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Register Now! Creating A Food Safety Culture Executive Education 2018

November 20, 2017

Creating A Food Safety Culture Executive Education will be offered May 22-25, 2018 on the beautiful MSU Campus.

The program includes three days of sessions facilitated by Frank Yiannas, Vice President of Food Safety & Health, Walmart, USA and...

New Food Safety Non-credit Course Available

August 18, 2017

The MSU Online MS in Food Safety Program is pleased to announce an expansion into continuing education by launching the new Online Continuing Education in Food Safety (OCEFS) program.  OCEFS will provide non-credit professional short courses for anyone interested in learning about a new topic or in need of a refresher.

Our first course...

Dewey Longuski joins MSFS staff as Academic Specialist

December 13, 2015

Michigan native and MSU alumnus, Dewey Longuski is the newest member of the MSFS team. His top priority will be guiding and assisting students through their final project which is part of VM 815, Applied Food Safety.  In 1987, Longuski earned his B.S. in Animal Science and subsequently worked as a herdsman at the MSU Experimental Fur Farm.  In...

Food Safety Team Wins Online Learning Award

December 13, 2014

VM810: Introduction to Food Safety and Professional Management was awarded Honorable Mention in the 2014 AT&T Faculty-Staff Award Competition in Instructional Technology.

Heidi Chen, Heather Ricks, Bonnye Mason-Williams, Peggy Trommater Photo

Heidi...

Engaging, Educational, Entertaining: Creating a Food Safety Culture draws dynamic food safety professionals, showcases MSU campus highlights

December 13, 2014

Thirty-four food safety professionals visited MSU’s campus May 13-16 for Creating a Food Safety Culture, an executive education seminar taught by Frank Yiannas, Vice President of Food Safety, Wal-Mart, USA. The dynamic presentations and activities drew from Yiannas’s book Food Safety Culture: Creating a behavior-based food safety management...

A farewell from Dr. Julie Funk

December 13, 2014

Dear Students, alumni, faculty, and friends of the Online Master of Science in Food Safety program:

It is with mixed emotions that I share with you that I will be resigning as the Director of the Master of Science in Food Safety degree program as of June 30, 2014.  I will be assuming the position of Associate Dean of Professional...

Who'd we see at IFT?

December 13, 2014

We love connecting with our students, alumni, and friends in person! 

At the Institute for Food Technologists in New Orleans this June, we got to see:

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Admissions Coordinator Peggy Trommater (left) with new student Adam Powell (right...

Spartan leads food safety strategy in Feeding America's fight against hunger

December 13, 2014

Feeding America spearheads the fight against hunger in the United States, providing 3.2 billion meals annually and leading an impressive empire of a network of more than 200 food banks nationwide.

So who is the general in charge of ensuring that all that food is safe? A Spartan.  

Mitzi Baum, a...

Dr. Melinda Wilkins Named Program Director

December 13, 2014

Melinda J. Wilkins, DVM, MPH, PhD will become the Director of the Online Master of Science in Food Safety Program effective August 18, 2014. She comes to the program from MSU, where she is an Assistant Professor, Instructor and an Advisor in the online Program in Public Health.  Dr. Wilkins is a homegrown Spartan, receiving her BS and DVM from...

Alumna Bonnye Mason-Williams joins staff

December 7, 2013

Bonnye Mason-Williams, a graduate of the MSU Online MS in Food Safety Program (2010), has joined the program as an Academic Specialist - Teacher. She will provide instructional support in the online courses and assist faculty and students to continue to improve the students learning experience.  Program Director Dr. Julie Funk said, "We are...

Spartans Making A Difference

December 7, 2013

MSU President Lou Anna K. Simon, PhD, shared her Fall Letter which highlights vital MSU partnerships from a fast-growing international research initiative to a new institute focused on value chain creation that will be located in Michiagn - and some of our Spartan community's recent...

All Military Veterans to Receive In-State Tuition

December 7, 2013

The Presidents Council State Universities of Michigan recently announced all of the Michigan 15 public universities are providing in-state tuition for all veterans, regardless of their state of residency or acitve duty status.