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Student Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

The Dietetics Club is devoted to communicating relevant information on academic and professional issues and to creating a spirit of camaraderie among the dietetics students. Trips to local and state professional meetings, guest speakers in the area of dietetics and nutrition, and service projects aimed to have a positive impact on the campus and community are key activities of this group. The Dietetics Club is open to all dietetics majors.

Sponsor: Lisa Ritchie - lritchie@harding.edu - Box 12233

Family & Consumer Sciences Student Association

The Harding University Family and Consumer Sciences Student Association brings together students in each of the FCS specialty areas to develop leadership, support, relationships and knowledge.  The Harding FCS Association prepares new professionals by providing opportunities to serve individuals, families, communities and one another in association sponsored programs and service projects. In addition, students will gain leadership experience as officers in the Harding FCS Association and in the Arkansas Association of Family and Consumer Sciences. In the fall the students attend a leadership conference that is planned by the current student president of the ArFCS Association. In the spring the students are encouraged to attend the two day conference of the ArFCS Association. Students have the opportunity to network and associate with other FCS majors and professionals in the state of Arkansas.

Advisor: Rebecca Teague - rteague@harding.edu - Box 12233
Assistant Advisor: Rebecca Boaz - rboaz@harding.edu - Box 12233

Kappa Omicron Nu

Kappa Omicron Nu is a national honor society for Family and Consumer Sciences. Its mission is to empower leaders through scholarship, research, and leadership. This mission enables the organization and chapters to prepare scholars and researchers in the 21st century. Kappa Omicron Nu provides:

  • Recognition and honor for distinguished academic achievements and potential as a professional
  • Opportunities for networking
  • Personal development and growth
  • Professional growth through education and service

The Nu Delta Chapter of Kappa Omicron Nu of the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences, Harding University, holds monthly scholarly meetings, conducts a service project each semester, and inducts new members during the spring semester.

Advisor: Beth Wilson - bwilson@harding.edu - Box 12233
Assistant Advisor: Denise Fisher - dfisher@harding.edu - Box 12233

Membership Criteria

I. Undergraduate students must:

  • Have declared a major in Family and Consumer Sciences
  • Have completed 45 semester hours or equivalent
  • Have earned a minimum of 3.25 GPA on a 4.0 scale
  • Rank in the top 25 percent of their class
  • Be recommended by the FCS faculty

II. Professionals not previously initiated into the honor society and those with degrees outside the profession who are making distinctive contributions are eligible, based upon minimum undergraduate or graduate student criteria.

Family & Consumer Sciences
501-279-4472
fcs@harding.edu

FAX
501- 279-4098