Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior National Conference in Washington, DC

Lorelei Jones, EFNEP State Coordinator and Jenelle Wass, SNAP-Ed Steps to Health Data Analysis/Nutrition Associate recently attended the Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior National Conference in Washington, DC. Both Jones and Wass were invited to present posters highlighting curricula developed in North Carolina for EFNEP and SNAP-Ed Steps to Health.  Additionally, Jones was invited […]

Study: Cookbooks Give Readers (Mostly) Bad Advice On Food Safety

Media Contacts: Ben Chapman, 919/515-8099 or Katrina Levine, 919/515-1788 or Matt Shipman, News Services, 919/515-6386 or March 27, 2017 Study: Cookbooks Give Readers (Mostly) Bad Advice On Food Safety FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE A recent study finds that bestselling cookbooks offer readers little useful advice about reducing food-safety risks, and that much of […]

Vivian Howard’s Words Resonate, Celebrate

January 9, 2017  |  Suzanne Stanard She may be an award-winning chef, restauranteur, TV personality and freshly-minted cookbook author, but Vivian Howard also is a proud North Carolinian. Eastern North Carolinian, to be exact. During her Dec. 15 Eloise Cofer Lecture on connecting food, family and community, Howard shared stories of growing up in Deep […]

Juntos Summer Academy 2016

From June 20, 2016 – June 24, 2016, The Juntos, “Together for a Better Education Program” hosted its 7th annual Summer Academy Camp at North Carolina State University. Dr. Duane Larick, Senior Vice Provost for Academic Strategy and Resource Management, welcomed over 100 rising 9th-12th grade high school students and college students that participated in […]

2016 National EFNEP Conference

North Carolina’s Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program’s (EFNEP’s) State Leadership Team recently attended the 2016 National EFNEP Conference. The success of the NC program was highlighted through two separate presentations, two posters, and leadership of the Southern Region and national committees. In addition to attending the conference, the team visited Capital Hill to share […]

How Serving Those Who Serve Us Made Me a Better Teacher

Project Youth Extension Service (YES), a federally funded professional and youth development internship program, provides college students an opportunity to work with youth of military families impacted by military deployments. Project YES interns facilitate activities focusing on leadership development and life skills. The skills gained from the activities help participants to develop a personalized plan […]