Last week Mrs. Faulkner’s class presented at Southridge Village Assisted Living facility. Four nutrition students gave a presentation and answered questions regarding “healthy snacks”, “low sodium options”, “healthier beverage choices” and “healthier sweet food options”. Way to go Mrs. Faulkner and Nutrition students!
The Dietetic Interns taught Nutrition Focused Physical Exam procedures to the Senior Seminar class on 2/6/17. First, Audrey and Helena performed a demonstration of the entire NFPE. Then we split the class into six groups. We had six stations set up to thoroughly go over different sections of the NFPE. The stations included: protocol, readiness, head, torso, legs, and one other I can’t remember! Then we concluded with a case study with the whole class participating. Everything went really well!
Applications for the FACS Department Scholarships are now live. Applications are due March 1st. For all information, please visit http://uca.edu/facs/scholarships/
The 3rd Annual Family & Consumer Sciences (FCS) Day, “Dining In” for Healthy Families, is almost here!
If you’ve not heard of FCS Day, it is an opportunity to promote family and consumer sciences programs, tools, and professionals that support family mealtime. We ask families to make and eat a healthy meal together on December 3rd. December 3rd was chosen to recognize AAFCS Founder Ellen Swallow Richards, first woman graduate of MIT, whose birthday was December 3rd.
To date, we have received more than 40,000 commitments to “Dining In”! But to grow our initiative and surpass last year’s 127,000+ commitments, we need you.
With FCS Day taking place this Saturday, Commit to “Dining In” on Dec. 3 at http://bit.ly/FCSday!
The Boys and Girls Club of Faulkner County is seeking six interns for the spring semester (Unpaid)
They need interns in the following areas:
Boys and Girls Club will accept:
No minimum GPA
*Background check required
If interested, send your resume to Phillip Moore at Phillip@bgcfaulkner.org
Senior Brooke Long is spearheading efforts at Mayflower Elementary to connect kids to their food. This year Brooke gathered donations, researched curriculum, talked with teachers, met with faculty and principals, and created the framework for a school garden program. She has also planned a plate waste study in the schools to see if gardening will help decrease the amounts of wasted fruits and vegetables at lunch. Way to lead by example Brooke!
UCA’s Upward Bound Project provides fundamental support to participants in their preparation for college entrance. The program provides opportunities for participants to succeed in pre-college performance and ultimately in higher education pursuits. The goal of Upward Bound is to increase the rates at which participants enroll in and graduate from institutions of post-secondary education. We work with students from Bigelow, Mayflower, Morrilton, Nemo Vista and Perryville high schools.