Meet Dr. Karen Bruns
Epsilon Sigma Phi's
2015 Ruby Award Recipient
Dr. Bruns spent her 33 year career working in Ohio State University Extension, starting as a county family and consumer sciences Extension educator and culminating her career as Assistant Director for Family and Consumer Sciences and leader, OSU CARES. In the Assistant Director role, which she held from 2011 to April 2015, she provided leadership to a program of over 200 faculty/staff who focus on Healthy People, Healthy Finances and Healthy Relationships.
Since 1996 she also gave lead to developing and implementing Ohio’s OSU CARES initiative. This Extension led initiative serves to catalyze interdisciplinary teams that partner OSU Extension with colleges across Ohio State University to expand the outreach and engagement of the university with Ohioans.