PCQI Certification, 100% Online

June 15, 2017
Starting August 1st, the Online Master of Science in Food Safety Program will be launching its first course, Preventive Controls for Human Food, in their newly established Continuing Education in Food Safety Initiative. 

Creating a Food Safety Culture Executive Education 2017

June 15, 2017

On May 23 - 26, the Online Master of Science in Food Safety held their annual executive training program, Creating a Food Safety Culture (CFSC).  CFSC opened with a lecture by Frank Yiannas, Vice President for Food Safety & Health at Walmart who facilitated the two days of sessions.  Guest lecturer for The Robert Leader Endowment Lecture...

Taking the Prize

December 7, 2013

Peggy Trommater, Administrative Assistant, opened her email one May morning to find the following, “Congratulations on being chosen to receive the 2013 Krehbiel Distinguished Staff Award…I am extremely proud of your dedication and commitment to the college…”  this from  Chris Brown, Dean, College of Veterinary Medicine.  She entered Program...

Advising Students Globally

December 7, 2013

Academic Advisor Heather Ricks traveled to the University College of Maastricht, Netherlands to attend the National Academic Advising Association (NACADA - US) Conference. The three-day (June) event attracted 225 advisors, administrators, and instructors from 18 countries. 

“Interacting with the advisors and faculty at UCM was a unique...

Faculty Published in Medical Journal

December 7, 2013

Drs. Theresa Bernardo and Julie Funk's Research Published on Social Media for Disease Surveillance

The review titled "...

The Food Safety KOmmunity of Practice - A Model of Food Safety Knowledge Sharing and Collaboration

December 7, 2013

The 2013 Robert Leader Endowed Lecture is available for viewing online. Marc Cwikowski, Director of Quality and Food Safety Strategy - The Coca-Cola Company (TCCC),  leads the design and...

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.


Link in to the Online Master of Science in Food Safety at MSU

December 6, 2012

Faculty, staff, students, alumni and food safety professionals are now linking in to the Online Master of Science in Food Safety at MSU group on LinkedIn.

LinkedIn states it, "is the world's largest professional network with over 75 million members and growing...

Melody Foess Raasch, DVM, MS, wins the 2012 Edward and Mary Mather Food Safety Student Award

December 6, 2012

Melody Foess Raasch, DVM, MS, was presented with the Edward and Mary Mather Food Safety Student Award from the Online Master of Science in Food Safety Program at Michigan State University for her research on pet food safety labeling. 

Raasch, Manager of Scientific Communications at P&G Pet Care in Mason, Ohio conducted her research...

Taking Your Network to Work

December 6, 2012

Being able to tap into the vast networking resources that the Online Masters of Science in Food Safety Program provides has helped me to strengthen the country’s food bank network and ultimately provide those in need safer food.  I am the Director of Food Safety for Feeding America, the...