Don’t miss out on this scholarship opportunity!

The Circle of Friends are offering $2000 scholarships to seven students. The application deadline is Friday, March 19, 2021.

Visit the Circle of Friends website for application details.

The Circle of Friends, founded in 1992, is a coalition of alumni, faculty, students, and friends who have joined together to provide ongoing private support to sustain the department’s dedication to excellence.

Professor Alex Feng Recognized for Excellence in Teaching and Student Support by Peer Connections

Dr. Alex Feng was named an “innovative and student-centered” teacher by students who took the Peer Connections’ survey earlier this semester.

Peer Connections “supports students through tutoring, mentoring, supplemental instruction, learning assistants, and student success events in an inclusive, welcoming environment. It serves as a university-wide resource for the promotion of peer learning and retention”.

Congratulations to Dr. Alex Feng!

News from the 2019 – 2020 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.

Special Procedures for Retrieving Locker Contents
Updated August 17, 2020

We have special procedures for those wanting to retrieve the contents of their Nutrition, Food Science, and Packaging Department locker that was used in the Spring 2020 semester. Please read all of the procedures below.

Locker Contents Retrieval Procedure
If possible, please make an appointment with the instructional support technician, Wendee Augustiro (contact info below), to pick up your locker contents. Central Classroom Building will remain locked through Fall 2020, so an appointment needs to be made to retrieve your items.
If you cannot or choose not to come back to campus to pick up your locker contents, then we will ship your items back to you. Please complete this form to request your items to be shipped back to you: Request Form for Locker Contents to be Returned by Mail.
For any questions, please contact:

Wendee Augustiro

Instructional Support Technician

e: wendee.augustiro@sjsu.edu (preferred)

p: (408) 924-3111

Applying into the Applied Nutrition and Food Sciences Concentration
To Prospective Freshman and Transfer students interested in the Dietetics Concentration within the B.S. in Nutritional Science Major:
Please apply into the Applied Nutrition and Food Sciences Concentration. Once admitted into the major, you will have a chance to apply into the Dietetics Concentration if you have a minimum SJSU cumulative GPA of 3.0, complete Chem 1A, and complete a NUFS course with a “C” grade or better.

WHISK goes live!
WHISK (Wellness and Health Inspired Student Kitchens) is a program that will recruit and train Nutrition, Food Science, and Packaging students to lead nutrition education and cooking demonstrations for our campus community.

More information can be found on the WHISK website.

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.