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Student Organizations

Fashion and Merchandising Entrepreneurs:  FAME
This organization supplements fashion merchandising students classroom experiences through a variety of events and activities related to their interests and future careers.  Guest speakers, trips to the Dallas Market, and social activities are among the things you can look forward to doing. Advisor is Chrissy Cook.

International Interior Design Association:  IIDA
Do you want connections with today's top design firms and a link to career opportunities? Think discounts to design stores and magazines sounds appealing? How about two free magazines a year about up-and-coming design trends? Or what about opportunities to take tours of homes, businesses, and chances to enter contests? Maybe you're just looking for a way to make new friends in your field and have a good time? If you answered "yes" to any of these questions, then International Interior Design Association is for you! Advisors are Denise Bertoncino and Holly Page-Sagehorn.

Early Childhood Student Organization:  ECSO
The goal of the early childhood student organization is to provide professional development, leadership, and social opportunities for individuals interested in early childhood related fields. The great variety of activities and events in which our members are involved makes this an outstanding way to spend time while attending PSU. Advisors are Amber Tankersly and Kari Cronister.

Kansas Association of Family & Consumer Sciences: KAFCS Student Pre-Professional Chapter
KAFCS is the pre-professional student organization affiliated with the Kansas Association of Family and Consumer Sciences. This association is open to all students in the department regardless of major area of study. The association functions in an atmosphere of social concern and professional responsibility. Members have an opportunity to get acquainted with one another during regular monthly business meetings, while working on service projects, attending professional conferences, and attending social activities. Advisors are Carol Werhan and Troy Anderson.

Phi Upsilon Omicron: Phi U Eta Chapter
The purposes of Phi Upsilon Omicron are to: Recognize and promote academic excellence; Enhance qualities of leadership by providing opportunities for service; Encourage lifelong learning and commitment to advance family and consumer sciences and related areas. Advisor is Duane Whitbeck.