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Domenghini, Cynthia
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Contact Information:
Email: cdom@ksu.edu
Office: 805-423-1999
Home University:

Kansas State University
1712 Claflin Road - 2021 Throckmorton
Kansas State University
Manhattan, KS 66506

Program involvement
Horticulture - Instructor

Biography

Cynthia Domenghini earned her B.S. in horticulture from California Polytechnic State University in 2004.  She continued her education at Chapman University earning her Multiple Subject Teaching Credential in 2006 and master’s degree in teaching in 2009 while teaching elementary school in California. Domenghini moved to Kansas to pursue a doctorate in horticulture from Kansas State University where she studied human issues in horticulture.

Her research focus during her time as a student at K-State focused on using horticulture to benefit youth health by targeting increased fruit and vegetable consumption, physical activity and nutrition knowledge. Upon completion of her Ph.D., Domenghini moved to Vermont where she worked as an education specialist for National Gardening Association. She currently resides in Kentucky and serves as the instructor and coordinator for the horticultural therapy online certificate program at Kansas State University. She teaches distance courses preparing students for a career in horticulture therapy.

Education

Ph.D. in Horticulture, Kansas State University, 2011
M.A.T. in Teaching, Chapman University, 2009
B.S. in Horticulture, California Polytechnic State University, 2004