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News Service:

Annette Hacker, manager,
(515) 294-3720

Office: (515) 294-4777

05-11-05

Contacts:

Dynette Mosher, College of Family and Consumer Sciences,
(515) 294-2820

Sue Ellen Tuttle, College of Family and Consumer Sciences,
(515) 294-8799

Kevin Brown, News Service, (515) 294-8986

ISU's College of Family and Consumer Sciences to focus on history, future at annual meeting

AMES, Iowa -- Three former deans and a former associate dean of Iowa State University's College of Family and Consumer Sciences will discuss major accomplishments during their tenures as part of the college's annual alumni association meeting.

Dynette Mosher, director of alumni relations for the college, said sessions begin at 9:30 a.m. Friday, May 20, in MacKay Hall auditorium. The sessions are free and open to the public.

The College of Family and Consumer Sciences and the College of Education will combine July 1 to become the College of Human Sciences. Mosher said this event is an opportunity to reflect on the history of family and consumer sciences education at Iowa State.

"We will look at the major milestones and prominent faculty, staff and students who have made the college a well-respected resource for family and consumer sciences education," Mosher said.

The sessions are:

  • "Embracing Our Future," 9:40 a.m., Provost Benjamin Allen.
  • "College of Family and Consumer Sciences Update," 10:15 a.m., Interim Dean Pamela White.
  • "Honoring Our Past through Giving Tomorrow," 10:30 a.m., Beverly Crabtree (former dean) and Mary Gregoire, chair of the Department of Apparel, Educational Studies and Hospitality Management.
  • "A Walk Down Memory Lane," 10:45 a.m., Julia Faltinson Anderson, associate dean/professor emeritus, 1953-1987; Ruth Deacon, dean emeritus, 1975-1987; Crabtree, dean emeritus, 1987-1997; and Carol Meeks Roskey, former dean, 1997-2003.

Parking is available in the Memorial Union parking ramp.

For more information, contact Mosher at (515) 294-2820 or dmosher@iastate.edu.

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Three former deans and a former associate dean of the College of Family and Consumer Sciences will discuss the college's major accomplishments during their tenures on Friday, May 20. The college will combine with the College of Education to become the College of Human Sciences on July 1.

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"We will look at the major milestones and prominent faculty, staff and students who have made the college a well-respected resource for family and consumer sciences education."

Dynette Mosher