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news views school of family and consumer sciences klehm hall 1030 600 lincoln avenue charleston il 61920 217-581-6076 fall 2010 bidding farewell three faculty members retire after 22 years of teaching in the areas of apparel and textiles and merchandising professor jean dilworth retires from eiu professor dilworth was visible on campus through her many years of service to the university the college and the school a few examples include serving as a member of the university academic affairs the university faculty senate the senior seminar review committee the college grade appeal committee and the college and school curriculum committees professor dilworth was both active and well known within the industry as a result she secured funds to develop the digital color science lab/textile design lab from lectra corporation and others she was also the recipient of numerous awards including the outstanding faculty designer during the competitions by the international textile and apparel association professor dilworth is enjoying hiking fishing and participates in the north carolina master gardeners program dr patricia mccallister began her tenure in 1989 as an assistant professor teaching various consumer courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels dr mccallister enjoyed teaching in the classroom as well as online courses in addition to receiving numerous awards over the years she provided many years of service to the university the community as well as the profession dr mccallister was involved in the local amish communities served as a board member at large for the association of home equipment education participated on the coles county methamphetamine action coalition she enjoyed study abroad and presented at professional conferences in australia italy and russia dr mccallister plans to stay active in the field with the delivery of a set of twin grandchildren mrs susan rippy a familiar face in fcs has decided to retire mrs rippy is a registered dietitian and has taught a number of nutrition and dietetic related courses to undergraduate students throughout the years she also oversaw graduate dietetic students who worked as graduate assistants in the foods lab she was a mentor and a professional for students guiding them academically through her years of service most recently mrs rippy taught all sections of food selection and preparation she plans to enjoy retirement with a baby or two on her lap special points of interest faculty retirements greetings from the dean inside this issue chair reflections 2 graduate program updates student organization updates 2-3 3-5 financial education resource center update cd lab renovation 5-6 6 greetings from the dean 6-7 greetings from your friends in the lumpkin college of business and applied sciences as we begin a new fall semester and welcome our most recent freshman class im reminded that change is an inevitable part of life i also cant help but feel a sense of nostalgia as we bid farewell to our former dean diane hoadley we wish diane well in her new position as dean of the college of business at the university of wisconsin eau-claire diane served as dean since 2002 as part of the transition president william perry and provost blair lord recently announced my appointment to serve as interim dean following 13 years of service as chair of the school of technology a national search will be conducted beginning this fall to select a permanent replacement as always we are full of pride and we hope you are too the lumpkin college of business and applied sciences has a continued on page 2 peace meal update alumni updates 7-8 scholarship award winners 8-13


