Faculty Profile

Priscilla Connors

Title
Associate Professor
Department
Hospitality and Tourism Management
College
College of Merchandising, Hospitality and Tourism

    

Education

PhD, Texas Woman's University, 1998.
Major: Nutrition & Food System Management
Dissertation Title: A Descriptive Study of Milk Handling Practices in Elementary School Nutrition Programs
MBA, SUNY-Binghamton University, 1983.
Major: Management Information Systems
BS, SUNY- Oneonta College, 1979.
Major: Dietetics & Nutrition

Current Scheduled Teaching*

HMGT 5790.003, Field Experience in Hospitality and Tourism, Spring 2023
HMGT 2460.005, Introduction to Nutrition Science, Spring 2023
HMGT 2460.305, Introduction to Nutrition Science, Spring 2023
HMGT 1450.002, Principles of Nutrition, Spring 2023
HMGT 1450.003, Principles of Nutrition, Spring 2023
HMGT 1450.801, Principles of Nutrition, Spring 2023
HMGT 5920.015, Problem in Lieu of Thesis, Spring 2023
HMGT 2460.008, Introduction to Nutrition Science, Fall 2022 Syllabus
HMGT 2460.308, Introduction to Nutrition Science, Fall 2022 Syllabus
HMGT 1450.002, Principles of Nutrition, Fall 2022 Syllabus
HMGT 1450.003, Principles of Nutrition, Fall 2022 Syllabus

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Previous Scheduled Teaching*

