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Idaho State University

ISUers = Honor Society Movers and Shakers

Head shot of professor Char Byington, RDN

Char Byington, Clinical Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Nutrition & Dietetics, is the 2020 recipient of the Phi Upsilon Omicron Community Impact Grant. This national award recognizes and supports community projects that demonstrate leadership through service and positively impact communities. Char received the grant to support a community Nutrition Fair that will be implemented by the Pocatello Dietitians group this Fall. Congratulations, Char!

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The ISU Beta Rho chapter of Phi Upsilon Omicron National Honor Society received a national award for their Professional Project: Shining Our Light on Food Insecurity through Nutrition Education. Students were not able to implement this project in Head Start classrooms as planned due to the pandemic. Despite not being able to implement the project, however, the chapter's outstanding planning and organizational skills and description of the proposed project were recognized at the national level. Congratulations, Beta Rho chapter!

Head shot of ISU alumni Pauline Hannan

ISU Nutrition & Dietetics alumni Pauline Hannan was recently featured in Phi Upsilon Omicron National Honor Society's publicationThe Candle. The issue features stories of members who are a success because of family and consumer sciences. Pauline shares the story of her path to Physical Therapy through Dietetics and how the knowledge and skills she gained as a Nutrition & Dietetics student have helped her significantly in her life and in her career, especially the ones she learned in through her participation in the Beta Rho Phi U chapter on campus.

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