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Harvest Celebration

Food and Environmental Nutrition majors celebrated the foods of the Americas with a special luncheon for guests, faculty, and their class on November 21. The course of study,Cultural Dimensions of Food provides exploration and study of food from the hunter/gatherer period to the Columbian Exchange and the Time of Contact. Graduates gain employment in the food industry with companies such as Nestle, Sandridge, Smucker's, Heinen"s and Agrana.

Adopt a Family

The Student Dietetic Association and Kappa Omicron Nu each collected donatations for families this holiday season.  The response was overwhelming! Thank you students, faculty and staff for your wonderful donatations and for helping make the holiday season joyful for both of our "families"!

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Wednesday, March 18th at 7:00 pm 

Malnutrition Diagosis by the RDN: What are the Opportunities?

hosted by The Nutrition Advisory Board
Click here for more information

Student Dietetic Association
Scholarship Application
Due April 10, 2015


Nutrition Center

The Nutrition Center integrates nutrition education, training, services and research. As a result, UA students gain market-driven practice skills for the workplace — preparing them to meet emerging health care needs and changing demands of the profession.

Nutrition counseling session

Nutrition Services

Students, Staff and Faculty


Call, email or stop in to make an appointment. 
The University of Akron,
Schrank Hall South 210
Akron, OH 44325-6102
Phone: (330) 972-2836
Fax: (330) 972-5563

Upcoming Events

March 1 - Didactic Program Applications Due

Turn in to Mrs. Schaeffer by 5:00 pm

March 12 - SDA Meeting at 5:30 pm in SHS 209

April 10th - SDA Scholarship Application due

April 24 - Dietetics 40th Anniversary Celebration
from 4:30-6:30 in Schrank South Culinary Garden

Accreditation is a mark of excellence.

The University of Akron is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) for both the Didactic Program in Dietetics and the Coordinated Program in Dietetics. ACEND is located at 120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2000, Chicago, IL 60606-6995. Phone: (312) 889-0040, ext. 5400; Fax: (312) 899-4817; Web address:

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Mission of the School of Nutrition and Dietetics
The School of Nutrition and Dietetics will be recognized locally, regionally and nationally through quality programs and comprehensive student experiences. We prepare successful nutrition professionals able to apply knowledge for health and wellness, serving all ages and cultural groups, individuals and families.

School Statement of Diversity