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April 24, 2018

College of Human Sciences recognizes 15 outstanding faculty and staff members: From boosting the well-being of Iowa families to improving pathways to higher learning, professionals in the College of Human Sciences are building better systems that improve people's lives. The college honors its own today at the annual faculty and staff awards event, to celebrate change-agents and achievements that impact the university and the world. More».
For more information, contact Brenda Lohman in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-7804 or blohman@iastate.edu.

April 23, 2018

Alanis Morales-Cuadrado named Midwest Regional Chair of National Society of Minorities in Hospitality: Alanis Morales Cuadrado, a junior in hospitality management, was named Midwest Regional Chair of National Society of Minorities in Hospitality. This is a national board position and only the second Iowa State student to serve on the board. The society aims to educate in order to aid in the recruitment, retention, support, and advancement of minority students in the hospitality industry.
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For more information, contact Alanis Morales-Cuadrado in apparel, events, and hospitality management at alanism@iastate.edu.

Alex Ziebell, Courtney Buckland win top honors at 2018 Ames Trashion Show: Alex Ziebell, a junior in event management, and Courtney Buckland, a junior in apparel, merchandising, and design, won Overall Best in Show at the 2018 Ames Trashion Show, held Friday, April 20 at Serenity Couture Ames in North Grand Mall, IA. Their garment #2748 was designed using several different types of cardboard. Students Jessica Cipolla, Kaelin Lents, Katie Siebert, and Michaela Juelsgaard won the Most Impactful Attention Towards Environmental Issue award with Garment #2713, a garment featuring receipts stamped and stitched together. And students Alyssa Creagan, Kelly Stavneak, and Abigail Pleima won for Most Couture Construction with Garment #2719, made of spray painted straws. The 5th annual Trashion Show was a fundraiser benefitting the Audubon Society. All garments were created using recyclable materials by Iowa State University students in AESHM 222: Creativity on Demand. More».
For more information, contact Sara Marcketti in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-4887 or sbb@iastate.edu.

April 19, 2018

The Fashion Show 2018 wins Outstanding Event of the Year Award: The Iowa State University Division of Student Affairs has selected The Fashion Show 2018 as the recipient of the Outstanding Event of the Year Award. Fashion Show producers were recognized this morning at the Student Affairs Spring Awards Meeting, held in the Sun Room of Memorial Union. More».
For more information, contact Samantha Hirschman in the Student Activities Center at 515-294-4373 or srh2@iastate.edu.

ISU Dairy Products Evaluation team Geena Whalen, Sarah Hansen, Triadi Wisesa, Evan McCoy, Nicole Gaudino place fifth in national competition: The ISU Dairy Products Evaluation team placed fifth overall at the national Collegiate Dairy Products Evaluation Contest, April 18 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Team members included food science seniors Geena Whalen, Sarah Hansen, and Triadi Wisesa; alternate Evan McCoy, and graduate student Nicole Gaudino. The team placed fourth in yogurt and captured second place in cottage cheese judging. Additionally, Whalen placed fourth in ice cream judging. Hansen placed fourth in yogurt, third in cheddar cheese, and second in cottage cheese judging. Gaudino placed third and Wisesa placed fifth in cottage cheese judging. Whalen and Hansen were also honored with the two Joe Larson Merit Awards for their exemplary leadership and service. Chanyoung "Judy" Lee, who trained with Iowa State's team, represented her home school, Seoul National University. She placed fifth in yogurt judging.
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For more information, contact Stephanie Clark in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-7346 or milkmade@iastate.edu.

John Schuh, Ana Hays McCracken, Sandy Horton receive university's highest awards: Three from human sciences were among those to receive the university's highest awards for alumni and friends at the annual Distinguished Awards Celebration on Friday, April 20. John Schuh, the retired director of the School of Education, received an Honorary Alumni Award by the ISU Alumni Association. Ana Hays McCracken, a 1984 graduate in fashion merchandising, received an Order of the Knoll Campanile Award by the ISU Foundation. And Sandy Horton, a 1962 graduate in child development, received an Order of the Knoll Faculty and Staff Award by the ISU Foundation. More».
For more information, contact Dynette Mosher in administration at 515-294-2820 or dmosher@iastate.edu.

