Meredith’s food and nutrition program offers numerous and varied community engagement opportunities. Recent examples of such opportunities completed by Meredith students include:

  • Interfaith Food Shuttle – Students teach ‘Cooking Matters” and “Backpack Buddies”; work with teach garden
  • Urban Ministries – Students developed nutrition education for diabetic clinic clients (English and Spanish)
  • Eat Smart Move More NC – Students have instituted ESMMNC programs such as developing a campus walking map, campus access and promotion for community supported agriculture (CSA), research for a dedicated lactation space and healthier catering options
  • Poe Center – Students have worked on nutrition education programs for school age children to older adults
  • Meals on Wheels of Wake County– Students have delivered meals to homebound senior citizens
  • Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program-Students have developed nutrition education curriculum materials for a variety of populations
  • Dickinson Foundation Community Garden– Students work in our on-site community garden providing food to the campus community and learning about sustainable agricultural practices
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Contact Information
Melinda Campbell
Department Head, Nutrition, Health, & Human Performance
124 Martin Hall
(919) 760-8309
campbellm@meredith.edu
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