CFLE in the News: Fall 2019

/ CFLE Network, Fall 2019

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Sandra McClintic, Ph.D., CFLE Awarded CFLE Emeritus Status

CFLE Sandra McClintic was awarded CFLE Emeritus status. Dr. McClintic was an assistant professor of Family Science at Texas Woman’s University (TWU). She has also served in various roles, including as a preschool teacher and a center director for 10 years, an outreach coordinator, and a project manager for the U.S. Department of Education grant, “Child Care Access Means Parents in Schools.” She has been a CFLE for 15 years.

 

Bridget Walsh, Ph.D., CFLE to serve as CO-PI for NSF grant

CFLE Bridget Walsh will be the Co-Principal Investigator for a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant, “Enhancing Diversity by Changing Institutional Culture and Scaffolding Student Success.” Dr. Walsh’s role includes designing and implementing a Family Life Education program with historically underrepresented groups and their families, bridging technological communication between families and graduate students. The focus of the grant is to fund research on recruitment, retention, and career preparedness approaches for increasing diversity in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math.

 

Five CFLE-Approved Academic Programs Renewed

The following undergraduate programs received renewal of their CFLE-approved program status: Central Michigan University, Family Studies/Child Development; East Carolina University, Family and Community Services; Longwood University, Sociology/Family Studies Concentration; Portland State University, Child, Youth, and Family Studies, and Stephen F. Austin, Human Development and Family Studies.