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Food, Fashion, Family, & Florence

Study Abroad Students and Instructors

Dr. Dana Bush, Ms. Rachel Harrington, and Ms. Susan Kipp took a group of students and alumni to Florence, Italy for a Study Abroad during the Winter 17 semester.   They toured museums and saw world famous art, attended cooking classes, visited artisan workshops, and practiced the language.  

Evening of Fine Dining in Cafe Burrier


Chef Sangwook Kang and his NFA 326 (Quantity Food Production) class presented an evening of fine dining in Café Burrier on November 8th. Guests were treated to a delectable five course meal that could have been served in any upscale restaurant. The evening showcased Chef Kang’s outstanding cooking and teaching skills, and the beautiful meal was enjoyed by everyone who attended.

Hannah Hillard Volunteered with Glean KY

Hannah Hillard

Pre-Dietetic student, Hannah Hillard, volunteered this summer with Glean KY.  This organization collects fruits and vegetables that would otherwise go to waste, and is key to alleviating food insecurity and hunger.

Mary Plowman Receives Phi Upsilon Omicron Scholarship

Mary Plowman

Mary Plowman received the 2017 Forthun/Rust Scholarship from Phi Upsilon Omicron.  This scholarship is generally reserved for honor society members in nutrition and dietetics.  Mary’s work experience in Family and Consumer Sciences is extensive.  Three of her experiences include being a University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension Inter, a Health Promotion Peer Educator, an

Susan Kipp Receives KATFACS Award

Susan Kipp

Susan Kipp was recognized by the Kentucky Association Teachers of Family and Consumer Sciences (KATFACS) with the “Our Own” Award.  Susan’s major teaching area has been Apparel Design and Merchandising.  She has encouraged many of her students to study abroad.  She has had students in Milan, Italy, Scotland, and Barcelona.  Mrs.

CDF Alum Wins Award

Katie Myers with award

Child & Family Studies Alum, Katie Myers, received Scott County Preschool's Teacher of the Year Award.   We are proud of our alums!

Dr. Chatelain Receives Critical Thinking Award

Dr. Vice and Dr. Chatelain

Congratulations to Dr. Amber Chatelain for earning a 2016-2017 Critical Thinking Teacher of the Year award.  She is pictured with Provost Janna Vice. 

Fashion Show 2017

Calling all Fashion Designers, Artists, and Creators. You are invited!

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.

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