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Dr. Ángel Cabrera, president of George Mason University, discusses the difficulties faced by transfer students and how universities can better accommodate and encourage

GAITHERSBURG, Md., May 9, 2017. In the tenth and final installment of the 2016-2017 President to President series, published today, Dr. Ángel Cabrera, Ph.D., president of George Mason University, describes the challenges associated with the transfer process and programs that can help students overcome them. READ

Sodexo’s focus on exceptional talent development programs and commitment to diversity and inclusion make it a perennial DiversityInc Top 10 Company

 

GAITHERSBURG, Md., May 3, 2017 — Sodexo, the world leader in Quality of Life Services, announced today that it ranked #6 on DiversityInc’s 2017 Top 50 Companies for Diversity list. This marks the ninth consecutive year that Sodexo’s metrics-driven commitment to diversity and inclusion was recognized among the top 10 companies. DiversityInc announced the rankings last night at its annual gala dinner in New York. Sodexo also earned spots on the following specialty lists: READ

Madison Bigej of Canby, Oregon wins the 2017 Sodexo Future Chefs: Healthy Comfort Food Challenge with her Cauliflower Tots recipe.

GAITHERSBURG, Md., May 2, 2017 – In a cooking challenge designed to engage school students in creating and enjoying healthy eating habits, Madison Bigej of Canby, Oregon, was voted national winner in the 2017 Sodexo Future Chefs: Healthy Comfort Food Challenge. Madison, with her recipe for Cauliflower Tots, bested other student recipes in her home school district, then went on to outdo competing recipes among the top 40 entries from around the U.S. before securing the top spot as national winner. READ

Global Chief Human Resources Officer, Gerri Mason Hall discusses the playbook for STEM talent readiness

 

GAITHERSBURG, Md., April 27, 2017. Sodexo, world leader in Quality of Life services, today joined the nation’s top employers and thought leaders at the Global STEM Talent Summit (GSTS), held April 27-28, at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. The summit is led by STEMconnector,® the leading organization working with industry, higher education, NGOs and the public sector to provide resources and leadership that supports smart STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) investments. Sodexo’s global chief human resources officer, Gerri Mason Hall spoke to how businesses can work to address STEM talent readiness, retention and mentoring. READ

Sodexo’s operations at Mess Hall 227 at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune recognized for Best Full Food Service Mess Hall

GAITHERSBURG, Md., April 26, 2017. Sodexo, world leader in providing Quality of Life services, has been recognized for its work serving the United States Marine Corps through the annual W.P.T. Hill Memorial Awards for Foodservice Excellence.  Mess Hall 227 at Marine Corps Camp Lejeune in North Carolina was selected as the winner of the Best Full Food Service Mess Hall category in the 2017 awards. READ

Sodexo culinary team introduces students to new tastes using unfamiliar ingredients

GAITHERSBURG, Md., April 26, 2017.  Sodexo, world leader in Quality of Life services, today announced that students at two Nashville universities recently got the chance to try a new twist on a southern favorite during special pop-up sampling events held on campus. On April 20, Lipscomb University and Belmont University hosted “You Don’t Know Jack” events, which featured classic barbeque dishes infused with a surprising ingredient – jackfruit.   READ