Community Showcases and Events

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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 26th, 5:15pm-7:15pm; Tuesday, June 27th, 8:00am-12:30pm (presenters may not be available during Tuesday's session)

Friend and Sibling Influence on Physical Activity Participation
Debra Perilloux, Southeastern Louisiana University
Advisor: Holly Kihm

Children's Apparel for Medical Accommodations: Designed for Use with Pump, Catheter, or Port
Jessica Estrada, Sam Houston State University
Advisor: Janis White

Identity Through Clothing: Argentinian versus American Women
Maggie Farfan, University of Arkansas
Advisor: Stephanie Hubert

Parental Modeling of Healthy Eating for Preschool-Aged Children
Lauren Laughlin and Laura Chestnut, Louisiana Tech University
Advisor: Amy Yates

Factors Associated with International College Students' Well-Being: A Literature Review
Mackenzie Schmitz, South Dakota State University
Advisor: Soo Hyun Cho

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Council for Accreditation FCS Body of Knowledge & Curricula Faculty/Student Poster Presentations

Monday, June 26th, 5:15pm-7:15pm; Tuesday, June 27th, 8:00am-12:30pm (presenters may not be available during Tuesday's session)

Personal and Family Management
Dr. Heather M. Whaley & Kylie B. Larkin & Hope M. Adkins
Carson-Newman University

Introduction to Family and Consumer Sciences
Dr. Linda Kirk Fox & Sarah C. Black
University of Georgia

Introduction to Family and Consumer Sciences
Dr. Connor Walters & Alexandria Greenberg
Illinois State University

Survey in Human Ecology
Dr. Ethel G. Jones & Caroline Adams and Trey Courts
Louisiana Tech University

Applied Research in Family and Consumer Sciences
Dr. Sung-Jin Lee & Shannon Walston
North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University

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Community of Colleges, Universities, and Research Poster Presentations

Monday, June 26th, 5:15pm-7:15pm; Tuesday, June 27th, 8:00am-12:30pm (presenters may not be available during Tuesday's session)

Ambivalence in Late-Life Caregiving Relationships: Examinations, Findings, and Implications for Families
W. Keith Dooley, Ph.D.

Breakfast Importance Awareness and Eating Habit Satisfaction for Historically Black College and University (HBCU) Students
Hye Won Kang

Consumer insights with respect to food labeling in a South African context
Daleen Van der Merwe, Magdalena J. C. Bosman, and Mary M. Warnock

Exploration of Consumer Acquisition and Disposal of Maternity Wear for Professional Attire
Chanjuan Chen

Factors Affecting Eating Habits of University of Venda Students Residing at Maungani's Off Campus Hostels, South Africa
Lucy Lynn Maliwichi

Family and Center Child Care Providers: Predictors of Mathematics Anxiety
Shawnee M. Hendershot

Food Label Use by Functionally Low-Literate Consumers in a Rural South African Context
Daleen Van der Merwe, Magdelana J. C. Bosman, Fay Irvine, Hanlie van Staden, Susanna M. Ellis, and Mary M. Warnock

Women's Growing Participation in International Labor Market Impacting Financial Health of Families in Developing Countries
Shilu Neupane

Rural and Urban North Carolina Parents' Child Feeding Behaviors
Paula E. Faulkner

Student Engagement in Lifelong Learning: Perceptions of Technology
Barbara L. Stewart

The Influence of Weekly Mindfulness Activities for Children on the Pre and Post-Test scores of Children and Adolescents Mindfulness Measures
Holly Kihm

Young Adults' Changing Emphases on Career and Family Roles
Scott Hall

Centennial Research Scholar: Financial Coaching to Support Refugee Family Resettlement
Catherine Solheim

Enhancing family experience research with physiological measures: Insights into psychological states
Maria Boccia

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

Monday, June 26th, 4:00pm-5:00pm

Familial Influence on Financial Fitness: The Development and Validation of the Perceived Family Frugality Scale
Julie M. Szendrey, D.B.A., PCM

