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College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences

Faculty and Staff Profile

Matthew Cleveland


Office: Room 515, Edwards Hall

Phone: (864) 656-5865


Educational Background

2013 - Capella University, MPH

2011 - Georgia Southern University, BS Nutrition and Food Science & 2000 - Naval Construction Training Center, Carpentry/Masonry Construction

Courses Taught

Currently teaching:
HLTH 2020 - Introduction to Public Health
HLTH 3400 - Health Promotion Program Planning

Formerly taught:
NTFS 2530 - Nutrition and Health
NTFS 2534 - Introductory Food Science w/ lab
NTFS 3536 - Meal Management w/ lab
NTFS 3538 - Quantity Food Systems Administration
NTFS 3730 - Quantity Food Practicum


Mr. Cleveland is a current Dietetic Technician, Registered, through the Commission on Dietetic Registration as well as a Veteran of the United States Army.

Research Interests

Mr. Cleveland's research interests include: vertical farming and how it applies to the elimination of food deserts and food insecurity, & mitigating the need for active human attendance in vertical gardening/farming through the incorporation of automation.

College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences
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