University of ArizonaNorton School of Family and Consumer Sciences

2013 FCS Council of Alumni and Friends Awards

Congratulations to the award winners, who will be honored at the 2013 Homecoming Luncheon in McClelland Park.


Kristy Ruiz -- RCSC 2002 --Director, Full-Time MBA Program, Eller College of Management.  previously Program Development Specialist for Take Charge America Institute, Mervyns, Eddie Bauer.  She empowers students to explore and identify their long term career goals through campus resources and networking.   




Amanda Parkman -- FSHD 2009 - working toward Master's degree in Higher Education.  Provides individual support to students as they learn to navigate the University of Arizona at THINK TANK





Joyce Serido - 2003  Family Studies & Human Development - Assistant Research Professor, Take Charge America Institute, Norton School.  Dr. Serido's research examines resilience and adaptation to stressful circumstances on adult health and well-being, with particular emphasis on financial coping behaviors of young adults




Dan McDonald -- 2000 Family Studies & Human Development - Area Associate Agent for Family Consumer Health Sciences, Pima County Cooperative Extension Services, Father's Issues, Heifer International participant





Barbara Ratajczak Shuman - 1992 General Home Economics -, Culinary Arts Teacher at Santa Rita High School, co-owner Bumstead's on 4th Ave. where  high standards for quality and quantity of menu items are set and customers are treated like family.

Barbara Fuller - 1972 - BS Home Economics Education -- Retired Special Education teacher at Sahuaro High School who has been a strong advocate for youth with special needs helping them reach their employment and independent living goals.



Roger M. Kramer, Associate Professor, Norton School.  Mr. Kramer teaches classes involving branding, product design, retail design, store planning and visual merchandising.

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