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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

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

Dr. Fred P. Pestello, president of Saint Louis University, discusses the balance between freedom of speech and peaceful protesting on college campuses in the fifth installment of the President to President series

GAITHERSBURG, Md., February 16, 2017. In the latest chapter of the President to President series, published today, Fred P. Pestello, Ph.D., president of Saint Louis University in Missouri, describes the impact of peaceful student protests in a time of political and social tension.   READ

Augsburg College President, Paul C. Pribbenow, explains how educators can support students using a model similar to the College’s StepUp Program

GAITHERSBURG, Md., January 17, 2017. In the fourth installment of the President to President series, published today, Paul C. Pribbenow, Ph.D., president of Augsburg College in Minneapolis, describes the value of supporting students who are recovering from drug and alcohol addictions as they pursue higher education and live on campus. READ

Monday, January 9th is National Gluten-Free Day, raising awareness about the challenges for roughly 3 million people in the U.S. affected by gluten intolerance

GAITHERSBURG, Md., January 06, 2017. Sodexo, world leader in Quality of Life services, today announced that University of South Carolina (USC) students, staff and visitors looking for gluten-free dining options will find two new destinations on campus that meet their needs. Naturally Woodstock, an existing retail dining venue, recently revamped its menu to feature exclusively gluten-free items. Plan-It-Healthy also offers a menu consisting entirely of gluten-free items.

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Dillard University President Walter Kimbrough describes how a strong residence life program helped rebuild the campus community after the devastation of Hurricane Katrina

GAITHERSBURG, Md., December 13, 2016. In the latest chapter of the President to President series, published today, Walter Kimbrough, Ph.D., president of Dillard University in New Orleans, describes the importance of developing a strong residence life program as the University works to recover from the devastating impact of Hurricane Katrina.

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