Tag: Family and Consumer Sciences

Fashion Merchandising program gets software upgrade

The Fashion Merchandising program has acquired two exciting new software programs that will allow students to better prepare for their careers. SmartDraw is a tool for creating retail floor plans and plans for merchandise displays. Students will use this software in FSMD 272, Merchandising Promotion, to create plans for store floor layout and store fronts…

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NIU Fashion Industries Organization hits the runway

NIU’s Fashion Industries Organization staged a Work Day to Runway fashion show April 7 at the Duke Ellington Ballroom, Holmes Student Center. Students modeled fashions provided by Kohl’s, the show’s sponsor. (Click images to view larger.) Fashions featured in the show have been donated to the NIU Gender and Sexuality Resource Center where they will…

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Eat at Ellington’s soon

Ellington’s, the student-run restaurant at the Holmes Student Center will be serving three-course lunches Tuesdays and Thursdays through April 26. Enjoy an exciting, fresh meal for $10 including beverages and tips. Add a class of wine for $5. Lunch is service between 11 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. For a complete list of menus, and to…

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Work Day to Runway fashion show set

Fashion Industries Organization is producing Work Day to Runway, Fashion Merchandising’s annual Kohl’s sponsored fashion show 7:30 p.m., Saturday, April 7, at the Duke Ellington Ballroom, Holmes Student Center. Admission is free and all are welcome.

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People with disabilities sought for job readiness study

The NIU Rehabilitation and Disabilities Services and Rehabilitation Counseling program faculty are looking for participants for their research on the impact of a job readiness training intervention to support the job search process. Study participants will receive $50. “When searching for work, many individuals with disabilities deal with barriers such as stigma from prospective employers,…

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2017 faculty awards announced

Recently CHHS Dean Derryl Block announced the 2017 faculty awards. We congratulate the following recipients: Diversity Award for Excellence in Academic Equity The recipient of the 2017 Diversity Award for Academic Excellence is Patricia Tattersall, Associate Professor of Speech-Language Pathology in the School of Allied Health and Communicative Disorders. After attending the Multicultural Curriculum Transformation…

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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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