By Rabiya Bower, RD, LDN Did you know April is National Preceptor Month? In 2013, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND) named April National Preceptor Month to recognize and thank the health professionals who train, teach, guide, and mentor the next generation of registered dietitian nutritionists (RDN) and dietetic technicians registered (DTR). Additionally, the […]
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Five Benefits of Being a Preceptor
Seton Hill Dietetic Students in the Spotlight
Written by: Rachel Sproat, Student Dietitian at Seton Hill University The Nutrition and Dietetics club at Seton Hill University is committed to promoting healthful eating and service to the Seton Hill campus, Greensburg community, and beyond. This year, the Dietetic students have prepared twenty gallons of soup for “Soup for a Claus”, participated in the […]
What’s the PSU Student Nutrition Association Up To?
By Paris Winston, PSU Dietetics Student Penn State’s Student Nutrition Association (SNA) is student-led organization comprised of over 50 undergraduate students at The Pennsylvania State University located in University Park, PA. As a group, SNA provides its members with Community Service, Professional Development, and Member Engagement Opportunities. Some of these events include professional head shots, […]
What Are Immaculata’s Dietetics Students Up To?
Article by: Claire DeMenna, President of SDA, Senior of Nutrition & Dietetics Immaculata University’s SDA is a group of traditional and non-traditional undergraduate nutrition students that spread the information of health throughout the campus and community. SDA is its own entity; however, we are connected with other groups and have subsections to our organization. The […]
PAND Research Corner: Spotlight on Emily Wallace
Article by: Alissa Smethers PhD, RD, LDN Happy New Year! I hope that everyone’s 2019 is off to a fantastic start. This month’s interview is with a senior nutrition student Emily Wallace from The Pennsylvania State University. Read below to learn more about Emily and the research she has been involved with during her undergraduate […]
L.E.A.N Students Making La Salle University A Healthy Place
Article by: Grace Laubenstein, Junior Nutrition Major and LEAN President L.E.A.N. is a registered academic, social, and service organization that operates on La Salle University’s campus in North Philadelphia. L.E.A.N. stands for La Salle Explorers Advocating Nutrition. Our mission statement is to further the academic interest in the field of dietetics and nutrition. We also […]
Don’t You Wish You Were an IUP SAND Member?
The Student Association of Nutrition and Dietetics (SAND) at Indiana University of Pennsylvania By Paige Finkenbinder, 2018-2019 SAND President The Student Association of Nutrition and Dietetics (SAND) is a student-led organization made up of about 80 nutrition and dietetics majors at Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP). Community service and professional development are two main focus […]