University of Kentucky College of Agriculture

Family & Consumer Sciences




The goal of the Family & Consumer Sciences Program is to improve the quality of life for individuals and families. We address the challenges of critical issues affeting people's daily lives in a changing environment. Programs focus on economic, social and physicall well-being of our clients. We strengthen personal and family relationships, encourage healthful choices, and identify resources to extend income.


 County Extension Agents
for Family and Consumer Sciences 

 Diana Doggett 




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Job Club


The Fayette County Cooperative Extension Service, University of Kentucky (UK) Alumni Association, and UK Human Resources Staff Career Development are pleased to announce Job Club’s fall schedule. The purpose of the Central Kentucky Community Job Club is to provide a positive environment for motivated job seekers to meet, connect, share and learn. The free group is open to the public and meets the second and fourth Tuesday of each month at the Fayette County Cooperative Extension office, 1140 Red Mile Place, Lexington, KY. Business attire is encouraged. Convenient, free parking is available. Job Club is for you if you are motivated and currently out of work, underemployed or looking to make a career transition. In addition, recruiters and employers are always welcome and introduced to Job Club attendees. For more information, call the UK Alumni Association at 859-257-8905, the Fayette Cooperative Extension office at 859-257-5582, or the UK Staff Career Development Office at 859-257-9416. Additional information including testimonials from former Job Club participants can be viewed at:


Job Club Fall Meeting Schedule:

Tuesday, September 23: 10 Questions to Ask Prior to Starting a Business (12:30 – 1:45 pm)

Tuesday, October 14: Social Media and Your Career (12:30 – 1:45 pm)

Tuesday, October 28: How To Get A Job at UK: Updates on IES Applicant Tracking System (12:30 – 1:45 pm)

Tuesday, November 11: Interviewing Strategies (9:00 – 10:15 am) *(Resume reviews will take place immediately after Job Club)

Tuesday, November 18: Mock Interviews **Special Event advance registration required** (8am to noon)

Tuesday, November 25: What is your money habitude? (9:00 – 10:15 am)

Tuesday, December 9: Identifying Your Skills (9:00 – 10:15 am)

*Attendance at all sessions is not required but is recommended.



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Eye Opening Symposium: Low Vision to No Vision

  The Next Best Years of Your Life: Living the Good Life!


Building Strong Families

Fayette County Family and Consumer Sciences Profile

 Kentucky Family and Consumer Sciences Profile

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 Housing and
the Environment

Clothing and Textiles 

 Health, Safety
and Wellness




 Human Development
and Family Relations

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Micro Business





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