Student Achievements & Recognition


Child Development and Family Studies

  • Three Family & Consumer Sciences students received the 2012 Outstanding Student Teachers in the College of Education awards. They are Jamie Tutor, Alyce Scrivner and Travoski Smith
  • Jennifer Austin, a Child Development & Family Studies senior, in conjunction with Universities Fighting World Hunger spearheaded a project called "Feed a Child, Feed a Dream" in the fall if 2011. She collected $1320 in a spare change drive and donated the proceeds to the Murfreesboro City and Wilson County School Back Pack Program.
    Click here to view a video of Jennifer explaining the project with Mr. Greg Lyles of Murfreesboro City Schools.
  • Jennifer Austin was recognized as a "True Blue" student by Dr. Danny Kelley.
  • Kristina Nollner, a FCS-CDFS student, interned at the Exchange Club Family Center Parent Education. Click to see her with MTE.
  • Charlotte Smith, current President of the MTSU AAFCS/PGS Student Organization & FCSE student, was awarded a grant to attend the 2011 Family Economics & Financial Education National June Educator Training, "Empowering Future Generations".
  • Emily Duck, a FCS-FCSE student, was nominated to as one of MTSU's "Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges", 2011 edition

Interior Design


2014 Etiquette Seminar Masquerade



Lauren Miller, a current IDES major, won the Undergraduate Poster Presentation at  the 2011 AAFCS conference. Her poster presentation was "Designing a Quality Lighting Atmosphere".

Nutrition and Food Science

Textiles, Merchandising and Design






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Middle Tennessee State University
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Department Chair: Deborah Belcher
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