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page 2 news views greetings from the dean continued continued from page 1 long proud tradition of providing the best quality education to our students we are committed to strengthening not only the classroom experiences our students receive but to offer a wellrounded interactive learning environment students are encouraged to participate in study abroad programs internships collaborative undergraduate research opportunities and interactive learning programs we endeavor to prepare our students for meaningful careers that will enhance their lives enriching them personally professionally and academically share the following points of pride about your alma mater with friends and colleagues after all it doesnt hurt to be boastful once in a while 10 points of pride 1 eight nationally accredited programs 2 3 4 5 6 with a clear mission and vision insure that our students receive a quality education our study abroad programs have a high rate of student participation with program options in the netherlands italy south africa latin america and asia twenty-nine active registered student organizations provide opportunities for leadership personal and professional development and philanthropic endeavors faculty emphasize relationshipdriven education and believe in supporting and encouraging their students we intentionally promote and enhance integrative learning which contributes to the personal and academic development of our students research and creative activity pro jects foster collaboration between faculty and students and serve to enhance teaching learning and scholarship 7 teaching and learning laboratories and facilities with state-of-theindustry equipment promote handson learning 8 we promote and support the use of highly effective reliable and innovative academic technologies for our faculty and students 9 our vital graduate programs are recognized for their commitment to excellence 10 our smaller class sizes allow for students to receive personalized attention thank you for your continued support of the college particularly the school of family and consumer sciences reflections from the chair by dr jim painter this year we sent two groups of our fcs students to florence italy to study food wine and fashion at florence university of the arts one group traveled over spring break and the other traveled during the summer we also had a few students study for the entire semester in the spring and fall for the 6th consecutive year we also brought italian professors massimo copetti and cecilia ricci here to teach mediterranean cooking and italian wine classes they were our most successful classes to date the cooking academy for kids classes was once again a favorite for our younger students our student organizations have been actively involved in community projects the student association of family and consumer sciences safcs and konu continued their support for colleges against cancer by participating in the eiu relay for life raising about $5600 for the cause our faculty and students have been conducting research one of our students working with sun-maid raisins found that subjects consumed 20%more raisins when they were visible on the desk compared to raisins kept in the drawer when twice as many raisin boxes were on the desk consumption increased another 20 so if consumers want to eat more fruits and vegetables it might be a good idea to keep a good supply of them visible and available our outreach programs peace meal and ccr&r have fared well considering the financial situation in the state they continued to serve food to the older adults in east central illinois and provide childcare assistance to young families the commercial kitchen was completed in november we are still raising funds to complete the dining room the students in the ms in fcs cohort program that dr murphy developed in the northwest suburbs of chicago completed their program of study this may the future of fcs at eiu is bright master of science in dietetics effective fall 2010 the master of science in family and consumer sciences ms in fcs will expand into two graduate programs the previous ms in fcs dietetic option will become a second program called the master of science in dietetics the change was based on the evolution of the dietetic program over the past 30 years and on student and employer feedback the new name is concise precise and identifies the discipline of dietetics the master of science in dietetics remains under the auspice of family and consumer sciences with all courses being fcs based dr lisa taylor remains the graduate fcs coordinator with dr karla kennedy-hagan assuming the role of the graduate dietetic coordinator.