HMGT 1450.001, Principles of Nutrition, Summer 5W1 2022 Syllabus SPOT
HMGT 1450.002, Principles of Nutrition, Summer 5W2 2022 SPOT
HMGT 1450.003, Principles of Nutrition, Summer 3W1 2022 Syllabus SPOT
HMGT 2460.005, Introduction to Nutrition Science, Spring 2022 Syllabus SPOT
HMGT 2460.305, Introduction to Nutrition Science, Spring 2022 Syllabus SPOT
HMGT 1450.002, Principles of Nutrition, Spring 2022 Syllabus SPOT
HMGT 1450.003, Principles of Nutrition, Spring 2022 Syllabus SPOT
HMGT 1450.801, Principles of Nutrition, Spring 3W1 2022 Syllabus SPOT
HMGT 5790.001, Field Experience in Hospitality and Tourism, Fall 2021 Syllabus
HMGT 2460.013, Introduction to Nutrition Science, Fall 2021 Syllabus SPOT
HMGT 2460.313, Introduction to Nutrition Science, Fall 2021 SPOT
HMGT 1450.002, Principles of Nutrition, Fall 2021 Syllabus SPOT
HMGT 1450.003, Principles of Nutrition, Fall 2021 Syllabus SPOT
HMGT 1450.002, Principles of Nutrition, Summer 5W1 2021 Syllabus SPOT
HMGT 1450.002, Principles of Nutrition, Summer 5W2 2021 Syllabus SPOT
HMGT 2460.006, Introduction to Nutrition Science, Spring 2021 Syllabus SPOT
HMGT 2460.306, Introduction to Nutrition Science, Spring 2021
HMGT 1450.002, Principles of Nutrition, Spring 2021 Syllabus SPOT
HMGT 1450.003, Principles of Nutrition, Spring 2021 SPOT
HMGT 1450.005, Principles of Nutrition, Spring 2021 Syllabus SPOT
HMGT 1450.801, Principles of Nutrition, Spring 3W1 2021 Syllabus SPOT
HMGT 2460.003, Introduction to Nutrition Science, Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
HMGT 2460.005, Introduction to Nutrition Science, Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
HMGT 2460.303, Introduction to Nutrition Science, Fall 2020
HMGT 2460.305, Introduction to Nutrition Science, Fall 2020
HMGT 1450.002, Principles of Nutrition, Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
HMGT 1450.003, Principles of Nutrition, Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
HMGT 1450.002, Principles of Nutrition, Summer 5W2 2020 Syllabus SPOT
HMGT 1450.002, Principles of Nutrition, Summer 5W1 2020 Syllabus SPOT
HMGT 1450.004, Principles of Nutrition, Summer 5W1 2020 Syllabus SPOT
HMGT 1450.002, Principles of Nutrition, Spring 2020
HMGT 1450.003, Principles of Nutrition, Spring 2020
HMGT 1450.005, Principles of Nutrition, Spring 2020
HMGT 1450.801, Principles of Nutrition, Spring 3W1 2020 Syllabus
CMHT 5460.001, Human Capital Development in Merchandising and Hospitality Management, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
HMGT 1450.002, Principles of Nutrition, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
HMGT 1450.003, Principles of Nutrition, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
HMGT 1450.002, Principles of Nutrition, Summer 5W2 2019 Syllabus SPOT
HMGT 1450.002, Principles of Nutrition, Summer 5W1 2019 Syllabus SPOT
CMHT 5100.001, Introduction to Research in Merchandising and Hospitality, Fall 2018 SPOT
CMHT 5100.601, Introduction to Research in Merchandising and Hospitality, Fall 2018 SPOT
HMGT 1450.002, Principles of Nutrition, Fall 2018 Syllabus SPOT
HMGT 1450.004, Principles of Nutrition, Fall 2018 Syllabus
HMGT 1450.002, Principles of Nutrition, Summer 5W2 2018 Syllabus SPOT
HMGT 1450.002, Principles of Nutrition, Summer 5W1 2018 Syllabus SPOT
HMGT 1450.004, Principles of Nutrition, Summer 5W2 2018 Syllabus SPOT
HMGT 1450.004, Principles of Nutrition, Summer 5W1 2018 Syllabus SPOT
HMGT 1450.002, Principles of Nutrition, Spring 2018 Syllabus SPOT
HMGT 1450.003, Principles of Nutrition, Spring 2018 Syllabus SPOT
HMGT 1450.002, Principles of Nutrition, Fall 2017 Syllabus SPOT
HMGT 1450.003, Principles of Nutrition, Fall 2017 Syllabus SPOT
HMGT 1450.002, Principles of Nutrition, Summer 5W2 2017 Syllabus SPOT
HMGT 1450.002, Principles of Nutrition, Summer 5W1 2017 Syllabus SPOT
HMGT 1450.004, Principles of Nutrition, Summer 5W2 2017 SPOT
