ecology is proud to recognize the 2018 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 a graduating senior(s) who has made exemplary contributions […]

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  • December 3, 2018

    The AFCPE Compeition Team of Phillip Wegman, Adam Eilert and Jessica Lickteig.

    Personal Financial Planning program wins big at annual Association for Financial Counseling and Planning Education Symposium

    The personal financial planning program saw great success at the recent Association for Financial Counseling and Planning Education, AFCPE®, symposium in Norfolk, Virginia in November. For the undergraduates, the Financial Counseling Knowledge Bowl Challenge team walked away with a fourth place finish in the finals. The team was comprised of Adam Eilert, senior; Phillip Wegman, […]

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