Kansas State University


Personal Financial Planning

Ph.D. Practice-Oriented Research Forum

Kate Mielitz PFP PhD poster forumPersonal Financial Planning doctoral student Kate Mielitz received first place for the poster she presented at the K-State Personal Financial Planning Doctoral Student Practice-Oriented Research Poster Competition during the August doctoral student intensive session. Her poster, “Ready for Release: Financial Knowledge of Inmates in a Transitional Center Program,” summarized a paper she presented at two conferences this fall. Her research was supervised by Morey MacDonald.

Christina Glenn PFP PhD poster forumChristina Glenn, supervised by Stuart Heckman, received second place for her poster, “Financial Help-Seeking Behaviors and Outcomes of Millennials.”


Ben Strother PhD poster forumBen Strother, supervised by Stuart Heckman, came in third with her poster: Financial Impact and Duration of Disability across the Lifespan.”

Travel awards were given to each student who placed. Thank you to our generous sponsors of this year’s travel awards: ESB Financial, Nick Carr (‘14), Scott and Julie Cumbie (‘12), and Kurt Schindler (‘14).