Research Posters

Research Poster Presentations

During the 2022 Annual Conference, registered attendees can view the Research Posters during scheduled time slots in the Hub/EXPO on June 25-27, 2022.  Corresponding authors/presenters will be available at their posters from 1:00 - 3:00 PM on Monday, June 27 to share research highlights and answer questions.

Research is presented in the following categories:


Community of Colleges, Universities and Research (CUR) Poster Presentations


Poster# Title Presenter 

CUR Poster 1

Industry Skill Needs of Apparel, Textile and Merchandising Graduates Eklund, Andrea* and 
Vidalon-Shields, Astrid

Central Washington University

CUR POSTER 2 The Consumption Pattern of Subsidized Income Households and the Propensity to Save Elonge, Michael

University of Maryland College Park

CUR POSTER 3 The Latino Father’s Role of the Provider and Financial Health Influences

Garcia, John
CUR POSTER 4 FCS-BOK: A Strategic Integration in a Child Development & Family Studies Curriculum McMillan, Valerie Jarvis*; Williams-Wheeler, Meeshay; and Lee, Sung-Jin

North Carolina A & T
University

CUR POSTER 5 Correlates of Adolescent Educational Aspirations: A Secondary Data Analysis Phillips, Tommy*; Thames, Cliff; Newman, Michael

Mississippi State University

CUR POSTER 6 A Cross-Cultural Examination of Materialism and Happiness: A Review of Preliminary Findings from Eight Countries

Poirier, Sandra*; Brinthaupt, Tom; and Kwon, Jasmin - Middle Tennessee State University; Iyer, Uma - Austin Peay State University; Remsen, Mary Ann – Grand Canyon University; Fatima, Ghjulam and Malik, Misbah – University of Punjab; M. Faazli Bin Sabri - University of Malaysia; Tafner, George and Casper, Marc - University of Humboldt; Akinseinde, Samuel - University of Delta

CUR POSTER 7 Outcomes of Providing Non-Traditional Mentorship Programs to Fashion Undergraduates Rolling, Virginia

Georgia Southern University

CUR POSTER 8 Leadership Academy Alumni Accomplishments: Professional and Personal Impacts Stewart, Barbara*- University of Houston; Brooks, Lisa - Eastern Illinois University; and Russell, Mia - Johns Hopkins University

CUR POSTER 9 Trailblazers:  Home Economics Faculty at Constantinople Woman’s College in the 1920’s-30’s Vail, Ann

University of Kentucky

CUR POSTER 10 Teaching Artificial Intelligence in a Fashion Merchandising Course Yang, Jungha "Jennifer"* 

Nathan Green

Marymount University
CUR POSTER 11 A Systematic Review on A Youth Substance Use Prevention Program Yang, Zhenqiao

University of Nebraska

Community of Colleges, Universities and Research (CUR) Graduate Research Poster Presentations


Poster# Title Presenter 

CUR Graduate 1

Examining Learning Environments in Career and Technical Education: An Integrative Literature Review Nicoson, Emma; Robinson, J. Robin; and Crowder, Cindy L. 

Indiana State University

CUR Graduate 2 Examining the Role of Interdisciplinary Arts Courses in Liberal Arts Palmore, Catherine R.

Baylor University

CUR Graduate 3 Banana Fibers: The New Wave of Sustainability Ward, Courtnie*;

Gitimu, Priscilla; and  Bobwealth-Omontese, Carmi

Alabama A & M University
CUR Graduate 4 Sustainability in Second-hand Clothing Ward, Courtnie*;

Gitimu, Priscilla; and  Bobwealth-Omontese, Carmi

Alabama A & M University

Assembly of Higher Education Undergraduate Student Poster Presentations


The undergraduate student posters are coordinated by the Assembly of Higher Education.  The research and/or course project  should focus on:  Advocacy & collaboration, leadership & association engagement, educational tools & resources, research & scholarship, and trends & innovations in the content areas of: Culinary Arts, Hospitality and Tourism; Education and Training; Food Science and Nutrition; Health Management and Wellness; Housing and Interior Design; Human/Child Development and Family Relations; Personal and Family Finance; and Textiles, Apparel, and Retailing.

