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CCNY goes healthy for World Food Day event on Oct. 16 with author of “The Plan”

World Food Day Panel
CCNY Goes Healthy panelists Lyn Genet Recitas, Tren’ness Woods-Black and Nabeel Alamgir.

The City College of New York celebrates “CCNY Goes Healthy” on World Food Day opening a dialogue about healthy lifestyle changes and combating low food security issues on campus and within the Harlem community. The inaugural event welcomes three culinary and nutritional experts to engage in a food talk with President Vince Boudreau as moderator.

World Food Day takes place on October 16 and is a day that strives to bring awareness to low food security issues that affect areas all over the world and strives to achieve a more sustainable future.

Panelists include:

  • Lyn Genet Recitas, nutritionist and bestselling author of “The Plan”
  • Tren’ness Woods-Black, vice president of Communications for Sylvia’s Restaurant and founder of Tren’ness Woods-Black LLC
  • Nabeel Alamgir, chief marketing officer of Bareburger

The event is proudly sponsored by the Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership, The Office of the President, the FAO and Whole Foods Market. It will fall under this year’s Healthy CUNY initiative to jump-start Giving Tuesday. The Colin Powell School / NYPIRG Food Pantry will be accepting donations in the form of non-perishable food items.

The panel will take place from 12-2 p.m. in the NAC ballroom with light refreshments to enjoy. Please click here to RSVP.

About The City College of New York

Since 1847, The City College of New York has provided a high quality and affordable education to generations of New Yorkers in a wide variety of disciplines. CCNY embraces its role at the forefront of social change. It is ranked #1 by the Harvard-based Opportunity Insights out of 369 selective public colleges in the United States on the overall mobility indexThis measure reflects both access and outcomes, representing the likelihood that a student at CCNY can move up two or more income quintiles. In addition, the Center for world University Rankings places CCNY in the top 1.2% of universities worldwide in terms of academic excellence. More than 16,000 students pursue undergraduate and graduate degrees in eight professional schools and divisions, driven by significant funded research, creativity and scholarship. CCNY is as diverse, dynamic and visionary as New York City itself.  View CCNY Media Kit.



Ashley Arocho
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