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Fall 2019 Fcs News Round-Up, College Of Education And Human Development Oct 2019

Fall 2019 Fcs News Round-Up, College Of Education And Human Development

Family and Consumer Sciences News

  • Presentations
  • Publications
  • Grants
  • Other News


Working With Youth Has Its Own Rewards, Challenges, College Of Education And Human Development Jul 2019

Working With Youth Has Its Own Rewards, Challenges, College Of Education And Human Development

Family and Consumer Sciences News

Support and education for professionals who work with young people in programs outside of the classroom are growing, and Western Michigan University has responded by expanding its training and internships in this area.

The College of Education and Human Development added two degrees in 2019 to build its academic offerings, as well as community-based professional opportunities, helping its students become leaders in youth and community development.


Fashion Startup Focused On Sustainability Wins Wmu's Business Pitch Competition, College Of Education And Human Development Mar 2019

Fashion Startup Focused On Sustainability Wins Wmu's Business Pitch Competition, College Of Education And Human Development

Family and Consumer Sciences News

A clothing company focused on sustainable fashion won first place at Western Michigan University’s seventh annual K.C. O'Shaughnessy Business Pitch Competition and Showcase held on campus Feb. 15.


Addition Of Workforce Education And Development Major And Minor Rounds Out Program Offerings At Wmu, College Of Education And Human Development Feb 2019

Addition Of Workforce Education And Development Major And Minor Rounds Out Program Offerings At Wmu, College Of Education And Human Development

Family and Consumer Sciences News

In fall 2018, Western Michigan University's Department of Family and Consumer Sciences’ Workforce and Education Development (WFED) program began offering a major and minor in workforce education and development.


Staff Member Recognized For Leadership, College Of Education And Human Development Oct 2018

Staff Member Recognized For Leadership, College Of Education And Human Development

Family and Consumer Sciences News

KALAMAZOO, Mich.—Western Michigan University's multicultural affairs director, Diana Hernández, received El Concilio's 2018 Quetzalcoatl Award in recognition of her stature as a professional Latinx leader who has been working, contributing, supporting and advocating for the well-being of the Latinx community in Kalamazoo


Fall 2018 Family Science News Round-Up, College Of Education And Human Development Oct 2018

Fall 2018 Family Science News Round-Up, College Of Education And Human Development

Family and Consumer Sciences News

  • Publications
  • Presentations at National Conferences
  • Family Science Faculty Service to Professional Organizations
  • Welcoming Our New Faculty (Summer II 2018)
  • Student Organizations
  • Student Accomplishments
  • New Academic Options and Major


Fall 2018 Fashion Merchandising And Design News Round-Up, College Of Education And Human Development Oct 2018

Fall 2018 Fashion Merchandising And Design News Round-Up, College Of Education And Human Development

Family and Consumer Sciences News

  • Awards
  • Conferences
  • Publications
  • Program Events


Fall 2018 Dietetics News Round-Up, College Of Education And Human Development Oct 2018

Fall 2018 Dietetics News Round-Up, College Of Education And Human Development

Family and Consumer Sciences News

  • Presentations
  • Student Dietetic Association
  • Program News


Wmu To Expand Offerings In Youth And Community Development, College Of Education And Human Development Aug 2018

Wmu To Expand Offerings In Youth And Community Development, College Of Education And Human Development

Family and Consumer Sciences News

Youth and community development (YCD) is a quickly-professionalizing field, and WMU’s new master of arts degree and graduate certificate program in the College of Education and Human Development complete a continuum of community-based professional development opportunities available at the university.


Wmu Student Aims To Clean Up The Fashion Industry, College Of Education And Human Development Jul 2018

Wmu Student Aims To Clean Up The Fashion Industry, College Of Education And Human Development

Family and Consumer Sciences News

Western Michigan University - undergraduate student Avery Green. His fashion startup, House of Pariah, goes against the grain, selling nonconformity and placing an emphasis on sustainability and inclusion.


Students Honored For Entrepreneurial Innovation, College Of Education And Human Development May 2018

Students Honored For Entrepreneurial Innovation, College Of Education And Human Development

Family and Consumer Sciences News

Two Western Michigan University student entrepreneurs are being recognized for their original business ideas.


Three Members Of Cehd Community Shine In 2018 Excellence In Diversity Awards, College Of Education And Human Development Nov 2017

Three Members Of Cehd Community Shine In 2018 Excellence In Diversity Awards, College Of Education And Human Development

Family and Consumer Sciences News

Western Michigan University’s Excellence in Diversity Awards Selection Committee is honoring three individuals and an organization associated with the College of Education and Human Development (CEHD): Dr. Donna Talbot, Marcy L. Peake, and Dawnielle Simmons and the Student Assembly for Racial Equity and Cultural Inclusion (SAREC).


Dietetics Student Receives Research And Creative Activities Scholarship, College Of Education And Human Development Nov 2017

Dietetics Student Receives Research And Creative Activities Scholarship, College Of Education And Human Development

Family and Consumer Sciences News

Keren Reyes, an undergraduate dietetics student in the College of Education and Human Development at Western Michigan University, recently received a $1,725 Research and Creative Activities Scholarship from WMU’s Lee Honors College.


Wmu Interior Design Students Place At Msu Design Charrette, College Of Education And Human Development Apr 2017

Wmu Interior Design Students Place At Msu Design Charrette, College Of Education And Human Development

Family and Consumer Sciences News

Allyson Dykstra, Shannon Stockelman, and Ashley Walters recently participated in the Michigan State University (MSU) Interior Design Student Organization’s Interior Design Charrette.


