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2018
April 24
College of Human Sciences Faculty and Staff Awards Recognition and Reception: 3-4:30 p.m., Campanile Room, Memorial Union - Students, families, and friends will gather to celebrate outstanding members of the faculty and staff receiving 2018 awards from the College of Human Sciences. The event is open to the public.
For more information, contact Theresa Boettcher in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-5380 or theresab@iastate.edu.
Deadline for submitting comments on the 2018-2013 College of Human Sciences Strategic Plan draft: 5 p.m., online - All College of Human Sciences students, staff, and faculty are invited to comment on the plan draft by Tuesday, April 24 at 5 p.m. Leadership in the plan's development came from co-chairs Lorenzo Baber and Birdie Shirtcliff, Eric Brown, Sarah Francis, Laura Jolly, Jenn Plagman-Galvin, Deb Power, Sarah Wilson, and Barbara Woods. More».
For more information, contact Jenn Plagman-Galvin in administration at 515-294-1410 or jpgalvin@iastate.edu.
Family and Consumer Sciences Education and Studies Club social: 5:30-7:30 p.m., TBA - Join us April 24 for a social of the Family and Consumer Sciences Education and Studies Club, a professional development club promoting family and consumer sciences education. Location TBD. The club is involved in community service, leadership, and activities within the College of Human Sciences.
For more information, contact Emily Bormann in human development and family studies at ebormann@iastate.edu.
Hilton Chair Lecture: "Ethical Considerations": 7-8 p.m., 2050 Agronomy Hall - This closing lecture/interaction for the spring installment of the Hilton Chair lecture series will feature Brian Green of Santa Clara University speaking about the potential ethical implications of emerging and disruptive food technologies. He'll share what needs to be considered so people may use these technologies in ways that encourage the development of a healthy, fair, and sustainable food system for the future. More».
For more information, contact Byron Brehm-Stecher or Kate Gilbert in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-4210 or 515-294-1673 or byron@iastate.edu; kgilbert@iastate.edu.
April 25-27
Iowa School Business Management Academy: 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Scheman Building - The Iowa School Business Management Academy prepares school business managers, board secretaries, and school administrators for performance of their business management responsibilities. The courses that are offered through this program are designed to improve management and leadership abilities of school personnel responsible for human resource services, business functions, and finance operations in Iowa's schools. This program is the only program approved by the Iowa State Board of Education to provide the required two years of training and support for new School Business Officials, or SBOs. Pre-registration is required to attend. More».
For more information, contact Debra VanGorp in the School of Education at 515-294-9468 or dvangorp@iastate.edu.
April 25
Winners of The Fashion Show 2018 at the Mary Alice Gallery: 5-6 p.m., The Textiles and Clothing Museum, 1015 Morrill Hall - Opening reception for "Winners from The Fashion Show 2018" exhibit. Join the student designers and The Fashion Show committee members in viewing the top award winners from this years show. More».
For more information, contact Janet Fitzpatrick in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-8552 or janfitz@iastate.edu.
April 26
Class of 2018 Project SEARCH graduation: 5-6:30 p.m., Extension 4H Building, Main Foyer, 1259 Stange Rd., Ames, IA, 50011 - Join Project SEARCH in celebrating the class of 2018 Project SEARCH graduates: Amber Kirk, Chloe Schmidt, Marianne Russell, and Adele Krier. The program, first implemented at Iowa State in fall 2016 by the College of Human Sciences, helps young adults with disabilities gain hands-on work experience. At this event, the graduates who have been working across campus will be recognized with a ceremony, followed by a reception. The program will include speeches by the interns as well as by Linda Impecoven-Lind, a senior lecturer in the School of Education; Jonathan Wickert, ISU senior vice president and provost; Robert Reason, associate director of the School of Education; Project SEARCH instructor Lauren Rush; Tricia Crain, executive director of The Arc Story County; and ISU President Wendy Wintersteen. More».
For more information, contact Linda Impecoven-Lind in the School of Education at 515-294-2657 or lslind@iastate.edu.
CHS Entrepreneurship Showcase: 6-9:30 p.m., LeBaron Hall lobby, auditorium - College of Human Sciences students compete for cash prizes as people from business, industry, and academia judge them on their ideas to start a new business or spruce up an existing one. The 15th annual College of Human Sciences Entrepreneurship Showcase will be held from 6 to 9:30 p.m. in the LeBaron Hall lobby area. The awards ceremony will follow at 9 p.m. in the LeBaron Auditorium. The showcase will feature team and individual entries from students in Linda Niehm's AESHM 474-574 Entrepreneurship in Human Sciences class. Students will compete in eight categories including best of show new business start-up idea, best of show consulting project for an existing business, best use of experience economy strategies, most sustainable business proposal, best display and visual presentation, people's choice award, and technology innovation award. Prizes range from $50 to $200. Judging and displays are open to the public. More».
For more information, contact Linda Niehm in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-1930 or niehmlin@iastate.edu.
April 29
Deadline to apply for unpaid internship or student teaching scholarship: Iowa State University - All undergraduate students in the College of Human Sciences are eligible to apply for scholarships to aid with the cost of living during their unpaid internship or student teaching experience during summer 2018. Awards range from $1,000 to $2,000. More».
