Report: Hunger on Campus, The Challenge of Food Insecurity for College Students

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In a joint effort with the National Student Campaign Against Hunger and Homelessness, Student Government Resource Center, and Student Public Interest Research Groups, CUFBA is proud to release its newest report, Hunger On Campus. This report examines the challenges college students face regarding hunger and food insecurity, ways they are coping, and recommendations to address these issues.

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  1. [...] Hunger on Campus: The Challenge of Food Insecurity for College Students a first of its kind study conducted by the College and University Food Bank Alliance, National Student Campaign Against Hunger and Homelessness, Student Government Resource Center, and Student Public Interest Research Groups explores this issue. Furthermore, it challenges what many believe to be the typical college student stereotype. Although most people think that the average college student is a recent high school graduate who is dependent on his/her parents financially this study declares that 74 percent of college students are “nontraditional.” To be categorized as nontraditional, the student must fit at least one of six categories stating that they are financially dependent and/or supporting dependents, attending college without a high school diploma, raising children as a single parent, attending school part-time, or working full-time. Based on the information concluded from this study, America’s idea of a typical college student may be largely skewed. [...]

  2. [...] recent study titled HUNGER on Campus compiled by the College and University Food Bank Alliance, the National Student Campaign Against [...]

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