Food insecurity on campus often goes unmentioned. Many assume that college students’ needs are entirely met through parental support and financial assistance programs. Unfortunately, this is not always the case. (more…)
Emergency drills featuring dire scenarios are standard operating procedure for schools, universities and colleges, corporations, and communities. After working through the solutions, we pat ourselves on the back and assume that we’re ready should anything disastrous happen. Then it does, and we find out if we were right. (more…)
As we celebrate Earth Day this year, I feel proud that Asbury Communities can point to our contribution in helping preserve the planet’s resources.
Much of that is thanks to our partnership with Sodexo, which like us, honors stewardship of our resources not only as a business practice but as a value. (more…)
Every year, about 13% of the nation’s over 3.4 million teachers transfer to different schools or leave the profession altogether, according to the Alliance for Excellence in Education in collaboration with the New Teacher Center. It’s estimated that over 1 million teachers move in and out of schools annually, with 40-50% of teachers quitting within five years. (more…)
Take a look around any city these days and you might notice that among the young people there are a fair number of people who look old enough to be their parents. That’s because they are. Baby Boomers are embracing city life. (more…)
The latest chapter in Sodexo’s President to President series, “From Academic Preparation, through Skills Development, to the Knowledge Continuum” by Vistasp M. Karbhari, Ph.D., President, The University of Texas at Arlington, presents a somewhat sobering picture. It outlines the dichotomy between the U.S. academic model and the needs of American businesses, a clear threat to our future economic well-being. (more…)
When was the last time you drove from point A to point B and had no memory of how you actually arrived at your destination?
We can use our turn signals, occasionally check our mirrors and obey the speed limit—but how often do we go through those steps mindlessly? We do it all the time, don’t we? (more…)