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Nutrition Education Scholar Delivers Commencement Address

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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 pastry arts.

The entire graduation ceremony can be seen online.

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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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