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school of family and consumer sciences page 3 kudos to eiu dietetic alumni during the 2009-2010 illinois dietetic association awards ceremony in oakbrook illinois eiu alumni shined with a state membership of 3000 registered dietitians six awards were given for the recognized young dietitian of the year the award recognized each recipients professional involvement in legislation research public relations education community outreach management and other areas related to the profession three eiu alumni received this award including gayle jennings ms rd ldn christina mitzel ms rd ldn and beth peralta ms rd ldn the most prestigious award from the association is the outstanding registered dietitian of the year award in addition to having a history of demonstrating traits identified for recognized young dietitian of the year a history of ongoing leadership is required karla kennedy-hagan phd rd ldn an eiu alumni associate professor and assistant chair for the school of family and consumer sciences received the award for illinois dr kennedy-hagan was also a previous recipient of the recognized young dietitian of the year the ms in fcs graduate program experiences exciting changes the ms in fcs graduate program experienced some exciting changes during the 2009-2010 year a new required statistics course was approved the admissions procedures updated and students in the program received awards and exposure beginning during the fall 2010 semester all ms in fcs graduate students will be required to take a new course that was developed by drs taylor wilkinson and orourke called statistics in family and consumer sciences fcs 5901 the course will teach graduate students how to apply statistics to research and administration reports and will provide students with a more sophisticated understanding of the research process facilitate critical thinking skills and will help them apply knowledge in a more effective manner the graduate faculty also developed and approved new admission procedures for the program a graduate admissions committee will be formed in the fall 2010 semester and students applying to the program will be required to submit a letter of intent and two letters of recommendation along with their online application these changes are consistent with other ms in fcs programs around the country and will assist the graduate admissions committee in their selection process in conjunction with the eiu graduate schools new graduate showcase format a student was selected to represent the ms in fcs graduate program for the lcbas graduate student showcase jackie see and her mentor dr linda simpson served on a panel for the college and both were featured in a video that the graduate school created the video highlighted the work that jackie did at the health education and resource center as part of her assistantship position as well as the mentoring relationship between her and dr simpson finally we were thrilled to learn that a ms in fcs graduate student won the outstanding thesis for the lcbas renee smiths thesis on college student debt was selected for the award renees work was supervised by dr linda simpson when renee received her award at the 2010 graduate student awards ceremony she was approached by president perry and asked if she would be willing to present her findings to the eiu board of trustees such wonderful exposure for renee dr simpson the ms in fcs graduate program and the college a fun year for safcs by sharon lewis the 2009-2010 year for the student association of family and consumer sciences was fun and fabulous the kickoff membership meeting was held in early september and was quickly followed by panther palooza there were over fifty individuals who joined safcs during the year the month of october gave safcs an opportunity to have chris halsey manager of maurices as guest speaker chris spoke about interview skills and business etiquette also during the month safcs and konu partnered to raise awareness and funds for breast cancer the organizations sold pink ribbons for one dollar each and raised $177.00 for the relay for life later in the year members from all fcs and gerontology student organizations formed team fcs and raised a total of $5600 for eius relay for life fundraiser for the american cancer society the guest speaker for the november meeting was toq lawrence executive director of big brothers/big sisters of east central illinois mrs lawrence spoke about the importance of community service and the opportunities available at big brothers/big sisters danielle haaksma a member of safcs is a big sister and she also shared her experiences during the meeting december was an exciting month as we participated in the adopt-afamily service project safcs partnered with konu to adopt a family from hope of east central illinois the local domestic violence organization the officers from both organizations and dr simpson shopped for christmas gifts for the family the holiday party was held later in the 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page 4 news views continued a fun year for safcs by sharon lewis continued from page 3 also during the holiday party we held a food drive and collected many nonperishable goods that were also given to the family the month was a rich and rewarding experience for all who participated the meeting for january was postponed due to unfortunate weather and also the flooding of the lumpkin building basement however on a happy note preparations began for the illinois association of family and consumer sciences conference which was held in february the guest speaker for february was laura deruiter-willems who gave an uplifting and inspirational talk on being positive and giving to others the iafcs conference was quickly approaching and final details were being made the conference was held on february 26th and 27th in peoria there were a total of 10 students and 4 faculty members who attended the conference was a great experience for all who attended dr jackie frank was the guest speaker for march and she shared her experiences working with the prison population as well as the affects it has on families the information presented was educational and was enjoyed by all who were in attendance the end of the year party was held in april with konu there were many people who attended and fun was had by all the year was a big success and many thanks to the students who joined the organization the support you gave is much appreciated the faculty in the school of family and consumer sciences also deserve a big thank you the guidance and support throughout the year is priceless in closing i want to wish caitlyn huth good luck as she begins her year as the student organizations graduate assistant thank you saeyc news the national association for the education of young children has a new student chapter at eiu saeyc is housed in both fcs and early childhood education and is advised by mikki meadows from fcs and sham md-yumus in ece the organization is only a couple of years old but is growing quickly students come from various areas within education ece elementary education special education and fcs the membership is very active planning activities that allow for community service work with young children educational opportunities for both students and professionals that work with young children and social events the members have attended state and national naeyc conferences and assisted in the planning and facilitation of a conference on the campus of eiu 2010 wim conference the 2010 wim conference took place on february 11-13 at the palmer house hilton in chicago eight eiu students attended this gathering the wim conference is the only regional student career conference in the nation for fcs students led by fcs students college students interested in the fields of family and consumer sciences came from nearby states to share explore and network the conference offered students the opportunity to meet with students from other universities listen to professionals share their experiences and advice and explore career options during specialized tours when the future s in reach life s a beach was the theme for the 46th annual conference the conference kicked off on thursday with a beach ball icebreaker board of directors introductions and two guest speakers mr ken price director of public relations for the continued on page 5


