Rebecca Mc Guigan

Rebecca Mc Guigan


Aug 2010 - Present

Bachelor of Science in Human Environmental Sciences

The University of Alabama

Work History

Work History
Aug 2011 - Present

Office Assistant

The University Of Alabama Computer Science Office


Currently, I am a Food and Nutrition major at the University of Alabama. I am in the Coordinated Program, and I plan to graduate in December of 2013.  


Fall 2013 President's List

Spring 2012 President's List 

Fall 2011 Dean's List

Spring 2011 Dean's List

Spring 2010 Awarded Presidential Scholarship to the University of Alabama

Organizations and Leadership

Academic Honor Council- Chief Justice and Vice President (Spring 2012- Present)

  • Organized and participated in Academic Integrity Week
  • Worked with an Academic Misconduct Monitor to promote academic integrity throughout the College of Human Environmental Sciences and the University of Alabama
  • Reviewed academic misconduct hearings 

Phi Upsilon Omicron Honor Society- Vice President (Spring 2012- Present)

  • Planned meetings and community service activities
  • Aided in selection and initiation of new members

Delta Zeta Sorority- Food Chair (Spring 2012)

  • Worked with kitchen staff to plan weekly menus for breakfast, lunch, and dinner
  • Informed organization members of menu items

Student Dietetic Association- Academy Liaison (Spring 2012- Present)

  • Updated the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics on the work of the UA Student Dietetic Association on a monthly basis

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics- Student Member (Spring 2012- Present)

Community Service

Beat Auburn Beat Hunger Committee Member- Campus Partners (Fall 2012)

  • Raised awareness concerning hunger in West Alabama 
  • Encouraged campus organizations to donate money and canned goods to the West Alabama Food Bank
  • Participated in various fundraising activities

Alternative Break Trip (Fall 2012)

  • Volunteered for Habitat for Humanity in Huntsville, Alabama for two days
  • Helped build and organize a Habitat for Humanity office

Tuscaloosa One Place Christmas Party (Fall 2011)

  • Helped purchase Christmas presents for underprivileged children through Delta Zeta Sorority
  • Aided in the organization of a Christmas party for the children and their parents


Gustolab Institute Study Abroad Program (Summer 2012)

  • Lived in Rome, Italy for six weeks
  • Participated in and passed a Critical Studies on Food and Culture class
  • Assessed differences in food culture throughout the world
  • Researched and presented observations of food culture in Italy

Honors College Shadowing Program (Spring 2012)

  • Observed Registered Dietitians at DCH Regional Medical Center 
  • Visited patients who needed nutritional care
  • Calculated caloric intakes

Work Philosophy

My work philosophy is centered around helping and serving others. Throughout my career, I will strive to serve my patients and clients by ensuring that their nutritional needs are met. I would like to complete research in order to learn how to better the lives of others. I fully believe that a functional work place requires that professionals aid their fellow professionals to obtain successful outcomes on various projects. 


Short-term Goals: My short-term goals are to graduate from the University of Alabama and complete the Coordinated Program in order to become a Registered Dietitian. Before graduation, I hope to complete a month-long internship. 

Long-term Goals: My long-term goals are to graduate from the University of Alabama with a Master's Degree in Clinical Nutrition. Ultimately, I would like to obtain a Doctoral Degree and publish research concerning nutrition. 


May 2012 - Present

Certified Peer Educator

Oct 2012 - Present

ServSafe Certification

National Restaurant Association