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George Washington Carver Lecture Series (GWCLS)

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The Department of Food and Nutritional Sciences GWC Lecture Series will be held on
October 30, 2014 at Tuskegee University Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center
Theme, "Impact of George Washington Carver: Innovation on Food and Nutrition Sciences in the 21st Century"

Go to
www.tuskegee.edu/GWCLS for more information.     ____________________________________________________________________________________________________  

FNS Bowl Team (seated) and supporters at the SE Section IFTSA College Bowl Competition at Alabama A&M University, March 29, 2014

Welcome to the Department of Food and Nutritional Sciences (FNS)

                                                                       

The Department of Food and Nutritional Sciences offers Bachelors of Science (B.S.) degrees in Food Science, Nutritional Science, Didactic Program in Dietetics, Public Health Nutrition, and dual degrees in Food Science & Biology or in Nutritional Science & Biology.  It also offers thesis and non-thesis Masters of Science (M.S.) degrees in Food Science or Nutritional Science and is part of the Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) program in Integrative Biosciences.

    

Vision

The Department of Food and Nutritional Sciences' vision is to educate highly competent professionals pursuing career paths or graduate school at either the M.S. or Ph.D. level. 

Mission

Our mission accomplishes the vision through training students in acquiring adequate knowledge, skills and competencies in food and nutritional sciences during integrated classroom instructions, hands-on research and extramural experiential learning opportunities in preparation as professionals in the global economy.

About Us

  • A legacy of producing qualified Dietitians, Nutritionists and Food Scientists.  Read more ...
  • Presentation about FNS

News/Events/Links  

Students Opportunity Social (SOS) during the FNSAB visit on 10-17-2013
 

News and Recent Activities       
  • FNS is to host the George Washington Carver Lecture Series (GWCLS) on October 30, 2014 at Tuskegee University, Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center.
  • Cargill Representatives spoke to FNS students on Sept 30, 2014 in Henderson Hall Auditorium.  Flyer.
  • Orientation for the new FNS Undergraduates was held on August 13, 2014.
  • Nine FNS members (7 students and 2 faculty/staff) participated in IFT 2014, New Orleans, LA, June 21-24.
  • FNS held a Recognition Social for the TUFANs Graduating Seniors on May 1, 2014.
  • Two Graduate students, Naresh Shahi and Joel Tumwebaze, received Student Leadership Awards at the SE Section IFT Meeting, Atlanta, GA, April 14, 2014.
  • FNS College Bowl Team participated in the IFT Southeastern Section's IFTSA College Bowl Competition held at Alabama A&M University on March 29,2014.
  • group from FNS Dept. attended the 2014 SE IFT Food Industry Expo on March 13,2014 at Cobb Galleria Center, Atlanta, GA
  • FNSAB visited Department on October 17-18, 2013.  Read more ...
  • FNS 2nd Annual Reception for New Students was held on October 26, 2013
  • FNSAB visited the Department on October 18 & 19, 2012.  Read more ... 
  • FNS Department hosted IFNC 2011 at the Tuskegee University, Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center on October 9-11, 2011 

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  The Undergraduate Food Science Program is Approved by the Higher Education Review Board of the Institute of Food Technologists., 525 W. Van Buren Street, Suite 1000, Chicago, IL 60607. 

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Department of Food and Nutritional Sciences, 204 Campbell Hall, Tuskegee University, Tuskegee, AL 36088
Phone: 334-727-8162 , Fax: 334-727-8493, E-mail: gherdp@mytu.tuskegee.edu