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[caption id="attachment_200" align="alignleft" width="300"]5k participants 5k participants[/caption] The Out for Blood Duathlon and 5k has been an annual event for three years. The goals behind this race are to provide the community of Mount Pleasant, MI with a unique event to strive to be physically fit for, to encourage healthy behaviors and safety when being physically fit, and to bring all aspects of Mount Pleasant (campus populations, the community, and local businesses) together. The race is also a fundraiser for the Central Michigan chapter of the American Red Cross.
[caption id="attachment_194" align="alignleft" width="300"]Alpha Lambda Members Present Check Alpha Lambda members present check to Dr. Usdan[/caption] Eta Sigma Gamma Members from the Alpha Lambda Chapter spearheaded a campaign in an effort to aid The University of Alabama (UA) community in the wake of the devastating tornadoes of April 27, 2011. The EF-5 tornado that struck Tuscaloosa, Alabama on April 27 was the strongest ever to hit the area.
[caption id="attachment_156" align="alignright" width="211"]Instructor Julie Merten with senior Adrienne Williams Instructor Julie Merten with senior Adrienne Williams[/caption] The majority of UNF students report that they rarely or never text while driving, don’t smoke, have never used marijuana, rarely or never binge-drink, are eating their fruits and vegetables and get plenty of exercise. Our students are the picture of health. At least that’s what some of the preliminary results from a recent campus-wide student-health survey seem to indicate.

During the past 2 academic years, the Gamma Mu chapter was funded by Prevention Network of Lansing, Michigan for the Western Alcohol and Substance Abuse Prevention (WASAP) Project.  During the first year of this project, the advisory board brought together major community-university stakeholders to form...

This was a health promotional event held around Valentine's Day to distribute information about HPV and cervical cancer detection and prevention. The pink donut theme was used because HPV infects the cervix, which has been visually described as a pink donut. ESG members handed out informational...

Nine members, four other individuals and the faculty sponsor went into neighborhoods next to the university and raked elderly people's lawns. If the homeowner was available they were told a little about Eta Sigma Gamma and the chapter's goals. In addition to raking people's lawns...

Thirty-two Gammans took part in a campus wide day of service. Gammans were split into four groups who assisted four different families in the community with home improvement tasks....

Chapter members volunteered at Hope Haven Homeless Shelter in DeKalb, IL. Every Wednesday, October through December, members served food at the soup kitchen, helped clean the shelter, and played educational games with the children who resided at the shelter.  ...

The chapter hosted four guest speakers from various health professional organizations:Positive Link for HIV/AIDS, Indiana State Department of Health, Bloomington HospitalOutpatient Nutrition Therapy, and Indiana Department of Education Coordinated School Health Program....

A campus and community wide sexual assault panel discussion was held. Speakers were from the Kent State police department, the Battered Women's Shelter, and a local hospital sexual assault examiner program....