Kathleen Riggs

Cooperative Extension - Southern

Family and Consumer Sciences Agent


Kathleen Riggs

Contact Information

Office Location: Iron County
Phone: (435) 590-7727
Email: kathleen.riggs@usu.edu
Website: http://extension.usu.edu/iron

Educational Background

MS, Family Sciences/Home Economics Education, Brigham Young University, 1991
Factors Influencing the Job Satisfaction of Cooperative Extension Agents...
CPR/First Aid Training, American Heart Association, 2019
Certified in Family and Consumer Sciences, American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences, 2018
Background Check Card, Utah Dept. of Health- Office of Child Care Licsensing, 2018
Pre-Service Training Certification, Utah Dept. of Health- Office Of Child Care Licensing, 2018

Biography

Employed with USU Extension since 1982 in Family and Consumer Sciences and 4-H Youth Development

Awards

Communications Internet Education Technology Award, 2016

National Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences

Communications: Internet Education Technology Live Well Utah Blog, 2016

Utah Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences

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

Utah Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences

Administrative Leadership- Western Region Winner, 2015

Epsilon Sigma Phi

Administrative Leadership- State Winner, 2015

Epsilon Sigma Phi- Iota Chapter

Bill E Robbins Awards- Faculty University Service Award Finalist, 2015

Utah State University

Faculty University Service Award- USU Extension, 2015

USU Extension Administration

UEAFCS Marketing/Public Relations Award (Team), 2015

Utah Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences

Outstanding Extension Professional in FCS, 2014

Utah Association of Family and Consumer Sciences

School Wellness Award- 2nd Place Western Region, 2014

National Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences

School Wellness Award, 2014

National Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences

Distinguished Service Award, 2013

Epsilon Sigma Phi, Iota Chapter

President, 2013

Epsilon Sigma Phi

Communications award, Team, 2012

National Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences

Communications Award, Team, 2012

National Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences

Communication Award: Educational Publications, Team, 2012

Utah Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences

President, 2010

Utah Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences

Voting Delegate, NEAFCS Annual Meeting, Birmingham AL, 2009

NAE4-HA 25 Years of Service Award, 2009

Dean Don Felker Financial Management Award, Team, 2009

President-elect, Utah Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences, 2009

Dean Don Felker Financial Management Award, 2009

Treasurer, Utah Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences, 2009

2007 Dean Don Felker Award, 2007

2007 Team Innovative Program Award, 2007

NAE4-HA Service Award as Vice President for Member Services, 2007

2006

Annie E. Casey Foundation and USDA/CSREES


Publications | Abstracts

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    Publications | Fact Sheets

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    Publications | Curriculum

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    Publications | Journal Articles

    Academic Journal

    Professional Journal

    • Riggs, K., Lee, T., Marshall, J., Serfustini, E.J, Bunnell, J.B, (2006). Mentoring: A Promising Approach for Involving At-risk Youth in 4-H.. Journal of Extension, 44, number 3
    • Riggs, K., Proctor, D.G, Serfustini, E.J, LeBlanc, H.R, Woodbury, C., (2003). Mentoring As a Prevention Strategy. Family Relaions and Human Development/Family Economics and Resource Management Biennial: The Journal of the FRHD and TERM Divisions of the American As, 5
    • Empey, C., Riggs, K., Lee, T., (2002). Mentoring as a prevention strategy: A promising program in Utah. Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences, 94:4, 75-76.

