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ASID Holds Operation Christmas Child Drive

Operation Christmas Child sends shoebox gifts each year to children in need around the world. With the help of our members, the IUP chapter of the American Society of Interior Designers was able to donate 19 shoebox gifts.

Posted on 12/1/2016 2:43:09 PM

Fashion Association Celebrities Style Show Rescheduled

The IUP Fashion Association will present a Celebrities Style Show on November 5 in Pratt Auditorium at 4:00 p.m. Admission is $2, which includes light refreshments.

Posted on 11/3/2016 8:48:49 AM

CANCELED Fashion Association Celebrities Style Show

The IUP Fashion Association will present a Celebrities Style Show on October 21, 2016, in the HUB Ohio Room at 6:00 p.m.

Posted on 10/13/2016 9:53:19 AM

Last Call to Spend Spring Break 2017 in Italy and Sicily

Interested in visiting Italy and Sicily during spring break, March 2017? This is the last call. Contact Fredalene Bowers by Friday, October 14, if you are interested in this trip.

Posted on 10/12/2016 11:27:12 AM

Fashion Association Homecoming T-Shirt Sale

The Fashion Association is selling Homecoming t-shirts for $15 each. Members will be at the HUB on October 10–14 from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Posted on 10/6/2016 11:08:42 AM

Campus and Community Invited to IUP Fashion Weekend

The IUP Fashion Weekend Committee invites the entire campus and community to our four-day event—Wednesday, October 5 to Saturday, October 8—from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m.

Posted on 9/28/2016 8:33:09 AM

Spend Spring Break 2017 in Italy and Sicily

Spend Spring Break 2017 in beautiful southern Italy and Sicily, March 10–19. The tour is open to IUP students, friends, family, and faculty.

Posted on 9/21/2016 10:55:47 AM

Fashion Association's Annual 5K Glow Run and Walk

The third annual Fashion Association 5K Glow Run and Walk will be September 20, 2016, at 8:00 p.m.

Posted on 9/14/2016 8:33:39 AM

Hwang and Bowers Give Presentation at Annual Child and Teen Consumption Conference

Eun Jin Hwang, Fashion Merchandising program, and Fredalene Bowers, Child Development and Family Relations program, presented at the seventh annual Child and Teen Consumption Conference, Aalborg University, Aalborg, Denmark, in April 2016. 

Posted on 5/13/2016 2:27:36 PM

Bowers Receives College of Health and Human Services 2015–16 Service Award

Fredalene Bowers received the College of Health and Human Services’ 2015–16 Service Award at the annual Award Luncheon on May 4, 2016. The award is given for outstanding service to the university, college, and community. 

Posted on 5/13/2016 1:50:58 PM

Fashion Show Production Class Donates to Alice Paul House

Students from the Fashion Merchandising 358 class produced “Konkrete Jungle” for their Fashion Show Production class. The show sold out over 200 seats in the HUB Ohio Room. The students decided to have all of their profits to go to the Alice Paul House in Indiana.

Posted on 5/12/2016 9:39:56 AM

Child and Family Studies Association Donates to Indiana County Community Action Program Food Pantry

The Child and Family Studies Association donated money to the Indiana County Community Action Program Food Pantry at their last meeting for the year.

Posted on 5/12/2016 9:21:51 AM

Child and Family Studies Association Celebrates Autism Awareness Week

The Child and Family Studies Association teamed up with multiple organizations around campus for the annual Autism Awareness Week 2016.

Posted on 5/3/2016 2:29:19 PM

Interior Design Seniors Present Research and Project Portfolios

In conjunction with Design Week, the Interior Design Program will highlight senior research and individual project portfolios on Thursday, April 21, 2016, at the HUB Allegheny Rooms 1 and 2.

Posted on 4/14/2016 3:35:12 PM

CFSA Members Promote National Child Abuse Prevention Month

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month. Look for members of the Child and Family Studies Association in the Oak Grove on April 13–14 as they spread the word and create awareness by passing out child abuse awareness pins and information cards.

Posted on 4/12/2016 9:22:49 AM

Child and Family Studies Association Delivers Pillowcases to Children’s Hospital

Students in the Child and Family Studies Association made and delivered colorful pillowcases to Pittsburgh’s Children’s Hospital.

