Like many Gators preparing to turn their tassel and start their career, Allyson Fleischer reflected on her own experience at the University of Florida as a dual degree student majoring in family, youth and community sciences (FYCS) and criminology.
Fleischer’s ... READ MORE
This year commemorates the 85th anniversary of the Miss Florida Organization, a subset of the Miss America Organization, which is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year. The Miss America Organization is a nationally recognized non-profit ... READ MORE
Academic advisors play a vital role in helping students reach graduation; from providing academic advice to emotional support, advisors are crucial to overall student success. The advisors in the Department of Family, Youth and Community Sciences ... READ MORE
Nayda Torres, the first Hispanic woman to chair a UF/IFAS department, oversaw a number of changes during her 16 years at the helm of the department now known as Family, Youth and Community Sciences (FYCS).
Despite retiring in 2012, her ... READ MORE
In fall 2019, MREC welcomed Catherine Campbell as a new faculty member and statewide specialist based at the research center in Apopka.
Campbell is an assistant professor in the UF Department of Family, Youth and Community Sciences with a ... READ MORE
Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences
Photo credit: Samantha Kennedy, UF/IFAS Extension Wakulla County, Family Consumer Sciences
Kids and Vegetables
Kids and vegetables have historically had ... READ MORE