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Sauer receives Bedford award in HMD

Monday, October 27, 2014

Kevin Sauer has been selected to receive the 2014 Mary Ruth Bedford Distinguished Faculty Award in the department of hospitality management and dietetics.

Kevin Sauer

Kevin Sauer

A registered dietitian with administrative experience in child nutrition programs, college and university dining, and healthcare food and nutrition services, Sauer is an associate professor who teaches administrative dietetics courses and conducts research in management practice, food safety, and food allergies in dietetics.

He is a member of the research leadership team for the Center of Excellence for Food Safety Research in Child Nutrition in the College of Human Ecology. He serves on the Commission on Dietetic Registration, the Food Service Systems Management Education Council board  and the Governing Council for the School Nutrition Association board.

Sauer has a bachelor’s degree in dietetics, a master’s in foodservice, hospitality management and administrative dietetics, and a doctorate in human ecology, all from Kansas State University.

Supported by Mary Ruth Bedford, El Paso, Texas, the award is presented to a faculty member involved in dietetics and food service management who has demonstrated excellence in teaching and research. Bedford graduated from K-State in 1971 with a master’s degree in dietetics and institutional management, and she earned a doctorate in adult education in 1975.

Prepared by College of Human Ecology Communications

This article was posted on Monday, October 27, 2014, and is filed under College News, Hospitality Management.