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Do you love Food Science?!

Are you willing to share that enthusiasm with others? We are looking for student and professional volunteers to host the Great Lakes IFT booth at the Michigan Science Olympiad, to answer questions from middle and high school students and parents regarding … Continue reading

2019 Scholarship Contest Now Open!

Attention Students: Do you need financial support for your food science education? The GLSIFT 2019 Scholarship applications will be accepted until February 4th. A total of 6 $1000 scholarships will be awarded to undergraduate or graduate students studying food science. Check out … Continue reading

Call for Nominations!

It’s that time of year again! With the new year upon us, we are seeking nominations for officers during 2018-2019. Currently, nominations are being accepted for the positions of Chair Elect, Secretary, Treasurer and Member at Large.  If you would like to … Continue reading

GLSIFT 2018 Scholarship Competition now open!

Calling all students! The GLSIFT 2018 Scholarship applications will be accepted until February 5th. A total of 6 $1000 scholarships will be awarded to undergraduate or graduate students studying food science. Check out the “Students” tab on our website for more … Continue reading

2017 Scholarship Winners Announced!

Thank you to our GLSIFT members for the outstanding turnout on March 29th, 2017 in support of our student members and their fine accomplishments. We had 54 people in attendance at the Kellogg Conference Center on the MSU campus for … Continue reading

Call for Volunteers!

Please join in volunteering to help out at the Science Olympiad at Michigan State University on April 30, 2016. Morning or afternoon slots are available. Check out the link in our “Events” section for more information!

February New Professionals Event – The Great Escape Room, Grand Rapids

The day was Thursday, February 25th. The setting: a cold dark night in an ominous edifice full of twists and turns that all but created a labyrinth – the first of many trials our protagonists would face. The agency, decorated … Continue reading

Student Recognition Night 2015

On Tuesday, March 27th, 2015, the Great Lakes Section of IFT held its monthly meeting/annual student recognition dinner in Lansing, MI at the Old Towne Marquee Event Center.  Thirty four of our members gathered to recognize the accomplishments of 6 … Continue reading

Great Lakes IFT Supplier’s Day

The Great Lakes IFT Supplier/s Day was held on April 30, 2014. This year’s theme was “Beach Party” and this group sure did make some waves! Over 140 suppliers manned booths to provide food industry professionals with insights into the … Continue reading

March Dinner Meeting and Student Recognition Event

On March 27, GLS IFT members met in Lansing to toast student scholarship recipients. Additionally, the group was honored to have IFT President Janet Collins as a guest speaker. For those who were unable to attend, President Collins’ presentation is … Continue reading