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Family and Consumer Sciences Contact

Department Chair:

Dr. Duane Whitbeck

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Contact Person:
Holly Viets

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Phone: 620-235-4457
Fax: 620-235-4686

Address:
Family & Consumer Sciences
Pittsburg State University
1701 S. Broadway
Pittsburg, KS 66762

Dr. Lynette J. Olson is the Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs at Pittsburg State University.  She is also a Professor in the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences specializing in Human Development, Family Relations, and Family Life Education.


Education and Certifications

Certified Family Life Educator

Ph.D. in Family Life Education & Consultation, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas, U.S.A.

M.S. in Student Personnel & Guidance/ Higher Education, Oklahoma State University, Oklahoma, U.S.A.

B.C.E. in Christian Education, Ozark Christian College, Joplin, Missouri, U.S.A.


Interests, Publications, and Presentations

Honor Societies
Phi Upsilon Omicron
Kappa Omicron Nu
Phi Kappa Phi

Professional Affiliations
American Association of Family & Consumer Sciences
National Council on Family Relations

Council of Administrators of Family & Consumer Sciences
Council of Colleges of Arts and Sciences

Professional Interests
Work/Life issues, Family life education, elder care giving, communication, aging.

Dr. Lynette J. Olson

Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs at PSU

Professor of Human Development, Family Relations, and Family Life Education

Family & Consumer Sciences
Pittsburg State University
1701 S. Broadway
Pittsburg, KS 66762
U.S.A.

620-235-4684 office phone
620-235-4686 fax
lolson@pittstate.edu