Posted on 4/12/2016 8:37:49 AM

Pennsylvania Family and Consumer Sciences Education Association Annual Conference Held at IUP

The Pennsylvania Family and Consumer Sciences Education Association held its 92nd annual conference at IUP the weekend of April 8–10, 2016.

Posted on 4/11/2016 10:36:08 AM

Join Interior Design's Creative Competition: Build & Bust

Come join us for a fun day of building, creativity, food and refreshments at Build & Bust 2016 on April 19.

Posted on 4/7/2016 2:19:02 PM

Child and Family Studies Students Collect Donations for Food Pantry

On April 3, students in the Child and Family Studies Association volunteered for the Indiana County Community Action Program (ICCAP) by collecting donations for the food pantry.

Posted on 4/4/2016 1:04:02 PM

Child and Family Studies Association Volunteers at Annual Family Fun Fest

The Child and Family Studies Association volunteered at the annual Family Fun Fest at the Indiana Mall.

Posted on 4/4/2016 11:54:40 AM

Members of the Child and Family Studies Association Visit the Fred Rogers Center

Members of the Child and Family Studies Association visited the Fred Rogers Center in Latrobe, Pennsylvania.

Posted on 4/4/2016 11:43:41 AM

Bowers Gives Training on Adolescent Development and Strategies for Working with Families

Fredalene Bowers presented a half-day training on Adolescent Development and Strategies for Working with Families to administrators and teachers in a three-county area on March 16, 2016.

Posted on 3/30/2016 10:51:29 AM

Bowers Presents on IUP Family and Consumer Sciences Program at FCCLA Conference

Fredalene Bowers was an invited speaker to the New Jersey State Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America Conference on March 22, 2016, attended by over 700 high school students and advisors in New Jersey.

Posted on 3/30/2016 10:49:37 AM

The Fashion Association: Industry Networking Event

All students are welcome to come to our networking event and job fair on Wednesday, April 6, from 5:00–8:00 p.m. in the HUB Delaware Room.

Posted on 3/24/2016 2:23:29 PM

CFSA and FCSE Volunteer at Egg Hunt

On Saturday, March 19, FCSE and CDFR majors joined together to help provide entertainment for the families of residents at Indian Haven. The students provided a craft and directed an Easter egg hunt for the children.

Posted on 3/24/2016 2:08:49 PM

A Walk through Time Fashion Show

Please join us on April 5, 2016, at 7:00 p.m. in the Blue Room, Sutton Hall for a Fashion Show displaying the evolution of fashion trends and where we see fashion going in the future.

Posted on 3/24/2016 9:17:27 AM

Fashion Merchandising Clothing Swap

All are welcome to bring their unwanted clothing and accessories to the HUB Monongahela Room on April 4, 2016 from 6:00–8:00 p.m. to swap with fellow students.

Posted on 3/24/2016 9:13:41 AM

Department of Human Development and Environmental Studies Awards More than $20,000 in Scholarships

The Department of Human Development and Environmental Studies presented awards to 11 scholarship recipients at the annual awards reception on December 3, 2015.

Posted on 12/16/2015 9:48:38 AM

Child and Family Studies Association Donates to Indiana County Humane Society

The Child and Family Studies Association, a student service organization, donated $500 to the Indiana County Humane Society at a recent CFSA club meeting. 

Posted on 12/7/2015 10:58:23 AM

Bowers Presents at Pennsylvania Early Childhood Education Summit

Fredalene Bowers gave two presentations for child development and early childhood educators at the statewide Early Childhood Education Summit on December 2, 2015. She presented “A Peaceful Classroom: Conflict Resolution Strategies.” She also presented “Block Building is STEAM.”

Posted on 12/7/2015 10:38:10 AM

Su Presents Two Research Studies at International Textile and Apparel Association Conference

Jin Su, associate professor of fashion merchandising, presented two research studies at the 2015 International Textile and Apparel Association (ITAA) Conference, which was held in Santa Fe, New Mexico, November 9–13, 2015.

Posted on 11/30/2015 1:05:01 PM

CFSA Members Attend Exhibition

CFSA Members Attend Wonder of Learning: The Hundred Languages of Children Exhibition

Posted on 11/18/2015 10:58:56 AM

Blood Presents at International Textile and Apparel Association Conference, Santa Fe, NM

Blood Presents at International Textile and Apparel Association Conference, Santa Fe, N.M.

