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Human Environmental Sciences Program Celebrates Centennial

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Meredith’s Human Environmental Sciences faculty, staff, students, and alumnae gathered to celebrate the program’s centennial during a daylong celebration on April 18, 2015.

Highlights of the day included an open house for each academic program that has been part of the HES history. Current students shared their work while alumnae reminisced about their experiences at Meredith and their careers since graduating. Many of the open house sessions focused on how alumnae have used their majors.

The day also included a panel discussion with HES alumnae and a fashion show.

The first classes in what is now known as the HES program were held on September 12, 1914. The April 18 event was a culmination of a yearlong celebration of the centennial of the program, which is now one of the largest at Meredith. Currently, 22% of all declared majors at Meredith are from the Department of Human Environmental Sciences in the majors of child development, family and consumer sciences, fashion merchandising and design, and interior design.

The celebration was planned by the Centennial Celebration Committee, which included HES faculty, students, and alumnae.

Learn more about Human Environmental Sciences at Meredith College 

Read Stronger than Ever: Human Environmental Sciences Department Celebrates 100 Years in Meredith Magazine.

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