SNEB Student Membership
The Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior (SNEB) represents the unique professional interests of nutrition educators in the United States and worldwide. SNEB is dedicated to promoting effective nutrition education and communication to support and improve healthful behaviors and has a vision of healthy communities through nutrition education and advocacy. SNEB provides forums for sharing innovative strategies for nutrition education, expressing a range of views on important scientific, pedagogic and policy issues, and disseminating research findings. Members of SNEB educate individuals, families, fellow professionals, and students, and influence policy makers about nutrition, food, and health.
What Qualifies as a SNEB Student Member?
Individuals who are registered as full-time students OR are actively working on a degree at an accredited college or university are eligible for student membership. All students must have their membership application signed by faculty member to verify student status. Enrollment in a dietetic intern program qualifies you as a student member. If you do not have a faculty advisor, please have your internship supervisor verify your membership application.
SNEB Student representative to the Board of Directors
The Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior is accepting applications for a Student Member representative to the SNEB Board of Directors. The Student Member representative will be a non-voting position and receives no compensation. In this role, the Student Member representative will:
- Provide insights and ideas on how to better serve existing student members and increase student participation
- Actively participate in Board meetings and helping shape the future of SNEB
- Gain valuable knowledge and leadership skills Meet and work with leading nutrition education professionals
Student Scholarships Available to Attend the Annual Conference
The goal of the Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior Foundation (SNEB Foundation) Student Scholarship Program is to provide financial assistance to student members of SNEB who wish to attend the SNEB Annual Conference. The Student Scholarship Program allows many national and international students the opportunity to attend the Annual Conference. The scholarship will help students offset the costs of attending the SNEB Annual Conference. Only one scholarship award will be given to each recipient. The deadline for submitting an application for a 2013 Conference Scholarship was March 1, 2013.
Congratulations to this year's recipeints
- Elizabeth Dodge, University of Maine
- Katelyn Parker, University of Tennessee
- Amber Haroldson, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
- David Sharp, Cornell University
- Eve Mengwasser, Massey University, Aotearoa,
New Zealand (not pictured)
Student Facebook Page
SNEB Student members have their own Facebook page to network and discuss news items of specific interest to students. Join them!
Student Research Awards
The Student Research Awards recognize masters and doctoral level student research in nutrition education. The award includes a monetary prize to offset conference attendance. Winners are also recognized in the conference proceedings and during the business meeting. To be considered for the Student Research Award, indicate your intention during the abstract submission process.
2012 Annual Conference Research Award Winners
- Anne McCann, RD, South Dakota State University
- Kathryn Weller, University of Rhode Island
- Danielle Nunnery, BS, University of North Carolina
- Julia Piazza, MS, University of Cincinnati
- Margaret Siebert, MS, University of New Mexico