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Mission

STATEMENT: 

The mission of the Department of Human Ecology is to prepare students for careers, graduate study and leadership roles in Fashion Merchandising, Child Development, Family and Consumer Sciences, and Food and Nutrition. The department challenges faculty and students to make contributions that will enhance the quality of life of individuals and families in diverse societies. Our focus is to empower individuals to cope with change, explore new technologies, and manage resources wisely. The philosophical tenets and programmatic focus remain central to the mission of the 1890-land grant university. This mission is carried out through teaching, research and community service.

GOALS: 

  • To establish and promote high academic standards and performance
  • To provide career development opportunities for students, faculty and staff.
  • To strengthen and expand research and community service programs.
  • To increase enrollment and graduation rates.

Faculty and Staff Directories

Namwamba, Grace, Chair

Cecil, Malinda; Assistant Professor
Clinton, Bridgett E.; Assistant Professor
Davis, LaPorchia; Assistant Professor
Ferraro, Cathy A.; Lecturer and Director
Khoza, Lombuso; Assoc Prof & FIT Liaison
Long, Donna M.; Assoc Professor & Dir.
Satterlee, Donna J.; Assistant Professor
Shaw, Anugrah; Professor
Stull, April; Associate Professor
Zhou, Li; Assistant Professor
Zoumenou, Virginie M.; Professor


Shockley, Theresa D.,
Administrative Assistant I
Room No. 2101
Richard A. Henson Center
Email: tdshockley@umes.edu
Phone: 410-651-6056
Fax: 410-651-6285

Reed, Shashanna D., B.S.
Childcare Specialist
Child and Family Development Center
Early Childhood Research Center
Email: sdreed@umes.edu
Phone: 410-651-6667
Fax: 410-651-6285


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