• Dr. Bahira Trask delivers keynote at UN event

    Dr. Bahira Trask delivers keynote at UN event

    April 6, 2017

    Dr. Bahira Trask (on the left end) is joined by fellow presenters at the UN on April 4, 2017. On Tuesday, April 4, Dr. Bahira Trask delivered a keynote address at the United Nations headquarters in New York City. The keynote address was part of the 50t …

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  • Greek Guest Scholars at UD April 24-28: Global Research Series and Public Forum

    Greek Guest Scholars at UD April 24-28: Global Research Series and Public Forum

    March 31, 2017

    At the end of April, HDFS is hosting two scholars from the University of Patras, Drs. Eugenia Arvanitis and Pandelis Kiprianos, who will be participating in research presentations and public forums on campus. Dr. Eugenia Arvantis, Assistant Professor o …

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  • In Memoriam: Mary Jane Strattner-Gregory

    In Memoriam: Mary Jane Strattner-Gregory

    March 21, 2017

    Campus remembers advocate for early childhood education Mary Jane Strattner-Gregory, associate professor emerita in the University of Delaware’s Department of Individual and Family Studies (now Human Development and Family Studies) passed away on Feb. …

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  • Master of Arts in Early Childhood Development and Programming beginning July 2017

    Master of Arts in Early Childhood Development and Programming beginning July 2017

    March 13, 2017

    Beginning in July 2017, HDFS will offer a Master of Arts in Early Childhood Development and Programming at the University of Delaware. This is a 12-month professional graduate degree for those interested in developing and administering early childhood …

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  • CEHD Celebrates Read Across America Day

    CEHD Celebrates Read Across America Day

    March 3, 2017

    To celebrate Read Across America, volunteers from several local organizations visited UD’s Early Learning Centers in Newark and Wilmington to read to over 250 children.  These children were gifted with books to take home and read with their families th …

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  • Alumna leads music program in DE nursing homes

    Alumna leads music program in DE nursing homes

    February 17, 2017

    Casey Stradley, HMSV ’16, has helped introduce the Music and Memory program in nursing homes throughout Delaware. Stradley works with the Division of Long Term Care Residents Protection with the Delaware Department of Health and Human Services, the sam …

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  • 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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