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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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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...

Dr. Axton Betz-Hamilton and Molly Mcguire have manuscript accepted for publication

Dr. Axton Betz-Hamilton and graduate student (MS in FCS) Molly McGuire had a manuscript entitled ...

Betz-Hamilton receives Meritorious Service Award

Axton Betz-Hamilton will be receiving the NCFR Affiliate Councils Board Meritorious Service Award at...

Wilkinson to Serve as Officer for International Association

Rick Wilkinson was elected to the Executive Board (as secretary) of the Central Federation of the In...

Brooks Honored at Graduation Ceremony

Lisa Brooks, PhD, RD was selected to serve as the Commencement Marshall for the spring 2014 graduat...

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