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

    Publications | MultiMedia

    PowerPoint

      Video

        Web

          Other Media

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

          Publications | Other

          Other

          • Riggs, K., (2009). Iron County 4-H Newsletter. Iron County 4-H Newsletter *
          • Riggs, K., (2009). Stay injury free while working in the yard. The Spectrum *
          • Riggs, K., (2009). Give the gifts that make a difference. The Spectrum *
          • Riggs, K., (2009). Increase happiness, wisdom when giving to charities. The Spectrum *
          • Riggs, K., (2009). Do you have tips for cultivating gratitude?. Box Elder News Journal *
          • Riggs, K., (2009). Kathy's Corner Newsletter. Kathy's Corner Newsletter *
          • Riggs, K., (2009). Do you have tips for cultivating gratitude?. Ask a Specialist *
          • Riggs, K., (2009). Stretch your dollar with coupons. The Spectrum *
          • Riggs, K., (2009). It's still apple seaons, let's preserve the harvest. The Spectrum *
          • Riggs, K., (2009). Simple tips for ripening, preserving green tomatoes. The Spectrum *
          • Riggs, K., (2009). Can I use less sugar in home food preservation?. The Spectrum *
          • Riggs, K., (2009). Iron County 4-H Newsletter. Iron County 4-H Newsletter *
          • Riggs, K., (2009). Kathy's Corner Newsletter. Kathy's Corner Newsletter *
          • Riggs, K., (2009). Protect your valuable food storage from insects and other pests.. The Spectrum *
          • Riggs, K., (2009). Keep rudeness out of children's schools. The Spectrum *
          • Riggs, K., (2009). Canning mistakes: If it sounds too good to be true. The Spectrum *
          • Riggs, K., (2009). Are you a modern-day pioneer?. The Spectrum *
          • Riggs, K., (2009). Which plastics are safe for food storage?. Ask a Specialist *
          • Riggs, K., (2009). Iron County 4-H Newsletter. Iron County 4-H Newsletter *
          • Riggs, K., (2009). Kathy's Corner Newsletter. Kathy's Corner Newsletter *
          • Riggs, K., (2009). Keeping your food safe while grilling. The Spectrum *
          • Riggs, K., (2009). Choose to be healthy. The Spectrum *
          • Riggs, K., (2009). Iron County 4-H Newsletter. Iron County 4-H Newsletter *
          • Riggs, K., (2009). Kathy's Corner Newsletter. Kathy's Corner Newsletter *
          • Riggs, K., (2009). After Mother's Day is over..... The Spectrum *
          • Riggs, K., (2009). Spring cleaning on a budget. The Spectrum *
          • Riggs, K., (2009). Ask a Specialist. Why Volunteer?. Beaver Press *
          • Riggs, K., (2009). Ask a Specialist. Box Elder News Journal *
          • Riggs, K., (2009). How can I connect with yound people around me?. The Times News *
          • Riggs, K., (2009). Make a difference during National Volunteer Month. The Spectrum *
          • Riggs, K., (2009). Keeping positive in uncertain times. The Spectrum *
          • Riggs, K., (2009). On the move: Add 2,000 steps per day.. The Spectrum *
          • Riggs, K., (2009). Mentor, get involved in the lives of youth.. The Spectrum *
          • Riggs, K., (2009). Iron County 4-H Newsletter. Iron County 4-H Newsletter *
          • Riggs, K., (2009). Kathy's Corner Newsletter. Kathy's Corner Newsletter *
          • Riggs, K., (2009). USU Extension offers savings art contest. Iron County Today *
          • Riggs, K., (2009). Get the most out of legumes.. The Spectrum *
          • Riggs, K., (2009). Teach kids to be money wise. The Spectrum *
          • Riggs, K., (2009). How do you show others you care?. The Spectrum *
          • Riggs, K., (2009). Everybody needs a mentor. Who was there for you?. The Spectrum *
          • Riggs, K., (2009). Iron County 4-H Newsletter. Iron County 4-H Newsletter *
          • Riggs, K., (2009). Kathy's Corner Newsletter. Kathy's Corner Newsletter *
          • Riggs, K., (2009). Gain skills for finances at class. The Spectrum *
          • Riggs, K., (2009). Start the new year with financial confidence. The Spectrum *
          • Riggs, K., (2008). Keeping positive in uncertain times.. The Spectrum *
          • Riggs, K., (2008). Bright ideas for a tight budget. The Spectrum *
          • Riggs, K., (2008). Cultivating gratitude brings happiness. Pyramid Shopper *
          • Riggs, K., (2008). Do you have any tips for cultivating gratitude?. Ask a Specialist- The Morgan County News *
          • Riggs, K., (2008). Do you have any tips for cultivating gratitude?. Ask a Specialist- Box Elder News Journal *
          • Riggs, K., (2008). Do you have tips for cultivating gratitude?. The Times News *
          • Riggs, K., (2008). Do you have tips for cultivating gratitude?. Ask a Specialist- Box Elder News Journal *
          • Riggs, K., (2008). Tips for cultivating gratitude. San Jan Record *
          • Riggs, K., (2008). Use these tips for navigating 'Black Friday'. The Spectrum *
          • Riggs, K., (2008). Kathy's Corner. Family and Consumer Sciences Newsletter *
          • Riggs, K., (2008). Have a developed attitude of gratitude. The Spectrum *
          • Riggs, K., (2008). What can I do to protect my family during flu season?. The Morgan County News *
          • Riggs, K., (2008). Take precautions before flu season hits. The Pyramid *
          • Riggs, K., (2008). What can I do to protect my family during flu season?. Spanish Fork Press *
