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Sports Nutritionist to Speak at Syracuse University April 8
Sports nutritionist, Sarah Wick, RD CSSD LD, will speak at Syracuse University on April 8, 7:00 p.m., in the Life Sciences Bldg., Room 001. Her presentation will focus on sports nutrition and how it affects performance.
Christy Lecture Series in Nutrition welcomes
Seth Goldman, co-founder and TeaEO of Honest Tea April 13
Seth Goldman, co-founder and TeaEO of Honest Tea— the mission-driven entrepreneur who Beverage World magazine just placed at the top of its "50 Disruptors in the Beverage Industry" list —is the featured speaker at the Christy Lecture Series in Nutrition presented by Falk College April 13, 10:15-11:30am, 312 Lyman Hall. Goldman’s presentation is entitled, "Scaling an Authentic Brand While Keeping it Honest."
SPM students, faculty participate in 2015 Society of American Baseball Research Analytics Conference
Three sport management majors and Professor Rodney Paul attended the conference, with an additional sport management major contributing to research. The group was joined by a sport management minor and a graduate student in the College of Arts and Sciences. Gregory Ackerman, representing the Class of 2015, along with Colby Conetta and Joey Weinberg, members of the Class of 2017, attended the conference and took part in the Diamond Dollars Case Competition. The two other members of their team were Justin Mattingly, a sophomore newspaper and journalism and political science major and sport management minor, and Raymond Garzia, a graduate student studying mathematics.
Falk College announces classes for 2015 summer sessions
Beginning with Maymester and spanning Summer Session I and II, Falk College will offer numerous courses for students on campus, as well as some online.
Tatiana Williams ’16 named Senior Class Marshal
Tatiana Williams, a social work major with a minor in psychology, was announced as one of two Syracuse University Senior Class Marshals who will represent the Class of 2016.
Because Social Security is a legacy for all generations
a sign outside of Professor Eric Kingson’s campus office reads, hands off our children & grandchildren’s Social Security, which is one of several key messages found in the book he recently co-authored with attorney, author and long-time colleague Nancy Altman entitled, “Social Security Works! Why Social Security Isn’t Going Broke and How Expanding It Will Help Us All.” A book signing and short presentation, with question and answer session, was held at Barnes and Noble, Erie Blvd. location, on Thursday, March 19.
March is National Month Commemorating Social Work, Nutrition
The month of March celebrates two key components of Falk College’s academic portfolio—nutrition and social work. In the School of Social Work and the nutrition program in the Department of Public Health, Food Studies and Nutrition, various activities are planned.
Student Services Moves to MacNaughton Hall
As of March 11, Falk College’s Office of Student Services has relocated to 300 MacNaughton Hall, which is part of the new Falk Complex connected to White Hall. The College’s phased move began in January 2015 and will continue through the Fall semester.
Music Education Majors, BMW Preschoolers Create Music and More
An ongoing creative collaboration involving BMW teachers and music education faculty members recently connected college-aged and preschool students for a unique and valuable learning experience.
SPM Students on Los Angeles Immersion Trip
Our 20 sport management majors and minors spent their spring break in Los Angeles for a week-long immersion trip.
Research training program for veterans accepting applications
To improve access to undergraduate research experiences in the area of trauma for groups typically underrepresented in this research, including veterans, a collaborative venture between Syracuse University’s Falk College, SUNY Oswego, and SUNY Upstate Medical University is now recruiting students for its 2015 program June 1-26 on the Syracuse campus.
Get The Lead Out
Falk nutrition students in Orange Wrap recently partnered with the Onondaga County Health Department in giving nutrition tours in local grocery stores to educate families on how to eat healthy to prevent lead poisoning. Foods high in iron, calcium, and vitamin C can protect against lead poisoning, which is a high risk for children residing in older homes within Syracuse. Orange Wrap students provide nutrition education to their peers across campus as well as the local community at-large.
Falk College Announces New Master of Arts in Addiction Studies
To address a growing need for more counselors, healthcare professionals and social services professionals with adequate training and credentialing in alcohol, other drugs and behavioral addictions, Falk College announced the creation of a 36-credit Master of Arts in Addiction Studies degree.
Food studies, nutrition faculty, students participated in NYC James Beard Empire Feast
Falk College food studies chef instructor, Mary Kiernan, cooked for and participated in the James Beard Empire State Feast Event on Feb. 27 at the James Beard House in NYC. Assisting her and the other team chefs were Falk nutrition students, Rachel Johnson and Kaylah Wicks. The Beard Foundation offers events to educate, inspire, entertain, and foster an appreciation of American cuisine. Preparation for the event included recent test run-throughs at Syracuse University’s Falk College teaching kitchens.
Keith A. Alford, honored for activism and service, co-edits new book that addresses needs of families in rural communities
Social Work Degree Guide published a listing of its “30 Most Influential Social Workers Alive Today.” Associate professor of social work, Keith A. Alford, Ph.D., A.C.S.W., was listed ninth. In recognition of community service and advocacy, he received the 2015 Harriet Tubman Spirit Award. Earlier this year, Alford’s co-edited book, “Rural Families and Reshaping Human Services,” was released.
Clothing Drive Fills Unmet Need in Local Transgender Community
Table after table lined with hundreds of donated shirts, pants, sweaters, skirts, jackets and other clothing items were visible in one Peck Hall classroom because MFT graduate students Amy Goss and Megan O’Brien recognized an unmet need within Syracuse’s transgender community.
Lecture with Sports Nutritionist, Sarah Wick
An evening lecture on sports nutrition and how it affects performance
Wednesday, April 8th
Life Sciences Bld, Room 011
Food Chains: The Revolution in America's Fields
Join us for an award winning film showing and discussion
Thursday, April 9th
Falk Complex Room 104
Learn more about the film
6th Annual PLAY Mini-Conference
"Family Play in Diverse Cultures" presented by Jaipaul Roopnarine
Saturday, April 11th
Mt. Nittany Elementary School
Christy Lecture Series in Nutrition
"Scaling an Authentic Brand While Keeping it Honest" presented by co-founder and TeaEO of Honest Tea, Seth Goldman
Monday, April 13th
312 Lyman Hall
Sports and the Pursuit of Healthiness
Symposium focusing on the historical reasoning for the development of sports, concerns for the health of athletes, changes that reduced health risks and the impact of health concerns on sports participation.
Date: Friday, April 24th
Time: 4:00 pm
Location: Grant Auditorium
Falk College Community Meet-and-Greet with Dean Murphy
Dean Murphy is interested in hearing your ideas about student needs in our new building. A date will be scheduled after Spring Break.
Falk Complex Student Lounge, Room 216