• CEHD to offer new study abroad in Tuscany

    CEHD to offer new study abroad in Tuscany

    January 26, 2017

    Starting in spring 2018, students can study abroad in Volterra, Italy with the College of Education and Human Development. This is a full-semester program with a focus on education, disabilities and family services that would allow students to earn the …

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  • Emily Mayer’s internship with Big Brothers Big Sisters

    Emily Mayer’s internship with Big Brothers Big Sisters

    January 18, 2017

    Human Services senior, Emily Mayer, served as a marketing, communications and special events intern with Big Brothers, Big Sisters in Philadelphia during Fall 2016. Emily gained experience with large-scale fundraising events that required her to draw f …

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  • Elena Della Donne, HMSV alumna, recognized by Forbes

    Elena Della Donne, HMSV alumna, recognized by Forbes

    January 12, 2017

    Elena Della Donne was recognized by Forbes’ “30 under 30” list of leading young change makers. In 2013, Della Donne graduated from the Human Services program and has gone onto a successful career as a basketball player with the WNBA and the U.S. nation …

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  • Congratulations to the fall interns!

    Congratulations to the fall interns!

    December 12, 2016

    Congratulations to the Human Services majors who successfully completed their 400 hour internships this fall semester! Top (L-R): Iva Musnuff: Northwest NJ Community Action Program, Phillipsburg, NJ Casey Stradley: Division of Long Term Care Residents’ …

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  • In Remembrance of Wafaa Khalifah

    December 6, 2016

    Wafaa Khalifah came from Saudi Arabia to University of Delaware, Department of Human Development and Family Studies. She was enrolled in the Masters of Science program with a concentration in Human Services. She put her mind and energies into the progr …

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  • Allison Karpyn to study food insecurity as Fulbright

    Allison Karpyn to study food insecurity as Fulbright

    November 21, 2016

    Dr. Allison Karpyn, assistant professor of human development and family studies, and associate director of the Center for Education Research and Social Policy, has been named a Fulbright Scholar. Dr. Karpyn will study the issue of food insecurity in th …

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  • Giving for Global campaign initiative

    Giving for Global campaign initiative

    November 15, 2016

    November is #UDGlobalMonth and the College of Education and Human Development has launched a “Giving for Global” campaign. The goal of this campaign is to raise funds to support CEHD students studying abroad in Barbados and South Africa, and student te …

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  • Dr. Fleury-Steiner partners with students on domestic violence research

    Dr. Fleury-Steiner partners with students on domestic violence research

    November 14, 2016

    Dr. Ruth Fleury-Steiner, associate professor in human development and family studies, and Dr. Susan Miller, professor of sociology and criminal justice, are involved in a partnership with the Delaware Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Delaware’s …

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  • HDFS students collaborate with community organizations

    HDFS students collaborate with community organizations

    October 27, 2016

    During summer session, HDFS students had the chance to work with organizations on service learning projects under the guidance of instructor Cory Gilden. Families and Developmental Disabilities (HDFS 270) students designed projects in collaboration wit …

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  • Rita Landgraf, alumna, joins College of Health Sciences

    Rita Landgraf, alumna, joins College of Health Sciences

    October 25, 2016

    It was announced that Rita Landgraf will join the College of Health Science in 2017 as a professor of practice and distinguished health and social services administrator in residence. Landgraf graduated from the community and family services program in …

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