Health Education


Condom Art Contest: Enter Now!

Will be displayed and voted on April 24, 2017

Put your creativity to the test and enter your team into our Condom Art Contest!


CONTEST INFORMATION:
* Each team must be up to 5. Only 10 teams total will be accepted on a first come first serve basis
* Each team will receive a bag of 200 condoms to use in their art project. 

To enter the contest, please contact Samantha Smith at samsmith@umbc.edu with your team member information. 

Teams will be expected to bring their final projects to our event on Monday, April 24th from 7-9 pm in The Commons Sports Zone. Drop off by 6:45 pm. Students will have the opportunity to view all 10 projects and vote on their favorite one. Teams that come in 1st, 2nd, and 3rd will receive prizes and everyone will receive participation prizes.

Here are some ideas to get you started.

Rules:
1) Teams can only use the condoms given - cannot add or purchase more.
2) Teams may use additional materials like glue, tape or other adhesive, and can use cardboard or paper as well. 
3) Teams cannot use paint or glitter.
4) No more than 25% of the visible portion of the project can be non-condom material. 

For questions regarding the contest rules, contact Sheila Suarez at ssuarez1@umbc.edu

Event is sponsored by The Health Promotions office  

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Condom Art Contest: Enter Now!

Will be displayed and voted on April 24, 2017

Put your creativity to the test and enter your team into our Condom Art Contest!


CONTEST INFORMATION:
* Each team must be up to 5. Only 10 teams total will be accepted on a first come first serve basis
* Each team will receive a bag of 200 condoms to use in their art project. 

To enter the contest, please contact Samantha Smith at samsmith@umbc.edu with your team member information. 

Teams will be expected to bring their final projects to our event on Monday, April 24th from 7-9 pm in The Commons Sports Zone. Drop off by 6:45 pm. Students will have the opportunity to view all 10 projects and vote on their favorite one. Teams that come in 1st, 2nd, and 3rd will receive prizes and everyone will receive participation prizes.

Here are some ideas to get you started.

Rules:
1) Teams can only use the condoms given - cannot add or purchase more.
2) Teams may use additional materials like glue, tape or other adhesive, and can use cardboard or paper as well. 
3) Teams cannot use paint or glitter.
4) No more than 25% of the visible portion of the project can be non-condom material. 

For questions regarding the contest rules, contact Sheila Suarez at ssuarez1@umbc.edu

Event is sponsored by The Health Promotions office  

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Apply to be a Peer Health Educator!

Educate peers about sexual health, drugs, alcohol & more!

Are You Interested In...
  • Becoming more involved on campus? 
  • Educating your peers about sexual health, alcohol, drugs, stress, nutrition & other health 
  • Enhancing your public speaking skills?
  • Assisting with health education/promotion events on campus? 
  • Meeting new people, working on a team and having fun?
If this sounds like you, then apply to become a Peer Health Educator with University Health Services! 

If you are interested, please click the download link for the PDF document found on this page. All applications must be turned in to the Health Promotion Office on the ground floor of Erickson Hall opposite of UHS.

The deadline to apply is April 21, 2017! After a review of applications, qualified students will be called in for an interview. Thanks for your interest!

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Apply to be a Peer Health Educator!

Educate peers about sexual health, drugs, alcohol & more!

Are You Interested In...
  • Becoming more involved on campus? 
  • Educating your peers about sexual health, alcohol, drugs, stress, nutrition & other health 
  • Enhancing your public speaking skills?
  • Assisting with health education/promotion events on campus? 
  • Meeting new people, working on a team and having fun?
If this sounds like you, then apply to become a Peer Health Educator with University Health Services! 

If you are interested, please click the download link for the PDF document found on this page. All applications must be turned in to the Health Promotion Office on the ground floor of Erickson Hall opposite of UHS.

The deadline to apply is April 21, 2017! After a review of applications, qualified students will be called in for an interview. Thanks for your interest!

Document


Join the Student Health Advisory Committee (SHAC)

Are you a UMBC student interested in making a difference?

Are you a UMBC student interested in making a difference on campus? 
Join the Student Health Advisory Committee (SHAC) University Health Services and the Counseling Center! 


The Student Health Advisory Committee (SHAC) acts as a student voice to the staff and administration of University Health Services (UHS) and the Counseling Center (CC). SHAC is an advisory board of students who function as liaisons between UMBC students and UHS and CC staff to help improve health and mental health at UMBC and provide students with the best experience possible at the CC and UHS. Aside from their advisory duties, SHAC members get involved in some outreach events and programming efforts sponsored by the offices. SHAC usually meets once a month during the academic year. 

Join SHAC today! You’ll be providing a service to the UMBC community while building your leadership skills. 
 
Meeting times are 12-1pm on the following dates this spring: 

February 27,  
March 27,  
April 24, and  
May 8 

Application deadline: Thursday, February 16th 

To complete an application please go to UMBC SHAC Application. If you have questions please contact Dr. Bruce Herman at bherman@umbc.edu.