We bring another academic year to a close celebrating the activities, honors and awards in the College of Human Sciences. Our faculty have been recognized on campus and nationally and our students continue to achieve much success.
The Department of Nutrition, Food and Exercise Sciences at Florida State University (FSU) and the Tyner Lecture Series invite you to attend the 10th Annual Hazel Stiebeling Symposium on May 1, 2013 from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm at the Florida State University's Turnbull Conference Center. This year's symposium is entitled "Inflammation as a Common Feature in Age-Related Conditions" and will feature speakers: Dr. Jasminka Ilich, Dr. Bahram Arjmandi, Dr. Bernhard Henning and Dr. James Oleces.
As the semester winds to a close, we bring you news from the College. At FSU’s December commencement ceremony Human Sciences graduated 198 students, conferring 180 bachelor’s degrees and 18 graduate degrees.
The College of Human Sciences will offer two international programs in the Summer of 2013. A Nutrition program and a International Merchandising and Product Development program.
We welcome fall with wonderful new students and keen interest in our majors. The buzz about campus is on the Big Ideas that will guide our academic and development efforts.
As this academic year winds to a close, we bring you best wishes for the summer and latest news from the College. In this issue we are pleased to highlight recognitions of our faculty, especially Dr. Lenore McWey who received the University’s highest teaching honor, as well as stories about some of our outstanding students.
Dr. Lenore McWey, an associate professor of the Department of Family and Child Sciences in the College of Human Sciences, received the 2012 University Distinguished Teacher Award during the FSU Faculty Awards Ceremony on April 9, 2012.
The Department of Retail Merchandising and Product Development secures a $1 million gift from vrSoftware. vrSoftware, based in the UK, has donated 200 new licenses for their visual display program, Mockshop, to the Department of Retail Merchandising and Product Development.
Happy New Year to all our alumni and friends. We have so many wonderful things happening in the College and it is a pleasure to feature some of them.In this newsletter we bring you highlights that should be of interest.
We have much to celebrate this fall - new faculty and wonderful new spaces for our teaching and research. The William Johnston Building, which some of you may remember, has undergone a renovation and expansion and we are lucky to have grand new laboratories and class-rooms there.