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Dr. F. Javier Cevallos, president of Framingham University, illustrates the decline in college enrollment and retention and offers a new target market to help stabilize academia in the seventh installment of the President to President series

GAITHERSBURG, Md., March 21, 2017. In the latest chapter of the President to President series published today, Dr. F. Javier Cevallos, Ph.D., president of Framingham State University in Framingham, Mass., sheds light on the national decline in college enrollment and suggests universities integrate key initiatives to entice and retain students of families typically underserved by universities. READ

Black Enterprise magazine to recognize award recipients at the Women of Power Summit held March 9-12 in Phoenix

 

Gaithersburg, Md., March 8, 2017— Aster Angagaw, Sodexo’s CEO of Healthcare, North America, was selected by Black Enterprise Magazine as one of the “Most Powerful Women in Business.” This exclusive listing ranks the most influential African-American female executives from across the country. The feature coincides with the Black Enterprise Women of Power Summit, which begins tomorrow, March 9-12 in Phoenix, where honorees will be acknowledged for their professional achievements. READ

Hoop house provides students with important experiential learning opportunities and benefits to the community

GAITHERSBURG, Md., March 3, 2017 – Sodexo, world leader in Quality of Life services, is donating $15,000 to the Student Farm at Purdue University to build a hoop house, a type of greenhouse that will enable students to grow produce throughout the year. The produce will then be used at the school cafeteria and sold to local businesses. READ

Germantown, MD –  Asbury Communities, Inc., and Sodexo are pleased to announce a Joint Business Development Plan that will drive new growth, innovation and service delivery in the senior living industry. Through this strategic business development plan, the organizations will work together to identify and develop services that will provide exceptional lifestyle opportunities for older persons. This unique agreement to develop growth initiatives and innovation reflects Asbury’s strong commitment to its mission to “do all the good we can by providing exceptional lifestyle opportunities to those we serve.”

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Kick-off event celebrates newly expanded programing and includes service activity benefiting the Manna Food Center in Montgomery County Maryland.

 

GAITHERSBURG, Md., February 17, 2017. Sodexo, world leader in Quality of Life services, hosted executives, members and graduates of Leadership Montgomery for a reception and service event today benefiting Manna Food Center’s Smart Sacks program. Held at Sodexo’s corporate headquarters for North America in Gaithersburg, Md., the event highlighted expanded programming offered by Leadership Montgomery following its expansion last month to include the Corporate Volunteer Council (CVC) of Montgomery County. Somerset Mayor Jeffrey Slavin and Montgomery County Councilmember Sidney Katz were also in attendance to support the service activity, which benefits students at Washington Grove Elementary School. READ

Sodexo proudly served breakfast and lunch and provided employment resources to 2,000 veterans

 

GAITHERSBURG, Md., February 16, 2017 –Sodexo, world leader in Quality of Life services, partnered with Arizona StandDown on February 9 and 10, to provide 4,000 meals and employment services to more than 2,000 veterans attending the annual outreach event at the Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Phoenix, Arizona. Over 40 volunteers representing five Sodexo segments including government services, healthcare, schools, universities, and corporate services, hosted breakfast and lunch for the veterans and provided an employment resources table to help the veterans find job opportunities.   READ