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school of family and consumer sciences page 5 2010 wim conference continued from page 4 continued dising foods/nutrition/dietetics hospitality human services interior palmer house hilton discussed the design and variety each tour included history of the palmer house mrs 3-5 destinations around the city of chidoris christopher founder of pamcago brittany marzuzzllo 2010 pered chef discussed her experiences delegate-at-large led the variety tour and caitlin lyman 2010 social being an entrepreneur chair led the foods/nutrition/dietetics on friday students went on specialized tours that gave them hands-on hospitality tour both brittany and caitlin are eiu students and did a great experience in their particular area of fcs as well as the opportunity to netjob representing our institution work with professionals the tour opthe conference came to a close tions were as follows fashion merchan on saturday with tour discussions the wim business meeting and elections for the 2011 board of directors leah sobut of eiu was elected as the 2011 vice president leah has been meeting regularly with the new board to plan next year s conference patty berry hudek and deborah reifsteck are the eiu advisors for the wim conference the 2011 wim conference will take place on february 10-12 for more information visit http information will be posted as planning continues professional convention management association news by kathy rhodes this was a great year for pcma at eiu to start off the year the chapter won student chapter of the year and received a $500 scholarship eastern was the first school of the greater midwest chapter region to win such an award eiu pcma was able to put on several fundraisers for the year and used that money to help sponsor members that attended the national conference in dallas texas the members came back from the conference with an abundance of information that they used and shared with the rest of the members the chapter grew immensely and the students were able to get very active guest speakers events and fun meetings were all ways the students were able to gain knowledge and become more prolific in the hospitality industry pcma will start off the 201011 school year with a full enthusiastic board and looks to have another great year pcma has been a great addition for the eiu students to gain experience as well as meet industry professionals itaa taga news by professor jean dilworth international textile and apparel association arts student chapter continue to work together the group meets each thursday to print promotional products t-shirts mugs and brochures for campus and community organizations the students donated extra shirts to haiti attended the technical association of graphic arts international conference in san diego ca and entered student competitions in both organizations gerry slattery who served as president of itaa for the past year and served as vice president other years is completing his internship with sears design team in new york city during summer 2010 financial education health center update by jackie see graduate assistant/financial health educator the financial health center provides eastern illinois university students with educational workshops classroom presentations one-on-one financial assessments and money management training series during the 2009-2010 school year two large financial literacy series were developed debtbusters was implemented during the fall 2009 semester as a 10 weeklong series which utilized many of the concepts and teachings of dave ramsey the educational program not only taught and explained financial life skills but did so in such a way that kept students coming back to the program week after week in the spring of 2010 the center created a program call fortune of health the four-week long integrated learning presentations focused on financial literacy and lifestyle behaviors the series educated students about maintaining good financial behaviors while in relationships purchasing nutritious foods and the effects of alcohol use to their personal finances both group presentations were well received and totaled close to 900 students in attendance overall along with the workshops and classroom presentations a recordbreaking number of one-on-one financial consultations with students were conducted through the financial sessions clients are educated on how to continued on page 6


