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  • October 29, 2018

    New minors and certificates now offered through the College of Human Ecology

    The College of Human Ecology has announced three new minors and two new certificate options that will be available to students starting in the spring. “We are excited to not only respond to the needs of employers and the interests of our students but also to shape the future of practice by offering these certificates […]

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  • October 25, 2018

    Personal financial planning program has success at annual conference

    Kansas State University’s personal financial planning student team has once again succeeded at the national level. The undergraduate competition team placed third overall in the Financial Planning Challenge at the 2018 Financial Planning Association national conference Oct. 3-5 in Chicago, Illinois. Out of the last 17 years, this is the 16th time the team has […]

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  • October 10, 2018

    Seay named President-Elect of the Financial Planning Association

    Martin Seay has been elected by the Financial Planning Association’s board of directors as the 2019 FPA President-Elect for a one-year term beginning January 2019. He will serve as president in 2020 and conclude his leadership role as chair in 2021. "FPA represents the present and future of the financial planning profession through its focus […]

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  • September 14, 2018

    Personal Financial Planning doctoral student recognized for diversity efforts

    Miranda Reiter, doctoral student in personal financial planning was among four Certified Financial Planners to be awarded the Financial Planning Association ® (FPA ®) Diversity Scholarship. The recipients of the merit-based scholarship are professionals who are working to encourage diversity in the financial planning profession, serving diverse communities with financial planning and increasing the professional […]

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  • August 24, 2018

    College of Human Ecology recognizes faculty award winners

    The College of Human Ecology proudly presented faculty with all college awards during their annual Fall Forum in August. This year’s award winners are: • Kevin Sauer, Department of Food, Nutrition, Dietetics and Health, was awarded the Dawley-Scholer Award for Excellence in Student Development. The Dawley-Scholer Award for Excellence in Student Development recognizes outstanding achievement […]

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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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  • 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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  • December 7, 2017

    College of Human Ecology announces outstanding senior awards

    The College of Human Ecology is proud to recognize the 2017 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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  • November 9, 2017

    Human Ecology names Fall Commencement Speakers

    The College of Human Ecology has named their student and guest commencement speakers for the upcoming Fall Commencement ceremony on December 9, 2017. Jake Lofquist, senior in kinesiology, has been selected as the student commencement speaker. Lofquist is from Overland Park, KS. He is a member of Pre-Physical Therapy club and served as their Service […]

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  • September 28, 2017

    Koochel selected as 2017 AFCPE Outstanding Symposium Poster Award Winner

    Emily Koochel, doctoral student in applied family science, was selected as the 2017 Association for Financial Counseling and Planning Education’s (AFCPE) Outstanding Symposium Poster Award Winner for her proposal titled Financial Transparency Scale Development. To increase the capacity to study the role of finances in the marital relationship, Koochel developed the Financial Transparency Scale (FTS) […]

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