April 16, 2018

Jonathan Fox receives Great IDEA Award for ensuring excellence of family financial planning program offered by seven universities: Jonathan Fox, the Ruth Whipp Sherwin Professor in human development and family studies at Iowa State University, has been recognized for providing exceptional leadership for an online master’s degree and certificate program that is jointly offered by seven major universities. Fox received a Great IDEA Award for serving as a "Fearless Leader" and providing outstanding coordination of the online graduate program in family financial planning offered through the Great Plains Interactive Distance Education Alliance. Both the degree and certificate programs prepare students to take the Certified Financial Planner Certificate Examination which leads to CFP® certification, a standard of excellence. Fox, who also leads the financial counseling and planning degree program at Iowa State, was cited for ensuring the Great Plains IDEA program’s excellence and innovation, and establishing outcome requirements in collaboration with the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards. The award was presented April 10 at the alliance's annual meeting in Kansas City, Missouri. More».
For more information, contact Jonathan Fox in human development and family studies at 515-294-6993 or jjfox@iastate.edu.

Rachel Wall, Barb Fuller, Sandra McKinnon, Tera Jordan, Lori Hayungs, Sara Nelson receive ISU Extension and Outreach awards: Six from the College of Human Sciences were recognized at the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach annual awards conference on March 26. Rachel Wall, a human sciences specialist in nutrition and wellness, received the Early Career Service Award. Barb Fuller, a human sciences specialist in nutrition and wellness, received the Epsilon Sigma Phi Mid-Career Service Award. Sandra McKinnon, a human sciences specialist in family finance, received the Distinguished Service Award. Tera Jordan, an assistant professor in human development and family studies, received the Excellence in the Scholarship of Community Engagement award. Lori Hayungs, a human sciences specialist in family life, received the Creativity in Service to All Iowans award alongside her northwest Iowa team members Mackenzie DeJong, Rahn Franklin, and Nichol Kleespies. Finally, the 4-H Youth Development team of Sarah Nelson, a postdoctoral research associate in the School of Education, Katie Petersen, Nicole Hanson, and Brenda Welch received the award for Originality and Innovation in Programming. More».
For more information, contact Jacy Johnson at 515-294-5672 or jacyjohn@iastate.edu.

April 13, 2018

College of Human Sciences students initiated into Phi Upsilon Omicron honor society: The Omicron chapter of Phi Upsilon Omicron initiated 21 students from the College of Human Sciences. This honor society was founded in 1909, and was the first national student organization in family and consumer sciences. Phi Upsilon Omicron promotes academic excellence, develops professional leadership, and encourages professional and personal integrity. More».
For more information, contact Dynette Mosher in administration at 515-294-2820 or dmosher@iastate.edu.

Five College of Human Sciences students initiated into Kappa Omicron Nu National Honor Society: Katie Nunemaker, Jennifer Duerkes, Kari Prasuhn, Zahidah Ab-Latif, and Kathiana Franco Torres were initiated into Kappa Omicron Nu National Honor Society on April 8, 2018. The Omicron Gamma chapter of Kappa Omicron Nu at Iowa State was founded in 1913, and is dedicated to recognizing and encouraging excellence in scholarship, research, and leadership development. Membership in Kappa Omicron Nu is the highest scholastic honor attainable in the area of family and consumer sciences. More».
For more information, contact Dynette Mosher in administration at 515-294-2820 or dmosher@iastate.edu.

Lisa Sharp receives Friend Award for innovative advising in online education: Lisa Sharp, an academic adviser for early childhood education students at Iowa State, has been honored for improving advising for distance education students living around the world who are enrolled in a new online bachelor's degree program. Sharp received a 2018 Friend of the Great Plains IDEA Award for improving communication among advisers and students across all seven universities who are working together in the Great Plains Interactive Distance Education Alliance to offer a program that prepares students to work with diverse groups of young children, families, and communities in a global society. The degree program is known by different names at various member universities. Students who enroll through Iowa State work toward the early childcare education and programming degree. More».
For more information, contact Carla Peterson or Gayle Luze in human development and family studies at 515-294-4045 or gluze@iastate.edu.


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