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  • Student Awards and Achievements

Outstanding Dietetics Student Award

Each year, the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics, through its state affiliates, recognizes students from each type of dietetics programs for their excellent academic standing and performance in supervised practice settings. In the last few years, several UConn has been selected by the Connecticut Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics.

  • 2017 CP Andrew Crotty
  • 2016 CP Jennifer Bove
  • 2015 CP Sarah Leahy
  • 2014 CP Jennifer Buden
  • 2014 DI Julia Shook


Alumni & Faculty News

  • CP graduate Patrice Hubert, MS, RD is a Doctoral Student in Halth Promotion Science at UConn
  • CP graduate Maya Fussell, RD is a Doctoral student in Nutritional Sciences at UConn
  • Tina Dugdale, MS, RDN, RN, CDN serves in the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics House of Delegates representing the CT Academy
  • Ellen Shanley, MBA, RDN, CDN, FAND serves on the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics' Task Form for revising the Code of Ethics



Student Research Showcased

Each Spring semester during the University's Open House weekend, the "Frontiers In Undergraduate Research" is held. This event of judged poster sessions is sponsored by the Office of Undergraduate Research and the Honors Program. Student research is also submitted and peer reviewed for presentation at the Connecticut Dietetic Association meeting each Spring. Each of these events showcases the research projects that have been undertaken by students working in conjunction with faculty advisors during the academic year. Samples of the work that has been on display in the past include:

Frontiers of Undergraduate Research


Connecticut Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics


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