Human Development and Family Studies News

Dr. Esther E. Onaga was awarded the 2013-14 Michigan State University Service-Learning and Civic Engagement Award for the College of Social Sciences. Dr. Onaga was recognized for her work with the Michigan Family Impact Seminars. Congratulations, Dr. Onaga!

Dr. Le Anne E. Silvey was awarded the National Council of Family Relations (NCFR) Outstanding Service Award for service on the Inclusion and Diversity Committee from 2010-2014. Dr. Silvey was presented with the award on November 18, 2014 after concluding her final meeting as Chair of the Inclusion and Diversity Committee. Congratulations, Dr. Silvey!

Dr. Robert Griffore was awarded one of four McGraw Hill Distinguished Scholar Award in Higher Education at the 17th Annual American Association of Behavioral and Social Sciences Conference. Congratulations, Dr. Griffore!

HDFS doctoral student Alison Chrisler was awarded the Best Student/ Early Career Presentation Award at the Theory Construction and Research Methodology workshop sponsored by the National Council of Family Relations (NCFR). Alison was awarded for her work "Mom and Dad, Please Accept Me: Understanding Parent Reactions to Coming Out." Congratulations Alison!

MSU HDFS is now on social media. The department has launched its official Facebook account and twitter account. On Facebook, you can find information about upcoming events, achievements by faculty, staff, and students, and other news. On twitter, you can also find links to articles that you might find interesting. Like and follow our new social media accounts.