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Student Leadership

Create your own learning opportunities with Health Promotion and Alcohol & Other Drugs Services in prevention, peer education, event planning, evidence-informed practices, and assessments.

Health Promotion and Alcohol & Other Drug Services are looking for student writers to share their experiences for Student Health 101 publication. Contact Frances C. Cortez Funk

"Bienestar, Well-being" for students who are looking for Spanish speaking opportunities, to learn more, contact Dinnette Medina.

Training/Workshops

Updates and the Latest**, Let's talk about SEX peer training, by appointments please contact Dinnette Medina.

BACCHUS NetworkTM Certified Peer Educator training contact director, Frances C. Cortez Funk for more information.

Nutrition Matters Series, series of workshops for undergraduate and graduate students, workshops available upon request.

Step UP! Training for students and organizations, an interactive bystander training of "What would you do?" in building a safe student community contact director, Frances C. Cortez Funk for more information.

Brief Alcohol Screening Intervention for College Students (BASICS) training for undergraduate seniors and graduate students, dates to be announced. If you would like to be placed on the notification list please contact Frances C. Cortez Funk with your interest.

Cannabis Abuse Screening and Intervention for College Students (CASICS) training for undergraduate seniors and graduate students, dates to be announced. If you would like to be placed on the notification list please contact Frances C. Cortez Funk with your interest.

Events and Dates to Remember

AUGUST 2017

First-year students' CONNECTION requirement: August 1, 2017, AlcoholEdu for College & Haven will go live!  Instruction will be sent to KU students' accounts on August 1, 2017. All first-year undergraduate and first-year transfer students are required to take these courses.

First-year students' CONNECTION requirement: August 24, 2017, Session One of AlcoholEdu for College and Haven are due. Remember to save your password because you are also required to complete Session Two in October.        

Move-in Day: August 27, 2017 (Saturday) - Look for us under the tent on the DMZ, test your wellness knowledge and spin to win a prize. If you mention "Wellness on the DMZ" your name will be entered to win the prize basket of the day.

SEPTEMBER 2017

Nutrition Matters featuring Fruits & Veggies-More Matters ® Month website.

Wellness Tables fall semester in the library lobby from 3-5 p.m.

Lower Your College Stress workshop available upon request, mindfulness website.

Motivational Mondays Mondays are perfect in conditioning yourself to be your personal best. Contact our office 610-683-4240 to make an appointment to meet with a peer educator.

OCTOBER 2017

Nutrition Matters workshops are available upon request. MyPlate.gov website.

Wellness Tables, fall semester in the library lobby from 3-5 p.m.

Healthy Tips for College Students workshops are available upon request.

Motivational Mondays Mondays are perfect in conditioning yourself to be your personal best. Contact our office 610-683-4240 to make an appointment to meet with a peer educator.

Ice Cream Social Norming, by request our October Ice Cream Treat Blitz Off Campus at Pop's Malt Shoppe, first 150 participants get a treat! Featuring the topic "Eating in moderation" postponed until November please check back for the date.

PINK ZONE, breast cancer awareness table at the October 14, 2017 football game at 12:30 p.m. and October 17, 2017 field hockey game at 7 p.m., website.

National Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Week, October 16-20, activities offered throughout the week, First Year Resident Program October 16 in Dixon 5 p.m., 6 p.m., and 7 p.m.

First-year students' CONNECTION requirement, October 19, 2017, Session Two of AlcoholEDU for College and Haven are due. Notifications from Everfi will be sent to students reminding them to finish both programs. Your completion of session one and session two of both programs will satisfy your CONNECTION requirement.

Autumn Wellness Day, Health & Wellness EXPO, October 26, 2017, poster

"Be a Smartie" October 28, 2017, at the homecoming football game at 4:00 p.m.

NOVEMBER 2017

Nutrition Matters featuring H2O and eat less sugar

Wellness Tables fall semester in the library lobby from 3-5 p.m.

National Diabetes Month

Motivational Mondays Mondays are perfect in conditioning yourself to be your personal best. Contact our office 610-683-4240 to make an appointment to meet with a peer educator.

Thinking of quitting? Tobacco Cessation, call 610-683-4240 for an appointment, website.

Great American Smokeout 2017, November 16, 2017, Quit kits and information available at the Health & Wellness Center self-care area starting November 9-November 17, 2017, website.

DECEMBER 2017

Worlds AIDS Day, December 1, 2017

S.P.A. Stress Prevention Awareness, TBA during finals in the library

Nutrition Matters eating during finals, TBA

Prevention Month National Drunk and Drugged Driving