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UGA Food Science Club

The UGA Food Science Club is for anyone interested in fostering close working relationships between students and faculty whose interest is in the application of science and technology to the handling, preservation and utilization of food.

Mission Statement

The Food Science club is a student organization, a student chapter of the national organization of the Institute of Food Technologists and consists of both undergraduate and graduate students enrolled at the University of Georgia. The purpose of the club is to assist student's professional development, help students better understand society, develop teamwork skills and a sense of social responsibility and be prepared for the real world. This is done through organized student activities designed to enhance knowledge of food science, expose students to leadership roles and meet professionals employed in their fields of study.

Meetings

Meetings are held regularly every month. Food is provided at all meetings to club members.  

Membership

Everyone is welcome! If you are interested in joining, please contact us through the Facebook page. Membership fee is $20 which includes free food at every club meeting, a club t-shirt, 50% reimbursement for an IFT student membership, and networking opportunities.  


Food Science Club helps UGArden get ready for Fall

Phi Tau Sigma, The Honor Society of Food Science and Technology

For more information contact Juzhong Tan, President of the UGA Chapter of Phi Tau Sigma.

 

Institute of Food Technologists Student Association

Founded in 1939, the Institute of Food Technologists is a nonprofit scientific society with 22,000 members working in food science, food technology, and related professions in industry, academia, and government. 

Students who join IFT automatically become members of the IFTSA. Aside from receiving the extended benefits of IFT membership at reduced costs, Student Members can also participate in educational programs, and scientific and technical competitions. Participation enables students to gain valuable experience and build leadership skills.


2016 UGA Phi Tau Sigma Chapter Officers

Events
Jul
19
Southern Peanut Growers Conference 07/19/2018 - 07/22/2018

The Southern Peanut Growers Conference is held annually in July. During the three-day event, general sessions provided farmers with information peanut research, legislative issues and promotional efforts of the peanut industry. Farmers are also able to visit with many of the sponsors throughout the event.

Jul
20
UGA Poultry Science Open House ATHENS, GA at Poultry Science 07/20/2018 09:00 AM - 03:00 PM

Join us for this FREE event that allows high school and college transfer students interested in science, technology, animals, and more for a day with UGA Department of Poultry Science faculty as they showcase their specialty in the poultry science and avian biology industries through various sessions.

Jul
21
Trial Gardens Open House Athens, GA at Trial Gardens at UGA 07/21/2018 08:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Although the garden is open to the public every day year-round, this is your chance to meet our garden staff and get an inside look at the trial gardens.


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