Inside Look

ADM Student Receives Internship

Laken Campbell (Apparel Design & Merchandising Major) has received an internship this summer with the Owsley County Cooperative Extension Office. 

One of her assignments will be preparation for 4H summer camp.  This includes planning activities for campers, as well as supervising and teaching some of the sessions.  

ADM Graduate is Recipient of 2 Awards

Andrea Brinegar, Aaron Walters, and Brian Mason

Andrea Brinegar (2013 Apparel Design & Merchandising graduate) received the Visionary award and the Brand Experience award at the ALTAR’D STATE manager’s summit in Gatlinburg, TN.  Andrea is pictured with Aaron Walters, ALTAR’D STATE CEO, on the left and Brian Mason, ALTAR’D STATE President, on the right.  Andrea is currently the ALTAR&rsqu

Dr. Amber Chatelain Wins Teaching Award

Congratulations to ADM Faculty,  Dr. Amber Chatelain,  for receiving the Rutherford Teaching Award at the recent International Textiles and Apparel Association conference in Santa Fe, NM.

Alumni Spotlight

Leslie Hulsey
FCS Teacher
Martha Lane Collins High School


“What we as Family and Consumer Sciences teachers do is so valuable and important, and I love that about my job. Making those life connections with students is something that I would never change.”


Two Apparel Design and Merchandising Students Producing New Quarterly Magazine

Kelley Richey (ADM major) and husband Jeremy Richey, founded Art Decades, a new magazine, in October 2014 with Whitley Brandenburg (ADM major). Co-editors Jeremy and Kelley along with photographer Whitley present art in all forms as elements of a constant cycle - past and present, beautiful and ugly.

Health Sciences Scholars Day

Taylor Johnson and two of her peers completed a project on food insecurity in FCS 400: Ethics and Advocacy in FCS.    Taylor is shown presenting a poster at the Health Sciences Scholars Day on April 30th. 

Nutrition Students at Health Fair

Nutrition Students at the Employee Health Fair on April 15.

Legislative Day at the Capital

NFA 820 and NFA 411 students attended the KY Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Legislative Day at the Capital in Frankfort on Feb. 3, 2015.  

Dietetic Students Provide Healthy Snacks at Swim Meet

EKU Dietetic Students Maean Pace, Anna Fugate, and Katie Ullery at the Telford YMCA regional swim meet.  The students provided healthy snacks and smoothies for hundreds of kids aged 6 – 18. 

Department Homecoming Tailgate was a Success!

Guests under the tartan tent

The FCS department hosted our first ever Homecoming Tailgate before the game on October 25th. Dr. Nathan Stokes and his NFA 326 class provided the wonderful food, and everyone had a great time under our new EKU tartan tent.   We plan to do it again next year so mark your calendars!