The Allen Center for Nutrition at Cedar Crest College offers nutrition majors at Cedar Crest a chance to participate in community outreach.
Cedar Crest College believes strongly in the concept of civic engagement, and The Allen Center for Nutrition at Cedar Crest College provides students with a wealth of opportunities to help promote health and wellness—specifically related to nutrition—in the community.
The Allen Center is dedicated to promoting nutrition-related research and study and sponsoring programs to educate all age groups on how to adopt a healthy lifestyle. Primary components of The Allen Center’s Nutrition Outreach Program include:
Students at Cedar Crest College have participated in various Allen Center outreach efforts throughout the community. Following is a list of some of the organizations that have benefited from these efforts, as well as the topics highlighted by The Allen Center and the College students involved in these projects.
Lutheran Manor Care, Bethlehem
Lehigh Valley Performing Arts Charter School, Bethlehem
Wellness Community, Bethlehem
Lehigh Valley Children’s Centers, Allentown/Bethlehem
Kids in the Kitchen, Allentown
Notre Dame High School, Easton
Allen Center programs are funded in part through generous and continuous support from the Allen Foundation of Midland, Mich. The Allen Foundation was established in 1992 by the late William Allen, former trustee of the College, and his wife, Roberta Ritter Allen, a Cedar Crest alumna, former trustee and benefactor of the College.