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page 6 news views continued financial education health center update continued from page 5 better manage their finances by providing various resources and skills depending on the individuals financial needs some of the topics that were addressed during the one-on-one sessions were credit card debt budgeting problems checking a credit report identity theft and students inquiring about loan consolidation a study that was conducted during the 2009-2010 academic year reported that 65 of eastern illinois university students have credit card debt by providing financial literacy we are able to assist students needs in order to im prove academic performance learning student retention and personal growth opportunities financial education is an important aspect in a young adults life and the financial health center is dedicated to improving and implementing financial skills among the student population by karen hart on-site director new interactive natural settings for the learning environment at cdl some creative and natural settings where they are engaged learning have been added to the infant and child about the relationships between nadevelopment laboratorys outdoor ture plants and their own lives while learning environment it has been in the experiencing the cycle of growth making for the past 2 years and this foods to taste and smell and how to past summer the plans have emerged care for their garden near by is a natural cedar log bench for resting with excellent outcomes around the existing old oak tree a reading or simply enjoying nature along with a new toddler cedar playnatural platform surrounded by red cedar logs for fencing was built to house erected on the toddler-infant area that fosters creative ideas and stimulate a treehouse experience childrens play options are endless interactions from dramatic stage performances to inside the 3,4,5 year olds precreating spatial relationship rooms school room two walls were profeswith brightly colored fabric streamers sionally hand designed and painted attached to the lower branches it also depicting an exotic nature scene inall of these naturally situated areas presents a wonderful theatre effect for cluding a lake waterfall fish waterfowl the completion of students outdoor monkeys and a leopard the mural are a culmination of places that help young children connect with nature a was divided into an above and below lesson plans long-term goal is for the infant and a shake shingle cedar covering for water level scene and is part of the child development laboratories beour outdoor marimba was also built to childrens reading/music curriculum come a certified nature explore outarea it was hand painted by an enprotect it and the children from the weather the 4 association for the education of childs mother who volunteered door classroom through the national ft long marimba itself rolled young children has a new student chapter at eiu saeyc is housed in the national her exceptional talents the children has brought and early childhood edzzucation and is advised by mikki meadows fromarborand sham md-yumus dimensions both fcs many hours of enjoyment fcs day foundation and in ece and musical experiences for couple of years old,able to growing quickly students come from various areas foundation the young were but is watch the artist during the educational research within educathe organization is only a children tion ece elementary education specialwork in progress it will be a lasting is very active planning activities that education and fcs the membership perimeter fences of the outdoor allow for community service work with reminder that families within the comyoung children educational opportunities for both students and professionals munity are an members have attended environmentwith young children and social events theintegral part of our uni state and national naeyc conferences that work have been expanded and there is a childrens fenced garden area versitys learning environment and assisted in the planning and facilitation of a conference on the campus of eiu peace meal update the mission of peace meal senior nutrition program is to provide quality meals for healthier lives the program seeks to help senior citizens improve their nutrition sustain their independence and enhance the quality of their life by providing meals fellowship and connections to other needed services a budget of almost $3 million is raised from various grants and donations to provide 1600 meals daily to over 70 sites in fourteen counties peace meal is a constantly evolving program we evaluate the needs and wants of the population we serve and work to implement program changes that will meet that need many retirees find that the traditional congregate noon meal no longer meets their schedules and interests in response to this we have launched innovative programs throughout our fourteen county area soup and salad bars have been a welcome addition at many sites the meals though seemingly light and refreshing have all the nutrients necessary continued on page 7


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school of family and consumer sciences page 7 peace meal update continued continued from page 6 to meet dietary standards unlike in traditional peace meal sites reservations are not required and serving times are extended increasing flexibility for clients similar programs include potato bars and panini luncheons at other sites interest in these alternative congregate meal sites continues to grow and will be expanded throughout the peace meal region in conjunction with these creative programs peace meal has started strong for life exercise programs in sites these evidence-based programs have been well received staff members teaching the classes have seen remarkable differences in seniors after participating just a few times peace meal is also beginning to provide a meal served in conjunction with dine with a doc at several sites on a monthly basis and seek to network with more sites to collaborate on the event the topics covered at dine with a doc seek to encourage healthy aging the addition of a balanced meal adds to the overall impact of the event as always peace meal services include home delivered meals traditional congregate meals nutrition education needs assessment and outreach sites utilize over 1200 volunteers each year for the provision of meals and services one hundred and fifty full and part time employees including many senior citizens currently work with the program throughout the service area uncertain funding and rising costs are always a challenge for peace meal however staff volunteers and clients are dedicated to meeting that challenge and moving forward alumni updates laura leinhop carlson ms rd ldn is a clinical dietitian at carle foundation hospital urbana il 2010 amber cain ms will take the rd exam soon and is interviewing for the right job 2010 jamie zamost plutz ms rd is an assistant manager in carolyn mccabe ms rd ldn is employed as a dietipatient dining services through sodexo at mayo clinic hospi tian at vista medical center in waukegan il 2010 tal in rochester minnesota 2010 jillian hurt ms will take the rd exam soon she is an laura bodine ms will take the rd exam soon she will be adjunct faculty member at eiu teaching undergraduate starting her new job as a clinical dietitian at carle foundation courses 2010 hospital urbana il 2010 jami sheehan ms was recently engaged and will take the amber halvorson ms will take the rd exam soon she rd exam soon she will relocate with her husband who is in will begin her doctoral studies at the university of north the military 2010 carolina in greensboro during the fall 2010 tiffany cavoretto ms rd ldn is a clinical dietitian at samantha sullivan ms rd ldn is employed by gerald st johns hospital in springfield il 2009 champion regional medical center in new mexico 2010 ashley brewer ms rd ldn is a clinical dietitian at lisa carroll ms will take the rd exam soon she will provena united samaritans medical center in urbana il start her new job at rago associates in the chicago area 2009 working with eating disorder patients 2010 allison rose ms rd ldn is a dietitian at timberline samantha strimpel ms rd ldn is a clinical dietitian knolls working in a residential treatment center for eating disorders substance abuse addictions and mood disorders at st marys hospital in decatur il 2010 located in lemont il 2009 michelle lampi ms rd ldn clinical dietitian at st james hospital chicago heights il 2010 blake kuntz ms rd is a wic dietitian in indiana 2009 lauren rusk ms will take the rd exam soon she will be ciarra kent ms rd is a dietitian at the southside virginia the pediatric/ob/gastric dietitian at methodist medical cen training center in petersberg virginia in addition she also teaches nutrition courses as an adjunct faculty at j sergeant ter in peoria 2010 reynolds community college 2009 jennifer beyers ms rd ldn is a clinical dietitian at provena covenant medical center in urbana il 2010 continued on page 8


