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Use this guide to find information on food insecurity and college students


Welcome!  Use this guide to find information about food insecurity and college students.  The Hillsborough Community College campuses are setting up food pantries to help students facing food insecurity.  This research guide is just getting started.  Send suggestions for additions and changes to Ilene Frank 

Sara Goldrick-Rab

Goldrick-Rab, S.  (2016, September 27).   Interview with Trevor Noah. Discusses the cost of college.   The Daily Show.


Books on Food Insecurity

Food Insecurity and College Students

Bauer-Wolf, Jeremy (2017, August 1)   Students without food.  Inside Higher Ed.  Retrieved from


Carapezza, Kirk.  (2017, February 8).  The number of hungry and homeless students rises along with college costs.  NPR


Diamond, K. K., & Stebleton, M. J. (2017, April 11).  “Do you understand what it means to be hungry?” Food insecurity on campus and the role of higher education professionals.  The Mentor: An Academic Advising Journal.  Retrieved from


Goldrick-Rab, Sara.  (2017, November 7).  Poverty is largely invisible among college students.  Talk Poverty.  Retrieved from


Reed, Matt  (2017, October 24). "I chose abuse, because it seemed safer": A report from the #RealCollege conference on food insecurity of students   Inside Higher Ed  Retrieved from


The Second #RealCollege Convening on College Food and Housing Insecurity.

October 23 and 24. Philadelphia, Temple University

Storify (i.e. tweets from the conference held at Temple University, October 23 and 24, 2017). Retrieved from


Twitter hashtags and handles


@CUFBA    College and University Food Bank Alliance  



@hope4college  Hope Center for College