American Association of Family & Consumer Sciences

PURPOSE
The purpose of AAFCS at UCA is to provide for and to promote the professional development of college family & consumer sciences students by implementing the AAFCS vision, mission, and values.

 

VISION AND MISSION
The American Family & Consumer Sciences Association (AAFCS) is a scientific and educational association of professionals and students.  Its vision is to improve the quality of life for individuals, families, and communities.  http://www.aafcs.org/

 

CORE VALUES
THE CORE VALUES OF THE ASSOCIATION MEMBERS:

  • Believe in the family as a fundamental unit of society.
  • Embrace diversity and value all people.
  • Support life-long learning and diverse scholarship.
  • Exemplify integrity and ethical behavior.
  • Seek new ideas and initiatives and embrace change.
  • Promote an integrative and holistic approach, aligned with the FCS body of knowledge, to support professionals who work with individuals, families, and communities.

 

The American Family & Consumer Sciences Association functions on local, state, national and international levels in an atmosphere of social concern, professional responsibility and democratic representation.  To visit the State Affiliate website for Arkansas, click here (LINK https://www.aafcs.org/arafcs/home)

 

DUES & MEETINGS

  • Dues: $10.00 per year OR $6.00 per semester
  • Meeting are held at X-period (1:40-2:30) on the 4th Tuesday of each month in McAlister Hall.

 

STUDENT LEADERS 

 

Advisor: Mrs. Rebekah Luong