Daeyong Lee is helping American households guard their financial treasure.
It’s a fitting role for the new assistant professor in human development and family studies, a native Korean whose name “Daeyong” translates as “big dragon” in English.
At least 345 College of Human Sciences students are putting their learning into practice this summer and gaining valuable work experience through internships in Iowa and across the globe.
Jonathan Fox, director of Iowa State University’s Financial Counseling Clinic and Ruth Whipp Sherwin Endowed Professor, and other financial experts say many Iowa State students may benefit from changes to credit report criteria taking effect this summer.
Suzanne Bartholomae works to bring ideas to action.
More than 50 Iowa State University student, faculty, and staff researchers in human development and family studies will offer their expertise in family health in areas including parental substance abuse, sibling tensions, and family finance at a national conference this week.
The meetings are part of this year’s National Council on Family Relations (NCFR) annual conference, Nov. 2-5 in Minneapolis. A series of preconference workshops on Nov. 1 will precede the event.
A passion to help others — whether it’s working with children, people with disabilities, or those in need — continues to drive strong enrollment in the Iowa State University College of Human Sciences.
Iowa State University’s financial counseling and planning program received its second national mark of excellence for preparing students to be distinguished financial counselors.
The program was recently renewed by the Association for Financial Counseling and Planning Education (AFCPE) as an AFCPE Approved University Program. The approval lasts for five years.
Iowa State University’s financial counseling and planning program already had the distinction of being the only program of its kind in Iowa.
But Iowa State just received word that the program is now registered by the Certified Financial Planner (CFP) Board of Standards — meaning that it meets a standard of excellence for competent and ethical personal financial planning.
Iowa State University’s newest department chair brings to campus an expertise in the intervention and prevention of emotional difficulties.
Carl Weems is the new professor and chair of human development and family studies. His first day was July 1. Weems comes to Iowa State as the department is broadening its focus to include all aspects of family health and well being — not just physical health but mental health, socio-economic status, and relationships.