Melanie Jewkes

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Extension Associate Professor/ Family & Consumer Sciences / Salt Lake County


Melanie Jewkes

Contact Information

Office Location: Salt Lake County
Phone: 385-468-4838
Email: melanie.jewkes@usu.edu
Website: http://extension.usu.edu/saltlake

Educational Background

MS, Family, Consumer, Human Development, (Consumer Economics), Utah State University, 2008
An assessment of housing affordability in Cache County, Utah
BS, Family, Consumer, Human Development, (Family Finance), Utah State University, 2006

Licensures & Certifications

Master Remote Work Professional, Utah Stat University Extension, 2020
Food Safety Managers Certification, Utah State University Extension, 2019
Certified Mental Health First Aider, the National Council for Behavioral Health and Utah State University Extension, 2019

Awards

Early Career Service, 2016

Epsilon Sigma Phi

Community Partnership Award -- Utah State Nutrition Action Coalition (SNAC), 2016

Utah Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences

Family Health and Wellness Award -- Utah Food $ense Program, 2016

Utah Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences

Distinguished Team -- mentoring achievement, research and involvement team , 2016

Epsilon Sigma Phi

Early Career Service, 2016

Epsilon Sigma Phi

Diversity Award, Salt Lake County Food $ense Nutrition Education Team, 2013

Utah Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences

Innovative Program Award, Utah Food $ense Nutrition Education Team, 2013

Utah Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences

Marketing/Public Relations Award, Marriage & Relationship Strengthening Team, 2013

Utah Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences

Peer Recognition Award, 2013

Utah Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences

Program Excellence Through Research Award, Utah Food $ense Nutrition Education Team, 2013

Utah Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences

Florence Hall Team Award, 2012

National Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences

Human Development/Family Relationships Team Award, 2012

National Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences

Florence Hall Team Award, 2012

Utah Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences

Human Development/Family Relationships Team Award, 2012

Utah Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences

Peer Recognition Award, 2012

Utah Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences

County of the Year, 2011

Utah State University Food $ense Nutrition Program State Office

Diversity/Multicultural Team Award, 2011

Epsilon Sigma Phi IOTA Chapter

Florence Hall Award , 2011

Utah Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences

State Team Award, 2011

Epsilon Sigma Phi IOTA Chapter

New Professional Award, 2010

National Extension Association of Family & Consumer Sciences

New Professional Award, 2010

National Extension Association of Family & Consumer Sciences

New Professional Award, 2010

Utah Extension Association of Family & Consumer Sciences

Peer Recognition Award, 2010

Utah Extension Association of Family & Consumer Sciences

New Educator Award, 2009

Utah Extension Association of Family & Consumer Sciences

Paper Presentation Award, 2008

Utah State University Graduate Research Symposium


Publications | Abstracts

  • Darrington, J., Jewkes, M., (2012). Extending the reach with master food preservers: a pilot study. Utah State University Extension Annual Conference Proceedings
  • Jewkes, M., Gunnell, S., LeBlanc, H.R, Christensen, N.K, (2012). Integrating food $ense nutrition education into English as second language for refugees. Utah State University Extension Annual Conference Proceedings

An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

    Publications | Book Chapters

  • Steinitz, T., Wagner, K.M, Drost, D.T, Alston, D.G, Hunter, B., Nischwitz, C., Ramirez, R., Allen, L., Barnhill, J.V, Frame, D., Pace, M., Durward, C., Reeve, J., Jewkes, M., Heflebower, R.F, (2014). A Guide to Common Organic Gardening Questions. USU Extension *
  • Delgadillo, L., Jewkes, M., (2012). The Encyclopedia of Housing, Second Edition: Affordability. SAGE Publications
  • Albertson, M.K, Jewkes, M., (2012). Highlights form County Faculty Who Are in Year Two of Programming - Salt Lake County: Relationship Education 2011. Utah State University Extension *

An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

Publications | Fact Sheets

An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

Publications | Curriculum

  • Jewkes, M., (2018). CREATE Better Health: Refugee Curriculum. Utah State University Extension
  • Hunsaker, T., Washburn, C., Jewkes, M., Neid-Avila, J., (2016). CREATES Family Mealtime. Utah State University Extension

An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

Publications | Journal Articles

Academic Journal

Professional Journal

    An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

    Publications | MultiMedia

    An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

    Publications | Other

    Magazine/Trade Publications

    • Jewkes, M., (2018). Eliminate Food Waste and Save Money: Money Matters Column. Utah Farm Bureau News Summer 2018 *
    • Jewkes, M., (2015). Saving Money on Groceries: Money Matters Column. Utah Farm Bureau News Special Edition Countryside Fall 2015 *
    • Jewkes, M., (2011). Your personal plan to a healthier you in 2011. Utah State Trooper

