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Child Nutrition Archive Interactive Kiosk on Display at Truman Library

Thom Hunter Pratt, ICN Computer Technician with the ICN interactive multi-touch display at the Truman Library. In June of 1946, President Harry Truman signed the National School Lunch Act. As part of the 70th anniversary of the signing, the Institute of Child Nutrition (ICN) has partnered with the Truman Library in Independence, [...]

2017-08-30T09:24:05+00:00 April 1st, 2016|ICN Blog, ICN News|

ICN Archives travels to Anchorage, AK for the AKSNA Conference

The Institute of Child Nutrition Archives recently visited Anchorage, Alaska collecting oral histories at the AKSNA (Alaskan School Nutrition Association) Conference. The AKSNA represents the hundreds of dedicated school nutrition professionals across the vast and wonderful state of Alaska. They are a group of dedicated professionals, that care about child nutrition so much that they make [...]

2016-11-30T17:35:49+00:00 February 18th, 2016|ICN News, Training News|

Institute of Child Nutrition Facility Receives New Lettering

After 25 years, the National Food Service Management Institute (NFSMI) at Ole Miss has changed its name to the Institute of Child Nutrition (ICN).  The change has provided ICN with a brand and image that better represents its mission and service to child nutrition professionals. Read the full story by Emily Newton, staff writer for [...]

2016-11-30T17:35:49+00:00 February 9th, 2016|ICN News|

Institute of Child Nutrition Staff Members Visit the White House

Chef’s Move Leadership Team Meets in D.C. Two of ICN's staff, Acting Executive Director Aleshia Hall-Campbell (front, second from right) and Education and Training Specialist, Lois Coleman (top left) with USDA staff and members of the Chefs Move to Schools Advisory Committee in Washington, D.C. On Tuesday, November 17, 2015, Institute of Child [...]

2016-11-30T17:35:49+00:00 November 18th, 2015|ICN News|

ICN Hosts National Advisory Council Meeting

ICN National Advisory Council members. September 2015. ICN photo by Vicki Howe Acting Chancellor Morris Stocks welcomes the NAC The Institute of Child Nutrition (ICN) held its annual National Advisory Council Meeting September 29-30, 2015.  Members of the council were welcomed to Oxford and the UM Campus by [...]

2016-11-30T17:35:49+00:00 October 5th, 2015|ICN News|

ICN and USDA Partner for Team Up For School Nutrition Success

Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack (center) with attendees of the recent Team Up For School Nutrition Success in Washington, D.C. In partnership with USDA, ICN has conducted Team Up for School Nutrition Success workshops for six of the seven regional offices:  Southeast Team Up at ICN on November 12-13, 2014, Southwest Team Up [...]

2016-11-30T17:35:49+00:00 August 13th, 2015|August 2015 ICN Newsletter, ICN News|

Exciting Growth and Change…

Beginning July 1, 2015, we began using our new name, Institute of Child Nutrition (ICN).  For over 25 years, the Institute has been serving child nutrition professionals nationwide and providing them with high quality resources, training, and research.  Along with a rich history of supporting these professionals, the Institute has experienced tremendous growth in the [...]

2016-11-30T17:35:50+00:00 August 13th, 2015|August 2015 ICN Newsletter, ICN News|

ICN Courses Updated for Professional Standards

ICN’s Online Course list has been updated to include the USDA Professional Development Codes, and the SNA Key Areas have also been revised to align with the USDA Codes.  This will assist with identification of the areas of required Continuing Education Units.  Updating all content of each Online Course will be ongoing during this transition.  [...]

School districts #gimmefive for healthy school food

Some of the country’s largest school districts – including Detroit, Dallas, Chicago, Memphis, New York City, Minneapolis, Oklahoma City, Austin, Philadelphia and more – gathered in San Diego in April 2015 to talk about bringing local foods into the lunchroom. We were honored to host them for a tour, and equally excited to celebrate the [...]

2016-11-30T17:35:50+00:00 April 21st, 2015|ICN News|

NFSMI’s Executive Director, Dr. Katie Wilson, SNS Accepts Presidential Appointment

We are pleased to advise that Dr. Katie Wilson will be joining us as Deputy Under Secretary for Food, Nutrition, and Consumer Services starting on May 1.  Katie is currently the Executive Director of the National Food Service Management Institute, a strong partner in our efforts to improve school nutrition.  She has had a wealth [...]

2016-11-30T17:35:50+00:00 March 25th, 2015|ICN News|