College of Human Ecology
Find yourself in Human Ecology
Stop by the Human Ecology booth to speak with our student ambassadors and college representatives about our majors, programs and opportunities. While you're there, learn more about the College of Human Ecology's latest addition, the Department of Kinesiology, and find out the importance of a physically active lifestyle. K-State Student Union booth.
Money makes the world go ‘round
Stop by Personal Financial Planning to play money games. South lawn, Justin Hall. Inclement weather: Hoffman Lounge, Justin Hall.
Come show us your golfing skills and learn about Club Managers Association of America. South lawn, Justin Hall. Inclement weather: golf is canceled, booth will be in Hoffman Lounge, Justin Hall.
Professional Convention and Management Association
Come learn about the leading organization for meeting and event professionals and indulge in some Orange Leaf frozen yogurt. South lawn, Justin Hall. Inclement weather: New student gathering area, Justin Hall.
Open Air Café: Good food at a great price
Enjoy grilled hot dogs, chips and a complimentary soft drink, provided by Pepsi Cola of Manhattan and served by the hotel and restaurant management students. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., patio Justin Hall. Inclement weather: 115 Justin Hall.
Ice carving demonstrations
Watch hotel restaurant and management students transform a large block of ice into a beautiful 1-5-0 sculpture right before your eyes. 11 a.m. and 1 p.m., Justin Hall, patio. Inclement weather: canceled.
Selections from the Historic Costume and Textile Museum
Take a self-guided walking tour of the Justin Hall window displays featuring selections from this museum. View the “Honoring our Heritage” exhibits featuring garments worn by former deans of the College of Human Ecology. Additional displays highlight the early years of the college up to Justin Hall’s dedication in 1960. Hoffman Lounge; first, second and third floors; Justin Hall.
Hands vs. germs
Participate in a GLOGERM™ hand-washing activity to test your hand-washing skills with glowing “germs” sponsored by the Center of Excellence for Food Safety Research in Child Nutrition Programs. Hoffman Lounge, Justin Hall.
You can do a lot with 150!
Students in dietetics will show you fun snacks for 150 calories, exercises that burn 150 calories and fun nutritional facts about 150 — the number of years K-State is celebrating. Hoffman Lounge, Justin Hall.
Hotel and restaurant management
Discover the many exciting career paths and opportunities that this major has to offer. Hoffman Lounge, Justin Hall.
Find your fit with gerontology
Visit the Center on Aging booth to find out more about this popular major. Hoffman Lounge, Justin Hall.
Learn the facts about interior design. See the projects that turn a beginning design student into an emerging professional, and explore your career options. Hoffman Lounge, Justin Hall.
Family studies and human services
Explore the many majors and career options available in the School of Family Studies and Human Services. New Student Gathering Area, Justin Hall.
Fun for kids
Bring your child and explore the zoo, a grocery store, the post office and K-State. Students in early childhood education will provide fun, developmentally appropriate sociodramatic activities for 2- to 6-year olds. Prospective students can meet current ECE students and learn more about what they do. 149 Justin Hall.
“Fun with food” science experiment
See how science is involved with everyday food and cooking ingredients. 150 Justin Hall.
Make your own healthy snack and learn about health and nutrition from family and consumer sciences education students. 150 Justin Hall.
Expand your knowledge for the future
Get to know the family and community services program by playing a Jeopardy!-like game. Then, see if you’re smarter than a family and consumer sciences teacher by answering trivia questions. 150 Justin Hall.
Newborn Baby 101
Experience the challenges and joys of being a new parent with a Real-Care Baby. 150 Justin Hall.
“Future of Fashion” exhibit
View the future of fashion at K-State by visiting the gallery of current apparel and textile students’ sketches, pattern making construction and final garments. 163 Justin Hall.
From battlefields to playing fields
Witness the evolution of athletic training and learn its history by participating in interactive games. 166 Justin Hall.
Learn valuable drafting skills
Kids can design their own space while parents view a project from conception to construction. 250 Justin Hall.
Draw, draft, design
See how interior design students transform their sketches to create universal and sustainable spaces. Iconic furniture pieces will also be on display. 328 Justin Hall.
View collection of finishes and textiles
Talk to students about the finishing touches they use in their projects. 348 Justin Hall.
Visit the K-State Speech and Hearing Center at Campus Creek Complex
Undergraduate and graduate students are eager to welcome you and provide you with information about the audiological and speech-language services provided to the community, faculty and students. Lobby, Campus Creek Complex, north of Justin Hall.
Make and take
Children can participate in a fun activity related to speech and hearing. Lobby, Campus Creek Complex.
Discover speech language pathology
Stop by and learn more about the structures that help you hear and speak as you examine anatomical models of the ear and the larynx (“voice box”); speech-language development in young children; swallowing, voice and hearing conservation; and high-tech devices which aid communication. Lobby, Campus Creek Complex.
Explore the new Justin Hall expansion and careers focusing on people
Participate in all the games and fun activities while exploring the many Human Ecology majors offered in the College of Human Ecology. New Student Gathering Area, Justin Hall.
Free hearing screening
From 9 a.m. to 2 p.m, graduate students in the communication sciences and disorders program will be providing free hearing screenings in the audiological suite of the K-State Speech and Hearing Center. Lobby, Campus Creek Complex.
Experience high-tech communication devices
You can see a variety of these voice output devices and how they operate to improve communication for those who are unable to speak effectively. Lobby, Campus Creek Complex.
Learn about your voice
Graduate students will provide an overview on the health of your voice on state-of-the-art voice analysis equipment. They will also provide information on voice conservation. Lobby, Campus Creek Complex.
By the hour
9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Free hearing screening. Lobby, Campus Creek Complex.
9 a.m. to 2 p.m. (or until yogurt runs out)
PCMA selling Orange Leaf Yogurt. South Lawn, Justin Hall.
10 a.m. to 2 p.m. (or until food runs out)
Open Air Café selling hot dogs, chips and a soda. Patio, Justin Hall.
11 a.m. to noon
Ice carving demonstration. Patio, Justin Hall.
1 to 2 p.m.
Ice carving demonstration. Patio, Justin Hall.