For more information, contact Laura Kilbride in student services at 515-294-8436 or kilbride@iastate.edu.
April 30
Food Product Development Showcase: 3-4 p.m., 1009 LeBaron Hall - Join the students of FSHN 412, the capstone product development class, as they brandish the new and exciting foods they have created. Taste free samples from each of the 11 student teams.
For more information, contact Mickie Deaton in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-4465 or mjdeaton@iastate.edu.
May 1
Mission Inclusion: Broadening Perspectives through Curriculum and Practice: 4-6:30 p.m., 1009 LeBaron Hall - After participating in a yearlong seminar, faculty participants from the College of Human Sciences will host a talk with the college community about plans and strategies for incorporating themes of inclusion into curriculum and practices. This talk will focus on topics concerning inclusivity, equity, representation, and overall broader perspectives. This event is hosted in conjunction with the Diversity, Equity, and Community Committee. More».
For more information, contact Eulanda Sanders in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-7474 or sanderse@iastate.edu.
May 2
Retirement reception for Linda Serra Hagedorn: 2-3:30 p.m., E262 Lagomarcino Hall - Join the Iowa State University College of Human Sciences in honoring Linda Serra Hagedorn, as she retires from an illustrious career as a leader in higher education. More».
For more information, contact Theresa Boettcher in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-5380 or theresab@iastate.edu.
May 3
Iowa State University Graduate Commencement Ceremony: 7-9 p.m., James H. Hilton Coliseum - The commencement ceremony for graduate students will take place at 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 3, at Hilton Coliseum. More».
For more information, contact the ISU Graduation and Commencement Office at Iowa State University at 515-294-1840 or graduation@iastate.edu.
May 4
Educator Preparation Cording Ceremony: 10-11:30 a.m., C.Y. Stephens Auditorium - The Iowa State University Educator Preparation Program's seventh cording ceremony will recognize about 210 students' completion of the program in spring 2018. This ceremony will also celebrate students' induction into the teaching profession.
For more information, contact Heidi Doellinger in the School of Education at 515-294-6368 or hldoell@iastate.edu.
College of Human Sciences Undergraduate Convocation: 1-2:30 p.m., James H. Hilton Coliseum - The College of Human Sciences convocation provides special, individual recognition for each graduating CHS undergraduate student who attends. The convocation is a separate event from the Iowa State University Undergraduate Commencement Ceremonies. The convocation will last approximately 90 minutes, and will include comments from a student speaker and Laura Jolly, dean and Dean's Chair of the college. A reception immediately follows, around 2:30 p.m., in the first floor lobby of Scheman. Undergraduate students, families, and friends are encouraged to attend, as are graduate students. Graduating students should plan to check in between 11:45 a.m. and 12:30 p.m., so everyone is in line by 12:45 for the procession. Doors open to the public at noon. Tickets are not required for admission. More».
For more information, contact Dynette Mosher in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-2820 or dmosher@iastate.edu.
College of Human Sciences reception for graduating students: 2:30-3:15 p.m., First floor lobby, Scheman Building - Students, families, and friends are invited to celebrate with graduating undergraduate and graduate students. This event immediately follows the CHS Undergraduate Convocation, so the start time may vary a bit, depending on when that event concludes. More».
For more information, contact Dynette Mosher in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-2820 or dmosher@iastate.edu.
May 5
Iowa State University Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony: 2:30-4:30 p.m., James H. Hilton Coliseum - Iowa State is dividing this event into two ceremonies. College of Human Sciences students will be recognized along with those from the College of Design and the College of Engineering. More».
For more information, contact the ISU Graduation and Commencement Office at 515-294-1840 or graduation@iastate.edu.
Sept. 26
Fall 2018 Career Fairs: noon -5 p.m., Scheman Building, Hilton Coliseum - All Iowa State students are encouraged to attend the Fall 2018 People to People Career Fair and the Business, Industry, and Technology Career Fair. Both fairs occur at the same time. The People to People Career Fair will take place in the Scheman Building, and the Business, Industry, and Technology Career Fair will take place in Hilton Coliseum. More».
For more information, contact Tammy Stegman, career services director in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-3708 or tstegman@iastate.edu.
Oct. 8-12
Human Sciences Week: 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Central Campus - The Iowa State University College of Human Sciences will celebrate its unique, innovative, people-oriented programs and rich traditions with food, dance, speakers, and philanthropic events. The week showcases the college's commitment to expanding human potential and improving people's lives. More».
For more information, contact Kayla Morehead and Ryan True, Human Sciences Week 2018 student co-chairs in the College of Human Sciences at hsw@iastate.edu.
2019
Feb. 13
Spring 2019 Career Fairs: noon -5 p.m., Scheman Building, Hilton Coliseum - All Iowa State students are encouraged to attend the Spring 2019 People to People Career Fair and the Business, Industry, and Technology Career Fair. Both fairs occur at the same time. The People to People Career Fair will take place in the Scheman Building, and the Business, Industry, and Technology Career Fair will take place in Hilton Coliseum. More».
For more information, contact Tammy Stegman, career services director in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-3708 or tstegman@iastate.edu.

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