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Students encouraged to take 2018 UH System Student Food Security Survey

Vegetables growing in the Hawai'i CC Agriculture program greenhouse.

All Hawai'i Community College students (18 years and older) are being invited to participate in a new research project entitled, 2018 UH System Student Food Security Survey. The purpose of the study is to understand food insecurity on campus and student perceptions and experiences around diet choices. Participation in the study will help inform programs, services, and policies aimed at promoting health and food security among college students in Hawai‘i and beyond.

The anonymous, online survey can be accessed at this link:

This study is being conducted by Elise Leimomi Dela Cruz-Talbert and Dr. Albie Miles, Assistant Professor of Sustainable Community Food Systems at UH West Oahu. The survey will be open until May 20, 2018. All Hawai'i CC students are encouraged to participate in the study. Participation in this study is completely voluntary and students can withdraw at any time. Anyone who has questions about this project or a research-related problem may contact the researchers Albie Miles or Elise Dela Cruz-Talbert at 808-689-2376 or 808-689-2389.