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 

                                                                 

 

Sara Talbott

                                         

 

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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 schedule. The purpose of the 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, from 9:00–10:15 a.m. 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 859-257-1946. Additional information including testimonials from former Job Club participants can be viewed at: www.ukalumni.net/jobclub.

 

Job Club Meeting Schedule*:

Tuesday, April 8: Research Your Target Organization BEFORE the Interview: What to Know and How to Find Out
Tuesday, April 22: Tighten Your Budget after a Job Loss
Tuesday, May 13: Personal Branding 101
Tuesday, May 27: Job Search Strategies & Advice from a Panel of Former Job Club Participants

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

 

 

 
       
  Food for Thought Classes
   
  Cultural Arts Classes
   
  Sewing Practice All-together - Sit and Sew
   
  Beginning Sewing Lessons
   
 

Meeting the Challenges and Opportunities of Aging


Building Strong Families

Fayette County Family and Consumer Sciences Profile

 Kentucky Family and Consumer Sciences Profile


  Family and Consumer Sciences
Programming Areas
 
 

 

 

 

 Food and Nutrition

 

 

Family Resource
Management 

 

 

Nutrition Education
Programs

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Housing and
the Environment

Clothing and Textiles 
 

 Health, Safety
and Wellness
 

   

 

 
 

 Human Development
and Family Relations

Home Based and
Micro Business

 Leadership
Development
 

   

 

 
 

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