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page 8 news views alumni updates continued continued from page 7 gwen zumwalt ms rd ldn is a clinical dietitian at sarah bush lincoln health systems 2008 angie ison ms rd is a faulty member in the rotc at eiu 2008 may jane hacker ms rd ldn is a nutrition educator at a wic clinic in panama city florida 2007 megan mccallister klemm ms rd ldn is a health educator overseeing the weight loss program health management resources hmr private physician clinic dietitian with an endocrinologist and serving as the lead rd for research springfield diabetes and endocrine center in springfield il 2007 chrissy mitzel ms rd ldn is a hy-vee registered dietitian working in rock island she is a recognized young dietitian of the year for illinois 2007 sarah byrd ms rd is the area supervisor for mesa public schools food and nutrition department in phoenix arizona 2007 jessica petruszak nigg ms rd works as a consultant dietitian with nutrition care systems in peoria il 2007 amanda goetze claxton ms rd ld works as a wic dietitian and independent contractor in newport oregon 2007 sondra kouimelis clarkson ms rd ldn is a consultant dietitian for nutrition care systems in champaign she and her husband have a baby boy 2007 eric stein ms rd is a chef instructor-johnson wales university denver co 2006 suzanne parker stluka ms rd ldn is the efnep fnp coordinator for the south dakota state university cooperative extension service she is currently working on her phd 2006 sara dust ms rd is a registered dietitian/clinical research coordinator at radiant research in chicago il 2005 kylene stewart mcgarry ms rd is a clinical dietitian at st james hospital in chicago heights il 2005 katie swafford ms rd had a baby boy and she continues to work at riverside hospital in kankakee il 2005 beth cavallero peralta ms rd ldn is a clinical rd at the va illiana in danville she also received a recognized young dietitian of the year award from the illinois dietetic association 2004 gayle theobald jennings ms rd ldn works as a clinical dietitian at memorial medical center in springfield il she also received a recognized young dietitian of the year award from the illinois dietetic association 2003 fall 2009 scholarship and awards ruth gaertner scholarship amanda simmons bourbonnais il school of family and consumer sciences graduate scholarship amy lidy dietrick il amanda simmons amy lidy


