Meredith Nutrition and Wellness Association
The Meredith Nutrition and Wellness Association is open to any student who is interested in topics related to nutrition and wellness. The group promotes nutrition and wellness across the Meredith campus and throughout the surrounding Raleigh area and gives students the opportunity to explore career opportunities in the areas of nutrition, food service and wellness.
Kappa Omicron Nu
Kappa Omicron Nu is a national Honor Society for students seeking a major in the human environmental sciences or nutrition, health, and human performance. Majors at Meredith that are eligible for membership in the society are:
- Child development
- Fashion merchandising and design
- Family and consumer sciences
- Interior design
- Exercise and sports science
- Food and nutrition
Students are chosen from the sophomore, junior and senior classes for this honor. To be admitted as a member, a student must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 (overall and at Meredith) and be in the upper 25 percent of her class, declared a major, completed 45 semester hours and shown evidence of superior personal qualities and leadership potential. Students join Kappa Omicron Nu by invitation only.
Scholarships are available to students majoring in food and nutrition through The North Carolina Dietetic Association and the American Dietetic Association.
Additional Student Resources
Watch this episode of Meredith Minute to find what happened to all those heirloom varieties of fruits and vegetables – and why it matters.