About Health Education

The Student Center for Health, Health Education Program strives to help students make wise decisions about their health and wellness by:

  • Coordinating and advising a health education peer group, the Lifestyle Educators.
  • Making sure students have access to reliable, current health information by providing health literature at the SCHC as well as satellite sites on campus.
  • Planning and Coordinating campus presentations involving nationally or regionally known speakers or performers.
  • Provide professional/clinical staff for health and wellness presentations to classes or other campus groups.
Lifestyle Educators host Alex Hope speaker event for Alcohol Awareness Week.
Alex Hope speaker event for Alcohol Awareness Week.

Programs & Special Presentations:

  • Alcohol Savvy                                            Examine myths and realities of alcohol use and student drinking. Explore how to use alcohol safely, responsibly and Legally and learn a resources and  support  services.
  • Virtual party!                                                   A fun, fast-paced game that allows students to make decisions about drinking in a party setting, and view the outcome of these decisions
  • Human Sexuality; Between the Sheets                                                                               This program focuses on family planning, birth control options, STI, and breast/testicular exams and is facilitated by a CNP Family Nurse Practitioner
  • The Secret Epidemic: STI’s on Campus                                                                                The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that as many as 55 million Americans have sexually transmissible infections (STI’s) and more than 15 million are spread each year.
  • Predatory Drugs                                                                                                                  Law enforcement and sexual assault advocates report a rising number of drug-related sexual assaults. Learn about the problem and what you can do to protect yourself and your friends.
  • Beat the Bet: Problem gambling on Campus                                                              Compulsive gambling is a hot topic on college campuses where experts say students are three to four times more likely to develop a behavioral disorder from recreational gambling. The program will help you understand the scope of the problem and resources for help.
  • Want a program on a special topic? Contact us!