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school of family and consumer sciences page 9 fall 2009 scholarship and awards omar karl schmeusser memorial scholarship meghan matthies peotone il meghan matthies ozier child and family award rena grower robinson il rena gower elsie and erson giffin scholarship danielle haaksma frankfort il rachael jannusch st joseph il kayla levek wood river il angela schaefer belleville il gerald slatterly chicago il mollie thompson west york il danielle haaksma rachael jannusch angela schaefer gerald slatterly mollie thompson kayla levek


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page 10 news views fall 2009 scholarship and awards eileen f hubbard scholarship sara demartino st charles il pamela kennelly desplains il pamela kennelly sara demartino school of family and consumer sciences elderhostel scholarship mary may chicago il joyce s course fcs scholarship and ruth e brandenburg memorial scholarship calista rice charleston il mary may calista rice


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school of family and consumer sciences page 11 fall 2009 scholarship and awards swope fund for excellence outstanding senior awards apparel textile design gerald slatterly chicago il consumer studies amanda smith villa park il dietetics anna scroggins mattoon il family services lyndsey kirk casey il hospitality meghan matthies peotone il merchandising katelyn muntzenberger naperville il fcs teacher certification bridget oconnor orland park il meghan matthies gerald slatterly katelyn muntzenberger lyndsey kirk anna scroggins amanda smith bridget oconnor


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page 12 news views fall 2009 scholarship and awards mcnabb-dow graduate scholarship natalie rodakowski belvidere il kaitlin skwir greenbush mi elise truman jackson mi natalie rodakowski kaitlin skwir elise truman carolyn kluesner modglin memorial graduate scholarship christine ozier mattoon il jennifer beyers pana il jennifer beyers christine ozier donna lynn connelly scholarship sarah bouchard channahon il karla browning hoffman estates il hannah hillaker grand ridge il megan jackson bolingbrook il sarah bouchard karla browning hannah hillaker megan jackson


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school of family and consumer sciences page 13 fall 2009 scholarship and awards ruth miller esbeck scholarship amber brooke casey il rena gower robinson il ladonna jenkins oblong il stephanie niemberg teutopolis in lindsey powers windsor il kimberly roth lerna il kayla spencer trilla il amber brooke rena gower ladonna jenkins stephanie niemerg kimberly roth lindsey powers kayla spencer


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school of family and consumer sciences school of family and consumer sciences eastern ililnois university share your news please take a minute and share with us what you are doing send the following information to fcs news and views school of family and consumer sciences eastern illinois university 600 lincoln avenue charleston il 61920-3099 or email us at please place in the subject line fcs news and views name address email phone degrees earned years of graduation current news alumni and friends of the school of family and consumer sciences are providing vital resources to our students and the community gifts to our annual fund are allowing us to provide scholarships to graduate students in fcs and m.a in gerontology mag assisted with registration and travel expenses for graduate dietetic students attending the annual american dietetic association food and nutrition conference and expo and mag students to attend culture change conference and illinois council on aging conference in chicago il covered overnight housing expenses for off campus fcs graduate cohort students who were required to travel to charleston for classes installed new equipment in the infant/child development lab playground please consider giving a gift your contribution will help the next generation of sfcs majors at eastern achieve their dreams thank you yes i want to help please accept my gift in support of the school of family and consumer sciences at eiu in the amount of 50 75 100 250 other matching gift company information payment options check made payable to eiu foundation visa mastercard discover american express card number expiration signature you may designate your gift to one of our endowment funds simply by indicating the name of the fund you are interested in supporting on the tear-away section at the top of this letter fcs endowment funds include the donna lynn connelly memorial scholarship eileen f hubbard scholarship joyce s crouse family and consumer sciences scholarship ruth gaertner scholarship elsie and erson giffon scholarship ozier child and family award ruth miller esbeck scholarship ruth e brandenburg memorial scholarship fund john e and mary j price scholarship carolyn kluesner modglin scholarship graduate scholarship mcnabb-dow graduate scholarship omar karl schmeusser memorial scholarship and the elderhostel scholarship 600 lincoln avenue kh 1030 charleston il 61920-3099 phone 217-581-6076 fax 217-581-6090 e-mail we are on the web



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