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Can Family Science Improve Community Development? Absolutely!

When students start their educational journey in the Youth Family and Community Sciences programs at NC State, they often seek a career that will help them improve the lives of families and communities. Before these students get started in their course study, they are most likely community-minded people who think about the relationships of individuals[…] Read More

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The Relationship Between Leadership and Working in Positive Youth Development

Many students who complete programs through NC State in Youth, Family and Community Science (YFCS) have a passion for serving youth, and often find themselves working in the field of Positive Youth Development. This field requires more than just technical knowledge and a formal education. Positive Youth Development work requires an exceptional level of leadership[…] Read More

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Welcome to the YFCS Blog for the 2016-2017 School Year

Allow us to introduce ourselves! We’re the Youth, Family and Community Sciences (YFCS) online programs blog at NC State. A brand new feature this year, this blog aims to help you become familiar with the YFCS programs and the field in general. While some of you may already be busy studying one of our programs,[…] Read More

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Family Life Coaching student featured by Grad School

The Graduate School at NC State University has highlighted the research of family life coaching student Karen Randle as an example of how graduates can excel in the real world, while helping to shape it at the same time. Karen’s research for her master’s thesis involves students at Salem Middle School, where she previously taught math[…] Read More

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