HMGT 1450.002, Principles of Nutrition, Spring 2017 Syllabus SPOT
HMGT 1450.003, Principles of Nutrition, Spring 2017 Syllabus SPOT
HMGT 1450.004, Principles of Nutrition, Spring 2017
HMGT 1450.002, Principles of Nutrition, Fall 2016 Syllabus SPOT
HMGT 1450.003, Principles of Nutrition, Fall 2016 SPOT
HMGT 2460.004, Introduction to Nutrition Science, Spring 2016 Syllabus
HMGT 2460.005, Introduction to Nutrition Science, Spring 2016 Syllabus SPOT
HMGT 2460.304, Introduction to Nutrition Science, Spring 2016
HMGT 2460.305, Introduction to Nutrition Science, Spring 2016 SPOT
HMGT 1450.002, Principles of Nutrition, Spring 2016 Syllabus SPOT
HMGT 2460.005, Introduction to Nutrition Science, Fall 2015 Syllabus SPOT
HMGT 2460.006, Introduction to Nutrition Science, Fall 2015 Syllabus SPOT
HMGT 2460.007, Introduction to Nutrition Science, Fall 2015 Syllabus SPOT
HMGT 2460.305, Introduction to Nutrition Science, Fall 2015 SPOT
HMGT 2460.306, Introduction to Nutrition Science, Fall 2015 SPOT
HMGT 2460.307, Introduction to Nutrition Science, Fall 2015 SPOT
HMGT 1450.002, Principles of Nutrition, Fall 2015 Syllabus SPOT
HMGT 1450.004, Principles of Nutrition, Fall 2015 Syllabus
HMGT 2460.004, Introduction to Nutrition Science, Spring 2015 Syllabus
HMGT 2460.005, Introduction to Nutrition Science, Spring 2015 Syllabus
HMGT 2460.006, Introduction to Nutrition Science, Spring 2015 Syllabus
HMGT 2460.007, Introduction to Nutrition Science, Spring 2015 Syllabus
HMGT 2460.304, Introduction to Nutrition Science, Spring 2015
HMGT 2460.305, Introduction to Nutrition Science, Spring 2015
HMGT 2460.306, Introduction to Nutrition Science, Spring 2015
HMGT 2460.307, Introduction to Nutrition Science, Spring 2015
HMGT 2460.005, Introduction to Nutrition Science, Fall 2014 Syllabus
HMGT 2460.007, Introduction to Nutrition Science, Fall 2014 Syllabus
HMGT 2460.010, Introduction to Nutrition Science, Fall 2014 Syllabus
HMGT 2460.305, Introduction to Nutrition Science, Fall 2014
HMGT 2460.307, Introduction to Nutrition Science, Fall 2014
HMGT 2460.310, Introduction to Nutrition Science, Fall 2014
HMGT 2460.005, Introduction to Nutrition Science, Spring 2014 Syllabus
HMGT 2460.006, Introduction to Nutrition Science, Spring 2014 Syllabus
HMGT 2460.007, Introduction to Nutrition Science, Spring 2014 Syllabus
HMGT 2460.005, Introduction to Nutrition Science, Fall 2013 Syllabus
HMGT 2460.007, Introduction to Nutrition Science, Fall 2013 Syllabus
HMGT 2460.010, Introduction to Nutrition Science, Fall 2013 Syllabus
HMGT 2460.305, Introduction to Nutrition Science, Fall 2013
HMGT 2460.307, Introduction to Nutrition Science, Fall 2013
HMGT 2460.310, Introduction to Nutrition Science, Fall 2013
HMGT 2460.005, Introduction to Nutrition Science, Spring 2013 Syllabus
HMGT 2460.007, Introduction to Nutrition Science, Spring 2013 Syllabus
HMGT 2460.309, Introduction to Nutrition Science, Spring 2013
HMGT 2460.310, Introduction to Nutrition Science, Spring 2013
HMGT 2460.312, Introduction to Nutrition Science, Spring 2013
HMGT 2460.003, Introduction to Nutrition Science, Fall 2012 Syllabus
HMGT 2460.005, Introduction to Nutrition Science, Fall 2012 Syllabus
HMGT 2460.303, Introduction to Nutrition Science, Fall 2012
HMGT 2460.305, Introduction to Nutrition Science, Fall 2012
HMGT 2460.309, Introduction to Nutrition Science, Fall 2012
HMGT 2460.310, Introduction to Nutrition Science, Fall 2012
HMGT 2460.003, Introduction to Nutrition Science, Spring 2012 Syllabus
HMGT 2460.005, Introduction to Nutrition Science, Spring 2012 Syllabus
HMGT 2460.303, Introduction to Nutrition Science, Spring 2012
HMGT 2460.305, Introduction to Nutrition Science, Spring 2012
HMGT 2460.309, Introduction to Nutrition Science, Spring 2012
HMGT 2460.310, Introduction to Nutrition Science, Spring 2012
HMGT 2460.003, Introduction to Nutrition Science, Fall 2011 Syllabus