    Newspaper

    • Jewkes, M., (2015). USU Extension: Ask a Specialist 15 Ways to save money on groceries. The Box Elder News Journal *
    • Jewkes, M., (2015). 10 tips for healthy road trips. The Beaver County Journal *

    Miscellaneous Extension

      Miscellaneous-Extension

    Other

    • Jewkes, M., (2019). Planning a road trip? Try these healthy eating tips. *
    • Jewkes, M., (2018). Ask a Specialist: Cranberries: A healthy holiday choice. USU Extension Press release *
    • Jewkes, M., (2015). Ask a Specialist: 15 ways to save money on groceries. USU Extension Ask a Specialist *
    • Jewkes, M., (2015). Ask a Specialist: 10 Tips for Healthy Road Trips. USU Extension Ask a Specialist *
    • Jewkes, M., (2009). Ask a Specialist: Tips for making the most of your income tax return. Uintah Basin Standard *
    • Jewkes, M., (2009). ASK A SPECIALIST: HOW CAN I MAKE THE MOST OF MY TAX RETURN IN THIS UNCERTAIN ECONOMY?. Press Release *
    • Jewkes, M., (2009). Duchesne 4-H teens learn about savings. Uintah Basin Standard *
    • Jewkes, M., (2008). Ask a Specialist. Extension offers tips on food preservation. Uintah Basin Standard *
    • Jewkes, M., (2008). Do you have tips for home food preservation and canning?. *
    • Jewkes, M., (2008). Ask a Specialist: Extension Offers tips on food preservation. Uintah Basin Standard *
    • Jewkes, M., (2008). Ask a Specialist: Do you have tips for safe home food preservation and canning?. *
    • Jewkes, M., (2008). Slashing your entertainment expenses. Utah Saver Money Matters Newsletter *
    • Jewkes, M., (2008). Duchesne County USU Extension to Host 4-H Outdoor Cooking Camp. Uintah Basin Standard *
    • Jewkes, M., (2008). An assessment of housing affordability in Cache County, Utah. Master's Thesis *
    • Jewkes, M., (2008). Duchesne County 4-H hosts kick-off event. Uintah Basin Standard *
    • Jewkes, M., (2008). Duchesne County to hold annual 4-H kick-off event. Unitah Basin Standard *
    • Jewkes, M., (2008). How can I make the most of my tax refund. The Uintah Basin Standard *
    • Jewkes, M., (2008). Ask a Specialist: How can I make the most of my tax return. *
    • Jewkes, M., (2008). Saving Your Future: Protecting Yourself Against Foreclosure. *
    • Jewkes, M., (2007). Help children learn from personal experiences. Utah Farm Bureau News *
    • Jewkes, M., (2007). Ask a specialist: Can you share tips for teaching children. *
    • Jewkes, M., (2006). Slashing expenses: Boosting savings. FR/finance/2006-01 *
    • Jewkes, M., (2006). Slashing expenses: Slashing other expenses. FR/finance/2006-06 *
    • Jewkes, M., (2006). Slashing expenses: Slashing your clothing expenses. FR/finance/2006-02 *
    • Jewkes, M., (2006). Slashing expenses: Slashing your entertainment expenses. FR/finance/2006-04 *
    • Jewkes, M., (2006). Slashing expenses: Slashing your grocery bill. FR/finance/2006-03 *
    • Jewkes, M., (2006). Slashing expenses: Slashing your household utility and maintenance bill. FR/finance/2006-08 *
    • Jewkes, M., (2006). Slashing expenses: Slashing your medical bill. FR/finance/2006-05 *
    • Jewkes, M., (2006). Slashing expenses: Slashing your transportation bill. FR/finance/2006-07 *

    An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

    Extension

    SALT LAKE COUNTY Family Well Being 2015 - 2020, 2015 - 2020
    SALT LAKE COUNTY Food Safety & Preservation 2015 - 2020, 2015 - 2020
    Civil Rights--General Plan, 2008 - 2020
    SALT LAKE COUNTY Food $ense Nutrition Program 2015 - 2020, 2015 - 2020
    Salt Lake County Youth Can Cook Program, 2017 - 2019
    SALT LAKE COUNTY Homeless life skills program 2014 - 2017, 2014 - 2017
    UTAH COUNTY Food $ense 2014 - 2017, 2014 - 2017
    DAVIS COUNTY Food $ense 2014 - 2016, 2014 - 2016
    SALT LAKE COUNTY Food Safety & Preservation 2009 - 2015, 2009 - 2015
    SALT LAKE COUNTY Food Preparation & Nutrition 2009 - 2014, 2009 - 2014
    SALT LAKE COUNTY Marriage and Family Relations and Family Well Being 2009-2014, 2009 - 2014