Posted on 11/18/2015 9:42:55 AM

Fashion Association Schedules Clothing Swap

Join us for a clothing swap on Tuesday, December 1, 2015, at 6:00 p.m., in the HUB Monongahela Room. All are welcome.

Posted on 11/18/2015 9:36:27 AM

IUP Student Awarded the National Association of Teachers of Family & Consumer Sciences Scholarship

Casey Jarding, a junior Family and Consumer Sciences Education major, was recently awarded a $500.00 scholarship from the National Association of Teachers of Family and Consumer Sciences.

Posted on 11/12/2015 9:20:20 AM

CFSA Members Attend Wonder of Learning: The Hundred Langages of Children Exhibition

Student members of the Child and Family Studies Association and Child Development and Family Relations faculty will travel to the David L. Lawrence Convention Center to study the work of children and teachers.

Posted on 11/5/2015 2:43:44 PM

Interior Design Students and Faculty Explore Newport, Rhode Island Mansions

Interior Design faculty members Karen Scarton and Susan Venatta, in conjunction with a focus on historic preservation, organized a three-day tour of several Newport, Rhode Island, mansions.

Posted on 10/21/2015 2:57:24 PM

Scholarships from Department of Human Development and Environmental Studies

The Department of Human Development and Environmental Studies will award 13 department scholarships for the 2015–16 academic year.

Posted on 10/21/2015 8:41:47 AM

Men of Style Fashion Show, October 24

Male students at IUP will model a variety of outfits in Gorell Auditorium according to many different themes chosen by Visual Merchandising Club members.

Posted on 10/14/2015 10:10:43 AM

Palmer’s Proposal Accepted for Annual American Evaluation Association Conference

Kalani Palmer, assistant professor in Human Development and Environmental Studies, had a proposal accepted for the Annual American Evaluation Association Conference to be held in Chicago, Ill. later this year.

Posted on 9/3/2015 8:51:02 AM

Register for the Fast Fashion 5K Glow Run

Sign up for the Fashion Association’s 5K glow run, which will be held September 17.

Posted on 8/27/2015 11:20:15 AM

Michael S. Nowak, AIA Earns Design Certification

Mr. Michael S. Nowak, AIA, registered architect and instructor in the Interior Design program, has earned his Certified Passive House Consultant accreditation.

Posted on 8/27/2015 10:14:53 AM

Bowers Receives Funding From Pennsylvania Office of Child Development and Early Learning

Fredalene Barletta Bowers, Department of Human Development and Environmental Studies, received a funding award for her project, “IUP Early Childhood Education Degree Coursework Alignment with the PA Core Knowledge Competencies for Early Childhood and School-age Professionals.”

Posted on 8/12/2015 2:33:03 PM

Family and Consumer Sciences Student and Professor Take Part in Presentation

Professor Sally McCombie and Family and Consumer Sciences student Caitlyn McBride took part in a panel presentation at the Pennsylvania Family and Consumer Sciences Association conference recently held in Pocono Manor, Pennsylvania.

Posted on 6/17/2015 1:31:04 PM

Su Publishes on Sportswear Brand Personality and Equity

Jin Su, associate professor of Fashion Merchandising, published the article “Brand Personality and Brand Equity: Evidence from the Sportswear Industry” in the peer-reviewed Journal of Product & Brand Management.

Posted on 4/23/2015 2:16:51 PM

Roundtable Discussion With Representative Reed and Child Development and Family Relations Students

Representative Dave Reed spoke to the group during a roundtable discussion: “The Case for Investment In High Quality Pre-K for PA.”

Posted on 4/17/2015 2:07:38 PM

“Build or Bust” With Interior Design Program

In conjunction with Earth Week, the Interior Design program encourages you to recycle and reuse while participating in a fun, philanthropic event on April 21, 2015, in the green space outside of Ackerman Hall.

Posted on 4/15/2015 2:58:22 PM

Palmer Publishes “The Role of Education in Parenting Practices of Black Parents of Preschoolers”

The article by Kalani Palmer, Child Development and Family Relations, appears in National Head Start Association Dialog: The Research-to-Practice Journal for the Early Childhood Field.

