FCS Students and Professors Present at AAFCS Regional Conference

Friday, March 28, 2014

The AAFCS Western Region Biennial Conference took place in San Francisco, March 28-29, 2014. Several PLNU Department of Family and Consumer Sciences students presented at this year’s conference.

Professor Susan DeCristofaro Rogers and Dr. Kay M. Wilder, along with students Rachel Baird, Jamie Scott, and Courtney Woo presented Preparing FCS Professionals to be Marketable in a Technology Savvy World in Breakout Session 1. The students shared their ePortfolios and LinkedIn files. They articulated their professional philosophy and professional code of ethics as well as examples of their body of work and practical application of their ePortfolios as developed in FCS 497 - Family and Consumer Sciences Senior Seminar.

Dr. Jody L. Roubanis and Adjunct Professor Toni Myers advised PLNU FCS students who presented undergraduate posters tied to their majors of Child and Adolescent Development, Interior Design, and Fashion Merchandising.

Presented Student Posters:

Early Metaphors in Faith Development: Mystics, Activists, Sages, and Holy Fools by Kendra Hennegen and Kathryn Carruthers

Implications for the Restructuring of CA-AFCS: What is in it for me? by Riley Rozeboom

Accessible to Mom: Making a House a Home for an Aging Parent by Danielle Sylvia

Morally Conscious Consumerism: Do We Think Before We Buy? by Madison White, Christy Wright and Payton Planiden