HMGT 2460.005, Introduction to Nutrition Science, Fall 2011 Syllabus
HMGT 2460.009, Introduction to Nutrition Science, Fall 2011 Syllabus
HMGT 2460.010, Introduction to Nutrition Science, Fall 2011 Syllabus
HMGT 2460.303, Introduction to Nutrition Science, Fall 2011
HMGT 2460.305, Introduction to Nutrition Science, Fall 2011
HMGT 2460.309, Introduction to Nutrition Science, Fall 2011
HMGT 2460.310, Introduction to Nutrition Science, Fall 2011
SMHM 1450.002, Principles of Nutrition, Summer 5W1 2011
SMHM 1450.004, Principles of Nutrition, Summer 5W1 2011
SMHM 2460.003, Introduction to Nutrition Science, Spring 2011 Syllabus
SMHM 2460.004, Introduction to Nutrition Science, Spring 2011 Syllabus
SMHM 2460.005, Introduction to Nutrition Science, Spring 2011 Syllabus
SMHM 2460.305, Introduction to Nutrition Science, Spring 2011
SMHM 2460.306, Introduction to Nutrition Science, Spring 2011
SMHM 2460.307, Introduction to Nutrition Science, Spring 2011
SMHM 2460.308, Introduction to Nutrition Science, Spring 2011
SMHM 2460.704, Introduction to Nutrition Science, Spring 2011
SMHM 2460.003, Introduction to Nutrition Science, Fall 2010
SMHM 2460.005, Introduction to Nutrition Science, Fall 2010
SMHM 2460.305, Introduction to Nutrition Science, Fall 2010
SMHM 2460.306, Introduction to Nutrition Science, Fall 2010
SMHM 2460.307, Introduction to Nutrition Science, Fall 2010
SMHM 2460.308, Introduction to Nutrition Science, Fall 2010
SMHM 1450.002, Principles of Nutrition, Summer 5W1 2010
SMHM 2460.001, Introduction to Nutrition Science, Spring 2010 Syllabus
SMHM 2460.002, Introduction to Nutrition Science, Spring 2010 Syllabus
SMHM 2460.301, Introduction to Nutrition Science, Spring 2010
SMHM 2460.302, Introduction to Nutrition Science, Spring 2010
SMHM 2460.303, Introduction to Nutrition Science, Spring 2010
SMHM 2460.304, Introduction to Nutrition Science, Spring 2010
SMHM 2460.001, Introduction to Nutrition Science, Fall 2009 Syllabus
SMHM 2460.002, Introduction to Nutrition Science, Fall 2009 Syllabus
SMHM 2460.301, Introduction to Nutrition Science, Fall 2009
SMHM 2460.302, Introduction to Nutrition Science, Fall 2009
SMHM 1450.001, Principles of Nutrition, Spring 2009
SMHM 1450.002, Principles of Nutrition, Spring 2009
SMHM 1450.001, Principles of Nutrition, Fall 2008
SMHM 5300.002, Research Methods in Merchandising and Hospitality Management, Fall 2008
SMHM 1450.001, Principles of Nutrition, Summer 3W1 2008
SMHM 1450.004, Principles of Nutrition, Summer 3W1 2008
SMHM 1450.001, Principles of Nutrition, Spring 2008
SMHM 1450.004, Principles of Nutrition, Spring 2008
SMHM 1450.006, Principles of Nutrition, Spring 2008
SMHM 5900.701, Special Problems in Various Areas of Concentration, Spring 2008
SMHM 1450.001, Principles of Nutrition, Fall 2007
SMHM 5300.002, Research Methods in Merchandising and Hospitality Management, Fall 2007
SMHM 1450.001, Principles of Nutrition, Summer 3W1 2007
SMHM 1450.007, Principles of Nutrition, Spring 2007
SMHM 5300.001, Research Methods in Merchandising and Hospitality Management, Spring 2007
SMHM 1450.001, Principles of Nutrition, Fall 2006
SMHM 1450.007, Principles of Nutrition, Fall 2006
SMHM 1450.001, Principles of Nutrition, Summer 3W1 2006
SMHM 1450.001, Principles of Nutrition, Spring 2006
SMHM 1450.004, Principles of Nutrition, Spring 2006
SMHM 5300.001, Research Methods in Merchandising and Hospitality Management, Spring 2006
SMHM 1450.005, Principles of Nutrition, Fall 2005
SMHM 1450.007, Principles of Nutrition, Fall 2005
SMHM 1450.495, Principles of Nutrition, Fall 2005
SMHM 1450.002, Principles of Nutrition, Summer 3W1 2005
SMHM 1450.001, Principles of Nutrition, Spring 2005
SMHM 1450.002, Principles of Nutrition, Spring 2005
SMHM 1450.004, Principles of Nutrition, Spring 2005
SMHM 1450.002, Principles of Nutrition, Fall 2004
SMHM 1450.003, Principles of Nutrition, Fall 2004
SMHM 1450.004, Principles of Nutrition, Fall 2004

