Member activities

Professional Development

  • Visit to food industries in the Seattle area
  • Seminar by Dr. Shyam Sablani, FEC advisor: Business 101
  • Coffee Hour- Presentation of internship experiences by Summer 2017 FEC members who were industry interns
  • Seminar by Dr. Tom Yang, US Army Natick Soldier Center, Natick, MA: US Military Rations, Food Processing and Products

Social and Community Outreach

  • Chocolate making workshop: Collaboration with Food Science Club at WSU
  • Trapshooting: Colton Gun Club, Colton, WA
  • Secret Santa: Gift exchange
  • Annual Dinner: Birch and Barley, Pullman, WA

Public Relations

  • Design and launch: FEC flyer
  • Poster design: CAHNRS Fall Festival
  • Updating FEC webpage and CougSync accounts

College activities

  • CAHNRS Fall Festival, 2017: Participation as a CAHNRS RSO with table
  • CAHNRS Networking Night, 2017: Volunteer to set up and execute the event

State activities

FFA Convention 2017: Tour of Food Science Pilot Plant to middle school students from Pomeroy, WA, in co-ordination with the Agriculture Automation Club, WSU, with support from Frank Younce, Pilot Plant Manager

University activities

Beef and Brews, Dad’s Weekend Tailgate, in association with CAHNRS Student Senate: 3 student volunteers

National activities

Annual meeting of the NC1023 Committee: Multi State Research Project, with focus on engineering food safety and quality: Supported by the USDA-NIFA grant, WSU being an active member. 3 FEC members volunteered in the 2017 Annual Meeting, to set up and execute the event organized at WSU, Pullman

Contact Person:
Pavitra Kumar, President

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