Posted on 3/24/2015 2:03:54 PM

Bowers Gives Presentations at the Student Assistance Program Training for Teachers and Administrators

Fredalene Bowers, Child Development and Family Relations, presented sessions on “Engaging Parents and Caregivers in the SAP Process” and “Child and Adolescent Development.”

Posted on 3/24/2015 1:00:19 PM

Su Presents Fashion Branding Research at International Textile and Apparel Association Conference

Jin Su, associate professor of Fashion Merchandising, presented on the personalities that are specifically associated with denim jeans brands from the customer’s perspective, and examined the relationships between the various dimensions of consumer-based brand equity in the context of fast fashion brands.

Posted on 12/16/2014 2:53:20 PM

Blood Awarded the Rutherford Teaching Challenge

Janet Blood was awarded The Rutherford Teaching Challenge for her project based on Emile Zola’s story “The Ladies’ Paradise.”

Posted on 12/4/2014 10:16:36 AM

Blood Presents Two Custom Designs at International Textile and Apparel Association Conference

Janet Blood presented two custom designs at the International Textile and Apparel Association Annual Conference in Charlotte, NC.

Posted on 12/4/2014 10:14:14 AM

Chevy Chase Community Center Holiday Celebration Set for Dec. 5

The Chevy Chase Community Center Holiday Celebration is set for Dec. 5.

Posted on 12/4/2014 9:51:45 AM

Bowers, Scarton, and Venatta Present On Design Principles for Effective Learning Environments

Karen Scarton, Fredalene Bowers, and Susan Venatta presented “From the Door of Your Classroom” at the Early Childhood Education Summit held in State College in November 2014.

Posted on 11/21/2014 9:08:13 AM

Palmer Presents On “Maximizing and Enhancing Interactions with STEAM”

Kalani Palmer, Child Development and Family Relations, presented "Maximizing and Enhancing Interactions with STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math)" at the Pittsburgh Association for the Education of Young Children Biennial Conference.

Posted on 11/6/2014 8:42:55 AM

Bowers, Scarton, and Venatta Explore Evidenced-Based Environmental Design in Early Childhood Programs

Karen Scarton and Susan Venatta, Interior Design Program, and Fredalene Bowers, Child Development and Family Relations, researched evidenced-based environmental design in early childhood programs.

Posted on 11/6/2014 8:39:36 AM

Brown Presents on Parenting and Technology

Sarah Brown, Child Development and Family Relations, presented “Parenting with Technology” on October 17, 2014, at the “Inviting Ideas, Inspiring Innovation” conference hosted in Pittsburgh.

Posted on 10/28/2014 9:25:21 AM

Family and Consumer Sciences Education Alumna Speaks on Food Science Training Program

Melissa (Reefer) Grantz ’07 will speak to current Family and Consumer Sciences Education students and local teachers on November 1, 2014, about the training she received from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Posted on 10/17/2014 11:02:07 AM

Don’t Miss Early-Bird Savings for France, Switzerland, and Italy Tour

The Human Development and Environmental Studies Department is planning an educational and cultural tour of France, Switzerland, and Italy in May 2015.

Posted on 10/17/2014 10:46:08 AM

Su Discusses Global Supply Chain Perspective, Adolescents’ Clothing Brand Sensitivity

Jin Su, Human Development and Environmental Studies, presented papers at the 2014 Asian Consumer and Family Economics Association Conference in Taipei, Taiwan, July 9–11.

Posted on 10/3/2014 1:12:04 PM

Have You Always Wanted to Travel to France, Switzerland, and Italy?

The Human Development and Environmental Studies Department is planning a 10-day educational and cultural tour of France, Switzerland, and Italy in May 2015, open to IUP students, family, friends, and faculty.

Posted on 10/3/2014 1:01:47 PM

Family and Consumer Sciences Education Alumna Selected for Food Science Training Program

Family and Consumer Sciences Education alumna Melissa (Reefer) Grantz ’07 attended a food science training program sponsored by the U.S. Department of Agriculture in Washington D.C.

Posted on 9/22/2014 3:23:45 PM

Student Rummel Earns Foundation for IUP Community Service Volunteer Scholarship Award

Brandy Rummel, a student in the Child Development and Family Relations program, received the Foundation for IUP’s Community Service Volunteer Scholarship Award on on September 5, 2014.

