News from the 2018 – 2019 academic year

Please enjoy news from the (not so) distant past! We recently updated our website, and in that process, we transferred our archived news to this blog format.

San Jose State University Earns 2019 Top Ranking for Nutrition Program from collegefactual.com.

CSU Shares Profile of SJSU’s Fritz Yambrach, Professor and Inventor.

Applications for the Circle of Friends Graduate Research Assistance Award ($1,000) are now accepted year-round.

News from the 2017 – 2018 academic year

Please enjoy news from the (not so) distant past! We recently updated our website, and in that process, we transferred our archived news to this blog format.

Faculty and students of NUFS & PKG attended and presented research posters at the 2018 California Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics annual conference in May in Pomona.

Faculty and students at the 2018 California Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics annual conference in May in Pomona.

Faculty and students at the conference.

Congratulations to Giovanni Sumulong (student) and Deepa Singamesetti, MS (faculty) for receiving 2018 CEED (Committee to Enhance Equity and Diversity) Awards!

Ms. Caroline Haas, NUFS & PKG faculty member and Director of our Circle of Friends Alumni Association, received the Lifetime Faculty Service Award at the 2017 CASA Service Awards Reception on Wednesday, November 15, 2017!

Caroline Haas receiving the Lifetime Faculty Service Award at the 2017 CASA Service Awards Reception on Wednesday, November 15, 2017!

Faculty at the Service Awards Reception.

ATTENTION Masters Program Applicants: The graduate school application system, CSU Mentor, has been replaced with Cal State Apply (calstate.edu/apply) as of June 1, 2017.

Curriculum scheduling update: Both NUFS 108A and NUFS 109 will be offered every semester starting Fall 2017.

History of department’s Cal Pro NET Center is featured in CASA Blog post!

Dr. Fritz Yambrach received the top award in the DuPont International Innovative Package Design competition this year with his Fritz Water Vest (pictured below). This is very prestigious as it has an international team of judges and is very well respected in the packaging technology field. Their comments recognized Fritz Water Vest as an example of Packaging technology applied to improving people’s lives. For more info about the Fritz Water Vest, visit www.FritzWaterVest.org.

Fritz Water Vest worn by a child.

A child wearing the Fritz Water Vest.

The Packaging Program typically gives over $6,000 annually in student scholarships!

News from the 2016 – 2017 academic year

Please enjoy news from the (not so) distant past! We recently updated our website, and in that process, we transferred our archived news to this blog format.

SJSU students, faculty, preceptors, and alumni attended the 2017 California Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics annual conference in Sacramento, CA.

Students, faculty, staff, and preceptors at the 2017 California Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics annual conference in Sacramento, CA

Students, faculty, preceptors, and alumni at the conference.

SJSU students, faculty, preceptors, and alumni at the 2017 California Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics annual conference in Sacramento, CA

Students, faculty, preceptors, and alumni at the conference.

SJSU Students with current Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics President, Lucille Beseler.

SJSU students with current Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics President, Lucille Beseler.

Dr. Ashwini Wagle, our DPD Director, receives the 2016-17 Excellence in Education Award presented by the California Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics at the annual CAND conference.

Dr. Ashwini Wagle, our DPD Director, receives the 2016-17 Excellence in Education Award presented by the California Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics at the annual CAND conference.

Dr. Ashwini Wagle with the Excellence in Education Award medal.

Department featured on CASA Blog! Frankie Garcia (Hong Kong FLP alum), Natsuko Tsuji, MS (former NUFS graduate student), and Cassie Barmore, MS, RD (campus dietitian) all received 2016-17 CEED Awards! Congrats!

Dr. Lucy McProud, our Department Chair, received the Lifetime Faculty Service Award at the 2016 CASA Service Awards Reception on Wednesday, December 7, 2016!

Dr. McProud receiving Award.

Dr. McProud receiving Award.