News and Announcements
- If anyone was planning to take HDFS 255 it is not available this fall. In place of HDFS 255, you can substitute 201- Introduction to Family Processes.
- Save the date, Monday, March 10th, 2014 is the Health Career Fairs, 2:00-5:30pm Rec Center
- Interns for Indiana Deadline, Sunday, March 9, 2014, http://www.purdue.edu/dp/i_
- Interns for Indiana Deadline, Sunday, March 9, 2014
- Diabetes camp Carol Dixon is the Head Dietitian for diabetes camp. Please contact Carol Dixon (firstname.lastname@example.org) at the ADA office to get the staff application. Tell Carol you are interested in being part of the nutrition staff. If any interns/students have any questions about camp and their responsibilities at camp please have them contact Carol and she would be happy to explain it to them. Thanks for your support of Camp John Warvel.
- The HHS Success Mentors program pairs incoming freshmen with existing students within their majors/departments to assist in transitioning to Purdue. The time commitment is minimal; we will have 1-2 group events during the semester, 2 meetings between mentors and student services staff, and mentors/mentees meet for lunch, coffee, etc. every 2-3 weeks. Application and additional information can be located at http://www.purdue.edu/hhs/student_services/student_life/mentors/index.php. The deadline to apply is March 7.
- The Tippecanoe County WIC Program will be accepting students to work with us during the summer on a volunteer basis. We would like this individual to be available throughout the entire summer (May – August) for approximately 15-20 hours per week. We would also require this individual to be available on Wednesday afternoons and Saturday mornings. I will be accepting resumes and cover letters until Thursday, March 20, 2014.
Please submit resumes to:
Alicia Keen, RD, IBCLC, Assistant Coordinator, Tippecanoe County WIC Program, 1322 Tippecanoe Street, Lafayette, In 47904, P:(765) 420-9999, F: (765) 420-9997, email@example.com
- The Purdue Center for Global Food Security (PCGFS) announces a new grant competition for undergraduate students. The PCGFS Student Innovation Grants support undergraduate students in any academic discipline working in teams to develop a technology or program that may render creative solutions to a vexing food security problem for stressed communities in a developing country or for programs that support food insecure communities within the state of Indiana. Two grants of $10,000 each for international projects and two grants of $3,000 each for local projects will be awarded. To carry innovations forward, students must commit to entering their projects in subsequent national or international innovation grant competitions. Submit your electronic application to the Purdue Center for Global Food Security (firstname.lastname@example.org) by Friday, March 14, 2014. If you have questions, please contact Cristy Gosney (email@example.com).
- Mary Louise Foster Scholarship established for students in the College of HHS. Minimum of $500 awarded to recipients. Due to MTHW 126 by 5pm on Friday, March 7th. Follow this link
- Job Opportunity They are looking for 2 junior or senior students to assist with clients in the Ismail Center. For more info, contact Donna Zoss. firstname.lastname@example.org
- Recipe creators needed Lafayette Transitional Housing Center is seeking people to create recipes using the commodity products, cook the dishes and bring the dishes in during the food pantry shifts and offer clients samples with the recipes. Multiple shifts are available. Contact Christina at email@example.com
- Travel grants are available for Study Abroad. Semester program - $3,000; 6 week, 6 credit - $2,000; anything less - $1,000. Visit Study Abroad office in YONG 105 or call 765-494-2383 for more information.
- Barb Maughmer, Wiley Dining Court, is looking for interns to work with the PALS program this summer, June 2-July 25. Contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org. It could possibly meet the NUTR 35000 requirements.
- COSINE (College of Science Instructional Nightly Enrichment) is a free tutoring program to help students in first-year courses in Biology, Chemistry and Math. COSINE offers evening tutoring right in your own backyard. Our goal is to help you develop problem-solving skills needed to do your homework. Please visit one of our locations for assistance.
COSINE at Harrison Hall, C218 Conference Room: 7 to 10 p.m. Monday and Wednesday , COSINE at Owen Hall, Collaboration Room: 7 to 10 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday *** For optimal tutoring results, bring your textbook and class notes. ***
- The Purdue Center for Global Food Security (PCGFS) announces a new grant competition for undergraduate students. The PCGFS Student Innovation Grants support undergraduate students in any academic discipline working in teams to develop a technology or program that may render creative solutions to a vexing food security problem for stressed communities in a developing country or for programs that support food insecure communities within the state of Indiana. Two grants of $10,000 each for international projects and two grants of $3,000 each for local projects will be awarded. To carry innovations forward, students must commit to entering their projects in subsequent national or international innovation grant competitions.
Submit your electronic application to the Purdue Center for Global Food Security (email@example.com) by Friday, March 14, 2014. If you have questions, please contact Cristy Gosney (firstname.lastname@example.org).
