College of Agriculture & Human Ecology

News and Events

  • 4-13-2016
  • Family and Consumer Sciences Legislation Day on the Hill

  • The first ever Family and Consumer Sciences Legislation Day on the Hill took place on March 22, 2016 at Legislative Plaza in Nashville, TN. Seven faculty and four students from Tennessee Tech, and one student from Middle Tennnessee State University attended to promote the profession of Family and Consumer Sciences. The group met with six Tennessee legislators to inform them of Family and Consumer Sciences and provide information on how the profession improves the quality of life for individuals and families across the state. Plans are to continue this event next year.

  • 12-3-2015
  • Human Ecology Dining In Lunch Event

  • The School of Human Ecology celebrated Family & Consumer Sciences Day with a dining in lunch on December 3, 2015. The lunch was held from 11am to noon at Oakley Hall 005. Attendees were encouraged to wear their HEC Student Organization t-shirts.
  • download the event flyer.
Photo of HEC Dining In Day Event.


  • 3-18-2015
  • Together … Through It All

  • Two of Mrs. Sisk's students, Tracey Jaynes and her fiancé Jacob Standridge, are profiled in It's About Children: Issue 1, 2015, East Tennessee Children's Hospital's online magazine. Find out how an experience at ETCH deeply impacted this young couple who will begin their journey as husband and wife this spring. Jacob is currently in the Children in Health Care class and Tracey is a senior Child Life student interning at LeBonheur Children’s Hospital in Memphis this semester.
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