CFLE in the News: Spring 2019

/ CFLE Network, Spring 2019

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Cynthia B. Wilson, Ph.D., CFLE Named Executive Director

Cynthia B. Wilson, Ph.D., CFLE, has been named the Executive Director of the Florida Center for Prevention Research, a research center affiliated with Florida State University.


Two Programs Receive First-Time CFLE Approval

The Human Development & Family Studies program at Indiana State University and the Youth and Family Ministry program at Johnson University each received first-time approval as a CFLE-approved programs. Both are undergraduate programs.


Eight CFLE-Approved Academic Programs Renewed

APR Liaison Dr. Deb Gentry, along with members of the APR Committee, have been busy reviewing renewal applications for CFLE-approved programs. Since January, eight programs renewed their CFLE-approved program status for an additional 5-year period. Seven undergraduate programs include Abilene Christian University, Family Studies; California State University–Long Beach, Family Life Education; Eastern Kentucky University, Child & Family Studies; Freed-Hardeman University, Child & Family Studies; Mid-Atlantic University, Family Studies; University of Maine, Child Development & Family Relations; and the University of Montevallo, Family and Consumer Sciences. Lubbock Christian University’s graduate program in Human Services was also renewed.   


CFLEs as Authors

Long-time NCFR member and CFLE Britton Wood, Ph.D., and his wife, Bobbye Wood, have released a new book, The Marriage Pioneers: Three Timeless Strengths for Today’s Marriages. The book highlights Drs. David and Vera Mace’s extensive research into what makes a successful marriage. The book is available for review in the CFLE Network, along with another book by the Woods. View full information on book reviews.

Britton and Bobbye Wood
Britton and Bobbye Wood