Family & Child Sciences

6 CHS students win national title on FSU women’s soccer team

On Sunday, FSU’s Women’s soccer team clinched the NCAA College Cup in a spectacular 1-0 win over North Carolina. It’s FSU soccer’s second national title. Earlier in the season the Seminoles beat No. 12 Virginia and No. 3 North Carolina on the way to an ACC tournament title, and then No. 20 South Florida, No. […]

Alumni: M.S. in Family & Child Sciences

Where are they now? Our graduates from the M.S. program in Family and Child Science are doing great things with their education. These are only a few, but students pursue a wide variety of career paths. We are proud of our alumni for their achievements and contributions to their field. Gabriella Gonzalez, M.S., RBT Registered […]

Meet our new faculty members

You may have seen a few new faces in the classroom. Prior to the fall semester, 11 new faculty members joined CHS. We are excited to have them with us and would like to introduce you to these talented additions at the College! Amy Ashmore, Ph.D. Teaching Faculty Nutrition, Food & Exercise Sciences Ph.D., Kinesiology […]

33 CHS students in newest class of FSU medical programs

Physician Assistant, Class of 2020 Total Admitted Students: 51 Admits from Human Sciences: 11 All student profiles are listed on the FSU College of Medicine website. Meghan Albano Pensacola, FL Exercise Physiology Breeanna Bacchus Altamonte Springs, FL Exercise Physiology Alexandrea Beemer Orlando, FL Exercise Physiology Cassidy Clark Cochranville, PA Exercise Physiology Sara Compton Chipley, FL […]

College of Social Work launches lecture series, led by FCS professor

Florida State University’s Center for the Study and Promotion of Communities, Families and Children will launch its inaugural research lecture series, “Engage, Inform, & Influence,” this month. The series commences with a lecture by Samantha Goldfarb, an assistant professor in the FSU College of Medicine and the College of Human Sciences. She’ll present, “Substance Use […]

Dean makes list of FSU’s “10 Administrators You Have to Meet”

Dean and professor, Michael Delp, was recently included on a list by College Magazine as one of “10 Administrators You Have to Meet at FSU”. The list begins with a brief statement, “From organization leaders who work extremely closely with students to top researchers that elevate the university from afar, Florida State boasts nationally and world-renowned […]

Meet Bella Hudson, making an impact through creativity

Isabella (“Bella”) Hudson is an advocate for helping others through the creative process. She majored in family and child sciences, obtained a minor in psychology, and took several art classes along the way with the goal of becoming an art therapist. During her time at the College of Human Sciences, Bella was a student intern […]

Dr. Gonzales-Backen Awarded Fellowship by Florida Education Fund

Assistant professor in Family & Child Sciences, Mindy Gonzales-Backen (Ph.D.), was awarded a McKnight Junior Faculty Development Fellowship by the Florida Education Fund for the 2018-19 academic year. The fellowship will allow Dr. Gonzales-Backen to focus on data she has collected over the last several years on Latino adolescents from farm-working families. Her research focuses on […]

Student & Alumni Spotlight

Current and former students are doing amazing things. From awards to careers, we’re proud to feature some of their accomplishments. Recent graduate Jamila Holcomb (Ph.D., ’17) was selected as the 2018 recipient of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy Dissertation Award. Jamila will be honored during the AAMFT Annual Conference in Louisville, KY on November […]

FCS Professor Receives Prestigious Award

Family and Child Sciences professor Dr. Frank Fincham was recently selected as the recipient of the International Association for Relationship Research 2018 Distinguished Career Award. The award recognizes those who have a full career of eminent, notable contributions to research and theory in relationship science. Its intended to acknowledge a long span of work that has enriched our understanding […]