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Published Publications

Published Intellectual Contributions

Abstracts and Proceedings
Connors, P. L., Schuelke, W. C. (2020). It's Expired? Throw It Out! Perceptions of Date Labels Among Young Adults. https://ac61cecc-adbd-4c1e-98f3-cb233c728167.filesusr.com/ugd/0a50d8_59735788301b47c69228f2e398b87844.pdf
Connors, P. L., Schuelke, W. C., Kennon, L. R. (2019). Date Labels on Milk Cartons: Do Young Adults Get it?. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior. 51(7S), S81.
Connors, P. L. (2019). Guided Inquiry-Based Learning and the Date Label/Milk Waste Conundrum. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior. 51(7S), S79.
Slaton, K. S., Kinley, T. R., Brandon, B. L., Connors, P. L. (2018). Best Practices for Targeted Marketing for Fashion Entrepreneurs. 2018, . International Textiles and Apparel Association. https://itaaonline.org/page/Proceedings
Slaton, K. S., Kinley, T. R., Brandon, B. L., Connors, P. L. (2018). Popular Advertising Advice for Fashion Entrepreneurs: A Summative Content Analysis. 2018, . International Textile and Apparel Association.
Connors, P. L. (2018). I Really Should Change My Mind About These Vegetables: A Signature Assignment with Social Responsibility in Mind. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior. 50(7), S27. Philadelphia PA:.
Peal, E., Connors, P. L. (2018). The Future of Tap Water - Will Young Adults Invest?. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior. 50(7), S26. Philadelphia PA: Elsevier. https://www.jneb.org
Stark, H., Connors, P. L., Prybutok, V. R. (2018). Young Adult Ambivalence Toward the Revised Nutrition Facts Label Format. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior. 50(7), S114. Philadelphia PA: Elsevier. https://www.elsevier.com/
Vaquera, B., Connors, P. L. (2018). Young Adult Perception of Label Claims and Dietary Variety: A Short Survey. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior. 50(7), 114. Philadelphia PA: Elsevier.
Connors, P. L. (2016). A Reasoning Exercise Results in Student Food Rules on the Digital Library. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior. 48(7), 60. 230 Park Avenue, Suite 800 New York, NY 10169: Elsevier Inc. http://www.jneb.org/
Critical Review
Connors, P. L. (2016). Dietary Guidelines 2015–2020. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior. 48(7), .
Journal Article
Connors, P. L., Schuelke, W. C. (2022). Date Labels and College Student Perception of Milk Drinkability. Journal of Food Composition and Analysis. 105, . Elsevier.
Slaton, K. S., Kinley, T., Brandon, L., Connors, P. (2021). Best practices for targeted marketing for fashion entrepreneurs. Optimization Journal of Research in Management. 13(1), .
Breakstone, J., Smith, M. D., Ortega, T. E., Kerby, D. F., Connors, P. L., Winburg, S. (2021). Lateral Reading: College Students Learn to Critically Evaluate Internet Sources in an Online Course. Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) Misinformation Review. 2(1), . Boston MA: Harvard Kennedy School Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy. https://misinforeview.hks.harvard.edu/article/lateral-reading-college-students-learn-to-critically-evaluate-internet-sources-in-an-online-course/
Slaton, K. S., Kinley, T., Brandon, L., Connors, P. (2020). Popular advertising advice for fashion entrepreneurs: A summative content analysis. Optimization Journal of Research in Management. 12(2), 1-10.
Landry, M. J., Olvany, J. M., Mueller, M. P., Chen, T., Ikeda, D., Sinclair, D., Schatz, L. E., Connors, P. L., Valgenti, R. T., Challamel, G., Gardner, C. D., Policastro, P. (2020). Faith in Fat: A Multisite Examination of University Students' Perceptions of Fat in the Diet. 12(9), 2560. Nutrients. https://www.mdpi.com/2072-6643/12/9/2560
McNamara, J., Sweetman, S., Connors, P. L., Lofgren, I., Greene, G. (2020). Using Interactive Nutrition Modules to Increase Critical Thinking Skills in College Courses. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior. 52(4), 343-350.
Turnwald, B., Perry, M., Policastro, P., Timmons, M., Bosso, C., Connors, P. L., Valgenti, R., Pine, L., Challamel, G. C., Gardner, C., Crum, A. (2019). Increasing Vegetable Intake by Emphasizing Tasty and Enjoyable Attributes: A Randomized Controlled Multi-Site Intervention for Taste Focused Labeling. Journal of Psychological Science. Sage. https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/0956797619872191
Connors, P. L. (2019). Adding Physical Activity to Your Life. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior. 51(2), 263. Philadelphia PA: Elsevier.
