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Events schedule

College of Human Ecology

 

Need help finding Justin Hall?

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

Enjoy a sweet treat 

Come learn about the Professional Event Management Society and indulge in some Orange Leaf frozen yogurt. South Lawn, Justin Hall. Inclement weather: Louis and Rachel Hodgson Student Collaborative Area, Justin Hall.

Birdie golf

Come show us your golfing skills and learn about the Club Mangers Association of America. South Lawn, Justin Hall. Inclement weather: Golf is canceled; booth will be in Hoffman Lounge, 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 hospitality management students. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Patio, Justin Hall. Inclement weather: 115 Justin Hall.

Ice carving demonstrations

Watch hospitality management students transform big blocks of ice into beautiful sculptures right before your eyes11 a.m. and 1 p.m., Patio, Justin Hall. Inclement weather: Canceled.

Selections from the Historic Costume and Textile Museum

Take a self-guided walking tour of the Justin Hall window displays featuring museum selections. View interior design student projects and mid-20th century modern chairs. Hoffman Lounge, first, second and third floors; Justin Hall.

Once upon a time

Early childhood education students share the program's story, including the Stone House Ruth Hoeflin Early Childhood Education Center, C.Q. Georgia Chandler Institute for Child and Family Studies, and career opportunities. Hoffman Lounge, Justin Hall.

Providing knowledge for life

Visit family and consumer science education to see how slime is made, see their Vine video and learn about the program. Hoffman Lounge, 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. Hoffman Lounge, Justin Hall.

Hospitality management and dietetics

Discover the many exciting career paths and opportunities that these majors have to offer. Hoffman Lounge, Justin Hall. 

Dietetics

Appetite is governed by our thoughts but hunger is governed by the body. Hoffman Lounge, Justin Hall. 

Explore FSHS

Interested in working for a nonprofit, being a therapist or a speech pathologist? Explore the many options available in the School of Family Studies and Human Services. Louis and Rachel Hodgson Student Collaborative Area, Justin Hall.

Honoring the past, forging the future

Let the Health and Nutrition Society help you build your own career. Get your blood pressure checked and learn what dietetics students do at K-State. Louis and Rachel Hodgson Student Collaborative Area, Justin Hall.

Discover your future

Participate in all the fun activities in the Justin Hall expansion while exploring the many people-focused career options a degree in Human Ecology has to offer. Louis and Rachel Hodgson Student Collaboration Area, Justin Hall.

Fashionable careers

Come see how our students have created their story with a career in the fashion world, and how you can create yours. 163 Justin Hall.

Kinesiology Student Association

Visit the kinesiology booth to learn more about the department and the importance of a physically active lifestyle. Find out about the many possible careers with a kinesiology degree. Elizabeth Cowie Kennedy Student Lounge, Justin Hall.

Money makes the work go ‘round  

Stop by personal financial planning to try your luck in the money vault! 164 Justin Hall.

Athletic training

See what a day in the life of an athletic trainer can be, dress up like a K-State athlete and learn what goes on in an athletic training room. 166 Justin Hall.

Gerontology: Approved for all ages

Enjoy free popcorn and watch the movie “Up!” while discussing the secondary major in gerontology with faculty, staff and students. Discover how the secondary major fits in with any major across campus and learn about the new gerontology club, which connects students with older adults through intergenerational activities. 167 Justin Hall.

Learn valuable drafting skills

View projects from conception to construction.  250 Justin Hall.

Draw, draft, design
Discover how interior design students transform their sketches to create universal and sustainable spaces for clients. Iconic furniture pieces will be on display. 328 Justin Hall.

K-State Speech and Hearing Center

Undergraduate and graduate students are eager to welcome and provide you with information about the audiological and speech-language services that are provided to the community, faculty, and students at this complex, located north of Justin Hall in the Campus Creek Complex. Lobby, Campus Creek Complex.

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 and high-tech devices that aid communication. Lobby, Campus Creek Complex.

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.

Learn about your voice

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

Make and take

Children are invited to create their own K-State picture storybook. 132 Campus Creek Complex.

 

By the Hour 

9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Free hearing screening. 127 Campus Creek Complex.

9 a.m. to 2 p.m. (or when supply runs out)

PEMA selling Orange Leaf frozen yogurt. South Lawn, Justin Hall. Inclement weather: Louis and Rachel Hodgson Student Collaboration Area, Justin Hall. 

10 a.m. to noon

Blood pressure checks. Lois and Rachel Hodgson Student Collaboration Area, Justin Hall.

11 a.m. to 1 p.m. (or when food runs out)

Open Air Café selling hot dogs, chips and a soda. Patio, Justin Hall. Inclement weather: 115 Justin Hall.

11 a.m. to noon

Ice carving demonstration. Patio, Justin Hall. Inclement weather: Cancelled. 

1 to 2 p.m.

Ice carving demonstration. Patio, Justin Hall. Inclement weather: Cancelled. 

1 to 3 p.m.

Blood pressure checks. Lois and Rachel Hodgson Student Collaboration Area, Justin Hall.