USC Upstate News

Fidahussein Appointed To Sodexo - Student Board of Directors

09- 10- 2009

Spartanburg, S.C. - Abbas Fidahussein, a nursing student and residential advisor at the University of South Carolina Upstate, has been appointed to the Sodexo - Student Board of Directors (SBOD) for the 2009 – 2010 academic year. Sodexho is the food services company contracted to provide food and catering services at USC Upstate.

“During the past five years the SBOD teams have made major contributions to Sodexo, our clients and all students that we serve,” said Dan Dunne, senior director marketing for Sodexo.  “Sodexho uses the research and direction from the SBOD to set our business strategies for the future.  This energy allows us to bring to all students of the campus communities we serve the best possible menus, programs and services.”

Fidahussein was selected from a pool of more than 100 applicants from around the country and will fill one of the 15 openings for the National Board.  The SBOD is responsible for suggestion menu ideas, brainstorming dining promotions, giving feedback on vendor presentations, etc. Fidahussein will attend the Sodexo - Student Board of Directors meeting October 23 – 25 in Boston, Massachusetts at Babson College.