Human Environmental Sciences Department

Contact Information:

Martha Burpitt
205 Martin Hall
Phone: (919) 760-8550
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News & Events

Child Development Students Present Research

Students presented research in child development topics during Meredith’s annual Celebrating Student Achievement Day, on... read more

Ellen Brewer Infant/Toddler Lab Home Earns Five Star Rating

Meredith's Ellen Brewer Infant/Toddler Lab Home earned a five star rating in its Infant Toddler... read more

Human Environmental Sciences Program Celebrates Centennial

Meredith’s Human Environmental Sciences faculty, staff, students, and alumnae gathered to celebrate the program&rsquo... read more

Tippett Writes Chapter for Book on Family & Consumer Sciences Leaders

Deborah Tippett had a chapter published in a book, Leaders in Family and Consumer... read more

Meredith Participates in NC Association of Family & Consumer Sciences Meeting

Meredith faculty Eunyoung Yang, Nina Bostic, and Deborah Tippett attended the North Carolina Association... read more

Tippett Receives AAFCS Distinguished Service Award

Meredith College Professor Deborah Tippett is one of three American Association of Family & Consumer Sciences (AAFCS)... read more

Human Environmental Sciences Program Celebrates Centennial

Meredith’s Human Environmental Sciences faculty, staff, students, and alumnae gathered to celebrate the program&rsquo... read more

Fashion Alumna Featured in Wilmington News

Meredith College fashion alumna Emily Newnam was recently featured in Encore, a local arts and entertainment publication... read more

Meredith College Fashion Merchandising Program Ranked #18

Meredith College’s fashion merchandising program has been ranked #18 nationally among private schools and colleges.

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Alumna Selected for Charleston Fashion Week Emerging Designer Competition

Cori Spade, ’13, a recent graduate of Meredith’s fashion program, has been selected for Charleston... read more

Meredith Student Participates in Teen Vogue Fashion University

Meredith College student Alanna Ryder was able to make connections in the fashion industry as a participant... read more

Alumna Cori Spade Shows Collection at NY Fashion Week

Cori Spade, ’13, a recent graduate of Meredith’s fashion program, brought her designs to a... read more

Fashion Executive Amanda Schardt, ’05, Encourages Students to Build on Their Strengths

Alumna Amanda Schardt, ’05, returned to Meredith College to talk about her work in the fashion industry... read more

Interior Design Senior recognized by IFDA

Asia Taylor, a senior majoring in interior design, was recognized at the “Night of Luminaries... read more

Alumna’s Company Named Best of the Best

Cullen Thompson Moser, a 2007 Interior Design graduate of Meredith College, is currently an interior designer with Hatteras... read more

Hotel Designed by Meredith Alumna Recognized by Travel & Leisure magazine

Jenny Hackenberg Keenan, ‘00, owner of Jenny Keenan Design, LLC, Charleston, S.C., designed the interior spaces... read more

Interior Design Alumna Melissa Mathe Earns Recognition in Richmond

Meredith alumna Melissa Favreau Mathe, CID, was featured in a Designer Spotlight that accompanied an article, ... read more

Interior Design Alumna Published in Interiors & Sources

Work by Jennifer Resch, ’10, Associate Interior Designer with Little Diversified Architectural Consulting, in Durham, N.C.... read more

Hoffman Receives WithIt Scholarship

Interior design student Rachel Hoffman received a scholarship of $2,500 from the WithIt Scholarship Foundation, June 2016. ... read more

Dunneisen Earns PAVE Scholarship

Meredith interior design student Emilly Dunneisen was recognized for her design work. 

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New York Interior Design Tour Held

Interior Design faculty Martha Burpitt and Ellen Goode and nine students participated in... read more

Professor Ellen Goode Receives ASID Carolinas Chapter Educator Award

Ellen Goode, professor of human environmental sciences, is the recipient of the 2014 American Society of Interior Designers ... read more

Sarah Susanka Brings Not So Big Sustainability Message to Meredith College

Architect Sarah Susanka, author of The Not So Big House, brought her sustainability message to Meredith College... read more