Monthly Archives February 2014
Due to the overwhelming list of sign-ups for iron matador Teams we have to sadly say we are closing the team sign ups! (Bittersweet no?) We have too many people and not enough room! Thank you to anyone and everyone who signed up if you couldn’t make it this year definitely try again next year. We will be honored to have you!
Let us all give a big round of applause to our new President Elect Monica Pang!! Congratulations lady, So proud to call you our next president!
SDFSA is so lucky that Monica will be serving as President for the 2014-2015 term. She brings excellence to everything she does! ~ Jocelyn Harrison, Current President.
Last year the FDA made a preliminary determination that partially hydrogenated oils (PHOs), the main dietary source of artificial trans fat, are not “generally recognized as safe” (GRAS). If finalized, this would mean food manufacturers would no longer be able to use PHOs in their products or sell them directly to consumers without approval from the FDA.
According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), removing PHOs from the American diet could prevent 10,000 to 20,000 heart attacks and 3,000 to 7,000 coronary deaths every year. The scientific literature since 2003 has confirmed that consuming any amount of trans fat results in an increased risk for coronary heart disease, and the effect is stronger than that of consuming saturated fats.
The FDA is asking for public comments and scien...Read More
What is a career symposium?
Do you know exactly what you want to do after you graduate? Unsure? Overwhelmed? Have questions? Check out the Career Symposium for the answers. The annual SDFSA Career Symposium is coming soon!
Saturday, March 1 at 8:00am-12:30pm.
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER TODAY!
This is a unique opportunity to learn information on possible career and employment options. You can learn about traditional and non-traditional career paths straight from the people in the industry. Learn as the speakers share their expertise and advice about the career option you may be interested in. The day offers a great networking environment as well. Don’t miss out!
Let’s all, congratulate Christina Bowen, Our new Iron Matador Chairwoman!
- Christina was appointed the chair of Iron Matador and will be in charge of the event.
*More about this event will be posted
Come join us for our 1st social event of the semester. Stop by for a meeting free, super casual setting full of food, fun, and laughter. Bring your lunch and let the mingling begin.
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Welcome back Matadors!!!! Hope this spring semester flies by.
We have some great events coming up this semester like our Career symposium and iron matador(our version of iron chef).
Hope to see you guys in the next meeting!Read More