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Education, Extension & Outreach Division

Join us in the Education, Extension & Outreach Division where we discuss the continuum of food science education from elementary school to adulthood and bridge the gap between industry and academia.


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Patricia Hingston Education, Extension & Outreach Division
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Division Accomplishments/Recognition

  • The Outstanding Volunteer award honors a current Division member who provided exemplary volunteer work to the Division in the current year. The 2021-2022 recipient is Vinay Mannam.
  • The Outstanding Service award honors current Division members who have demonstrated a history of service to the Division or field. The 2021-2022 recipient is Sihui Ma.

Division Oral Competition Finalists

  1. Development and evaluation of a baking hands-on exercise with soy ingredients for an undergraduate bakery science laboratory course, Janae Brown, Kansas State University (First Place)
  2. Applying text mining to literature in food science, Harrison Helmick, Purdue University (Second Place)
  3. Scholarship of teaching and learning: Identifying effective learning activities to foster student's ability to critique future food technologies, William Wolfe, University of Massachusetts (Finalist)
  4. Food Safety Implementation and Culture Cost Associations for Small and Medium Sized Food Processors Complying with Preventive Controls, Christina Wormald, University of Massachusetts (Finalist)

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