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West Virginia University President E. Gordon Gee addresses the role of higher education in promoting resilient communities in the second installment of the President to President series

GAITHERSBURG, Md., November 14, 2016. In the latest chapter of the President to President series, published today, E. Gordon Gee, Ph.D., president of West Virginia University in Morgantown, W. Va. explores ways in which colleges and universities can instill a sense of community in students while also supporting resiliency in the face of adversity throughout the region. READ

Sodexo programs and initiatives for Veterans pave the way to successful post-military careers

GAITHERSBURG, Md., November 11, 2016. Sodexo, world leader in Quality of Life Services, announced recognition by Victory Media as one of its 2017 Military Friendly® Employers. The annual list recognizes companies with leading programs for veterans, members of the Armed Forces leaving military service and military spouses.



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During fiscal year 2015 Sodexo spent more than $600 million on purchases in local communities and with small businesses

GAITHERSBURG, Md., November 10, 2016. Sodexo, world leader in Quality of Life Services, helps communities succeed by focusing on the sustainability of its supply chain from farm to fork. The global facilities management and food services provider, which operates locally within each community to purchase food and produce from thousands of local suppliers, farms, bakeries and dairy farms announced today that it spent more than $600 million on local sourcing during FY 2015 in North America, to include $36 million procuring goods from over 1,400 local farmers and co-ops.


Sodexo team ensures meals reach students, staff and emergency responders

GAITHERSBURG, Md., November 10, 2016 – Sodexo, world leader in Quality of Life services, proved its ability to continue service when Hurricane Matthew unexpected struck The University of North Carolina at Pembroke (UNCP) last month. Even through the worst of the natural disaster, Sodexo’s team worked with the university to maintain service, feeding hundreds of students, staff and additional emergency personnel.


Newly renovated Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph dining facility named Wingman Café reopens to greatly improve the lives of Airmen and their families through updated facilities and expanded food selections.

GAITHERSBURG, Md., November 4, 2016. Sodexo, a world leader in Quality of Life Services, has reopened the dining facility on Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph Air Force Base with a brand new look, greatly expanded food options, and a name change: Wingman Café.


Designed to create a zero-harm culture in the workplace, Zero October and Have A Safe Day programs reduce workplace injuries by 13 percent

GAITHERSBURG, Md., November 2, 2016. As part of its commitment to improving workplace safety and reducing injuries, Sodexo, world leader in Quality of Life services, launched Zero October last month, a month-long initiative dedicated to facilitating a zero-harm culture at all Sodexo work sites. The initiative was supported by Sodexo’s ongoing Have A Safe Day program, which encourages employees at all levels to have conversations about safety.