The Weigel Wellness Center has an entire department dedicated to educating and developing the students at Buffalo State. The mission of the program is consistent with that of Weigel's goal of "prevention through education." Educational programs and services seek to provide students with information they need to make informed and responsible decisions concerning their health.
Outreach involves campus and community education presentations, workshops, and events.
Tabling and walkabout programs promote health advocacy via peer education. On any given afternoon, students at Buffalo State may find peer educators in the Student Union with information about various health issues. AIDS, eating disorders, nutrition, violence... you name it, you'll find Weigel volunteers talking about it.
Student volunteers are a diverse group, made up of all grade levels of traditional and nontraditional students. Students volunteer for many reasons, including personal development, to earn class credit for experiential learning, to gain awareness, and to meet new people. Weigel's Education Department also invites graduate and advanced undergraduate students to serve as interns.
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The One Love Foundation was created in memory of Yeardley Love, a Virginia college student who was murdered by her ex-boyfriend just 3 weeks before her graduation. The goal of the foundation is to bring an end to relationship violence by educating, empowering and activating campus communities in a movement for change. One Love spreads their message through workshops, a digital media campaign, and a physical challenge called "Yards for Yeardley".
Links to information about the One Love Foundation and Buffalo State's participation:
Weigel Health Promotion will be hosting an Escalation Workshop once per month. You can find specific dates, times and locations on our newsletter, social media, and the Daily Bulletin and Event Calendar on the Buffalo State website. You can also request a workshop for your class or group with the Workshop Request Form below.
For all positions (Intern, peer educator, independent study, volunteer, service hours, sanctioned students)
If you would like to request condoms, brochures, or other health promotion materials for another organization, fill out the form below. Your request will be fulfilled within 3-5 business days.
Get condoms, dental dams, lube or other protection delivered right to your campus mailbox!
Recognize one of our peer educators for their hard work, positive attitude or any reason you think they deserve special recognition! Fill out the form here:
Join our GroupMe group to communicate with the Health Promotion team about programs and events and to get updates on what we're up to!
Weigel Health Promotion would like your feedback. If you have used any of our services or worked with us at all this semester (workshop, table, speaker, supplies, community service hours, internship or volunteer hours, or anything else), please take a few minutes to complete the Weigel Health Promotion Service Feedback Form. The information we receive will allow us to learn what you like and dislike and make positive changes to best serve you. Please be as honest as possible; all feedback is good feedback!
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