Hyde Park, NY – Dr.
Cheryl Achterberg, dean of the College of Education
and Human Ecology at The Ohio State University, delivered the keynote address
during commencement ceremonies at The
Culinary Institute of America’s New York campus on May 6.
Dr. Achterberg is considered one
of the country’s leading scholars on the topic of nutrition education and
behavior interventions. She spoke to 92 recipients of associate degrees in culinary arts and baking and
The entire graduation ceremony can be seen online.
Dr. Cheryl Achterberg speaks to
graduates at The Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, NY on May 6, 2015. (Photo credit: Al Nowak/CIA)
Founded in 1946, The Culinary Institute of America is the world’s premier
culinary college. Dedicated to driving leadership development for the
foodservice and hospitality industry, the independent, not-for-profit CIA
offers associate degrees in culinary arts and baking and pastry arts;
bachelor’s degree majors in management, culinary science, and applied food
studies; and executive education through its Food Business School. Its conferences
and consulting services have made the CIA the think tank of the food industry
in the areas of health & wellness, sustainability, world cuisines &
cultures, and professional excellence & innovation. The college also offers
certificate programs and courses for professionals and enthusiasts. Its
worldwide network of 48,000 alumni includes leaders in every area of
foodservice and hospitality. The CIA has campuses in New York, California,
Texas, and Singapore.
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