Poster# Research Title University

AHE Poster 1

The Relationship Between Consumer Sustainability Knowledge and Their Practices

Students:  Tobie Bimle, Lauren Davidson, and   
                Samantha Frusha
Faculty:  Dr. Kathleen Heiden; Dr. Simone Camel

Louisiana Tech University
AHE Poster 2 H.E.R. Weekend: A Faith-Based, Student-Ran Start-up in the Pre-Incubation Phase at Southern
University’s FAB LAB

Student:  Tiffany Jordan
Faculty:  Dr. Samii Kennedy Benson

Southern University and A&M College
AHE Poster 3 What really happened? Virtual Learning and Academic Performance of 9th graders during the
COVID -19 pandemic

Student:  Courtney Fisher
Faculty:  Dr. Jane Opiri

University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff
AHE Poster 4 Consumers’ Sustainability Practices: Do Their Purchases Reflect Their Values?

Students:  Cora Bonewitz, Dannie Gates, Madisyn
                 McAlister
Faculty:  Dr. Kathleen Heiden; Dr. Simone Camel

Louisiana Tech University
AHE Poster 5 Product Quality Analysis of Toddler Girls’ Dresses: Does Price Affect Serviceability?

Students:  Dexteny Moody, Elizabeth Register,
                Alyssa Emory
Faculty:  Dr. Kathleen Heiden

Louisiana Tech University
AHE Poster 6 Louisiana sustainable community project by promoting imperfect fruits & vegetables

Student:  Elisheba Clay
Faculty:  Dr. Sungpo Yi

Southern University and A & M College
AHE Poster 7 The Pandemic Potential on Emotional Eating Amongst College Students

Student:  Jailyn Crook
Faculty:  Dr. Melissa Johnson

Southern University and A & M College
AHE Poster 8 Fast Fashion’s Influence on Consumers and the Environment: A Case Study of Shein and
Fashion Nova

Student:  Essence Rose
Faculty:  Dr. LaPorchia Davis

Tennessee State University
AHE Poster 9 Textile Properties of Toddler Girls’ Dresses: Does Price Affect Serviceability?

Student:  Dexteny Moody, Elizabeth Register
Faculty:  Dr. Kathleen Heiden

Louisiana Tech University
AHE Poster 10 Driving profitable sales in Apparel Market: A Target Case Study Collaboration with Morgan
State University

Students:  Mya Davis, Abigail Matthews, Yatajah
        Parramore, Tamia Simmons, Francesca Watts
Faculty:  Professor Najma Jamaludeen

Morgan State University
AHE Poster 11 Online Grocery Shopping Trends based on Different Generations

Student:  Ashley Montgomery
Faculty:  Dr. Jung-Im Seo

Southern University and A &M College
AHE Poster 12 Serviceability of Men’s Henley Shirts: Does Price Affect Product Quality?

Students:  Fisher Hull, Landry Long, Hailey Minton
Faculty:  Dr. Kathleen Heiden

Louisiana Tech University
AHE Poster 13 Stress Eating - A growing problem among college students

Student:  Karalynn Barnett
Faculty:  Dr. LaPorchia Davis

Tennessee State University
AHE Poster 14 Determining the Effects of Play on Social and Cognitive Development Among Young Children

Student:  Jayna Banks, Alexia Herrin
Faculty:  Dr. Kenyatta Nelson- Smith, Brandi Gunn, & Keisha Ceasar

Southern University and A &M College
AHE Poster 15 An Analysis of the Effects of Common Stressors and the Influence on Eating Choices Among
Undergraduate College

Student:  Saveon Dents
Faculty: Dr. Erin McKinley & Dr. Melissa Johnson

Southern University and A &M College
AHE Poster 16 Sustainable Fashion from Unconventional Materials

Student:  Samantha Taylor
Faculty:  Dr. Kathleen Heiden

Louisiana Tech University
AHE Poster 17 Serviceability of Men’s Henley Shirts: Does Price Matter?

