Student Achievements & Recognition
Child Development and Family Studies
- Three Family & Consumer Sciences students received the 2012 Outstanding Student Teachers in the College of Education awards. They are Jamie Tutor, Alyce Scrivner and Travoski Smith
- Jennifer Austin, a Child Development & Family Studies senior, in conjunction with Universities Fighting
World Hunger spearheaded a project called "Feed a Child, Feed a Dream" in the fall
if 2011. She collected $1320 in a spare change drive and donated the proceeds to the
Murfreesboro City and Wilson County School Back Pack Program.
Click here to view a video of Jennifer explaining the project with Mr. Greg Lyles of Murfreesboro City Schools.
- Jennifer Austin was recognized as a "True Blue" student by Dr. Danny Kelley.
- Kristina Nollner, a FCS-CDFS student, interned at the Exchange Club Family Center Parent Education. Click to see her with MTE.
- Charlotte Smith, current President of the MTSU AAFCS/PGS Student Organization & FCSE student, was awarded a grant to attend the 2011 Family Economics & Financial Education National June Educator Training, "Empowering Future Generations".
- Emily Duck, a FCS-FCSE student, was nominated to as one of MTSU's "Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges", 2011 edition
- Oaklands Historic Museum "Oktoberfest 2015" table centerpiece displays.
ASID/IDES STUDENT ORGANIZATION EVENTS
2014 Etiquette Seminar Masquerade
- 2015 Lecture Series with AnnMarie Jackson and Teresa Tillman
- 2014 Lecture Series with Amanda Farris-Gilliland and Dwight LeClair
- 2012 Lecture Series with Deaderia Morris
- 2011 Lecture Series with Dr. Lisa Tucker
IDES STUDENT SHOWCASE
Lauren Miller, a current IDES major, won the Undergraduate Poster Presentation at the 2011 AAFCS conference. Her poster presentation was "Designing a Quality Lighting Atmosphere".
- Lauren Miller was also nominated as one of MTSU's "Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges", 2012 edition.
- Vanderbilt-MTSU-Habitat-Nashville team will compete in the Solar Decathlon. The team's conceptual design – Harmony House – forges a connection between Southern living and modern green technologies
Nutrition and Food Science
- "Green Veggies and Yams" NFS graduates Rodriguez and Visocky
- NFS & FCSE students and faculty tour Gaylord's Opryland Resot and Convention Center.
- 2017 NFS Dietetics Graduating Seniors
- Dr. Sheehan-Smith recent media appearances at the request of the Southeast Dairy Industry Association.
- Dr. Lisa Sheehan-Smith and NFS Seniors attend the 2016 Food & Nutrition Conference and Expo held in Boston
- 2016 National Nutrition Month Savor the Flavor of Eating Right poster presentations
- NFS Poster Presenations at the TN Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (TAND) Annual Meeting 2016
- Nausheen Qureshi attended the (NCHC) National Collegiate Honors College Annual Conference in November 2015
- NDA Chili Cook-Off at Homecoming 2015
- Dr. Lisa Sheehan-Smith, Haley Overby and Ashley Vairin at the Nashville Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics Meeting 2015
Textiles, Merchandising and Design
- TXMD students were invited to tour The Coast Show in Nashville.
- Katie Fowler, a Senior in the Textiles, Merchandising & Design program, had her handmade books "Stitches" on display in the MTSU Walker Library during the "Artists' Books:Student Works from the MTSU Book Arts Program" exhibit. Click to view a picture and read the DNJ article about the event
- Ashley Adkins, a current TXMD major, was published on BurdaStyle.com helping to celebrate SINGER's 160th anniversary. Click here to see the article posted on her story.
- Margaret May, a TXMD Senior, had two designs featured on the fashion show runway at the 2011 International Dallas Career Day. Click to see the designs.
Department of Human Sciences
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1301 East Main Street
Murfreesboro, TN 37132
Ellington Human Sciences 100
Department Chair: Deborah Belcher
Telephone: (615) 898-2884
Fax: (615) 898-5130
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