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College of Human Ecology

Need help finding Justin Hall and the Campus Creek Complex?

Stop by the human ecology booth in the K-State Student Union and a human ecology student ambassador will guide you to the many attractions found throughout both locations. K-State Student Union Booth. 

Hospitality management open-air café

Enjoy grilled hot dogs, potato chips, baked beans, a soft drink and a cup of frozen yogurt, courtesy of the Professional Event Management Society, Hospitality Management Society and Club Managers Association of America. Patio, Justin Hall.

Selections from the Historic Costume and Textile Museum

Take a self-guided walking tour of the Justin Hall window displays featuring selections from the museum and student projects. Hoffman Lounge, first, second and third floors; Justin Hall.  

Interior design

Learn the facts about interior design. See the projects that turn a beginning design student into an emerging professional, and explore your career options. Discover how interior design students put their drafting skills to use. Hoffman Lounge, Justin Hall. 


Explore the exciting places a degree in dietetics can take you! Hoffman Lounge, Justin Hall.  

Hospitality management

Discover the many exciting career paths and opportunities this major has to offer. Hoffman Lounge, Justin Hall. 

Athletic training

Learn about the career paths of our athletic training alumni and the program's progression. Hoffman Lounge, Justin Hall. 

Got money?

In a world focused on profit, we focus on people. Stop by to see how a career in personal financial planning helps individuals with debt management to retirement planning and everything in between. Hoffman Lounge, Justin Hall.   

Say ‘yes’ to family and consumer sciences

There is a huge demand for family and consumer science educators in secondary schools, extension programs and higher education. Visit us to learn about careers that enable you to help people live better lives. Hoffman Lounge, Justin Hall.

Kinesiology Student Association

Visit the kinesiology booth to pick up a free pedometer, learn more about the department and the importance of a physically active lifestyle. Also, learn about a variety of careers that are attainable with a kinesiology degree. Louis and Rachel Hodgson Student Collaborative Area, Justin Hall. 

Conflict Analysis and Trauma Studies (CATS)

CATS is the only academic program in the nation that combines conflict analysis and trauma studies, providing the framework and models for individuals, families and groups to heal from conflict, trauma and loss. Learn more about professional training for post-trauma and post-conflict reconstruction. Hoffman Lounge, Justin Hall.

Apparel Design and Production

Tour the new apparel design and production laboratory with commercial fabrication equipment. 350 Justin Hall. 

Imagine life as a designer

See how interior design students communicate their imagined spaces into design that can transform lives. Tour the gallery in 328 Justin Hall.

Hands-on learning

Do you have a heart for serving others? Join us at the Wonder Workshop’s Classroom on Wheels to experience unique exhibits and activities while exploring the diverse field of family studies and human services. Front driveway, Justin Hall.

Discover communication sciences and disorders

Stop by and learn more about the structures that help you hear and speak. Examine anatomical models of the ear and the larynx (or voice box), speech-language development in young children, swallowing, high-tech devices that aid communication, and the services provided by the K-State Speech and Hearing Center. Lobby, Campus Creek Complex. 

Early childhood education

Join the Early Childhood Student Association to begin building your future. Graduate and undergraduate students host guided block-building lessons for young learners (birth through age 8). View videos and pictures of Hoeflin Stone House Early Education Center, and visit with faculty about research projects in the Infant Language and Learning Lab. 166 Justin Hall.

Experience high-tech communication devices

Check out a variety of augmentative-alternative communication devices, or voice output devices, and learn how they operate to improve communication for those who are unable to speak effectively. Lobby, Campus Creek Complex. 

Free hearing screening

Graduate students in communication sciences and disorders will provide free hearing screenings in the audiological suite of the Speech and Hearing Center. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. 127 Campus Creek Complex.  

Learn about your voice

Everyone’s voice is different and daily situations can have an effect on your voice's quality. Graduate students in communication sciences and disorders will analyze the health of your voice using state-of-the-art equipment. 123 Campus Creek Complex. 

By the hour 

9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Tours and informational sessions with Human Ecology Ambassadors. Hoffman Lounge, Justin Hall.

9 a.m. to 1 p.m. 

Free hearing screening. 127 Campus Creek Complex.

Free voice screening. Speech and Hearing Center, Campus Creek Complex.

10 a.m. to noon

Diagnostic ultrasound demonstration and isokinetic training. 127 Justin Hall.

11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Hospitality management’s open-air café. Patio, Justin Hall. Inclement weather, 115 Justin Hall.

Official K-State tartan products viewing. Hoffman Lounge, Justin Hall.

11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Autism Fun Fair with activities for children and their families. Campus Creek Complex.