          • Riggs, K., (2008). What can I do to protect my family during flu season?. Box Elder News Journal *
          • Riggs, K., (2008). Prepare for flu season now. The Spectrum *
          • Riggs, K., (2008). What can I do to protect my family during flu season this year?. Extension News & Multimedia *
          • Riggs, K., (2008). What do you know about your credit card company?. The Spectrum *
          • Riggs, K., (2008). Basic sauce mix saves time. The Spectrum *
          • Riggs, K., (2008). Kathy's Corner. Family and Consumer Sciences Newsletter *
          • Riggs, K., (2008). Coping with loss together. The Spectrum *
          • Riggs, K., (2008). Which plastics are safe for food storage?. Blue Mountain Panorama *
          • Riggs, K., (2008). Avoid some common canning mistakes. The Spectrum *
          • Riggs, K., (2008). It's not too late to make summer memorble. The Spectrum *
          • Riggs, K., (2008). Clothing choices really do matter. The Spectrum *
          • Riggs, K., (2008). Kathy's Corner Newsletter. *
          • Riggs, K., (2008). Prevent foodborne illnesses by following these safety tips. The Spectrum *
          • Riggs, K., (2008). What plastic should I use for food storage?. The Spectrum *
          • Riggs, K., (2008). Nutrition Education. Cedar City Review *
          • Riggs, K., (2008). Fun ways to get your 3-a-day from the dairy group. The Spectrum *
          • Riggs, K., (2008). Prepareing for Mother Nature's wild weather. The Spectrum *
          • Riggs, K., (2008). Kathy's Corner Newsletter. *
          • Riggs, K., (2008). Promote healthy families using protective factors. The Spectrum *
          • Riggs, K., (2008). Questions abound about water storage. The Spectrum *
          • Riggs, K., (2008). Principles of pressure canning. Extension Publications *
          • Riggs, K., (2008). April is national volunteer month. The Spectrum *
          • Riggs, K., (2008). Teach kids about fairness. The Spectrum *
          • Riggs, K., (2008). Kathy's Corner Newsletter. Mar/Apr *
          • Riggs, K., (2008). Healthy eating for kids starts with the parents. The Spectrum *
          • Riggs, K., (2008). Know the difference between wants and needs. The Spectrum *
          • Riggs, K., (2008). Making pesonal savings a priority. The Spectrum *
          • Riggs, K., (2008). Kathy's Corner Newsletter. *
          • Riggs, K., (2008). Resolve to better manage time between work, family. The Spectrum *
          • Riggs, K., (2008). Financial management workshops. Cedar City Review *
          • Riggs, K., (2008). Get in touch with your 'financial' feelings. The Spectrum *
          • Riggs, K., (2008). How to prepare for the worst. Ask a Specialist *
          • Riggs, K., (2007). Kathy's Corner News. Newsletter *
          • Riggs, K., (2007). Are you a responsible credit card user?. The Spectrum *
          • Riggs, K., (2007). Tips for storing and preserving squash. The Spectrum *
          • Riggs, K., (2007). Prevent mold and moisture. The Spectrum *
          • Riggs, K., (2007). Kathy's Corner News. Newsletter *
          • Riggs, K., (2007). A few basics about herbs & spices. The Spectrum *
          • Riggs, K., (2007). try these tips for canning your own fruit pie filling. The Spectrum *
          • Riggs, K., (2007). Self worth of great value in going back to school. The Spectrum *
          • Riggs, K., (2007). Build a family support network. The Spectrum *
          • Riggs, K., (2007). Take altitude into consideration when preparing, cooking food. The Spectrum *
          • Riggs, K., (2007). Kathy's Corner News. Newsletter *
          • Riggs, K., (2007). Do we really need sugar in our diet?. The Spectrum *
          • Riggs, K., (2007). Saving tips for those who never save. The Spectrum *
          • Riggs, K., (2007). Does anyone practice etiquette?. The Spectrum *
          • Riggs, K., (2007). Teach children important skill of money management. The Spectrum *
          • Riggs, K., (2007). Kathy's Corner News. Newsletter *
          • Riggs, K., (2007). Now is a great time to check the health of your 72-hour kit. The Spectrum *
          • Riggs, K., (2007). Make gardening a family activity. The Spectrum *
          • Riggs, K., (2007). The basics for cleaning and caring for your clothes. The Spectrum *
          • Riggs, K., (2007). Take a moment and enjoy National Nutrition Month. The Spectrum *
          • Riggs, K., (2007). Kathy's Corner News. Newsletter *
          • Riggs, K., (2007). Friends are essential to our child's development. The Spectrum *
          • Riggs, K., (2007). Save money at the grocery store. San Juan Record *
          • Riggs, K., (2007). Know what to do when your canned food storage freezes. The Spectrum *
          • Riggs, K., (2007). Are food additives good or bad? Maybe both. The Spectrum *
          • Riggs, K., (2007). The best time to organize your life is now. The Spectrum *
          • Riggs, K., (2007). Kathy's Corner News. Newsletter *

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

          Extension

          FCS- General, 2008 - 2020
          Youth & Families with Promise/4-H Mentoring, 2007 - 2020
          4-H- General, 2007 - 2020
          FCS- Food Sense Nutrition Education Program, 2007 - 2020
          FCS-Financial Management/Utah Saves, 2007 - 2020
          FCS-Food Safety, Preservation & Storage, 2007 - 2020
          Civil Rights, 2007 - 2019