Posted on 9/22/2014 2:06:25 PM

Human Development and Environmental Studies Welcomes Palmer to Faculty

The Human Development and Environmental Studies Department is pleased to welcome Kalani Palmer, our newest faculty member.

Posted on 9/22/2014 1:44:36 PM

Student Rummel Earns Indiana County Suicide Task Force Volunteer Award

Brandy Rummel, a student in the Child Development and Family Relations program, earned the Angels on Earth, Inspiration Student Award given by the Suicide Task Force of Indiana County.

Posted on 9/19/2014 3:10:17 PM

Hwang and Bowers Studying Consumer Purchases by Young Adolescents

Eun Jin Hwang and Fredalene Bowers, Human Development and Environmental Studies, presented “Self-Construals on Young Korean and U.S. Consumers' Decision-Marking Styles on Clothing Purchases” at the Child and Teen Consumption Conference, University of Edinburgh, April 2014.

Posted on 5/7/2014 4:16:18 PM

Bowers Receives President’s Advancing Grantsmanship Award

Fredalene Bowers, Human Development and Environmental Studies, received the award for a grant proposal to the U.S. Department of Education to fund a Child Care Access Means Parents in School grant.

Posted on 8/23/2013 12:28:19 PM

Bowers to Receive University Senate Distinguished Faculty Award

Fredalene Barletta Bowers, chairperson of the Department of Human Development and Environmental Studies, will receive the 2013 University Senate Distinguished Faculty Award for Teaching.

Posted on 5/14/2013 10:23:30 AM

IUP Interior Design Students to Host 'Chair-ity' Fundraiser

Over the past month, 13 IUP clubs and organizations have redesigned chairs to represent their identities and the organizations for which they are actively fundraising.

Posted on 4/12/2013 3:31:11 PM

Su Receives Outstanding Researcher Award

Jin Su, Human Development and Environmental Studies (Fashion Merchandising program), has been chosen as this year’s College of Health and Human Services recipient of the Outstanding Researcher Award from the IUP Research Institute.

Posted on 3/28/2013 12:25:53 PM

Su Publishes on Strategic Sourcing in Textile and Apparel Industry

The paper by Jin Su, Human Development and Environmental Studies, examines how strategic sourcing impacts buyer-supplier relationship, supplier evaluation, and sourcing performance from the buying firm’s perspective.

Posted on 3/13/2013 10:29:26 AM

Family and Consumer Sciences Education Alumna Interviewed About Teaching Nutrition

Julie Goldstein, Family and Consumer Sciences Education graduate and teacher at Cecelia Snyder Middle School in Bensalem, was interviewed by Kimberly Flanders, reporter for phillyBurbs.com., about teaching nutrition in the FCS classroom.

Posted on 2/15/2013 2:54:20 PM

Student Gilmore Presents on “Program for At-Risk Children” in Japan

Teri Gilmore, Child Development and Family Relations, presented at the International Conference on Environmental, Cultural, Economic, and Social Sustainability on “A Swim, Recreation, and Education Program for At-Risk Children” in January 2013.

Posted on 2/13/2013 9:49:15 AM

Four Faculty in Human Development and Environmental Studies Give Conference Presentations, November 2012

Professors Fredalene Bowers, Marion Henry, Eun Hwang, and Mary Swinker gave research presentations at national and international conferences.

Posted on 12/9/2012 6:17:28 PM

Bowers and Henry Receive Funding Renewal for Child Care Services from U.S. Department of Education

Fredalene Bowers and Marion Henry, Department of Human Development and Environmental Studies, have received $114,000 in continued funding from the U.S. Department of Education to support CCAMPIS, the Child Care Access Means Parents in School program. 

Posted on 12/9/2012 6:08:19 PM

New Dimensions of Wellness Course Available

Financial Wellness is a new course available for Spring 2013. Students will examine personal, cultural, and social factors related to financial wellness; create a financial wellness self-improvement plan; and learn valuable information and skills to build a healthy financial future.

Posted on 11/26/2012 9:37:13 AM

Tour of Italy, Sponsored by Human Development and Environmental Studies

Visit beautiful Italy—Milan, Venice, Florence, Pisa, and the Cinque Terre region— from May 20–29, 2013. $50 discount until December 15.

