Planning for: Allergen-Free Dining
Published February 28, 2020
Nearly half of all college students today avoid at least one food allergen, according to a report listed in our Spring 2020 issue of Trends in Higher Education
. As the number of students with disclosed food allergies continues to rise, allergen-free dining has become a key consideration in creating a healthy and inclusive campus—as well as in recruitment and retention efforts.
Recently, Michigan State University opened an allergen-free dining hall on its campus called Thrive. We caught up with Gina Keilen, Registered Dietitian, Culinary Services, at Michigan State to learn more about the planning process and how her team’s efforts are positively impacting the campus community.
Conversations About Not Attempting the Impossible and Then Achieving It: The ASHEE Conference
Published December 4, 2019
Session after session I heard from many institutions on how they were tying integrated planning to sustainability initiatives. It became more apparent that higher education is acting on and recognizing the importance of developing cross-campus relationships that span (and move beyond) traditional boundaries.
SCUP’s New Board Chair
Published August 16, 2019
At SCUP, we know the future of planning relies on the strength of ideas and the passion of individuals that make up our community. It’s where planning comes together to unleash the promise and potential of higher ed. We’re excited to have Sarah Cantrell lead this charge.
Ways to Connect With SCUP Peers During COVID
Published March 13, 2020
We are a community where planning comes together, and I know that our professional work and connections create relationships that transcend the plan. We have heard many of you are leading crisis management activities on campuses. Then there are the thousands of you supporting the institutions, having tough conversations in an effort to partner on what’s next. It’s remarkable to see how a crisis activates the best of humanity and reminds us of the power of the SCUP community.
Crisis brings questions and the need to connect with a supportive community. We have two tools at your disposal to connect with SCUP members.
A Message from the Mid-Atlantic Regional Chair: Heather Bishop
Published December 18, 2019
Learn what's happening in the SCUP Mid-Atlantic Region.