Once you’re here, we’ll help you fit in and become a part of our dynamic community. From our student events and community service activities to our clubs and numerous research opportunities, you’ll find a home at FBNS.
Food Science Club
The Food Science Club is an active, student-based group comprised of students who are studying or interested in the food science discipline. The club provides students with opportunities to interact with each other and professionals in the food science field outside of a classroom atmosphere.
Want more information? Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the club website.Visit Food Science Club
For enthusiastic football fans, the Food Science Club gathers for a potluck style get-together prior to all home football games.
Throughout the year, the public is welcome to participate in tasting and evaluating improved products developed in Schaub Hall. Taste tests include delicious smoothies, chocolate milk, ice cream, and a variety of other products.
Every spring students on the college bowl team battle faculty to determine who knows the most facts about food.
At the end of the year, students, faculty, alumni, and donors gather to honor recipients of various scholarships. This event allows students to show their appreciation and thank distinguished donors for their support.
International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering
The International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering (ISPE) is a global membership organization providing education, training, and technical publications to pharmaceutical manufacturing professionals.
The student chapter at NC State is focused on increasing awareness of employment opportunities in the healthcare industry. Whether your training is in engineering, information technology, biological and chemical sciences, management, or law, the pharmaceutical industry needs your expertise. Student chapter events typically involve local pharmaceutical professionals and are an excellent opportunity for networking.
To learn more, attend a meeting or contact one of the student chapter officers.Visit ISPE
Department faculty frequently hire students in different research capacities. Check out the exciting research happening in our department or review individual faculty members’ areas of interest and contact them. Many of our faculty members also manage community outreach programs and welcome student participation.
Learn about more research opportunities through the university’s Office of Undergraduate Research. Students who qualify can participate with our faculty in a more structured research program through the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Honors Program or the university’s Honors Program.
Community Service Opportunities
Our students have worked with a wide variety of local organizations, including:
- Inter-Faith Food Shuttle
- Rise Against Hunger
- Urban Ministries of Wake County
- North Carolina EFNEP (Expanded Foods and Nutrition Education Program)
- North Carolina Summer School Food Service
- Kids Cafe (Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina)
Check your email and the Schaub Hall bulletin boards frequently for additional opportunities.