Vivian Howard’s Words Resonate, Celebrate

January 9, 2017  |  Suzanne Stanard She may be an award-winning chef, restauranteur, TV personality and freshly-minted cookbook author, but Vivian Howard also is a proud North Carolinian. Eastern North Carolinian, to be exact. During her Dec. 15 Eloise Cofer Lecture on connecting food, family and community, Howard shared stories of growing up in Deep […]

Juntos Summer Academy 2016

From June 20, 2016 – June 24, 2016, The Juntos, “Together for a Better Education Program” hosted its 7th annual Summer Academy Camp at North Carolina State University. Dr. Duane Larick, Senior Vice Provost for Academic Strategy and Resource Management, welcomed over 100 rising 9th-12th grade high school students and college students that participated in […]

YFCS Students Present Research

Youth, Family, and Community Sciences students presented their research at local, regional and national conferences this spring. Karen Randle presented her research, Examining the Impact of Family Life Coaching on Student Academic Success at the Southeastern Council on Family Relations in Orlando, Florida. Karen’s poster won the Outstanding Graduate Poster Presentation Award. Karen also presented […]

2016 National EFNEP Conference

North Carolina’s Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program’s (EFNEP’s) State Leadership Team recently attended the 2016 National EFNEP Conference. The success of the NC program was highlighted through two separate presentations, two posters, and leadership of the Southern Region and national committees. In addition to attending the conference, the team visited Capital Hill to share […]

YFCS Students to Present Thesis Research

Congratulations to our 2016 graduating MS students, Karen Randle, Nikki Newman, and Shanelle Ebanks. Students will present their thesis results and sessions are open to the public, so you are welcome to attend. Examining the Impact of Family Life Coaching on Student Academic Success By Karen Randle: March 21, 2016, from 9-10 am in 210K Committee: Kim […]

How Serving Those Who Serve Us Made Me a Better Teacher

Project Youth Extension Service (YES), a federally funded professional and youth development internship program, provides college students an opportunity to work with youth of military families impacted by military deployments. Project YES interns facilitate activities focusing on leadership development and life skills. The skills gained from the activities help participants to develop a personalized plan […]

Family Life Coaching Association Formalized

Five family life coaching professionals convened a strategic planning retreat in New Hampshire in October, 2015 in the creation of a professional development organization for Family Life Coach Professionals. In attendance were Kim Allen of NC State University, Debbie Farr of Flourishing Families, Beth Gausman of Concordia University, Margaret Machara of Tennessee State University and […]