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Sodexo’s Make it Mindful contest challenges customers to create the next Mindful Pizzetta

GAITHERSBURG, Md., April 4, 2017. Sodexo, world leader of Quality of Life services, today announces the launch of Make It Mindful, an interactive tool that invites consumers to create the next Mindful Pizzetta. With Make it Mindful, consumers can choose from more than 50 toppings and enter their creation for a chance to win free lunch for a year—plus see their dish featured at Sodexo cafés in September 2017. The tool first went live on March 17 and currently has more than 700 recipe submissions. The challenge runs through June, when four selected finalists will be announced. READ

Dr. Jane Goodall delivers keynote address to audience that highlights the importance of not snuffing out the intellectual curiosity of the young.

GAITHERSBURG, Md., March 30, 2017. Sodexo, world leader in Quality of Life services and a corporate sponsor of The World Affairs Council-Washington, DC (WAC-DC), congratulates the five distinguished honorees recognized at the Global Education Gala held Wednesday. The event recognizes organizations that demonstrate an outstanding commitment to global education, international affairs, and global communications.

Sodexo has been a strategic partner and sponsor of the World Affairs Council HONORS Gala since 2013. Through Sodexo’s contribution, the Council is able to deliver Global Education and International Affairs programs. These programs — which offer informed geo-political insights and critical thinking with a global perspective –educate, enlighten and empower students, educators, professionals, the American public and international community. READ

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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