Dr. Richard Wilkinson was recently promoted from Associate to Full Professor! Congratulations Dr. Wilkinson!
The faculty and staff of FCS want graduating students to know that we are hosting a reception on Saturday, May 9th before the LCBAS graduation ceremony, from 3pm-5pm. Please stop by with your family and friends and get a bite to eat! We look forward to seeing you and meeting your loved ones!
Congratulations to three of our SFCS faculty members on their appointments to major EIU University Committees in the recent faculty election:
Dr. Jaimee Hartenstein was appointed to the Council on Graduate Studies
Dr. Nichole Hugo was elected to serve as a Faculty Senator
Dr. Mikki Sherwood was appointed to the Council on Teacher Education
CONGRATULATIONS! Way to represent FCS!
Dr. Mikki Sherwood was awarded a Faculty Development Grant for travel to the Prisoner’s Family Conference in May in Dallas. Dr. Sherwood is working on a program to bring 4-year EIU degree opportunities to incarcerated individuals in the state of Illinois and will use information and contacts from the conference in this project.
Drs. Simpson and Moyer were honored with an EIU Graduate Leadership Award for their work on launching the new Master’s in FCS online cohort program for FCS teachers: http://www.eiu.edu/famscigrad/ONLINE-MSinFCS-10-2014.pdf
Dr. Melanie Burns was selected as the recipient of the inaugural Dean’s Undergraduate Research Mentor Award for the Lumpkin College of Business and Applied Sciences! Congratulations, Dr. Burns!
Jill Martin Crowder was selected as an Outstanding Graduate Alumni for the Master’s in Dietetics program! Congratulations!