1. Whitney Gherman Receives MLK Commission Award

    Jan 16, 2021

    Congratulations to Family and Consumer Sciences’ Whitney Gherman, a recipient of the 2021 Ohio Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. award for Health Equity and Awareness. The Ohio Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Commission presents awards annually in categories for Ohioans' efforts to keep Dr. King's dream alive and advance his philosophy of nonviolent social change. Gherman, an OSU Marion County Extension educator, is one of seven Ohioans and one organization that was recognized by the Holiday Commission during its 36th annual Commemorative Celebration for their work to serve others and lift the oppressed in communities across Ohio. “As governor, I believe that we must keep the teachings of Dr. Martin Luther King of equality, unity, and justice at the forefront of everything we do,” said Governor Mike DeWine “It is a privilege to recognize the outstanding service and achievements of Ohioans whose deeds and actions are consistent with Dr. King’s teachings of non-violent social and economic change.” <Read More...>

  2. Keeping Holiday Spending in Check

    Nov 24, 2020

    With all the expenses that typically occurs during the winter holiday season, avoiding overspending can be hard. In fact, many struggle to stay within normal spending limits during the holidays, often taking months into the next year to pay off the resulting debt. While this has become an annual issue for many consumers, the economic stress many are already dealing with now as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic has caused the issue to take on even more significance this year. [Read more...]

  3. Healthy Aging Telecasts

    Nov 24, 2020

    Kathy Tutt, educator, Ohio State University Extension Family and Consumer Sciences Clark County, hosts a series of Healthy Aging telecasts that explore many facets of senior caregiving. The telecasts range from Alzheimer and dementia to senior scams to end of life planning. In preparation for this upcoming holiday season, Kathy interviews Ohio State University Professor Karen Rose, College of Nursing, and director, Center for Healthy Aging, Self-Management and Complex Care. The telecast features discussion on how to manage the holidays when you have a family member with Alzheimer’s disease or other related dementia.

    Additionally, please take time to view the other excellent telecasts that feature FCS colleagues and other experts in the field. [Read More...]