GREAT PLAIN SUBSECTION IFT-SA
President: Alissa Lambetrz
Vice President: Nitinkumar Joshi
Secretary: Krisha Miller
Treasurer: Subbarao Guram
Ø At the beginning of fall semester, members welcomed new students by participating at a kick off party and setting up an information booth of IFT and IFT-SA. This endeavor proved as a membership drive and enabled the IFT-SA to increase the number of members as compared to previous years.
Ø Members also participated on Hobo day, a famous home coming parade of SDSU.
Each fall the IFT-SA assists in the preparation of food,
beverages and help serve at the prestigious Dean’s High Tea hosted by the Dean
Ø The members also prepare a food dish for International Night, a presentation of international students filled with food, fun, and cultural show to celebrate diversity.
Ø Like every year, SDSU chapter of IFT-SA filled out the fall semester by attending a Food Suppliers Expo in the Twin Cities.
Many of the graduate students sent their research abstracts
for oral and/or poster presentation at the annual meeting of IFT to be held at
Ø First ever participation in college bowl quiz competition and attending students recognition night organized by Minnesota section of IFT at University of Minnesota is another activity of IFT-SA.