Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
-Student Membership 7/2012 to Present
-Student Scoop Newsletter Writer
-11/12- "How to Find Your Dietetic Passion"
Alpha Lambda Delta
-Founded in 1924, Alpha Lambda Delta is an honor society for students in their first year at an institution of higher education.
-Alpha Lambda Delta's mission is to "encourage superior academic achievement... to promote intelligent living and a continued high standard of learning, and to assist students in recognizing and developing meaningful goals for their unique roles in society."
-Inducted March 25th, 2012 because I attained a 3.5 or higher GPA in my first year in higher education.
Ashland University Student Dietetic Association
-Membership 8/2011 to Present
-Speaker Committee (2011-2012)
-Seek Registered Dietitians to speak to our SDA
-Vice President (2012-2013)
-Our SDA donates half of the money fund-raised to the Ashland Food Bank
-New London School District (4/12)
-Created Nutritional Education videos for the faculty and staff in the New London School District (Ohio):
-Nutrition Newsletter (11/11, 1/12, 3/12, 10/12)
-Write nutrition related articles for our quarterly newsletter that is published and copies are found around campus in order to inform students and faculty.
-NIRSA Health Fair (2012)
-National Intramural-Recreational Sports Association Fair hosted in the Recreation Center.
-SDA had a table with information about food substitutes such as black beans & prunes in the
place of oil in cupcakes.
-Educated the student body and faculty about how food substitutes can be easy and the end
product still tastes just as good if not better.
-"Health Beliefs and Dietary Fish Consumption among Young-adults"
-Provided students with oral information about the fish and the health benefits of eating fish.
-Aided in this research experiment as a surveyor.
-Surveyed students who ate the fish offered in the school dining hall.
-Ashland University Dietetics Blog (9/12 to Present)
-Write weekly blog posts on hot topics in nutrition and dietetics
Ashland University Triathlon Club
-Membership 8/2011 to Present
-Competing in Local and Statewide competitive triathlons and running races
-Community service/philanthropy project
-Our team collects Coke product tops and enters the My Coke Rewards Points. At the end of each semester we donate the points to a organization of our choice.
-Relay For Life
-2012- Team Triathlon Club
-Members fund-raised to support the Relay for Life cancer research
-Top fundraiser on the team in 2012
-Vice President 8/2012 to Present
-Plan and host team meetings
-Aid in Recruitment
-Fundraising planning and part taking
-Seek local and corporate companies to sponsor the elite triathletes that make up our team
-Our sponsors include: Ashland University Sports Clubs, Bikesmith Cycling and Fitness, Wal-Mart,
Ride On, Wendy's, Goodfellows Pub, Chase Bank, Bawls Guarana Energy Drinks and Paragon Racing Group
Newman Catholic Campus Ministry
-Service Ministry Leader (1/12-8/12)
-Planned service events
-Began a partnership with ACCESS homeless outreach program in January 2012
-Ashland Community Church Energency Shelter Service (ACCESS)
-Houses the homeless in local churches providing shelter, fellowship, meals, clothing, and career mentoring.
-Trained ACCESS student
-Served meals at the churches
-Provided friendship and comfort to the guests in the program
-Recruited other students in Newman to become trained and to volunteer
-Made weekly schedules for student volunteers
Ohio Dietetic Association
-Student Member 7/2012 to Present.
Ohio Nutrition Council
-Student Member 9/2012 to Present
-Peers Promoting Organized Wellness (PPOW) is a 100% student-run peer educator organization that is open to all academic majors
-PPOW members plan, promote, and host campus wellness events
-Research Committee Member
-Research is done in order to make informational bulletins that are posted throughout the recreation center and campus. Each month has a different health focus, and research is conducted accordingly.
-Members visit Greek organizations, Lifetime Wellness classes, and other campus organizations to educate and promote wellness on Ashland University's campus
-Wellness topics include: nutrition, fitness, mental health, sexual health, drug & alcohol abuse, tobacco awareness, leadership, goal setting, and other social aspects of wellness
-Teens Encounter Christ (TEC) is a recognized movement of the Roman Catholic Church, offering to youth and young adults an experience of the Paschal Mystery of Jesus. Through evangelization and catechesis, this intergenerational movement facilitates spiritual growth of youth and young adults with a community of adult mentors. TEC calls forth one’s goodness for service in the Church and world.
-Retreat Leader on multiple retreat weekends (7/2010 to Present)
-Planned and hosted meetings in preparation of the retreat
-Coordinated activities on the retreat
-Gave talks on faith and my spiritual journey
-North Coast Spirit TEC Board
-Chosen to serve as a youth representative because of demonstrated enthusiasm, dedication, and hard work ethic
-Served as a youth representative on the Board (8/10-7/11)
-Planned social and religious events for the TEC community
-Helped make decisions in which to change or alter the religious program