Wednesday, July 20

SU Ag Center partners with Intramural Sports Complex to host lunch & learn nutrition education series

SU Ag Center Extension Associate Ellen McKnight discusses the USDA MyPlate Food Guidelines during the July 6 'Live, Learn to Eat!,' nutrition education series at the SU Intramural Sports Complex.

Baton Rouge, LA – This summer, the SU Ag Center has partnered with the Southern University Intramural Sports Complex’s Jaguar FitNation Wellness initiative. The purpose of the initiative is to provide SU students, faculty, staff and alumni with activities and resources that promote healthy lifestyle changes.

Nena V. Gipson, Intramural Sports Complex Fitness & Wellness Director and Ellen C. McKnight, SU Ag Center Extension Associate, launched the initiative on July 6, 2016 with a nutrition education lunch and learn series. The series covers an array of nutrition topics and is entitled Live, Learn to Eat! Classes are held at the Intramural Sports Complex on the first Wednesday of the month from 12 p.m. - 1 p.m. If you would like to attend one of the remaining classes, please register in advance by emailing Mrs. Gipson at Space is limited. Upcoming classes are scheduled for:

Class Date- August 10, 2016  
Registration Deadline - August 8, 2016

Class Date – September 7, 2016
Registration Deadline – September 5, 2016

Class Date- October 5, 2016
Registration Deadline - October 3, 2016

For more information about fitness and wellness programs at the SU Intramural Sports Complex, call 225-771-3212 or e-mail

For more information about the SU Ag Center’s nutrition program, call 225-771-2242 or e-mail


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