Dr. Duncan-Lane awarded Redden Grant!

Dr. Crystal Duncan-Lane received a Redden Grant from EIU for her study entitled: Mentoring students towards the successful attainment of the Certified Family Life Educator (CFLE) credential from the National Council on Family Relations.

The grant will fund a yearlong workshop experience for select FCS seniors who are interested in the CFLE credential. Congratulations, Dr. Duncan-Lane!


Betz-Hamilton receives Meritorious Service Award

Axton Betz-Hamilton will be receiving the NCFR Affiliate Councils Board Meritorious Service Award at this year’s National Council on Family Relations National Conference. The criteria for this award are:

  • Must have three or more years of continuous involvement in a state or regional affiliate
  • Must be a current member of a state or regional affiliate
  • Must have served at least one term as a state or regional affiliate board member or state officer
  • Must be active with NCFR
  • For university faculty: Must have served as a mentor of a student in a research project that was presented at a state or regional conference, or assisted in forming and/or sponsoring the student chapter at his/her university.

Congratulations Axton on this prestigious honor!