Tag: Family and Consumer Sciences

NIU Child Development Lab Earns Illinois Award of Excellence

The FCNS Child Development Lab is proud to announce it has received the Family & Community Engagement Award of Excellence through ExceleRate Illinois. NIU’s CDL is one of 26 programs out of an eligible 1,300 across Illinois to earn this award. The CDL received the award at a celebration during the McCormick National Early Childhood…

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Corporate Catwalk Fashion Show

The Fashion Industries Organization staged a Corporate Catwalk Spring Fashion Show in April, featuring career wear for men and women.  Students selected pieces from Kohl’s, who donated the funds to produce the event. Here are some of the show’s highlights (click on the images to enlarge).

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Family Child Studies graduate named Outstanding Young Alumni

  Every year, the NIU Alumni Association recognizes 10 alumni for their professional accomplishments. The 2017 alumni award recipients recognized at the Thursday, May 4, banquet included Mary P. Haynes, who earned her B.S. in Family Child Studies in 2012 and her M.S.Ed. in Adult and Higher Education in 2014. After completing her master’s degree at…

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Undergrads present research on emerging adulthood

An undergraduate research team led by Scott Sibley, assistant professor of family and child studies who researches commitment in couple relationships and romantic relationship formation, has been very successful this semester. The team of 13 students presented a research project at the Illinois Council of Family Relations 2017 conference at Illinois State University in April….

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CHHS student contributes to Huskie Food Pantry success

(Republished from NIU Today.) The Huskie Food Pantry, which moved onto Northern Illinois University’s (NIU) campus in June 2016, hosted its first NIU student intern in Fall 201 6. In Spring 2017, the number grew to four interns who are supervised by staff in Student Involvement and Leadership Development and funded by the generous support…

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Child Development Lab celebrates Week of the Young Child

The NIU Child Development Lab (CDL) has planned several fun events to celebrate the National Association for the Education of Young Children’s (NAEYC) Week of the Young Child 2017, April 23-29. Planned events during this week include campus guest readers; a dance party for children and parents on Music Monday; Zumba on Work-Out Wednesday and…

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Marriott contributes to Hospitality and Tourism Management success

Helping people enjoy events and leisure time is an exciting and lucrative business, and those best prepared for careers in hospitality and tourism management require many proficiencies – from communication to technology. The NIU Hospitality and Tourism Management program provides students with a full complement of skills and industry leaders are taking notice. NIU is the…

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Dean’s Award recipients announced

The College of Health and Human Sciences recently recognized outstanding undergraduate students in each academic program with Dean’s Awards. Criteria for the award included a GPA of 3.5 or better, demonstrated significant achievement and leadership in scholarship, campus and/or community activities, and professional service. The following students were awarded a plaque and a letter of commendation:…

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