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"The mission of K-State Research and Extension Family and Consumer Sciences is to link education with life experiences to help people improve their lives, their families, and their communities."

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FCS Essential Living Skills:

  • Healthy Relationships
  • Healthy Living Choices
  • Financial Well Being
  • Strong Leaders
  • Strong Communities

The benefit of the work by FCS agents to individuals, families, and communities is: 

  • Improved or enhanced quality of life 
  • Personal growth 
  • Improved or strengthened families
  • Healthy Communities 
  • Being prepared for the future
  • Successful and sustainable society
  • Help individuals and families be the best they can be
  • Help individuals and families reach or realize their potential
  • Help people create the best life for themselves, their families,and their communities. 
  • Empowering individuals and families across the life span to live and work in a diverse society

 Gayle Price

Gayle Price, MS, RDN, LD

Program Leader Coordinator, Family & Consumer Sciences
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K-State Research and Extension
Manhattan, KS  66506
SE Research & Extension Center
Parsons, KS 67357
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