University of Kentucky College of Agriculture

Family & Consumer Sciences

The goal of the Family & Consumer Sciences Program is to improve the quality of life for individuals and families.  We address the challenges of critical issues affecting people's daily lives in a changing environment.  Programs focus on economic, social and physical well-being of our clients.  We strengthen personal and family relationships, encourage healthful choices, and identify resources to extend income.




Ronda Rex Kate Vaught Thompson
B.S. Dietetics from WKU B.S. in Business with focus on Organizational Leadership Management from Miami University of Ohio
M.S. Career & Technical Education from Morehead State University M.S. Child Development and Family Studies from Purdue University
Started with Kentucky Extension in 1999; in Campbell County since 2002 Started with Kentucky Extension in Campbell County in January, 2007


Family and Consumer Sciences Agents assist in the areas of:

* Life Skills for Individuals/Families focusing on Limited Resource Audiences

* Family Life Education -- Parenting, Marriage, Child Development, Interpersonal Communication

* Family Resource Management -- Financial Management, Estate Planning, Employability

* Health/Wellness/Exercise -- Matter of Balance and Certified Body Recall Instructor

* Home Management -- Organization, Cleaning, design/decoration


* Personality Assessment -- Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, FIRO-B True Colors

* Leadership Development

* Food & Nutrition

* Senior Issues/Aging

* Pre-School/Day Care Programs

* Advisors to the Campbell County Extension Homemakers Organization


Family and Consumer Sciences Newsletters

Homemaker Registration Form

Elizabeth A. Porter/Gladys M. Lickert Scholarship


Plate-It-Up Kentucky Proud Recipes




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