- Kellogg’s Nutrition Recipe Contest
2014 - KELLOGG’S KNOW NETWORK™ STUDENT KITCHEN COOK-OFF Abbreviated Rules. No Purchase Necessary to Enter. Begins 1/13/14 at 12:00:00 PM (ET) and ends 3/13/14 at 11:59:59 AM (ET). To enter or for complete Official Rules, go to www.kelloggsnutrition.com. Open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and District of Columbia who are 18 years of age or older as of 1/13/14; and are a registered student member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics; and are enrolled in an ACEND-accredited undergraduate/graduate dietetics program or dietetics internship as of 1/13/14; and must be a registered member of Kellogg’s Know Network™. Sponsor: Kellogg North America Company, One Kellogg Square, Battle Creek, MI 49016.
- Applications are now available to students for the Class of 1937 Scholarship. Each year 15-20 scholarships are given to students from funds from the Class of 1937, ranging from $500-$4,000. Selection is made on the basis of leadership activities while at Purdue. Applications for those who will be undergraduates in Fall 2014 and Spring 2015 are now available at http://www.purdue.edu/odos/scholarships/1937-scholarship.pdf. The deadline for the applications to be returned to the Office of the Dean of Students is Friday, March 7, 2014 at 5:00pm. Late applications will not be accepted.
- Summer Intern opportunity with Ocean Spray Cranberries, INC. June through August 2014, Position location in Lakeville, MA See posting on Bulletin board 2nd floor Stone Hall.
- Must be a current student enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate Degree Program in Nutrition Science, Nutrition/Dietetics or Biology
- Experience in Analytical, General or Organic Chemistry is a plus
- Must be results oriented with strong attention to details and deadlines
- Must have excellent oral and written communication skills
- Must have excellent computer proficiency (Excel, PowerPoint, EndNote, Word)
- Need supplemental instruction? Go to www.purdue.edu/si to learn more. It is being offered for Biol 110, CHM 116 BIOL 111, BIOL 204, CHM 112, to name a few courses. There are several more offerings.
- All Access Internships offer free coaching videos. Go to email@example.com
- The Writing Lab services and support. 226 Heavilon Hall M-T 9-6 and Fri 9-1. http://owl.english.purdue.edu
- Kristen Clark was named the 2014 Nutrition Science Outstanding Senior.
- Amber Nolder received the IDA Scholarship
- Jennifer Mansfield received the AND Scholarship
- Kirsten Clawson received the All Access Internship Scholarship
- Kirsten Clawson was named the 2013 Nutrition Science Outstanding Senior.
- Lauren O'Connor received the College of HHS Dean's Choice Award for her "Mobile MyPlate" poster at the 2013 Undergraduate Research Poster Symposium.
- Kirsten Clawson received the 2013 Didactic Program Outstanding Student Award from the Indiana Dietetic Association.
- Amber Nolder received the 2013 Indiana Dietetic Association Scholarship.
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- Noelle Carr received the 2012 IDA Outstanding Dietetics Student Award for a CP Program.
- Lyndsey Maxwell-Huss was named the 2012 Nutrition Science Outstanding Senior.
- Congratulations to the winning team of CSR and Nutrition Science students who took first prize in the annual Abbott Nutrition Sales competition: Sarah Korni, Jenny Megalli, and Martie Burris.
- Senior Class Difference is a campus-wide philanthropy in which graduating seniors make a gift to Purdue before graduation so that Purdue programs can continue to thrive, and future Boilers can experience Purdue at its best.
- Tracy Ochs received the 2009 Principle Financial Group Scholarship
- Maggie McKay received the 2009 IDA Scholarship
- Lindsey Maxwell, Monica Poplawski and Rachel Hadley received 2009 Indiana Dietetic Association Membership Scholarships
- Monica Poplawski, Lara Schliter, Lyndsey Maxwell, and Rebecca Hewins received the 2009 Kappa Omicron Nu Scholarships
- Amanda Monroe received the 2009 Maple Leaf Farms Scholarship
- Kristen Barrett received the 2009 Mary Louise Foster Award
- Jocelyn Sherrod received the 2009 Cecelia and Arthur Stuart Memorial Scholarship
- Leslie Cradler, an undergraduate in the Department of Foods and Nutrition, has been awarded a research enhancement award from Purdue's Center for Families for her project, "Are adolescent attitudes toward calcium rich foods and intake of dietary calcium related to the presence of grandparent(s) living in the household?"
- Amy Conklin was named the 2009 Foods and Nutrition Outstanding Senior
- Suzanne "Maggie" McKay is one of three recipients of the 2009 Amelia Earhart Scholarship given to students who demonstrate exemplary leadership skill, determination and potential