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Family & Consumer Sciences Student Group Attends National Biennial Meeting

  • Author: Friday, October 31st, 2014

The Beta Delta Chapter of Phi Upsilon Omicron Chapter National Honor Society for Family and Consumer Sciences was well represented at the National Biennial Meeting in Boise, ID, September 25-27.  Co-Presidents, Caitlynn Oberhausen and Aaron Armstrong (both Dietetics majors) represented the collegiate chapter and Dr. Martha C. Jenkins, FACS Professor Emerita and Retiring Professional Project Advisor, represented the Alumni Chapter. 

Dr. Jenkins was also the recipient of the 2014 Bachtel-Holbrook National Collegiate Advisor Award. Mrs. Cindy Jones, FACS Instructor and Chapter Advisor, also represented the Beta Delta Chapter well, serving as Financeiaon. Melissa Martin, Beta Delta Alum, was just appointed Executive Director of Phi Upsilon Omicron. The Beta Delta collegiate chapter received the first place Professional Project Award for 2013 and the third place award for 2014.  The chapter has received awards from the national organization for professional projects in 15 of the last 17 years--five of those being first place awards.

FACS Conclave

Picture (Left to Right):Melissa Martin, Executive Director National Office; Cindy Jones, Beta Delta Chapter Advisor & National Finance Chair; Caitlynn Oberhausen and Aaron Armstrong, Co-Presidents, Beta Delta Chapter;  Dr. Martha Jenkins, FACS Professor Emerita, Retiring Professional Project Advisor, and Recipient of the National Advisor Award, and Dr. Ann Beth Jenkins Presley, Beta Delta alumna, and former Phi Upsilon Omicron Educational Foundation Director

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