Source: The Red and Black


Published, May 1, 2007

Waiting for a table at The Grill at 2 a.m. on a weeknight may be a thing of the past, thanks to University Food Services.

This semester, officials from Food Services decided to extend Snelling Dining Commons' hours to 24 Monday through Thursday.

Source: The Red and Black

Institutional Editorial

By the Red & Black

September 21, 2005

The University’s Food Services department was ranked in the top 1 percent of college food services in the nation based on student surveys.

Obviously, the faculty and staff who run the dining halls every day are doing something right to be satisfying the hungry mouths of more than 7,500 students who purchased the meal plan this year.

But to Food Services Director Michael Floyd, being the best is not enough.

Source: The Red and Black

By Erica Techo on April 18, 2012

Specific nutrition standards are set by the United States Department of Agriculture for public elementary, middle and high schools, but not for college dining services.

Despite a lack of specific dietary guidelines, the University’s food services seek to provide a variety of healthy options to meal plan patrons.

Source: The Red and Black


Published, April 11, 2007

Francesca Valente's personnel file is "bursting with comments," said one Ramsey center Official - all of them positive.

As an aquatics senior manager at the Ramsey Center, Valente works about 20 hours a week at the pool, contributing whenever and wherever she can - lifeguarding, managing the pool and teaching swim classes.

Source: The Red and Black

By Jessica Jordan

For the Red & Black

September 21, 2005

Although the University’s dining halls are ranked among the best in the country, several improvements are planned within the next year.

Director of University Food Services Michael Floyd said Oglethorpe Dining Commons will be renovated next summer.