Family & Child Sciences

CHS Fall 2020 Graduate Student Awards

  Congratulations Award Winners! Welcome Smiles Davis The following CHS graduate students have received scholarships this fall. Aaron Matthews – Recipient of Sandels Fund for Excellence Scholarship Aaron is an incoming Exercise Physiology PhD student, originally from Ajax, Canada. Prior to coming to FSU, Aaron worked as a Teaching/Graduate Assistant at California State University in […]

MFT PhD Student Jasmine Ferrill Receives AAMFT Award

Jasmine Ferrill has been awarded the AAMFT (American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy) Diversity Scholarship for Emerging Leaders. More about the AAMFT and the scholarship can be found here. Jasmine Ferrill, soon to be Dr. Jasmine Ferrill, is currently a doctoral student in the Marriage and Family Therapy Program at Florida State University. Her […]

FCS PhD Alumna Awarded AAMFT Graduate Student Research Award

Dr. Morgan Lancaster, a recent Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT) alumna, was awarded the 2020 American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT) Graduate Student Research Award. This is the 7th time in the last 8 years where an FSU MFT student has earned a top research honor from AAMFT. Morgan received her master’s degree […]

FCS & NFES Garnet & Gold Society Scholars!

Established in 2010, the Garnet & Gold Scholar Society facilitates student involvement and recognizes undergraduate students who excel within and beyond the classroom in at least three of five areas: international experience, internship, leadership, research and service. To become an inductee of the Garnet & Gold Scholar Society, students must meet the engagement criteria and […]

Human Sciences Celebrates WearRedDay!

February 7th is national “Wear Red Day” and Human Sciences students, faculty and staff gathered on their front lawn to help raise awareness for American Heart Month. Heart disease is still the number one killer in the United States and research shows that strong social support makes getting regular physical activity, eating healthier, reaching and […]

FSU research: Helicopter parenting hinders children’s self-control skills

Helicopter parenting is a style of parenting in which parents excessively monitor their children and often remove obstacles from their paths, instead of helping them develop the skills to handle the inevitable difficulties of life. In their work, published in the Journal of Child and Family Studies, researchers looked at why helicopter parenting may harm young […]

CHS Grads Among 3MT Finalists

NFES doctoral student, Abigail Cullen and FCS doctoral students Peipei Hong, and Shar’Dane Harris are finalists in the FSU Graduate School 3MT (Three Minute Thesis) Competition! View Event Come and show your support! Remember, those attending (audience) are able to vote for the people’s choice award. About the competition: The Three Minute Thesis (3MT™) is a research […]

Get your head in the game: Research shows mindfulness in relationship is key to a happy couple

Jonathan Kimmes is an assistant professor of Family and Child Sciences at Florida State University A Florida State University researcher has found that an individual’s ability to be mindful or stay in the present has a profound effect on a romantic partner’s happiness. Assistant Professor of Family and Child Sciences Jonathan Kimmes published a new […]

Remembering Judge Paul “Bill” Glenn

The Honorable Paul “Bill” M. Glenn Jr. We are saddened to share the news that Judge Bill Glenn passed away on the evening of July 7th with his wife, Karen, by his side. Judge Glenn meant a great deal to the College and was always actively committed to supporting its students, faculty, administration, and his […]