Nutrition NUTS (Nutrition Understanding Through Service)

Nutrition NUTS (Nutrition Understanding Through Service)


Introducing a way to get involved in your community. Nutrition NUTS is a service program helping preschoolers (3-5 year olds) from low-income families and their parents.

During the Spring 2016 semester, Nutrition NUTS has a great opportunities for you to get involved:

PEANUTS Read: NCSU students will read books with a food and/or nutrition theme to preschoolers at Head Start centers.

Program Participation Requirements:

  1. No nutrition experience is required; all training will be provided. All majors are encouraged to participate.
  1. NCSU students will need to be available weekly during one or more of the following blocks of time (travel time from NCSU already included):

PEANUTS proposed weekly opportunities:


9:15-10:45 a.m (Raleigh)

9:30-11:00 a.m (Raleigh)

12:00-1:30 p.m (Raleigh)



7:15-10:00 a.m. (Chatham)

8:30-10:15 a.m. (Cary) PRE-DENTAL CLUB ONLY

8:30-11:00 a.m. (Johnston)

9:00-10:45 a.m. (Durham)

9:10-10:40 a.m. (Raleigh)

9:15-10:45 a.m  (Raleigh)

11:30-1:00 p.m .(Raleigh)



8:45-11:15 a.m. (Knightdale)

9:00-11:00 a.m. (Cary) PRE-DENTAL CLUB ONLY

9:15-10:45 a.m (Raleigh)

9:30 -11:00 a.m. (Raleigh)

12:00-1:30 p.m. (Raleigh)

12:45-3:15 p.m. (Knightdale)



10:30-12:00 p.m. (Raleigh)

12:30-2:00 p.m. (Raleigh)



9:00-10:45 a.m. (Raleigh)



Like most internship or voluntary experiences, travel expenses will not be reimbursed. We encourage our participants to car-pool and/or share resources!


Mandatory Orientation (Schuab): (only attend one session)*

Thursday  Feb. 4​th (​8:00-9:00 a.m) in Shuab Hall 114

Friday Feb. 5th (3:00 – 4:00 pm) in Shuab Hall  114


*Bring $10 to purchase Nutrition NUTS t-shirt


Ways to get involved:

  1. Volunteer
  2. Get paid through federal work-study


Next step, email the following information​ to:

Hibah Alsulami, Graduate

Alexandra Demidova, (Dental Lessons only) Service Coordinator for the Pre-dental



Your full name:

NCSU Email:

Phone number:

Top 3 Day of the week/time choices*:

Orientation session you can attend:

Volunteer or Work Study position:


*Priority scheduling will be given to responses received on or before 02/1/2016


Program Director and Faculty Advisor:

Suzie Goodell,