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  • May 6, 2014

    Dottie Durband

    Durband named director of FSHS

    Dorothy (Dottie) Bagwell Durband, founding chair of the Department of Community, Family and Addiction Services in the College of Human Services at Texas Tech University, has been named director of the School of  Family Studies and Human Services at Kansas State University. John Buckwalter, dean of the College of Human Ecology, made the announcement saying, […]

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  • November 15, 2013

    Sam Honey, Rashelle Wet and Jamie Engelken - a winning team.

    PFP team among top in nation

    The Personal Financial Planning team tied for third place  in national competition at the national Financial Planning Association conference recently in Orlando. Team members are Jamie Engelken, Sam Honey and Rashelle West, all seniors at Kansas State University. Their coach was Ann Coulson, assistant professor in the School of Family Studies and Human Services, College […]

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  • November 5, 2013

    Willie greets Carl Ice at the building dedication.

    College dedicates Mary and Carl Ice Hall

    A lawn full of faculty, staff, dignitaries and family helped dedicate Mary and Carl Ice Hall, the latest addition to the College of Human Ecology, on Oct. 24. Willie the Wildcat added his congratulations and signaled the unveiling of the stone sign displaying the building's new name. The Ices were instrumental in funding the purchase […]

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  • October 8, 2013

    Mary Bell

    Mary Bell debunks myths that play into soldiers' financial readiness

    Marking the 12th anniversary of the war in Afghanistan, Oct. 7 should be a day dedicated to honoring our soldiers and veterans. One way to do this is by ensuring they are financially secure, according to Mary Bell, a 2013 personal financial planning doctoral graduate. Bell, advised by Sonya Britt, assistant professor of family studies […]

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  • October 4, 2013

    A new moniker: Mary and Carl Ice Hall

    Human Ecology's latest: Mary and Carl Ice Hall

    Mary and Carl Ice Hall, 1310 Research Park Drive in Manhattan, is the latest addition to the College of Human Ecology facilities at Kansas State University. It will be named and dedicated at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24. A reception and tour of the building, to be used for research, development, outreach and innovation, will […]

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  • September 11, 2013

    Personal Financial Planning team advances to national competition

    Once again, the student team from the College of Human Ecology at Kansas State University advances to the national Financial Planning Challenge in Orlando, Fla., in October. Sam Honey, Rashelle West and Jamie Engelken (right) were selected because of a financial plan they submitted to the Financial Planning Association which, along with the Certified Financial […]

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  • August 22, 2013

    Well-being not priority for workaholics, doctoral student researcher says

    Working overtime may cost you your health, according to Sarah Asebedo, doctoral student in the College of Human Ecology's personal financial planning and conflict resolution programs. Asebedo, Edina, Minn., conducted a study using the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth 1979. She and her colleagues -- Sonya Britt, assistant professor of family studies and human services […]

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  • August 13, 2013

    K-State gets Top 20 rating from business site

    Business Insider, a leading business news and analysis website, has Kansas State University in its list of Top 20 best college campuses in the nation, while another ranking by Forbes magazine rates Manhattan as No. 3 in the nation for best small places for businesses and careers. The magazine credits Kansas State University students for […]

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  • July 12, 2013

    Sonya Britt

    Money woes, relationship lows: Britt's research finds disagreements about money allocation top predictor of divorce

    Even the healthiest relationships include arguments, but the topic of the argument could predict risk of divorce, according to Sonya Britt, assistant professor of family studies and human services and program director of the Institute of Personal Financial Planning in the College of Human Ecology. "Arguments about money is by far the top predictor of […]

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  • June 24, 2013

    The Human Ecology Research and Innovation Center

    Regents approve Human Ecology Research, Innovation Building purchase

    An empty building is getting a new lease on life as a research hub for Kansas State University's College of Human Ecology. The Kansas Board of Regents recently approved the college's request to purchase the KSU Foundation building formerly used by NanoScale Corp. The building, at 1310 Research Park Drive, will be purchased for $2.74 […]

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