2013 Faculty Summer Institute presentation

Linda Simpson and Lisa Dallas, LCBAS Technology Support, presented at the 2013 University of Illinois Faculty Summer Institute on the use of innovative technology in research. This is the 4th year that the two have presented at the Institute.


Frank Research Featured

Jacqueline Frank’s research was featured on page 9 in a special pull-out section for the Journal Gazette/Times Courier newspaper. Her research titled Aging in Prison examines long-term prisoners’ thoughts on release and re-entry into society. Congratulations to Jackie on this honor!

The JG-TC special section on EIU research and creative activity is available online. http://jg-tc.com/special-section/html_e53b8b26-bc05-11e2-ade4-001a4bcf887a.html

Crystal Duncan-Lane

Congratulations. Crystal Duncan-Lane who has been awarded $4,000 for the Kappa Omicron Nu Ruth E. Hawthorne Research Grant and the National Alumni Chapter Award for her research program, “Tracing the Pink Ribbon: Investigating Family Resilience in Women with a History of Breast Cancer.” Crystal is an assistant professor in the School of Family and Consumer Sciences and completed her doctoral work at Virginia Tech. Her goal is to contribute to knowledge surrounding family resilience and how it might be used by mental health clinicians and health care providers to better serve the breast cancer population.

EIU Faculty and Students Share Expertise, Assume Leadership Roles in the Illinois Consumer Education Association

On October 19, 2012 three EIU SFCS students and one faculty member gave presentations at the Illinois Consumer Education Association (ICEA) conference in Hoffman Estates, Illinois.  Citations for these presentations are as follows:

  • Davis, D., & Betz, A. (2012, October). Credit card debt in college students. Roundtable presentation at the Illinois Consumer Education Association Conference. Hoffman Estates, IL.
  • Tell, D., & Betz, A. (2012, October). How does culture influence housing choices and behaviors of residents of the Pine Ridge Reservation? Roundtable presentation at the Illinois Consumer Education Association Conference.  Hoffman Estates, IL.
  • Betz, A., & Lucas, L. (2012, October). Debit card fraud in the 21st Century: What consumer educators need to know. Presentation at the Illinois Consumer Education Association Conference. Hoffman Estates, IL.

SFCS students Laura Lucas and Dana Tell accepted one-year terms (2012-2013) as board members of ICEA and faculty member Axton Betz accepted a second one-year term (2012-2013) as President.