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Events schedule

College of Human Ecology

Stop by our booth in the Union and a Human Ecology Student Ambassador will be happy to guide you to the many attractions found throughout both Justin Hall and the Campus Creek Complex.

Hospitality Management Open Air Café
Enjoy grilled hot dogs, potato chips, baked beans, a soft drink and a refreshing cup of frozen yogurt. Sponsored by Professional Event Management Society, Hospitality Management Society and Club Managers Association of America from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the patio of Justin Hall. Inclement weather, 115 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 beginning in Hoffman Lounge and the first, second and third floors of Justin Hall.

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

Rooted in childhood
Add your purple leaf to the Human Ecology family tree and see how a degree in early childhood education can be utilized in your career in Hoffman Lounge, Justin Hall.

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

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

Athletic training
Learn about the career paths of our athletic training alumni, and the program’s rich history in Hoffman Lounge, Justin Hall.

Got money?
In a world focused on money, we focus first on people. Stop by Hoffman Lounge in Justin Hall to learn about the many career opportunities available in financial planning.

Say ‘yes’ to family and consumer sciences
Learn how easy it is to have a garden literally right at your fingertips in Hoffman Lounge, Justin Hall.

Gerontology: Stacked with opportunity
Learn to build a population pyramid in Hoffman Lounge, Justin Hall.

Human Ecology Ambassadors’ photo booth
Stop by to commemorate the day! Pose with your friends and family or some of our ambassadors. Explore different career paths in human ecology and incorporate them into your photo in 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, discover a variety of careers available with a kinesiology degree in Hoffman Lounge, Justin Hall.

Conflict resolution
Stop by Hoffman Lounge and get information about our nationally recognized program. We offer a conflict and trauma studies minor, a conflict resolution certificate and an experimental learning lab that works with actual domestic mediation cases.

Graduate research and creative inquiry forum
Find out about the latest research on health and human behavior in 163 Justin Hall.

Apparel marketing and design
Experience the vast array of careers, opportunities and inspiration in the fashion industry in 164 Justin Hall.

Draw, draft, design
See how interior design students transform their sketches to create universal and sustainable spaces for clients in 328 Justin Hall. While you’re there, tour the Resource Room.

Family studies and human services
Experience hands-on learning at the Wonder Workshop’s Classroom on Wheels. Explore the many majors and career options available in the School of Family Studies and Human Services in the parking lot south of Campus Creek Complex (A5 lot).

Make and take
Kids can color their own K-State story and take their book home to share with friends and family. Visit the lobby of the Campus Creek Complex.

Explore communication sciences and disorders 
Examine anatomical models of the ear and the larynx (voice box), discover speech-language development, learn about swallowing, and check out high-tech communication devices. Also, participate in a speech simulation activity and learn about undergraduate and graduate programs, all in the lobby of the Campus Creek Complex.

High-tech communication
Discover augmentative-alternative communication devices and see how these voice output devices operate to improve communication for those who are unable to speak effectively in the lobby of the Campus Creek Complex.

Free hearing screening 
Graduate students will provide free hearing screenings in the audiological suite of the Speech and Hearing Center, 127 Campus Creek Complex, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Learn about your voice
Communication sciences and disorders’ graduate students will provide opportunities to test the health of your voice on state-of-the-art voice analysis equipment. They also will provide information on voice conservation in the second floor of the K-State Speech and Hearing Center in the Campus Creek Complex.