NTR Faculty, Staff and Student Accomplishments

Recent Honors, Awards and Achievements

2014-2015 Highlights

  • Kevan Mellendick received the Jessie C. Obert Memorial Scholarship from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation.
  • Lauren Sastre received an American Public Health Association scholarship to attend the American Public Health Association Annual Meeting in November 2014.

2013-2014 Highlights

  • Amy Strickland selected for North Carolina Dietetic Association’s Outstanding Dietetics Educator Award.
  • Dr. Michael McIntosh selected as UNCG nominee for O. Max Gardner award.
  • Babbi Hawkins awarded the Mary Frances Stone Teaching Award.
  • Dr. Lauren Haldeman received the Dean’s Disco Ball Award.
  • Dr. Lauren Haldeman selected for the 2014 Dannon Institute Academic Mid-Career Nutrition Leadership Institute.
  • Ph.D. graduate Amber Haroldson now working as an assistant professor at Ball State University.
  • Kate Towery had her abstract entitled “Infant Feeding Risks Differ by Language Preference and Age Group:  Implications for Nutrition Educators” accepted for presentation to the Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior annual meeting in Milwaukee, WI.
  • Jonathan Messer was selected as 2013-2014 Nutrition Outstanding Graduate Student.
  • Michelle Cardenas selected to Golden Chain Society.
  • Lindsey Yemc selected to Golden Chain Society.
  • Lindsey Yemc selected for Lloyd International Honors College 2014 Student Excellence Award.
  • Dana DeSilva selected for Lloyd International Honors College 2014 Student Excellence Award.
  • Lindsey Yemc was selected as 2013- 2014 Nutrition Outstanding Undergraduate Student.