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Dining Staff

Mary Molt, Ph.D., R.D., L.D.Associate Director
Assistant Professor: Food, Nutrition, Dietetics and Health
marymolt@k-state.edu785-532-0324

Mary MoltMary's Bio

Mary joined the department in 1973 as an administrative dietitian/assistant unit manager at Derby Dining Center and assistant instructor for the Hotel, Restaurant, Institution Management and Dietetics program. She has also served as administrative dietitian/unit manager at Kramer Dining Center, director of Derby Dining Center, and her current role as associate director of the department and assistant professor of food, nutrition, dietetics and health.

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Mary is a recipient of the prestigious International Foodservice Manufacturers Association Gold Plate Award.

Education

B.S. Dietetics and Home Economics Education, University of Nebraska - Kearney, 1971
M.S. Foods, Nutrition, Institution Administration, Oklahoma State University, 1977
Ph.D. Human Ecology - Hotel, Restaurant, Institution Management and Dietetics, Kansas State University, 1995

Professional Service
  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
  • National Association of College and University Food Services
  • American Dietetic Association
Honors/Awards
  • Academy of Nutrition of Dietetics Medallion Award, 2013
  • International Foodservice Manufacturers Association Gold Plate Award, 2012
  • International Foodservice Manufacturers Association Silver Plate Award, 2012
  • National Association of College and University Food Services: Theodore W. Minah (1995); Richard Lichtenfelt (1981, 1986)
  • American Dietetic Association Award of Excellence in Management Practice (1997)
  • Author, Food for Fifty
Camille Korenek, R.D., L.D.Associate Director
Instructor: Food, Nutrition, Dietetics and Health
korenek@k-state.edu785-532-2131

Camille KorenekCamille's Bio

Camille began her career at K-State in 1989, and has served as service and sanitation manager at Kramer Dining Center, assistant unit director at Derby Dining Center, unit director at Van Zile Dining Center and is an Assistant Director, Dining over Derby Dining Center.

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Camille oversees the leadership team and operations at Derby Dining Center as well as develops policies and procedures for the dining program. As an instructor in the department of Food, Nutrition, Dietetics and Health, she assists with the teaching of Management in Dietetics Practicum.

Education

B.S. Home Economics, Dietetics, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, 1987
M.Ag. Food Science and Technology, Texas A&M, 1989

Professional Service
  • Kansas Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
  • American Dietetic Association
  • National Association of College and University Food Services
  • Foodservice Systems Management Education Council
  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Honors/Awards
  • Kaw Valley Dietetic Association Young Dietitian of the Year (1993)
Melissa Schrader, R.D., L.D.Unit Director, Kramer Dining Center 
Instructor: Food, Nutrition, Dietetics and Health
schrader@k-state.edu785-532-6438

Melissa SchraderMelissa's Bio

Melissa joined the department in 2001 as a production and special projects dietitian. Now the unit director at Kramer Dining Center, she directs special projects, acts as dining liaison for the Web team and marketing division, and serves on the Nutrition Awareness Committee.

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Melissa also teaches the Quantity Food Production Management course, both on campus and online. K-State's annual culinary enhancement workshop is coordinated by Melissa, as was Jardine Marketplace's LEED Gold certification.

Education

B.S. Food Science and Industry, Kansas State University, 1996
Coordinated Program in Dietetics Graduate, Kansas State University, 2000
M.S. Food Service, Hospitality Management and Dietetics Administration, Kansas State University, 2004

Professional Service
  • National Association of College and University Food Services
    • Midwest Region Information Officer
    • National Marketing Committee
    • Midwest Region Student Membership Taskforce chair
  • Kansas Dietetic Association
    • Nominating Committee Member, 2006
    • Membership Chair, 2003-2005
  • American Dietetic Association Microwave and Home Food Safety Work Group
  • Kansas Dietetic Association
  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
  • USDA Challenge Grant Project; Nutrition Team Member 1999
  • Item writer and reviewer for national credentialing exam for registered dietitians
Honors/Awards
  • Kansas Dietetic Association Outstanding Dietetic Educator, Didactic Program, 2011
  • Recipient of National Association of College and University Food Services Midwest Region President's Award, 2008
  • Kansas Dietetic Association Recognized Young Dietitian of the Year Award, 2008

 

 
Dining Services Administration and Support
Mary MoltAssociate Director Housing and Dining, Registered Dietitianmarymolt@ksu.edu785-532-0324
Kelly WhitehairAssistant Director Dining Support Services, Registered Dietitianstirtz@ksu.edu785-532-6100
Coila FarrellPurchasing Systems Administratorcoila02@ksu.edu785-532-0302
Derby Dining Center
Camille KorenekAssistant Director Housing and Dining Services, Registered Dietitiankorenek@ksu.edu785-532-6489
Holly PishneyCulinary Operations Manager Ihcp@ksu.edu785-532-0423
Jesse GarciaCulinary Operations Manager Ijesus3@ksu.edu785-532-0424
Valerie DonelanCulinary Operations Manager II, Registered Dietitianvdonelan@ksu.edu785-532-3347
Estefania LopezCulinary Operations Manager I, Registered Dietitianestelope01@ksu.edu785-532-0427
Kramer Dining Center
Melissa SchraderAssistant Director Housing and Dining Services, Registered Dietitianschrader@ksu.edu785-532-6438
Sara CrouchCulinary Operations Manager IItsara@ksu.edu785 532-5421
Krisit BaongaCulinary Operations Manager I, Registered Dietitiankristil@ksu.edu785-532-6107
Garrett WhooleryCulinary Operations Manager Igarre216@ksu.edu785-532-2300
Carissa TummonsCulinary Operations Manager I, Registered Dietitiancarissa44@ksu.edu785-532-5031