Youth, Family, and Community Science News and Recent Events

Learning Youth, Family and Community Sciences in Costa Rica

This year, the NC State Youth, Family, and Community Sciences graduate program is extending students the opportunity to expand their horizons by traveling abroad. The program now offers a short-term study abroad session enabling students to gain an international experience in Costa Rica, observing and working with non-profit, community-based programs that address youth, family, and[…] Read More

Building Networks and Friendships in Online YFCS Programs

Networking is key to success. Relationships built during graduate school can become lasting networks that help with professional development, social support and even job placement. Some people perceive online education as isolating or devoid of opportunities to make friends or find networks. In NC State’s Youth, Family, and Community Sciences Online Program, this is not[…] Read More

Research, Extension, and Academic Collaborations at Work: The Preventing Obesity By Design (POD) Program

It takes a village to raise a child, so it’s no wonder that partnerships and community outreach are the hallmarks of successful family science initiatives. In academia, and especially in land-grant universities, these partnerships are critically important. The best programs to educate and support children and families are created by blending research, academics, and outreach[…] Read More

Many Directions for Youth, Family, and Community Sciences Graduates

When pursuing a program through NC State Youth, Family, and Community Sciences (YFCS) Distance Education, many students wonder what prospects they have following graduation. There are actually numerous avenues a professional in YFCS may pursue, and in this month’s YFCS Online Blog, we look at four past graduates and the different sectors they have entered.[…] Read More

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