Interview Impressions: Clothing and footwear perceptions of clients when interviewing a financial advisor.
Sharon S. Pate

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

Tuesday, June 27th, 3:15pm-4:15pm

Justus von Liebig, Ellen Swallow Richards, and the Development of Home Economics in the United States of America
Janis H. White, Ph.D., CFCS

Promoting Youth Physical Activity to Decrease Health Care Costs and Increase Family Financial Fitness
Holly Kihm

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Community of Elementary, Secondary, and Adult Education Curriculum Showcase

Tuesday, June 27th, 8:00am-10:00am, as part of the "AAFCS Showcase Your Work Event"

Innovations for the Culinary Classroom
Kimberly Baldwin, Ponderosa High School, Parker, CO

L'il Foxes "Los Zorritos"
Angelina Bencomo, Jefferson High School, El Paso, TX

CCFCS Family and Consumer Sciences Online Curriculum
Dr. Katy Blatnick-Gagne and Cari Collins, Lubbock, TX

Creating Successful Early Childhood and Education Career and College Readiness Connections! Pathways to Articulation
Lori Voit Brumbaugh, Champlin Park High School, Champlin, MN

Learning the Business of Fashion Through Real-World Project-Based Curriculum
Erin Donovan, Jay M. Robinson High School, Concord, NC

Positive Body Image T-Shirt Project
Dr. Priscilla Gitimu, Youngstown State University, Youngstown, OH

Food Science for Small Fry's: STEAM(y) Curriculum Resources
Rea Gubler, Southern Utah University, Cedar City, UT

STEPPING FORWARD with LEADERSHIP
ené  Labrousse Ketchum, Toledo High School, Toledo, WA

Toxic Textiles and How to Avoid Them
Darlene Kness, Ph.D., University of Central Oklahoma, Edmond, OK
Jr. Chef Challenge--Foods, Nutrition, and Gardens
Stephanie B. Knight, Falmouth Middle School, Falmouth, ME

Engaging FCS/FCCLA Students in a Rural Community
Brenda Osman, East Central High School, St. Leon, IN

Hands On Banking
Mia Russell, Wells Fargo, Baltimore, MD

FCS: An "App"-etizing Start to Your Future
Melody Shahan Weatherford, Wren High School, Piedmont, SC

Career Exploration in the Middle Grades
Diane Reeves, Bright Futures Press, Cary, NC

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Community of Apparel, Textiles, and Design Juried Showcase

Tuesday, June 27th, 8:00am-10:00am, as part of the "AAFCS Showcase Your Work Event"

Squared, Kathy Mitchell, Radford University

Keep Up With Your Finances, Farrell Doss, Radford University

My Grandmother's Garden, Farrell Doss, Radford University

Ruby Out of the Rubble, Allison Martin, Radford University

The Bee Hive, Allison Martin, Radford University

The Nyopari, Brittany Moore, Radford University

The Spiral Top, Kee Grinage, Radford University

Christmas Tree Quilt, LynDee Lombardo, Bellevue, Washington

The Garden Party, Celebration of the Domestic Arts: Floristry, Corsetry, and Quilting, Deborah Belcher, Middle Tennessee State University

Three Sisters, Melanie Carrico, University of North Carolina at Greensboro

A Memoir of Students, Hae Jin Gam, Illinois State University

Woman in Transition, Andrea Eklund, Central Washington University

Flamboyant, Younjoo Lee, Georgia Southern University

Caribbean Waves, Rachel Eike, Baylor University

polyfrost I, Ja young Hwang, Kent State University

Invasive Consumption, Kyler Arnold, Georgia Southern University

polyfrost II, Kim Hahn, Kent State University

Crazy Coatdress, Jan Haynes, Delta State University

Mrs. C.E.O., Christian Joy Bierscheid, Baylor University

Dichotomy, Sophia Calhoun, Baylor University

Winter Blues, Madison Mortimore, Baylor University

Rebirth, Chanjuan Chen, Kent State University

Venus, Kelse Redwine, Baylor University


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