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Free Mental Health Online Training

The UF Counseling and Wellness Center offers a free online resource, Kognito, to help you notice when students show signs of stress, learn how to talk about these signs, practice sharing your concerns, and learn how to motivate them to seek help. Kognito is free, can be taken online or on a mobile device and [...]

Filed under Athletic & Health, Newsletter, Opportunities on October 13, 2019.

Call for Abstracts – World Diabetes Day Poster Session on Nov.14

The UF Diabetes Institute is accepting abstracts for the World Diabetes Day Poster Session, which will take place in the HPNP Reception Hall from 9:30 – 11 a.m. on Thursday, November 14. Abstract submissions are due by October 24 at 11:59 p.m. Poster presentations may include data or material that have previously been presented. All [...]

Filed under Athletic & Health, Newsletter, Opportunities on October 13, 2019.

CORE Grant | Fall 2019

Adventure Trips with the Center for Outdoor Recreation & Education (CORE) have been shown to decrease stress levels and increase a sense of belonging. The Department of Recreational Sports believes that these factors, in addition to physical activity, are key components of a successful student.
The CORE Grant aims to reduce financial barriers for UF students to [...]

Filed under Athletic & Health, Opportunities on October 1, 2019.

CHOMP Melanoma Free Skin Cancer Screening

CHOMP Melanoma is a student organization dedicated to providing education and preventative measurements to protect against melanomas. CHOMP Melanoma will be hosting a free skin cancer screening at HealthStreet on July 18 from 6 – 8:30 p.m.

Filed under Athletic & Health, Opportunities on July 15, 2019.

Gareth Kerr Memorial Scholarship Nominations Open

The University of Florida Student Health Care Center is accepting nominations for the 2019 Gareth Kerr Memorial Scholarship.
This award was created to honor one University of Florida student who has demonstrated interest, commitment, and passion for the health and wellbeing of fellow students and/or the community. Nominations for this award can be made by members [...]

Filed under Athletic & Health, Opportunities on March 3, 2019.

Last Week for Nominations: 2019 Champions for Change Awards

A partnership of the UF Office of Sustainability and Healthy Gators, the annual Champions for Change Awards program recognizes individuals or groups in the campus community who have made significant contributions in the areas of sustainability and health during their time at UF.
Nominations will be accepted until March 1, and are judged based upon the [...]

Filed under Athletic & Health, Opportunities on February 24, 2019.

February is Heart Month – Download PulsePoint Today

February is Heart Month and you can do more to promote heart health than just wear red. Help Alachua County become a heart-safe community by learning CPR and downloading the PulsePoint Respond app on your smartphone. The app alerts you when someone nearby is having a cardiac arrest, so that you can start CPR before [...]

Filed under Athletic & Health, Opportunities on February 3, 2019.

$5 CPR

The Annual $5 CPR training hosted by Gatorsavers is happening on February 16, 2019 at Reitz Grand Ballroom. There are three two hour sessions people can choose from: 9:30 a.m., noon and 2:30 p.m. It is highly recommended to go on to Gatorsavers.com and register ahead of time before spots start filling up. However, people [...]

Filed under Athletic & Health, Opportunities on February 3, 2019.

Kognito Online Training for Mental Health

College can be stressful at times, and there may be times when you’re concerned for a friend’s mental health. Would you feel comfortable expressing your concerns and motivating your friend to get help? It can be difficult to deal with these kinds of issues, but an effective conversation can help more than you think—it can [...]

Filed under Athletic & Health, Opportunities on January 22, 2019.

Dazzlers College Prep Series

The Florida Dazzlers, the official dance team of the Florida Gators, will be hosting college prep/audition prep classes Spring 2019.  Visit FloridaGators.com/Camps for dates and required paperwork.  Email CaseyR@gators.ufl.edu with any questions!

Filed under Athletic & Health, Opportunities on January 6, 2019.