Posted on 11/26/2012 9:20:01 AM

Su Publishes on Strategic Sourcing in the U.S. Textile and Apparel Industry

Jin Su, Fashion Merchandising, published a research article, “Strategic Sourcing, Sourcing Capability, and Firm Performance in the U.S. Textile and Apparel Industry,” in Strategic Outsourcing: An International Journal.

Posted on 11/5/2012 12:28:42 PM

Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America Leadership Meeting Held at IUP

Terri Owens, assistant professor of Family and Consumer Sciences Education, delivered the keynote speech at the Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America western regional leadership meeting on November 1, 2012.

Posted on 11/5/2012 11:29:04 AM

Blood Wins Most Innovative Use of Materials Award

Janet Blood, associate professor of Fashion Merchandising, won the Most Innovative Use of Materials award in the Innovative Lace Challenge, sponsored by Threads Magazine, in September 2012.

Posted on 10/9/2012 4:39:28 PM

Fashion Merchandising Student Schrider Earns President’s Service Award

Stephanie Schrider, a Fashion Merchandising student, will receive the Presidential Service Award from the Indiana Arts Council on December 7, 2012, for her vital 200 hours of service to the council last year.

Posted on 10/9/2012 4:27:41 PM

McCombie Interviewed by KDKA TV About Family and Consumer Sciences

Sally McCombie, Human Development and Environmental Studies, was interviewed by Heather Abraham, reporter for KDKA in Pittsburgh, about family and consumer sciences programs and how they differ from traditional “home ec” classes.

Posted on 10/2/2012 10:15:42 PM

Su Investigates Women Entrepreneurs in China’s Apparel Industry

Jin Su, Human Development and Environmental Studies Department, presented “An Investigation of Women Entrepreneurs in China’s Apparel Industry” at the 2012 PASSHE Women’s Consortium/Audrey-Beth Fitch Women’s Studies Conference.

Posted on 9/25/2012 11:16:33 AM

Child Development and Family Relations Faculty Present to Pittsburgh Association for the Education of Young Children

Sarah Brown, Fredalene Bowers, Marion Henry presented at the Pittsburgh Association for the Education of Young Children Conference, held in Pittsburgh on September 22 and 23, 2012.

Posted on 9/24/2012 1:40:25 PM

Italy Tour, Sponsored by Human Development and Environmental Studies

The Department of Human Development and Environmental Studies is sponsoring a tour of Italy from May 20–29, 2013. The tour is open to IUP students, family, friends, and faculty.

Posted on 9/14/2012 2:09:10 PM

Faculty Present “Moving Home Economics Programs into the Future with Technology”

Faculty members from the Department of Human Development and Environmental Studies presented at the Asian Conference on Technology in the Classroom in Osaka, Japan, on April 26–28, 2012.

Posted on 6/6/2012 10:38:21 AM

Interior Design Senior Portfolio Show 2012

In conjunction with the show by graduating Interior Design students, all are invited to a presentation entitled “Working with Historic Buildings” on Thursday, May 3, 2012.

Posted on 5/1/2012 11:14:58 AM

Hwang Wins Best Paper Award at Business-Related Scientific Research Conference

Eun Jin Hwang, Human Development and Environmental Studies, received the award at the international conference for her co-authored paper, “Environmental Uncertainty, Market-Orientation Strategy, and Organizational Structure in China’s Apparel Retail Stores.”

Posted on 4/17/2012 3:14:17 PM

Family and Consumer Sciences Students Elected Pennsylvania Association State Officers

Six IUP Family and Consumer Sciences students were elected to state positions at the 88th annual conference of the Pennsylvania Association of Family and Consumer Sciences, held March 22–24, 2012, in Valley Forge, Pa.

Posted on 3/26/2012 5:41:46 PM

New Exchange Program Between IUP and South Korean University

Eun Jin Hwang, Department of Human Development and Environment Studies, has been instrumental in developing a student exchange program between IUP and the Kyung Hee University, South Korea.

Posted on 12/7/2011 11:00:28 AM

Fashion Merchandising Faculty Accomplishments, Fall 2011

A list of accomplishments for Human Development and Environmental Studies Department faculty members in Fashion Merchandising.

