Dr. Jeanette Andrade, Instructor and DI Coordinator, was recently named as a member of the Board of Editors for the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior. In this role, she will play a pivotal role in deciding which articles are published in this esteemed journal.
Dr. Lisa Brooks has been elected to serve a three-year term on the American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences (AAFCS) Board of Directors. Congratulations!
Lisa Brooks, PhD, an assistant professor, presented several sessions at the AAFCS 2016 conference in Bellevue, Washington. Sessions included “The AAFCS ‘Dining In’ on Family and Consumer Sciences Day Initiative: Exploring the Power of Family Meals”; “Success Stories on the Affiliate Level: Leadership Academy Alumni Making a Difference”; and, Putting Research into Practice, “The Power of the AAFCS Leadership Academy: Why You Should Apply.” In addition, Dr. Brooks served as the Illinois Affiliate representative for the AAFCS Leadership Council.
Congratulations to Dr. Linda Simpson for receiving the Family Economics and Resource Management Community Award at the American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences 2016 Annual Conference!
Once again an SFCS faculty member will be leading graduates into commencement! Dr. Melanie Burns has been selected as the Faculty Marshal for the spring 2016 Lumpkin College of Business and Applied Sciences’ commencement ceremony! What an honor – congratulations, Dr. Burns!
Dr. Lisa Brooks was recently tenured by EIU and Dr. Lisa Moyer was promoted to full professor. Congratulations!