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Alyssa Collins

! 2491 Fountain Greens Place Grand Junction, CO ! (919) 740-9558 ! collinsalyssa3@gmail.com !


EDUCATION
University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, MS June 2016- Present
Masters of Science in Nutrition and Food Systems
Appalachian State University, Boone, NC August 2011- May 2016
Bachelor of Science in Nutrition and Foods, Dietetics
Bachelor of Arts in Spanish
Graduated Cum Laude
AWARDS
Lisa Tucker Memorial Scholarship
AP Scholar Award
EXPERIENCE
Aramark Distance Learning Dietetic Internship September 2016- Present
Performed the Nutrition Care Process on patients from adult, pediatric, maternal and geriatric populations
Participated in counseling and education sessions for patients with a variety of medical conditions
Calculated and placed TPN and tube feed orders
Created menu inserts for gluten-free and Mediterranean diets
Aided in translating the hospitals regular menu to Spanish
Revised policies related to the Food and Nutrition Services department
E-portfolio link: alyssarcollins.weebly.com
Lucy Brock Child Development Center: Intern March June 2016
Planned and cooked breakfasts, lunches and snacks for infants and toddlers
Adapted each recipe to be gluten-free, soy-free, vegan or dairy-free for children with dietary restrictions
Taught preschool children basic cooking skills
Created and implemented a healthy eating session for preschoolers
Pizza Hut, Boone, NC: Service Leader May 2013 October 2015
Obtained and delivered food and drink orders for customers
Worked efficiently in a fast-paced environment
Managed and trained new servers
LEADERSHIP
Appalachian Student Dietetic Association August 2013 May 2016
March of Dimes Committee Leader August December 2014
Organized fund-raiser at local frozen yogurt store
Planned a team to participate in the March of Dimes walk
National Nutrition Month Committee Leader January- May 2015
Organized documentary screenings and panel discussions for 100 ASDA members
Held multiple contact tables to provide nutrition education for college students
Organized a catered luncheon for nutrition faculty and staff
Secretary August 2015- May 2016
Recorded members participation hours in a timely and organized fashion
Responded to daily emails concerning the club
Worked with officers to ensure proper functioning of the club
ORGANIZATIONS
Alpha Omicron Pi Fraternity September 2012 May 2015
Took part in local community service and fundraising activities
Worked in small committees for philanthropic events and alumni relations
LANGUAGES
Conversational Spanish