Child Development & Family Relations
       Featured Faculty and Staff --- Dr. Bryce Jorgensen
Assistant Professor, Child Development and Family Relations

Courses Taught:
CDFR 1103: Marriage and Family Relations, Summer I 2011, East Carolina University
CDFR 3290: Theory and Practice in Family & Community Services (WI), Fall 2010, Spring 2011, East Carolina University
CDFR 4313: Issues in Family Studies, Fall 2012, East Carolina University
CDFR 4390: Family Resource Management, Fall 2010 – Spring 2013, East Carolina University
CDFR 4500: Study Abroad in Costa Rica, Summer I 2012, East Carolina University
CDFR 4500: Study Abroad in Italy & Spain, Summer I 2013, East Carolina University
CDFR 6420: Program Planning and Evaluation, Spring 2013, East Carolina University

Research and Personal Interests:
Family strengths and resilience, family resource management, family finance, spirituality and family stability, and marriage education

Education:
Ph.D. Human Development/Family Studies, Virginia Tech University
M.S. Family Resource Management, Virginia Tech University
M.S. Human Development, Virginia Tech University
B.S. Marriage, Family, Human Development, Brigham Young University

Awards won and who awarded them to you

  • Student/New Professional Outstanding Paper Award (2010).  Religion and Family Life Section, National Council on Family Relations (NCFR) 72nd Annual Conference in Minneapolis, MN: $500
  • Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities & Colleges, 2008, 1 of 12 graduate students for 2008 to be awarded this honor, Virginia Tech Graduate School
  • Family Facts Fellowship, Religious Behavior and Family Dynamics and Stability; 2007-2008, The Heritage Foundation, DC: $6,500
  • Virginia Tech Citizen Scholar Award, 2006, With Love: Building Strong Relationships, Graduate School, Virginia Tech
  • Mike Sporakowski Travel Award, 2009, National Council on Family Relations (NCFR) 71st Annual Conference in San Francisco, CA: $1,000
  • Harold and Margaret Feldman Research Travel Award in Family Policy, 2009, National Council on Family Relations (NCFR) 71st Conference in San Francisco, CA
  • Faculty Campaign Scholarship, 2009-2010, College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences, Virginia Tech: $800
  • Research Award, 2009, 25th Annual Research Symposium, Virginia Tech: $400
  • Research Award, 2009, 25th Annual Research Symposium, Virginia Tech: $300
  • Doctoral Research Grant, Spring 2009, Department of Human Development
  • Family Studies Travel Award, 2008, National Council on Family Relations (NCFR) 70th Annual Conference in Little Rock, AR
  • Nelson-Lehmann-Gold Family Scholarship, 2008-2009, College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences, Virginia Tech: $600
  • Mike Sporakowski Travel Scholarship, 2007, National Council on Family Relations (NCFR) 69th Annual Conference in Pittsburgh, PA
  • Moran Memorial Endowed Scholarship, 2007-2008, College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences, Virginia Tech: $1,000
  • Southeastern Symposium on Child and Family Development Grant, 2006-2007, College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences, Department of Human Development, Virginia Tech: $3,000
  • Graduate Student Endowed Scholarship, 2006-2007, College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences, Virginia Tech: $1,000
  • Alexander L. Meszaros Student Leadership Scholarship, 2006, College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences, Virginia Tech: $850

What City, State, or Country are you originally from?
Bountiful Utah

Some type of quote you live by:
"No other success in life can compensate for failure in the home."   David O. McKay

Something interesting about yourself?
I have my private pilot’s license, own and ride two motorcycles, and love to scuba dive with my wife.  I am also a licensed Loan Officer/Mortgage Planner in North Carolina.

 

     
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