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Beth Rice

Courses Taught at MSU:

Nutrition and Foodservice Management


PhD:   Hospitality, Restaurant, & Institutional Management Iowa State University Ames, Iowa
MS:    Food Systems Management University of Tennessee, Martin, Tennessee
BS:     Dietetics University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee

Certification and Licensure:

Registered Dietitian (RD) American Dietetic Association Chicago, IL
Licensed Dietitian (LD) Professional Licensure Board for Dietitians and Nutritionists
Commonwealth of Kentucky
School Nutrition Specialist, (SNS) School Nutrition Association, Alexandria, VA
Certified ServSafe Instructor, National Resturaunt Association Solutions

Professional Experience Prior to MSU:

Director of School Nutrition, Director of Finance, Technology Coordinator Fulton County Schools Hickman, KY 
Bid Coordinator West Kentucky Foodservice Cooperative 
School Foodservice Director Lake County Schools Tiptonville, TN 
Legislative Liaison Tennessee School Foodservice Association 
School Foodservice Consultant Tennessee Department of Education Nashville, TN 
Life Skills Trainer Orange Grove Center Chattanooga, TN

Professional Focus:

School Nutrition

Research Focus:

School Foodservice Administration & Management

Professional Organizations:

American Dietetic Association  
Kentucky Dietetic Association
Kentucky Assoc. of Foodservice Administrators, Past President                              
School Nutrition Association
Kentucky School Nutrition Association

Contact Information:

207N Applied Science 
Murray State University Murray, KY 42071
Phone: 270-809-3124
Fax: 270-809-3130

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