Click here to return to Messiah College's homepage
Human Development and Family Science

Department of Human Development & Family Science Calendar 2012-2013

(Keep checking back for future events. We will be updating this page frequently throughout the semester).
 

Sept. 11, 2013

4:30-5:30 pm

Howe Atrium

Boyer Hall

Meet and Greet Pizza Party

Everyone is welcome to attend! Catch up with old friends and meet new ones. Meet your professors, and here more about opportunities within the department.

Come pick up your HDFS department T-shirts!

Sept. 22, 2013

6:00-9:00 pm

Professor John's House

(Wo)Men of HDFS Bonfire

The men of HDFS are hosting a bonfire for all of those in the major.  Plan to stop by for some fun, food, and fellowship.

For more information contact Paul Johns.

October 2013

Fundraiser -Flamingoing

Support the Messiah College Council on Family Relations. The money raised will help support students attending the National Council on Family Relations Conference (NCFR).  

For more information contact Megan Dubbs
October 3, 2013

Mid Atlantic Council on Family Relations Conference

Held at Penn State Harrisburg 9-3 pm

For more information contact Dr. Raeann Hamon

October 30, 2013

4:30-5:30 pm

Parmer Cinema

(Boyer 137)

Boyer Hall

HDFS Career Conversations with Professionals in Educational Contexts

HDFS/FCSE graduates will share their titles and job descriptions, how the HDFS program prepared them for their careers, and how their faith interfaces with their work.  There will also be time for questions.

Approved for alternate chapel credit.

October 30, 2013

5:45-7:00 pm

Howe Atrium

Boyer Hall

Family & Consumer Sciences Dinner

Regional FCS teachers and promising high school students are invited to come to a dinner and learn more about the FCSE program here at Messiah.  Current Messiah FCS students, or those interested in the major, are welcome to attend.

By invitation.  If you are interested in attending, contact Dr. Raeann Hamon or Debbie Chopka
November 2013

T-Shirt Sighting Month

Show off your HDFS pride by wearing your Department T-Shirt during the month of November. If you are spotted wearing your shirt by a faculty member you will be automatically entered into a raffle drawing to win a prize!

Make sure you have picked up your HDFS department T-Shirts! Contact Dr. Raeann Hamon if you still need one.

November 6-9, 2013

San Antonio, TX

NCFR Conference

The Department, together with MCCFR, is making plans to take as many students to this conference as possible. Fundraising is under way. Don't miss out on this opportunity. All students are welcome to attend.

Check out the conference website or for more information contact Dr. Raeann Hamon. For financial options contact Kim Scheffey

November 11, 2013

5:00-8:00 pm

Purcell Friendship Hall - Milton Hershey School Campus

2013 PAFCS South Central Fall Meeting

"Sustaining Your FCS Programs"

For more information contact Professor Dawn Gearhart

November 13, 2013

7:00-8:30 pm

Jordan Lounge

Intentional Relationships

Intentional Relationships alt chapel poster

Approved for Alternate Chapel credit.

November 22-25, 2013

Voting for Submitted Department T-Shirt Photos

Check out the photos of our department T-shirts that were posted on our Facebook page and vote for your favorite ones!

Check out our Facebook Page for more information.

December 15, 2013

5:30-8:30 pm

Messiah Homestead

HDFS Annual Christmas Party

Everyone is welcome to attend!  Come join us for a time of fellowship and fun!

For more information contact Dr. Raeann Hamon.

February 12, 2014

4:00pm

Boyer Atrium

MCCFR Cocoa and Cookies Kickoff!

Everyone is welcome to attend!

For more information contact Megan Dubbs

February 18, 2014

6:00 pm

Parmer Cinema

Boyer Hall

Hope Springs Alternate Chapel Approved for Alternate Chapel credit.

February 27 - March 2, 2014

Westin Denver Downtown

Denver, Colorado

40th Annual AGHE Conference

The AGHE Annual Meeting and Conference is the premier national forum for discussing ideas and issues in gerontological and geriatric education.

Conference Website

March 12, 2014

7:00 pm

Debra Fileta Alternate Chapel Approved for Alternate Chapel credit.

March 25, 2014

5:00-6:00 pm

Parmer Cinema

(Boyer 137)

Boyer Hall

HDFS Career Conversations with Professionals

HDFS graduates will share their titles and job descriptions, how the HDFS program prepared them for their careers, and how their faith interfaces with their work.  There will also be time for questions.

Approved for Alternate Chapel credit.

March 29, 2014

Grantham BIC Church

Kid's Day Carnival

Come help out at the MCCFR hosted community event!

For more information contact Megan Dubbs

April 4-6, 2014

Lancaster, PA

PAFCS Annual Conference

The Pennsylvania Association of Family and Consumer Sciences provides information and resources to empower individuals and strengthen families.

Conference Website

April 7-11, 2014 National Aging Week See display in Eisenhower Commons
April 25-26, 2014

Annual "Are You Serious?" Retreat

Are you engaged or in a serious dating relationship? Then this retreat may be for you!

For more information contact Paul Johns.

April TBA - 2014

4:30-5:30

Boyer Atrium

Strategies Forum

Senior studens will be prepared to share tips and pointers with underclassmen about completing the strategies capstone project.

Contact Dr. Hamon for more information.

May 2, 2014

4:00 - 7:00 pm

Adelphoi Cabin

Annual Dept of HDFS Retreat

Co-hosted by MCCFR; dinner, games and fun; Transportation is available

Contact Debbie Chopka

To RSVP

May 6, 2014

5:30-7:30pm

Jordan Lounge

HDFS Department Senior Banquet (Open to Dept of HDFS Seniors and Faculty)

Contact Debbie Chopka to RSVP

Contact Us
Give to the HDFS Student Professional Development Fund

PDF of Career Booklet

Career Booklet


"));