Connors, P. L. (2018). Breastfeeding Uncovered. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior. 50(2), 211-212. Atlanta GA: Elsevier. https://www.journals.elsevier.com/journal-of-nutrition-education-and-behavior
Jimenez-Chavez, R., Connors, P. L., Josiam, B. M. (2016). The Influence of Organic Labeling and Price on Restaurant Menu Choice. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior. 48(7), S105. Elsevier BV. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jneb.2016.04.279
Connors, P. L., Bednar, C. M. (2015). Middle school cafeteria food choice and waste prior to implementation of healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act changes in the National School Lunch Program. Journal of Child Nutrition and Management. 3(2), 12. National Harbor, MD 20745: School Nutrition Association. https://schoolnutrition.org/NewsPublications/JCNM/2015/Fall/
Connors, P. L. (2013). An infographic communicates food choice and waste in Texas middle schools.
Connors, P. L. (2013). Delivery style moderates study habits in an online nutrition class.
Connors, P. L. (2013). Familiarizing students with the U.S. nutrient database for standard reference through online exercises.
Connors, P. L. (2013). Food choice and attitude towards sustainable food production practices among college students.
Brown, J. S., Bednar, C., Nancy, D. M., Connors, P. L. (2012). Assessment of Changes in School Nutrition Programs and the School Environment as a Result of Following the HealthierUS School Challenge Program. Journal of Child Nutrition and Management. 36(1), 12. National Harbor, MD 20745: School Nutrition Association. https://schoolnutrition.org/5--News-and-Publications/4--The-Journal-of-Child-Nutrition-and-Management/Spring-2012/Volume-36,-Issue-I,-Spring-2012---Brown,-Bednar,-DiMarco,-Connors/
Greenleaf, C., Martin, S. B., Petrie, T. A., Connors, P. L. (2011). Fitness and Academic Performance among Middle School Students.
Connors, P. L. (2011). Identifying opportunities for nudging fruit and vegetable choices in middle school cafeterias.
Connors, P. L. (2010). Cardiovascular Fitness of Texas Middle School Students and Consumption of Fruit, Vegetable, Dairy and Cereal.
Connors, P. L. (2010). Nutrition science labs incorporate sustainability theme.
Connors, P. L. (2009). Comparison of effort to promote healthy eating behaviors in public and private Texas schools.
Connors, P. L. (2009). Health, fitness and dietary habits of Texas middle school students.
Martin, S. B., Greenleaf, C. A., Petrie, T. A., Connors, P. L. (2009). Relation Between Measured And Ideal Weight, Body And Life Satisfaction, And Fitness Levels Of Adolescents: 2366: Board# 11 May 29 9: 00 AM-10: 30 AM. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise. 41(5), 322. LWW.
Connors, P. L. (2009). Student perception of podcast utility and quality in an online in an online class.
Connors, P. L. (2008). An ethnographic report on the collaborative design for student nutrition database users.
Connors, P. L. (2008). Assessing written evidence of critical thinking in nutrition using an analytic grading rubric. .
Connors, P. L. (2008). Factors influencing student perception of instructor communication in an Internet nutrition class.
Connors, P. L. (2007). Nutrition students write a reasoned statement as an exercise in critical thinking.
Connors, P. L. (2006). Nutrient bases: When the end user is not a scientist.
Connors, P. L. (2006). Perceived fairness and testing in an online nutrition class.
Connors, P. L. (2004). Influence of menu planning strategies on the nutrient composition of Texas school lunches. .
Connors, P. L. (2004). Using a visual plate waste study to monitor menu performance.
Connors, P. L. (2003). Cholesterol, sodium and fiber content of lunches offered in Texas private schools and residential child care institutions.
Connors, P. L. (2002). Got cold?  A look at safe handling procedures for milk in school cafeterias. .
Connors, P. L. (2002). Promoting a calcium initiative in school cafeterias.
Connors, P. L. (2001). Cafeteria factors that influence milk-drinking behaviors of elementary schoolchildren: A grounded theory approach. .
Connors, P. L. (2001). The hazardous analysis critical control points model of investigation: A tool in forensic dietetics.
Connors, P. L. (1999). Evaluation of milk handling practices in public elementary schools results in HACCP model development.
Connors, P. L. (1999). Milk use and handling in elementary school child nutrition programs.
Connors, P. L. (1999). Sensory testing of milk with school children.
Textbook
Connors, P. L. (2021). Nutrition for Consumers. Denton TX: University of North Texas Digital Libraries. https://dx.doi.org/10.12794/sps.ot-nutritionfc