Alumna Angela Harness Designs Colorado Springs Office Space, College Of Education And Human Development Feb 2017

Alumna Angela Harness Designs Colorado Springs Office Space, College Of Education And Human Development

Family and Consumer Sciences News

Angela Harness (BS ’13, Interior Design) has designed many spaces, such as healthcare facilities, educational institutions and retail stores since graduation.


Christine Robinson And Dr. Richard Zinser Beginning New Positions, College Of Education And Human Development Jan 2017

Christine Robinson And Dr. Richard Zinser Beginning New Positions, College Of Education And Human Development

Family and Consumer Sciences News

Christine (Chris) Robinson has been named the new Director of Admissions and Advising in the College of Education and Human Development beginning Monday, January 23.


Bischof And Byrd-Jacobs To Present In Quest For Honors College Deanship, College Of Education And Human Development Oct 2016

Bischof And Byrd-Jacobs To Present In Quest For Honors College Deanship, College Of Education And Human Development

Family and Consumer Sciences News

Dr. Christine Byrd-Jacobs, associate dean of the Graduate College, will present at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 2, in the honors college lounge.

Dr. Gary Bischof, professor and chair of the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences, will present at 1 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 3, also in the honors college lounge.


Fcs Faculty Member Dr. Duncan Lane Has Article In Journal Of Marriage And Family Review, College Of Education And Human Development Sep 2016

Fcs Faculty Member Dr. Duncan Lane Has Article In Journal Of Marriage And Family Review, College Of Education And Human Development

Family and Consumer Sciences News

Dr. Crystal Duncan Lane recently had an article accepted in Marriage and Family Review, one of the top-tier journals in the family science field.


Dietetic Students Place First And Second In Poster Competition, College Of Education And Human Development Aug 2016

Dietetic Students Place First And Second In Poster Competition, College Of Education And Human Development

Family and Consumer Sciences News

Two groups of senior dietetic students presented posters at the Annual Conference of Michigan Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics held in Lansing at the end of April.


Little Dresses For Africa, College Of Education And Human Development Apr 2016

Little Dresses For Africa, College Of Education And Human Development

Family and Consumer Sciences News

On Saturday, April 2, Fashion Merchandising and Design students applied their clothing design skills to a good cause.


Dean Li Attends Meijer Alumni Breakfast, College Of Education And Human Development Feb 2016

Dean Li Attends Meijer Alumni Breakfast, College Of Education And Human Development

Family and Consumer Sciences News

Dean Ming Li attended a WMU Alumni Breakfast at Meijer in Grand Rapids on February 17.


Dietetic Interns Receive Student Sustainability Grant, College Of Education And Human Development Feb 2016

Dietetic Interns Receive Student Sustainability Grant, College Of Education And Human Development

Family and Consumer Sciences News

Western Michigan University Dietetic Interns are proud to announce they have received a Student Sustainability Grant for $235 from the WMU Office for Sustainability.


Fashion Merchandising And Design Professor Has Article Published In National Journal, College Of Education And Human Development Jan 2016

Fashion Merchandising And Design Professor Has Article Published In National Journal, College Of Education And Human Development

Family and Consumer Sciences News

Fashion merchandising and design professor Barbara Frazier recently published an article in Clothing and Textiles Research Journal.


Family Studies Graduates With National Honors, College Of Education And Human Development Dec 2015

Family Studies Graduates With National Honors, College Of Education And Human Development

Family and Consumer Sciences News

Jerry Phelps, a family studies student who graduated in fall 2015, is one of 29 students from across the country graduating with National Council on Family Relations (NCFR) honors.


Interior Design Student Organization Sends Armed Forces Holiday Greetings, College Of Education And Human Development Dec 2015

Interior Design Student Organization Sends Armed Forces Holiday Greetings, College Of Education And Human Development

Family and Consumer Sciences News

Family and Consumer Science’s Interior Design Student Organization (IDSO) recently made holiday cards for the armed forces personnel that will be away from home during this holiday season.


Family Science Student Organization Members Named Winners In The 2015 Family Life Education Month Contest, College Of Education And Human Development Dec 2015

Family Science Student Organization Members Named Winners In The 2015 Family Life Education Month Contest, College Of Education And Human Development

Family and Consumer Sciences News

The National Council on Family Relations named Family Science Student Organization (FSSO) members Latrice Hendricks and Blair Kelly winners of the 2015 Family Life Education Month Contest in the “Fact Sheet” category.


Alumna Interviewed After Dietetic Internship, College Of Education And Human Development Oct 2015

Alumna Interviewed After Dietetic Internship, College Of Education And Human Development

Family and Consumer Sciences News

Emily Joseph, a registered dietitian, and alumna who completed the FCS dietetic internship in 2015 recently did an interview about the Teal Pumpkin Project (food allergy-free celebrations) for WZZM in Grand Rapids, Michigan.


Professor Publishes Second Edition Of Serving Military Families, College Of Education And Human Development Oct 2015

Professor Publishes Second Edition Of Serving Military Families, College Of Education And Human Development

Family and Consumer Sciences News

Dr. Karen Blaisure, professor of family science in the Family and Consumer Sciences Department, and colleagues recently published the 2nd edition of Serving Military Families: Theories, Research, and Application.


Graduate Of Career And Technical Education Program Develops Prosthetic Arm With 3-D Printer, College Of Education And Human Development Jun 2015

Graduate Of Career And Technical Education Program Develops Prosthetic Arm With 3-D Printer, College Of Education And Human Development

Family and Consumer Sciences News

Adam Zavislak, a graduate of CEHD's Career and Technical Education program, created the prosthetic arm.


Professor Emerita Has Second Book Published, College Of Education And Human Development Jun 2015

Professor Emerita Has Second Book Published, College Of Education And Human Development

Family and Consumer Sciences News

Marlene Breu, professor emerita of the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences, will be having her second book published that she wrote during her time at WMU.