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  • April 16, 2019

    David C. Poole to serve as university's 2019-2020 top teaching scholar

    MANHATTAN — An internationally prominent and honored scholar and researcher will serve as Kansas State University's 2019-2020 Coffman Chair for University Distinguished Teaching Scholars. David C. Poole, university distinguished professor in kinesiology and in anatomy and physiology, has been appointed to the chair, which was created in 1995 to highlight the university's commitment to excellence […]

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  • April 10, 2019

    Graduate student wins regional Three Minute Thesis competition

    MANHATTAN — Chris Omni, Kansas State University master’s student in public health, Topeka, is the winner of the 2019 Midwestern Association of Graduate Schools' Three Minute Thesis competition. Omni is the first Kansas State University student to win the regional competition.  Omni received a $750 award for her presentation "Black Butterflyz: Making Black Women's Health a Capital Concern." Omni’s […]

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  • April 3, 2019

    Steven Copp recognized for excellence in undergraduate teaching

    Steven Copp, assistant professor in kinesiology, has been named a recipient of the 2019 Commerce Bank and W.T. Kemper Foundation Undergraduate Outstanding Teaching Award. "Commerce Bank and the William T. Kemper Foundation are proud to continue our tradition of partnering with K-State to honor four exceptional educators," said Shawn Drew, market president and CEO of […]

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  • March 21, 2019

    University recognizes excellence in teaching, advising and administration with 2019 Presidential Awards

    MANHATTAN — Kansas State University's 2019 Presidential Awards are recognizing five faculty members and one graduate teaching assistant for excellence in teaching, advising or administration. Each award includes a $5,000 honorarium sponsored by the university president's office and Curtin Property Company, a real estate development firm with offices in Manhattan and Kansas City. All recipients will […]

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  • March 6, 2019

    Kinesiology student awarded National Strength and Conditioning Association’s Women’s Scholarship

    The National Strength and Conditioning Association Foundation is proud to announce that Brittany Hollerbach has been named a recipient of the NSCA’s Women’s Scholarship for 2018. Hollerbach was selected by the NSCA Foundation Scholarship Committee after a thorough evaluation process of all applicants. This $1,500 scholarship is designed to support women, ages 17 and older, […]

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  • March 4, 2019

    David Poole named citation award winner

    David C. Poole, university distinguished professor, was been named a Citation Award Winner from the American College of Sports Medicine. The Citation Award of the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) is granted to an individual or group who has made significant and important contributions to sports medicine and/or the exercise sciences. These contributions may […]

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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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  • November 26, 2018

    K-State CrossFit raises money for Wounded Warrior Project

    The K-State CrossFit club, housed in the Department of Kinesiology, recently hosted a CrossFit competition to benefit the Wounded Warrior Project. “The CrossFit club wanted to show veterans that they are highly appreciated for all of the work they do and have done to defend us here at home,” said Korynne Rollins, president of the […]

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  • November 9, 2018

    Kinesiology faculty present at annual Kansas Physical Therapy Association conference

    Six kinesiology faculty members recently teamed up with Kansas Physical Therapists to present at the annual Kansas Physical Therapy Association (KPTA) conference in October, helping provide science-based research to clinical application for Kansas physical therapists. Craig Harms, David Poole, Carl Ade, Steven Copp, Tom Barstow and Brad Behnke all presented alongside physical therapists in areas […]

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  • November 1, 2018

    College of Human Ecology recognizes outstanding alumni and friends during the annual Celebration of Excellence

    The College of Human Ecology welcomed back nine alumni and friends to the K-State campus as part of the annual Celebration of Excellence. The two-day event brings these outstanding alumni and friends back to campus to recognize them for the extraordinary things they have accomplished in their careers. This year’s award winners are: Distinguished Research […]

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