Here’s How Universities Are Dealing with Student Hunger on Campus

Food insecurity among college students is on the rise

Andrea Strong
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Left to right: Glenda Ullauri, farm educator, Dr. Tanzina Ahmed, and Cris Izaguirre, farm manager at the urban farm at Kingsborough Community College in Brooklyn. Photo: Andrea Strong

A graduate of Kennedy-King, one of the City Colleges of Chicago, Cindy Alvarez is 42 and has five children; she is the first in her family to go to college. When she graduated in May, she was also Kennedy-King’s valedictorian.

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Andrea Strong
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Andrea Strong is a journalist who covers the intersection of food, policy, business and law. She is also the founder of the NYC Healthy School Food Alliance.