Student Association of Nutrition and Dietetics Awarded Outstanding Student Program 2018

Posted on 5/3/2018 11:24:24 AM

Breanna Lang, Lynnsy Leonard, Molly Moroney, and Andrea MarshallOn April 24, 2018, the Student Association of Nutrition and Dietetics received the award for the 2018 Outstanding Student Program, presented by the IUP Student Government Association.

SAND is the professional student organization for majors in the Department of Food and Nutrition. Professor Pao Ying Hsiao serves as the faculty adviser for the organization. Some of SAND’s outstanding accomplishments from the 2017-2018 academic year include:

  • Volunteered 12+ hours per week at the Food Co-Op of Indiana, PA--assisting customers, stocking shelves, updating social media pages, and helping at special events
  • Held a food drive for the food pantries of the Indiana County Community Action Program
  • Developed Living and Learning presentations for undergraduate students living in the residence halls
  • Organized the 2nd Annual Crock Pot Cook-Off as part of National Nutrition Month and raised nearly $400 for the Food Co-Op
  • Hosted a nationally recognized nutrition professional who discussed “Foods, Not Fads” to conclude the March 2018 National Nutrition Month events

Medinah Bey serving at the Indiana Food Co-Op Farm to Table Dinner on Sept 16, 2017

SAND Student Volunteer at the Food Co-Op of Indiana, PASAND with National Nutrition Month Speaker, Caroline Passerrello

2nd Annual Crock Pot Cook OffDakota Kanzik shows students how to make Overnight Oats