Awarded Grants

Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

Grant - Research
Connors, P. L., "Visiting Scholar at SUNY-Oneonta, NY," Sponsored by UNT Office of Research and Innovation: Small Grants, Local, $2500 Funded. (January 2019December 2019).
Connors, P. L. (Principal), Kennon, L. R. (Co-Principal), Davenport, B. A. (Co-Principal), "Testing a Food Choice Innovation for Middle School Cafeterias," Sponsored by USDA Economic Research Service, Federal, $29592.96 Funded. (September 2010December 2012).
Connors, P. L. (Principal), Gibson, M. R. (Co-Principal), Kennon, L. R. (Co-Principal), "Collaborative Design of a Food Choice Innovation for Middle School," Sponsored by Honors College, University of North Texas, University of North Texas, $8000 Funded. (20102011).
Connors, P. L. (Principal), Kennon, L. R., "Meeting State Standards for Food Served in Juvenile Detention Facilities," Sponsored by Research Services, University of North Texas, University of North Texas, $3935 Funded. (20052006).
Grant - Teaching
Connors, P. L., "OER UNT Summer Grant 2021," Sponsored by University of North Texas, University of North Texas, $7500 Funded. (June 1, 2021August 31, 2021).
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Challenge and
Engagement Index
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  • Overall Summative Rating (median):
    This rating represents the combined responses of students to the four global summative items and is presented to provide an overall index of the class’s quality. Overall summative statements include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 5 = Excellent, 3 = Good, and 1= Very poor):
    • The course as a whole was
    • The course content was
    • The instructor’s contribution to the course was
    • The instructor’s effectiveness in teaching the subject matter was
  • Challenge and Engagement Index:
    This rating combines student responses to several SPOT items relating to how academically challenging students found the course to be and how engaged they were. Challenge and Engagement Index items include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 7 = Much higher, 4 = Average, and 1 = Much lower):
    • Do you expect your grade in this course to be
    • The intellectual challenge presented was
    • The amount of effort you put into this course was
    • The amount of effort to succeed in this course was
    • Your involvement in course (doing assignments, attending classes, etc.) was
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