Student:  Fisher Hull, Landry Long, Hailey Minton
Faculty:  Dr. Kathleen Heiden

Louisiana Tech University
AHE Poster 18 Difference in Perception of Sustainability between Fashion Companies and Gen Z College Students

Student:  Jillian Abrigo
Faculty:  Dr. Jungha “Jennifer” Yang

Marymount University
AHE Poster 19 Roles of Social Media in Communication of Fashion Information among Millennial Fashion Industry Professionals

Student:  Carolyn Treuting
Faculty:  Dr. Jungha “Jennifer” Yang

Marymount University
AHE Poster 20 Laws, Policy, and Advocacy in Cosmetic Abuse

Student:  Emily Webb
Faculty:  Dr. Amy Yates

Louisiana Tech University
AHE Poster 21 A Reflective Response on Fast Fashion

Student:  Kelsey Ball, Courtney Ward
Faculty:  Dr. Priscilla Gitimu & Carmi Omentese

Alabama A & M University
AHE Poster 22 Healthy for Life at Middle Tennessee State University

Student:  Taylor Armistead, Elizabeth Skelton
Faculty:  Dr. Sandra Poirier

Middle Tennessee State University

Collegiate Assembly Faculty-Student Poster Presentations


Poster# Research Title

CA Poster 1

Augmenting the Retailing and Consumer Science Internship Experience via Social Media Applications

Faculty Members: Blake Mudd, Barbara Stewart, Shirley Ezell
Student: Catherine Rucas
Institution: University of Houston

CA Poster 2

Coogs Engage with National Retail Federation

Faculty Members: Blake Mudd, Barbara Stewart, Olivia Johnson
Student: Lacey Moore
Institution: University of Houston

CA Poster 3

Experimental Foods: A Research Project in the Making

Faculty:  Cindy Ayers
Student: Piper Smith
Institution: Middle Tennessee State University

CA Poster 4 Experiencing Silk: A Hands-On Learning Activity in Textiles

Faculty Member: Lisa Lacy
Student:
Institution: Delta State University

CA Poster 5 FAM 401(Family Life Education) BOK Assignments

Faculty Members: Dr. Mariann Taylor, Mrs. Mya Rome, Dr. Pat Sims, and Dr. Angel Herring
Students:  Angel Diaz, Kayla Fitzgerald, and Alyssa Jenkins
Institution:  University of Southern Mississippi

CA Poster 6 Overview of the Family and Consumer Sciences Body of Knowledge

Faculty Member: Jacqueline M. Holland, EdD, CFCS
Students:  Helen Awosika, Tyler Cook, Kayla Cumbo, Laureen Gboukrou, Justin Gibbs, Sol Leandry, Nichole Nance, Yatajah Parramore, Jewel Russell, and Tamia Williams
Institution:  Morgan State University

CA Poster 7 Reflections on Course Re-design and Implementation to Incorporate the Family and Consumer Sciences Body of Knowledge

Faculty Members: Cara Sisk, PhD & Rufaro Chitiyo, PhD
Students: TaTera Roe, Abigail Staley, Amy West
Institution: Tennessee Technological University

CA Poster 8 FCS Body of Knowledge: Portfolio Building for FCS and Fashion Majors

Faculty Members: Krystle Gremaud, Melissa Abner, & Erica Spurgeon
Students: Mallory Martin and Sydney Wiley
Institution: University of Central Missouri

CA Poster 9 Using Experiential Learning to Build Student Knowledge in Food Science and Technology

Faculty Members: Dr. Salam A. Ibrahim, Dr. Valerie L Giddings, Dr. Tahl Zimmerman, Dr. Reza Tahergorabi, Dr. Paula E. Faulkner
Students: Abdulhakim S. Eddin, Raphael Ayivi, Philip Junior Yeboah, Alaina D. Brock,  Mariama Ibrahim
Institution: North Carolina A&T State University

CA Poster 10 A Centers for Disease (CDC) Diabetes Prevention Program in Northeast Louisiana

Faculty Member:  Ethel G. Jones, PhD, CFCS
Students: Stephen Kershaw, Mollie Blondin, Payton Ayo
Institution: Louisiana Tech University

CA Poster 11 Student Photo Elicitation Representing FCS Body of Knowledge

Faculty Members: Cara Simmons, Clair McClure
Students: Abbey Brookes, Emma Ryals, Mikayla Wynn
Institution: University of Georgia

CA Poster 12

The Circle of Life: Body of Knowledge and Learning and Growing

Faculty Members: Dr. Laura Bloom, Dr. Donna Bell
Student: Anna Mitchell Clark
Institution: University of Montevallo