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Family and Consumer Sciences

Welcome to the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences!

We hope you will take a few minutes to see what our department has to offer.

We are committed to providing our students with excellent educational experiences that will prepare them to enter the workforce, further their education, and/or engage in community service upon graduation.

We have a dynamic, intellectual faculty and student body working toward improving the quality of individual and family life for all New Mexicans.

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Dr. Devon Golem, assistant professor in human nutrition and dietetic sciences, received the Outstanding Dietetic Educator of the Year award from the New Mexico Association of Nutrition and Dietetics on April 24 in Albuquerque. Dr. Golem was nominated by nutrition faculty and students in the department.
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NMSU and UNM students attending the New Mexico Association of Nutrition and Dietetics meeting in Albuquerque, NM. The Dietetic Interns from NMSU presented their research at the annual state meeting.
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Eloisa Mean, dietetic intern and graduate student, prepared a theme meal as part of her hospital foodservice supervised practice rotation at Providence Hospital in El Paso. Stuart Adams, another of our dietetic interns, is also in the photo on the left. He helped her make nutritious smoothies (yogurt, strawberries, blueberries, kale, and ice). Pictured in the photo on the right are Debi Hicks, RD, Eloisa’s preceptor at Providence Hospital and one of our undergraduate dietetics alumnae, and Dr. Wanda Eastman.

Featured items:

  • Sun News Article- ACES College Store
    ACES in the Hole Foods will be apart of launching the new ACES College Store. Click on the link above to read the article from the Sun News written about the upcoming store!



We are proud of the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences and want you to know about us. Tour our virtual department by following the links.



Family and Consumer Sciences
NMSU Gerald Thomas Hall Room 308
P.O. Box 30003 MSC 3470
Las Cruces, NM 88003
Phone: (575) 646-3936
Fax: (575) 646-1889
Email: fcs@nmsu.edu










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