FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Aug. 23, 2011
EDITORIAL CONTACT: Gina Logue, 615-898-5081
MTSU STUDENTS, PROF REAP HONORS AT NATIONAL CONFERENCE
Human Sciences Students, Faculty Acknowledged for Progress, Advising Skill
MURFREESBORO—Dr. Sandra Poirier, associate professor in the MTSU Department of Human Sciences, and three student representatives have two new honors following their participation in the 102nd annual American Association of Family & Consumer Sciences Conference in Phoenix, Ariz., in June.
Poirier, a family and consumer sciences professor and adviser to the AAFCS student unit, received the Outstanding Adviser Award. Students Markeisha Hayward of Murfreesboro, Lauren Miller of Gainesboro, Tenn., and Charlotte Smith of Charlotte, Tenn., accepted the Student Unit Progress Award for the group.
Following the conference, Smith attended the Family Economics and Financial Education Conference in Tucson, Ariz., to learn more about personal finance curriculum. Smith’s participation was funded with a grant from FEFE, which is a program at the University of Arizona.
For more information, contact Poirier at 615-898-5201 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Founded in 1911, Middle Tennessee State University is a Tennessee Board of Regents institution located in Murfreesboro and is the state’s largest public undergraduate institution. In September 2011, MTSU will celebrate its 100th year anniversary with special events and activities throughout the year—kicked off by a Blue-Tie Centennial Gala on Friday, Sept. 9.
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