Marcketti receives awards

Sara Marcketti is the Interim Director for the Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (CELT) and Professor in Apparel, Events, and Hospitality Management Department will be receiving two awards this upcoming spring:

Marcketti named Fellow of Costume Society of America

Sara Marcketti, a professor in apparel, merchandising, and design and interim director of the Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching, will receive the Fellow Award from the Costume Society of America. Deemed CSA’s highest honor, the award recognizes Marcketti for providing outstanding leadership and contributions to the field of costume. As a Fellow, she also is considered an exemplary mentor for other members. Marcketti will be recognized for the honor annually, beginning in March at the CSA National Symposium in Williamsburg, Virginia. She also serves the organization as president-elect. CSA members are people involved in the study, education, collection, preservation, presentation, and interpretation of dress and appearance in past, present, and future societies. For more information, contact Eulanda Sanders in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-7474 or sanderse@iastate.edu. View the Costume Society of America Fellow Award website.

Laura Jolly, Sara Marcketti, Wanda Grogan to be recognized at University of Georgia’s Family and Consumer Sciences 100 Gala

The College of Family and Consumer Sciences at the University of Georgia has named two Iowa State faculty among the Family and Consumer Sciences 100 Centennial Honorees, and one Iowa State alumna as a member of the Honor Hall. Laura Jolly, dean and Dean’s Chair of the College of Human Sciences; Sara Marcketti, professor in apparel, events, and hospitality management and interim director of the Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching; and Wanda Grogan, a 1978 alumna of Iowa State’s home economics education doctoral program, will be recognized at the FACS 100 Gala: A Centennial Celebration on Feb. 24, 2018. Honorees embody conviction and commitment to the ideals of the UGA College of Family and Consumer Sciences, and through vision and hard work have been instrumental in advancing the ability of the University of Georgia to serve students and enrich lives through their mission. For more information, contact Sara Marcketti at 515-294-4887 or sbb@iastate.edu.View the University of Georgia’s College unveils FACS 100 Centennial Honorees list website.