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2019
Dec. 2
College of Human Sciences and departmental scholarship applications due for incoming freshman, transfer, and current students: 5 p.m., online - Fill out the Iowa State University general application and the College of Human Sciences undergraduate scholarship application portions using OneApp to automatically apply for university-level, department-level, and college-level scholarships. Iowa State and CHS use your single application to gather your information and consider you for appropriate scholarships. Over one million dollars in scholarships were awarded to CHS undergraduates for the 2019-2020 academic year! More».
For more information, contact Dynette Mosher at 515-294-2820 or dmosher@iastate.edu.
Dec. 9
Application deadline for CHS scholarships that support unpaid internships or student teaching that occur during the spring of 2020: 11:59 p.m., online - These scholarships are for CHS undergraduate students who enroll in internships or student teaching experiences that have no other form of compensation. Scholarships range from $1,000 to $2,000. Larger awards will be considered for students serving in unpaid experiences within the state of Iowa. More».
For more information, contact Laura Kilbride in student services at 515-294-8436 or kilbride@iastate.edu.
Dec. 20
School of Education Cording Ceremony: 10-11:30 a.m., C.Y. Stephens Auditorium - The School of Education's cording ceremony will recognize students' completion of Iowa State's educator preparation program. This ceremony will also celebrate their induction into the teaching profession.
For more information, contact Heidi Doellinger in the School of Education at 515-294-6368 or hldoell@iastate.edu.
College of Human Sciences Undergraduate Convocation: 2-3:30 p.m., C.Y. Stephens Auditorium - The College of Human Sciences convocation provides special, individual recognition for each graduating CHS undergraduate student who attends. The convocation is a separate event from the Iowa State University Undergraduate Commencement Ceremonies. The convocation will last approximately 90 minutes, and will include comments from a student speaker and Laura Jolly, dean and Dean's Chair of the college. A reception immediately follows, around 3:30 p.m., in the first floor lobby of the Scheman Building. Undergraduate students, families, and friends are encouraged to attend, as are graduate students. Tickets are not required for admission. More».
For more information, contact Dynette Mosher in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-2820 or dmosher@iastate.edu.
2020
Jan. 30
Lecture: Nolan Cabrera on critical approaches to understanding whiteness, part of the Dean Helen LeBaron Hilton Endowed Chair lecture series: 7-8 p.m., Great Hall, Memorial Union - Come hear from Nolan Cabrera, Ph.D., to see how he explores the historical development of whiteness, and shows how white advantage developed through systemic racism to which white people were socially inoculated. This lecture links the history of racial oppression to contemporary times, and helps work through some of the pitfalls of "privilege" such as, "[H]ow can white kids from Appalachia be 'privileged'?" This lecture is part of the Dean Helen LeBaron Hilton Endowed Chair series hosted by the College of Human Sciences and the Committee on Lectures funded by the Student Government. More».
For more information, contact Rosemary Perez in the School of Education at 515-294-4447 or rjperez@iastate.edu.
Feb. 26
Lecture: Debbie Reece on indigenous students and decolonizing education, part of the Dean Helen LeBaron Hilton Endowed Chair lecture series: 7-8 p.m., Great Hall, Memorial Union - Come hear from Debbie Reese, Ph.D., who will examine depictions of Native peoples in children's books, past and present, and provide suggestions for how to become better in choosing and presenting information about Indigenous peoples to children. The lecture is part of the Dean Helen LeBaron Hilton Endowed Chair series hosted by the College of Human Sciences and the Committee on Lectures funded by the Student Government. More».
For more information, contact Rosemary Perez in the School of Education at 515-294-4447 or rjperez@iastate.edu.
March 2
Teacher Education Career Fair: 1-4 p.m., ISU Alumni Center - Students who are part of the ISU Educator Preparation Program, nearing graduation, or involved in teacher education programs across the state are invited to attend the 2020 Teacher Education Career Fair. Those who are seeking employment, exploring student teaching options, or are interested in enhancing their professional skills are encouraged to attend and meet with districts and organizations represented at the fair. More».
For more information, contact Tammy Stegman, career services director in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-0626 or tstegman@iastate.edu.
March 6
ISCORE Conference: Thomas L. Hill Iowa State Conference on Race and Ethnicity: Memorial Union - The Thomas L. Hill Iowa State Conference on Race and Ethnicity (ISCORE) is a comprehensive forum on issues of race and ethnicity at Iowa State University and beyond. The local conference is designed to model the National Conference on Race and Ethnicity in Higher Education (NCORE). More».
For more information, contact Jowelle Mitchell at Iowa State University at 515-294-8731 or jowelle@iastate.edu.
March 25
Big 12 Virtual Career Fair: in cyberspace - Building on momentum from the inaugural Big 12 Virtual Career Fair held in 2019, Iowa State University will again join other Big 12 schools to offer a similar career fair in 2020. More details will be posted here as they become available.
For more information, contact Amanda Schickel, recruiting and career coordinator in Career Services in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-0626 or schickel@iastate.edu.
May 28-30
NCORE: National Conference on Race and Ethnicity in Higher Education: New York City - NCORE is designed to provide a significant forum for discussion, critical dialogue, and exchange of information as institutions search for effective strategies to enhance access, social development, education, positive communication, and cross-cultural understanding in culturally diverse settings. Presenters from across the United States share their knowledge, expertise, and experiences from across all aspects of higher education. More».
For more information, contact NCORE staff at Iowa State University at 405-325-3694 or ncore@ou.edu.

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