Posted on 12/7/2011 10:08:00 AM

Child and Family Studies Association Receives Student Organization of the Year for 2011

The Child and Family Studies Association (a student group for CDFR majors, minors, and interested students), received IUP's Student Organization of the Year award for 2011, based on outstanding community service.

Posted on 10/28/2011 9:55:11 AM

IndiKids Earns Accreditation from National Association for the Education of Young Children

Indiana County Child Care Program, the child development laboratory for the Child Development and Family Relations Program, has earned accreditation from the National Association for the Education of Young Children.

Posted on 10/28/2011 9:48:49 AM

McCombie Receives Second National Award

Dr. Sally McCombie was recognized as the 2011 National Honorary Member by the Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America.

Posted on 10/21/2011 4:16:03 PM

Gomboc-Turyan Speaks on New Generation of Museums and Visitors

Julie Gomboc-Turyan, a Human Development and Environmental Studies Department faculty member in Interior Design, presented “A New Generation of Museums and Their Visitors” at the Laurel Highlands Communications Conference.

Posted on 3/22/2011 3:23:26 PM

Fashion Merchandising Faculty Accomplishments

See a list of accomplishments for Human Development and Environmental Studies Department faculty members in Fashion Merchandising.

Posted on 3/22/2011 3:20:52 PM

Family and Consumer Sciences Education Faculty Accomplishments

See a list of accomplishments from the past year for Human Development and Environmental Studies faculty members in Family and Consumer Sciences Education.

Posted on 3/22/2011 3:19:34 PM

Child and Family Studies Faculty Accomplishments

See a list of accomplishments from the past year for Human Development and Environmental Studies Department faculty members in Child and Family Studies.

Posted on 3/22/2011 3:18:23 PM

Child Care Grant Begins Second Year Helping Student-Parents

Fredalene Bowers and Marion Henry, Human Development and Environmental Studies, are implementing a four-year Child Care Access Means Parents in School grant to provide financial assistance and support services for child care to IUP undergraduate student-parents.

Posted on 3/22/2011 3:15:39 PM

Students Cox and Drew Recognized

Victoria Cox, Child and Family Studies major, was presented the Chacivity Award in Spring 2010.

Posted on 9/1/2010 2:42:35 PM

Child and Family Studies Part-Time Program Offered in Monroeville

IUP will offer a part-time bachelor’s degree program in Child and Family Studies at its center in Monroeville. The program is designed for child care teachers and providers.

Posted on 7/15/2010 11:27:15 AM

Italy and Greece Tour 2011

The Human Development and Environmental Studies Department is sponsoring a cultural/educational tour to Europe in May 2011, open to IUP faculty, students, friends, and family.

Posted on 4/22/2010 11:20:00 AM

Faculty Achievements of the Department of Human Development and Environmental Studies

We are proud to note the many achievements of the Human Development and Environmental Studies faculty during the last year.

Posted on 9/22/2009 2:40:20 PM

Child and Family Studies Program Offers Classes for Early Care and Education Practitioners

External funding enabled the IUP Child and Family Studies Program to offers classes for early care and education practitioners in 2009.

Posted on 8/18/2009 4:15:33 PM

Reggio Emilio-Inspired Early Care and Education Program

Two faculty members of the Child and Family Studies Program, Department of Human Development and Environmental Studies, are working with the staff of the IUP Early Care and Education Program to implement aspects of the internationally renowned Reggio Emilio Early Education Philosophy.

Posted on 4/16/2009 1:11:04 PM

Family and Consumer Sciences Major Wins Scholarship to Attend Conference

Family and Consumer Sciences major Patricia Zartman has been awarded a registration scholarship to attend the Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America National Cluster Meeting in Jacksonville, Fla., November 14–16, 2008.

Posted on 10/24/2008 1:32:33 PM

McCombie one of thirty U.S. delegates to the XXI World Congress

Sally McCombie was one of thirty U.S. delegates to the one hundredth celebration of the International Federation of Home Economics at the XXI World Congress.

Posted on 8/19/2008 10:14:07 AM

Human Development and Environmental Studies Faculty Achievements

We are proud to note the many achievements of our faculty and students during the last year.

Posted on 3/24/2008 4:19:11 PM

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