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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.

Dazzlers Dance Team Auditions

The Florida Dazzlers, the official dance team of the Florida Gators, will be hosting Auditions May 3-5, 2019.  The Dazzlers perform at all home Football, Men’s and Women’s Basketball, and Volleyball matches.  For more information visit FloridaGators.com/Spirit.

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

QPR (Question, Persuade, Refer): Three Steps Anyone Can Learn To Help Prevent Suicide

QPR offers a learning opportunity for professions and students alike which are likely to come into contact with individuals who are in-crisis or suicidal. Dr. Meggen Sixbey, PhD, CWC counselor and educator specializing in crisis intervention and suicide prevention will be coming to guide us through this training.
Training will cover topics like:
How to Question, Persuade [...]

Filed under Athletic & Health, Opportunities on October 22, 2018.

Psychological First Aid

Psychological first aid is often missing in our culture where mental health issues are stigmatized and we are unsure of how to handle the realities of these feelings and thoughts. Join us on October 17th as Dr. Meggen Sixbey, PhD, CWC counselor and educator specializing in crisis intervention and suicide prevention, teaches us about how [...]

Filed under Athletic & Health, Opportunities on October 14, 2018.