44 episodes

Get the facts for success as Grown Up U helps young adults tackle their "Adulting" To Do lists through listening to our life skills shared by the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture Cooperative Extension Service. Stay tuned as we cover everything from starting college or a new job to budgeting and getting along with roommates and co-workers to time management – and we will touch all topics in between! You can think of our Family and Consumer Sciences agents as your go-to-advice aunts, who can steer you in the right direction with great guidance for living an independent and satisfying life on your own!The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture offers all its Extension and Research programs and services without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, age, disability, marital or veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected status, and is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Get the facts for success as Grown Up U helps young adults tackle their "Adulting" To Do lists through listening to our life skills shared by the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture Cooperative Extension Service. Stay tuned as we cover everything from starting college or a new job to budgeting and getting along with roommates and co-workers to time management – and we will touch all topics in between! You can think of our Family and Consumer Sciences agents as your go-to-advice aunts, who can steer you in the right direction with great guidance for living an independent and satisfying life on your own!The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture offers all its Extension and Research programs and services without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, age, disability, marital or veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected status, and is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Tis the Season: Eating Healthy and Safe!

    Tis the Season: Eating Healthy and Safe!

    Is it possible to eat healthy during the holidays and still enjoy all of the parties and family gatherings? Julie Goings, Phillips County - Family and Consumer Sciences Agent, has some easy-to-follow tips for how make healthy food choices at holiday gatherings and still enjoy some cake. Plus, Julie has some food safety steps that can keep your holiday dishes safe as well as tasty.

    • 4 min
    How to Follow a Recipe and Tips for Measuring

    How to Follow a Recipe and Tips for Measuring

    Have you ever tried to cook something, and it just didn't turn out like you hoped?  Learn what it means to follow a recipe and how to properly measure ingredients using the correct measuring tool. Valerie Turner, Family and Consumer Sciences Agent in Monroe County, shares tips to help your meals turn out like a pro.

    • 10 min
    Networking 101

    Networking 101

    Maybe you have not thought about it before, but networking is a valuable tool to finding the right job or making connections. In today's podcast, Garland County FCS Agent, Alison Crane, will share the basics of networking and what is the most effective type of networking - informational interviews. 

    • 6 min
    Immunizations - Yes or No

    Immunizations - Yes or No

    Are you a new parent or new at making vaccination decisions for yourself?
    Knowing the facts about immunizations can help you make an informed choice.  Listen as Phillips County Family and Consumer Sciences Agent, Julie Goings, helps dispel some of the myths about vaccines so you can make an informed choice for you or your family. 

    • 6 min
    Making Introductions

    Making Introductions

    Do you feel awkward when meeting someone for the first time? Are you unsure when and how to make an introduction in a social situation? This is the perfect podcast for you. Listen as Family and Consumer Sciences Agent, Julie Going, shares tips based on Emily Post's Etiquette to help you make the perfect introduction. 

    • 6 min
    Roommates and Cleaning

    Roommates and Cleaning

    Cleaning and disinfecting have been hot topics for the past couple of years. But the importance of cleaning and its purpose hasn’t changed. Tristin Bolton, Family and Consumer Sciences Agent in Crawford County, along with Stephanie London from the University of Arkansas Fort Smith, will share just why it is important to clean and share cleaning responsibilities in a shared space, like a dorm.  

    • 11 min

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These episodes are short (which is great!) and they are packed with expert advise for finances, college, job-seeking and more. I learned how to navigate the complicated world of car buying, too! Great podcast, I highly recommend it.

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