October 01, 2020
Dr. Linda Niehm, professor at Iowa State University, won the International Textiles and Apparel Association’s 2020 Distinguished Scholar Award.
The Department of Human and Consumer Sciences is composed of four programs. Family and Consumer Sciences Education offers undergraduate degrees in a Teaching track and Community Leadership track. Customer Service Leadership offers an undergraduate online program. Retail and Fashion Merchandising offers an undergraduate major and minor. Restaurant, Hotel & Tourism offers an undergraduate degree and the Hospitality Management undergraduate online program. The department prepares individuals to advocate for consumer well-being. Students value mentoring, ethical leadership, social responsibility, and the ability to adapt to a diverse global environment.