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KON Member Spotlight

This feature on the KON Website highlights an outstanding campus member or alumni member who has contributed to the chapter or community in a significant way. Share your recent accomplishments and honors and/or newsworthy activities and success stories.

The Member Spotlight is by invitation or by nomination and is selected by staff. One outstanding member is highlighted each month.

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Member Spotlight - March 2013

Lorna Saboe-Wounded Head

LornaLorna Saboe-Wounded Head, PhD, CFCS, CPFFE, is an assistant professor in the department of Consumer Sciences in the College of Educational and Human Sciences at South Dakota State University. She earned her doctorate degree in 2010 from Iowa State University. Her research focus is financial capability for limited resource audiences. A current project which has been funded by the KON Ruth E. Hawthorne Research grant, is working with Native American college students to identify attitude and behaviors which influence financial capability. This project involves focus group interviews and peer teaching to provide personal finance courses for students on campus. An outcome of the project is to increase the financial capability of the students.

Dr. Saboe-Wounded Head teaches courses in family resource management and personal finance and is the internship coordinator for the Consumer Affairs major. She enjoys working with students and has had a long career of teaching. Before moving to the university level, she taught middle school and high school family and consumer sciences for 10 years.  A goal of her teaching is to help students become better critical thinkers and uses application and problem solving techniques in many classes.


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