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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

New report from Sodexo shows that connectivity, innovations and uncertainty are rewriting the rules of the workplace; next-generation working styles are being defined by individuality, inclusiveness and techno-literacy; and we can expect to see more robots as colleagues


Download the 2017 Workplace Trends Report

GAITHERSBURG, Md., Feb. 9, 2017 — Sodexo, world leader in quality of life services, today released its 2017 Global Workplace Trends report, detailing the most critical factors affecting the world’s workers and employers. The report, which can be downloaded here, is an insightful tool for employers navigating the changing workplace to push toward success. READ

Sodexo’s operations at DeCA commissaries will improve Quality of Life for members of the armed services community, including military families


GAITHERSBURG, Md., February 7, 2017. The Defense Commissary Agency (DeCA) recently announced that Sodexo, world leader in providing Quality of Life services, will provide Deli-Bakery Services operations at 12 DeCA-run commissaries in the American South – 6 each in both Georgia and North Carolina.  Sodexo, which already provides Deli-Bakery Services at 12 DeCA commissaries in Delaware, Maryland, Northern Virginia and Washington, D.C., commenced operations at all new locations on Wednesday, February 1, 2017. READ

Commitment to D&I allows Sodexo to attract the best talent, spark innovation, and provide the best solutions to its clients and customers

GAITHERSBURG, Md., February 6, 2017. Sodexo, world leader in Quality of Life services, formally announced its 2016 Global Diversity & Inclusion Report today. Detailing Sodexo’s commitment, strategy, priorities and achievements, the report calls out a strong business case for Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) – particularly on a global stage – where D&I can offer a tremendous competitive advantage. READ

12-year-old Ian McKenna helps feed the hungry


GAITHERSBURG, Md., January 24, 2017. Employees of Sodexo, world leader of Quality of Life services, at the University of Texas, along with interns from Urban Roots support local youth efforts to organize and prepare a Hunger Outreach Dinner, providing hot meals to members of the Austin community. Ian McKenna of The Giving Garden organized and hosted his first Katie’s Krops dinner on Saturday, January 21, 2017 at El Buen Samaritano Mission. 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