Community Events

Take a look below at the fantastic offerings at our community showcases and events! We're adding more as we go along, so make sure to check back later! 


You may still submit an application for the Community of Elementary, Secondary, and Adult Education Curriculum Showcase--download the application to learn more! 

Assembly of Higher Education Undergraduate Poster Presentations
Community of Colleges, Universities, and Research Graduate Poster Presentations
Community of Colleges, Universities, and Research Oral Research Presentations, Part I
Community of Colleges, Universities, and Research Oral Research Presentations, Part II
Community of Elementary, Secondary, and Adult Education Curriculum Showcase
Community of Apparel, Textiles, and Design Juried Showcase

Assembly of Higher Education Undergraduate Poster Presentations

Monday, June 25th, 5:15pm-7:15pm; Tuesday, June 26th, 9:00am-11:00am

Assessment of Perceived Benefits from a Meal Program at a Healthcare Hospitality House through Action Research and Internship

Sarah L. Wagner, Bradley University
Advisor: Dr. Magdalena Sas, Assistant Professor, Director

Children’s Exercise Preferences: Exergaming vs. Traditional Gym Equipment
Sarah Taravella, Southeastern Louisiana University
Advisor: Dr. Holly Kihm

Effects of Social Support and Music on Exercise Adherence and Enjoyment in Children
Callie Lambert, Southeastern Louisiana University
Advisor: Dr. Holly Kihm

Viajiyu Collaboration: Identifying Opportunities for Customized Sneakers through a Co-creative Design Process
Gabriela Discepoli, Kent State University
Advisor: Kendra Lapolla

Rethreaded: Service Learning Through Charity Thrift Store Promotional Problem Solving
Amanda Johnson, Simone Barbour, Brianna Dillion, Terrell Lowry, and Amber London, Georgia Southern University
Advisor: Addie Martindale, Ph.D

Community of Colleges, Universities, and Research Poster Presentations

Monday, June 25th, 5:15pm-7:15pm; Tuesday, June 26th, 9:00am-11:00am

Family and Consumer Sciences’ Teachers’ Characteristics, Attitudes toward Poverty, and Learning Environment Climates
Carmen Pedersen

Positioning Food Label Knowledge among Consumers in a South African Context
Daleen van der Merwe

Best Practices in Family and Consumer Sciences Teacher Recruitment and Retention
Amanda Holland

Classrooms with Heart: Teaching, Modeling, & Supporting Empathy in the Classroom
Nicole Graves

Consumer Preferences and Usage of Retail Formats
Barbara L. Stewart

Designing Research Methods for 3D Virtual Apparel Simulation System: Part I. Creating a Virtual Apparel on a Virtual Body
Youngjoo Lee

Emotional Attachment to Mobile Devices
Yun-Jung Choi

FCS College Students' Familiarity with FCS-BOK: Focusing on Relationship Elements
Elizabeth Newcomb Hopfer

"I Love You, Don't Hurt Me": Teaching Healthy Dating to Adolescents
Rufaro Chitiyo

Identifying Obstacles to National Conference Participation
Julie Temple

Interactive Physical Activity Lab: Utilizing Experiential Education to Promote Behavior Change Among Children and Youth
Holly Kihm

Mitigating Home Environmental Challenges for Older Renters in Low-Income Community Dwellings
Sung-Jin Lee

Mobile Learning Technologies: Student Preferences and Opportunities for Educators
Barbara  Stewart

The Impact of Hospitality House Usage on the Needs, Perceptions, and Stress of Family Caretakers with Hospitalized Family Members
Cynthia Steinwedel


Community of Colleges, Universities, and Research Oral Research Presentations, Part I

Tuesday, June 26th, 11:00am-12:00pm

Community of Colleges, Universities, and Research Oral Research Presentations, Part II

Tuesday, June 26th, 2:00pm-3:00pm

Community of Elementary, Secondary, and Adult Education Curriculum Showcase

Tuesday, June 26th, 9:00am-11:00am, as part of the "Showcase Your Work" event in the Expo Egg-stravaganza

Bake to Build STEAM for Families, Classrooms and Community
Sharon P. Davis, Home Baking Association

Hands on Banking
Mia Russell, Ph.D., Wells Fargo, Baltimore, MD

Strut Your Stuff!
Marilyn Swierk, MS Innovations

Don't Reinvent the Wheel--Help is on the way to easily integrate Service Learning into your FCS Program
Marilyn Swierk, MS Innovations

Poultry and Egg Producation Program
Sandra Godwin, Tennessee State University

Evolution of Immersive Learning at Ball State University...from the Home Economics Home Management House to the Maplewood Mansion Learning Lab
Carla Earhart, CFCS, Ball State University

Community of Apparel, Textiles, and Design Juried Showcase

Tuesday, June 26th, 9:00am-11:00am, as part of the "Showcase Your Work" event in the Expo Egg-stravaganza