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The Student Dietetic Association (SDA) is an organization for undergraduate and graduate students studying nutrition. Activities include monthly meetings with professional speakers, community service and volunteer projects, opportunities for leadership and networking, as well as participation in departmental functions—all aimed to enhance your future career in nutrition and dietetics.

The membership fee is $30 per academic year and includes a t-shirt.

SDA is an umbrella of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND). Students are encouraged, but not required, to join AND. An AND student membership is  $58. More information can be found at

We look forward to seeing you at the next meeting!

Molly Stevenson, SDA President

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The Student Dietetic Association (SDA) is an organization for students studying nutrition. Membership is offered to undergraduate and graduate students.
~To promote healthy lifestyles at MSU and the surrounding community through involvement in key areas as identified by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
~To encourage professional development among members.
~To promote and encourage membership among all nutrition students.
~To contribute 300 service hours collectively to the MSU and Starkville Community in the 2017-2018 Academic year.


Special Interest

Selection Process/Membership Requirements

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Membership is open to nutrition students at all points during the semester; email SDA to get a membership form and bring it with your $30 dues to the next meeting or drop it off in the SDA mailbox located in the mail room adjacent to the FSNHP Department Main Office in Herzer.

Officer #1 Position Title


Officer #1 Name

Molly Stevenson

Officer #1 Email
Officer #2 Email
Advisor Name

Mrs. Mandy Conrad

Advisor Title

FSNHP Instructor

Advisor Email

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What types of events do you hold?

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SDA offers numerous volunteer/service and professional development opportunities. For example, SDA participates in The Big Event, hosts the College of Agriculture and Life Science (CALS) Alumni Breakfast, brings in speakers from the field of Dietetics, and hosts an annual Dietetic Internship Panel.