Success Stories

The UC Davis Center for Nutrition in Schools (CNS) Spotlighted on Wells Fargo’s online journal, “Wells Fargo Stories”

October 29, 2018

The UC Davis Center for Nutrition in Schools (CNS) was recently spotlighted on Wells Fargo’s online journal, “Wells Fargo Stories.” The news article, titled “Transforming Inner-city Youth – Mind, Body, and Food Literacy” showcased the successful partnership between the CNS and Success Through Self (STS) Academy, a nonprofit that provides after-school programs for youth in Pittsburg, California.

High School Students Introduced to Nutrition Education Programs

March 19, 2017
High school students helped plant green beans in a CNS educational garden. These were just two of many high school students that participated in the UC Davis Academic Preparation Program where they attended academic enrichment courses in addition to receiving exposure to research at UC Davis.

Team Davis Gardening for Health

March 18, 2017
Members of Team Davis in Davis, CA are currently participating in a pilot study which seeks to evaluate the effectiveness of Nutrition to Grow On for improving food choices and nutrition knowledge among children and adults with developmental, cognitive and/or physical disabilities.

Nutrition Education Competencies at Work

March 14, 2017
In collaboration with the UC Davis Center for Nutrition in Schools, the California Department of Education finalized the Nutrition Education Competencies for educating school-age children about healthy eating and nutrition.

Elk Grove Unified School District (EGUSD) Food Day

October 24, 2016
Every year, on October 24th, thousands of events all around the country bring Americans together to celebrate and enjoy food and to push for improved food policies. Food Day inspires Americans to change their diets and food policies. This year Elk Grove Unified School District (EGUSD) hosted a Food Day event on Monday, October 24th at Pleasant Grove High School.