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The School of Family and Consumer Sciences is accredited by the American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences. The School prepares students to improve the global society through its life span perspective with an applied integrative focus on individual and family development, nutrition and health, consumer studies, merchandising, apparel and textile design and hospitality management.

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Teacher Certification is provided through the School of Technology, Career and Technical Education, with an emphasis in Family and Consumer Sciences. 


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Foster presents at advising conference

Sonja Foster presented at the Illinois Academic Advising Association’s Academic and Career Adv...

Resa Ware, FCS Graduate Student, Elected to National Office

Resa Ware was elected recently as a Student Representative of the Kappa Omicron Nu Honor Society Boa...

New FCS core!

The new FCS core courses are up and running! August 2014 saw the first offering of FCS 2500, Foundat...

Merchandising and Apparel Design Association (MADA)

The Merchandising and Apparel Design Association (MADA) is a fashion organization that inspires crea...

Dr. Duncan-Lane awarded Redden Grant!

Dr. Crystal Duncan-Lane received a Redden Grant from EIU for her study entitled: Mentoring students ...

Sonja Foster serves as panelist for New Faculty Orientation

Sonja Foster served as a panelist for the EIU New Faculty Orientation in August, 2014 for the Office...

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