Eastern Nazarene College Announces New Partnership with Sodexo

Eastern Nazarene College has entered into a 10-year partnership with Sodexo, a food service and facilities management company, to deliver a premier catering program and facilities management on campus beginning in fall 2022.

“Excellence in dining services is fundamental to a vibrant student experience,” said Dr. Ian Slater, Vice President for Student Development. “Sodexo’s professionalism, commitment to quality and excellence in customer service will be a game-changer for our students and our community.”

As part of this partnership, Sodexo will create a new menu program for our campus, introduce a new look to the cafeteria space, add technology options including mobile ordering options, expand menu options at Hebrews and The Dugout, and will develop a clean eating program for students with dietary restrictions. A Sodexo registered dietitian will provide periodic consultations and workshops for ENC students. To support ENC’s commitment to career readiness (enc.edu/elevate), Sodexo will implement a professionalized training program for all students and provide employment and internship opportunities.

“Sodexo is delighted and proud to enter into a long-term partnership with ENC for both catering and facilities services. We believe this is a mutually beneficial relationship where our respective institutional values, mission and vision intersect in a way that will ultimately lead to a rewarding academic experience for ENC students,” said Mike Ward, Senior Vice President of Sodexo. “Sodexo looks forward to working with our Eastern Nazarene partners and bringing rejuvenated spaces and authentic, quality experiences to the ENC community.

Sodexo will also oversee the management of ENC’s facilities, including custodial services, grounds maintenance and building management. To support the overall transformation of campus infrastructure, Sodexo will conduct an industry-leading comprehensive Facility Condition Assessment (FCA) to help maximize ENC’s comprehensive management of buildings, grounds, campus equipment and assets. This assessment is critical to the success of budgeting and planning efforts.

“We know that the quality of the facilities and the general condition of the campus grounds, buildings and physical infrastructure not only have a direct impact on the decision of future students to attend ENC, but also contribute to retention. students. It is therefore essential to have an impact and improve the spaces where students eat, play and learn,” said Tiffany Williams, Vice President of Operations, University Facilities is for Sodexo. “We are proud to work with all of our facilities, food service associates and technicians to improve the quality of life for students, facilities, staff, administrators and the ENC community as a whole.”

About Eastern Nazarene College: Located just south of Boston on the historic South Shore, our private four-year liberal arts college has over 50 majors and continues to be recognized as one of the New England’s most affordable. Our diverse yet tight-knit campus offers every student the opportunity to excel in a Christian community of caring peers and faculty who are truly invested in the academic and spiritual transformation of their students. Learn more at enc.edu.

About Sodexo North America: Sodexo Universities provides catering, accommodation and facilities management services to more than 600 universities, colleges and independent schools in the United States. With nearly 50 years of experience, Sodexo is focused on enhancing the student experience through integrated services that promote and enhance quality of life. For more information and to learn more about Sodexo’s commitment to quality of life on campus, visit the Sodexo Universities page on us.sodexo.com.

Sodexo North America is part of a global Fortune 500 company, present in 64 countries. Sodexo is a leading provider of integrated catering, facilities management and other services that improve organizational performance, contribute to local communities and improve the quality of life for millions of clients across corporate sectors. , education, healthcare, nursing homes, sports and recreation, government and other environments. Daily. The company employs 125,000 people at 8,000 locations in all 50 U.S. states and Canada, and indirectly supports tens of thousands more jobs through its annual purchases of $14 billion in goods and services from businesses large and small. companies. Sodexo is committed to supporting diversity, inclusion and safety, while upholding the highest standards of corporate responsibility and ethics.

conduct of business. In support of local communities across the United States, in 2020, the Sodexo Stop Hunger Foundation mobilized 10,000 Sodexo volunteers to distribute 4.1 million meals to help 5.9 million children and adults meet their immediate food needs. Since 1996, the Stop Hunger Foundation has donated $36.7 million to help feed hungry American children. To learn more about Sodexo, visit us.sodexo.com and join us on Facebook,Twitterand YouTube.

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