Featured People

Human Development and Family Science

  • Claire Maiona

    Claire Maiona

    Featured Graduates

    Maiona changed her major to HDFS her junior year and never looked back

  • Rachel La Kier

    Rachel La Kier

    Current Students, Current Ambassadors

    HDFS major said coursework has prepared her for a variety of career paths post-graduation

  • Kristen Phillips

    Kristen Phillips

    Current Students, Current Ambassadors

    First-generation student said college's welcoming faculty made her feel at home

  • Rachel Dougal

    Rachel Dougal

    Current Students, Current Ambassadors

    HDFS major said the program is a perfect fit for her interests

  • Carly Thompson

    Carly Thompson


    Experience in Child Life program helped Thompson land her dream job

  • Nathaniel Patton

    Nathaniel Patton


    2020 grad now an Advanced Child Life Specialist in the emergency department at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

  • Sydney Ehinger

    Sydney Ehinger


    UGA, Child Life program provided the academic foundation for Ehinger's development of clinical skills

  • Allison Reishman

    Allison Reishman


    L.A.-based entrepreneur said FACS gave her the knowledge and fundamentals necessary for career success

  • Caroline Thompson

    Caroline Thompson


    Child Life graduate is driven by her goal of empowering children to master lifelong coping skills

  • Jennifer Ward Dunn

    Jennifer Ward Dunn

    Alumni, Extension Agents

    Dunn enjoying a career focusing on improving lives of rural families

  • Isabella Cuneo Dean

    Isabella Cuneo Dean


    Now a policymaker in Washington, D.C., Dean said FACS graduates are fully equipped to take on their career goals

  • Gabby Dukes

    Gabby Dukes


    HDFS course changed the trajectory of Dukes' career

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