Food Science Club Agenda Thursday, August 28, 2008 Welcome Back! FSC background, why you should join and what you get out of it!!! Your FSC officers Volunteers needed- Ctes…. FSC Activities Bully Box project Periodic meetings Dinners and other networking activities Field/learning trips Quiz bowl- at least 2 UGs IFT-SA representatives Social deeds Departmental Activities Dairy Products Judging Team – Julie Wilson, email@example.com Meats Judging Team- RCA Culinology Team- Food Science Club Dues Membership dues will be $5.00 for the year. Dues can be paid by cash or check (made to FSC) to Reggie Johnson, and need to be paid by the next meeting. IFT Membership 2008-2009 Membership will be paid by club, sort of. Club members will need to pay their membership fees and maintain an 80% attendance to club mee tings in order to be reimbursed. IFT Meeting and Food Expo 2009 The 2009 IFT Annual Meeting and Food Expo will be held in Anaheim, CA from June 6 – 10. The Club will pay for the registration fee, hotel, and meal expense of members that meet or exceed 20 work hours during Bully Box manufacturing. Upcoming Events Grape processing will start next week and happen at the following dates/times: Grape receiving – Wednesday, September 3 – 3:30 PM at the Enology Lab Grape crushing – Thursday, September 4 –10:00 AM at the Enology Lab Grape pressing – Friday, September 5 – 10:00 AM at the Enology Lab Next meeting will be September 18 at a To Be Determined location… Oct. 30th will have a guest speaker, Bob Gallatin, on New Product Development An SDA vs. FSC Cook-Off is currently in planning so get your aprons ready… Questions, Comments, or Concerns??? FSC FoodTechBites!!!! The objectives of the club shall be to foster a close relationship among the Department of Food Science, Nutrition and Health Promotion students and the faculty at Mississippi State University, to encourage leadership, to acquaint students with the many areas of activity in food science and technology, and to promote greater interest in this profession. Membership is open to all students interested in foods and food technology, but is composed primarily of Food Science and Technology majors. The purpose of the club is to promote food science and technology, aid in the overall student education, and to cooperate with food science clubs from other universities to achieve common goals. The club has regular meetings, and students cooperate on several club activities and fundraisers. The money collected from these fundraisers is used to sponsor many of the students at the IFT and other relevant meetings. Along with hands-on experience, the club provides a useful networking tool for those involved. Students become more acquainted with each other, the MSU faculty and staff, and many professionals within the food industry. These relationships often prove to be priceless as graduates enter the work force and build their careers as food scientists.
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