Nutrition and Food Science

Advising


Important Dates to Remember

Spring 2022

  • Classes begin: January 24, 2022
  • Spring Break: March 14-18, 2022
  • César Chávez Day: March 31, 2022
  • Continuing student registration begins for Fall 2022: April 26-May 21, 2022
  • Finals week: May 16-20, 2022
  • Commencement: May 19-22, 2022

Fall 2022

  • Classes begin: August 22, 2022
  • Labor Day: September 5, 2022 
  • Veterans Day: November 11, 2022
  • Fall Break: November 21-25, 2022
  • Finals week: December 12-16, 2022

Major Advisors Sorted By Career Interests

The Department of Nutrition and Food Science believes academic advising should be linked with your career aspirations. Career advisors are organized as follows:

New to the Major? Unsure of Your Career Goals?

Dr. Julie Holland

jmholland@csuchico.edu

530-898-6567
Holt 322

Office Hours:

  • T 8-10:50 a.m.
  • R 10 a.m.-12:50 p.m. and by appointment

Pre-Dietetics

Dr. Katie Silliman
ksilliman@csuchico.edu
530-898-6245
Holt 324

Last Name: A-H

Office Hours:

  • M 12:30-3:30 p.m. and by appointment
  • contact me for Zoom link

Ms. Lauren McNamara
lmmcnamara@csuchico.edu 
530-898-6264
Holt 326

Last Name: I-R

Office Hours:

  • by appointment

Stephanie Bianco
sbianco@csuchico.edu 

530-898-4022

Holt 334

Last Name: S-Z

Office Hours:

  • R 1 p.m.-4 p.m. andy by appointment (virtual)

General Dietetics

Laura Curtis
lccurtis@csuchico.edu
530-898-6327

Holt 353

Office Hours:

  • T 2-3:30 p.m.
  • W 2-3:30 p.m.
  • R 11-11:45 a.m. and by appointment

School Foodservice or Certified Dietary Manager

Dr. Joan Giampaoli
jgiampaoli@csuchico.edu
530-898-6410
Holt 369

Office Hours:

  • T 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
  • F 11 a.m.-12 p.m. and by appointment

Nutrition Education, Lactation Education, or Sports Nutrition

Dr. Julie Holland
jmholland@csuchico.edu
530-898-6567
Holt 322

Office Hours:

  • T 8-10:50 a.m. 
  • R 10 a.m.-12:50 p.m. and by appointment

Food Science, Agriculture, Marketing, Sustainability, or Media and Writing

Dr. Maria Giovanni
mgiovanni@csuchico.edu
530-898-4023
Holt 336

Office Hours:

  • M 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
  • T 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
  • R 3:30-5:30 p.m. and by appointment

Public Health or International Nutrition

Dr. Seth Klobodu
ssklobodu@csuchico.edu
530-898-6163
Holt 332

Office Hours:

  • M 2-4 p.m.
  • F 2-4 p.m. and by appointment

Allied Health Career Such as Nursing, Physician Assistant, etc.

Dr. Katie Silliman
ksilliman@csuchico.edu
530-898-6245
Holt 324

Office Hours:

  • M 12:30-3:30 p.m. and by appointment
  • Contact me for Zoom link

Advising for Related Programs

Masters in Nutritional Science

Dr. Keiko Goto 
kgoto@csuchico.edu
530-898-6767
Holt 328

Office Hours:

  • T 8:45 -10:45 a.m.
  • R 8:45-10:45 a.m. or by appointment

Minor in Food Science

Dr. Maria Giovanni
mgiovanni@csuchico.edu
530-898-4023
Holt 336

Office Hours:

  • M 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
  • T 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
  • R 3:30-5:30 p.m. and by appointment

Minor in Food Service Administration

Dr. Joan Giampaoli
jgiampaoli@csuchico.edu
530-898-6410
Holt 369

Office Hours:

  • T 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
  • F 11 a.m.-12 p.m. and by appointment

Minor in Nutrition

Dr. Katie Silliman
ksilliman@csuchico.edu
530-898-6245
Holt 324

Office Hours:

  • M 12:30-3:30 p.m. and by appointment 
  • Contact me for Zoom link