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National Public Health Week 2017

During National Public Health Week, April 3 – 9, 2017, SPHIS is hosting a series of events to focus attention on several issues and changes that must be addressed to create a healthier community. Thanks to the SPHIS Student Government Association (SGA) and Chapter of the Kentucky Public Health Association (KPHA) for organizing several events.

 

Date

Event

Location

APRIL 3 - 18

SALVATION ARMY FOOD DRIVE

National Public Health Week will mark the beginning of our annual food drive. This year all food donated will be given to the Salvation Army.

Drop-off non-perishable food items in the boxes available on HSC and Belknap.

Questions? Contact , KPHA President

Box locations:

HSC --  Lobby of the SPHIS Building (Gray Street)

Belknap -- Room 107, HSC Advising Center, Studio Arts Building.

APRIL 3 - 9

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TWEET-A-THON

This is the 7th year we've had a Tweet-a-Thon during NPHW. Students, staff, faculty, alumni, and friends are encouraged to submit tweets on the public health topic of your choice. Remember a tweet is only 140 characters and can include links. We will tweet messages throughout the week from the SPHIS account using the hashtag #NPHW.

Submit tweets to: http://bit.ly/nphwtweets
@ulsphis

https://twitter.com/ulsphis

TUESDAY, APRIL 4

11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

GRATITUDE LUNCH

Lunch is available for any public health student or employee who writes a quick "thank you" note to a public professional -- whether this is a professor, administrator, or LMPHW employee. SGA will deliver the notes along with a sticker or button.

Questions? Contact , SGA President

HSC --  Room 030 (Student Lounge)

Belknap -- Studio Arts Conference Room

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 5

10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

THIS IS PUBLIC HEALTH TENT

Public health students and the Office of Student Services will set up a tent on Belknap to distribution fruit and public health information to students, faculty, and staff. Stop by and say hi!

Belknap Campus -- Humanities Quad

THURSDAY, APRIL 6

6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

NPHW TRIVIA NIGHT

Teams of 5 will compete to answer a mix of questions about public health and other topics (e.g. current events, entertainment, science, etc.) Prizes and food will be available.

Participants are asked to donate a non-perishable food item at the door in support of the school's NPHW Salvation Army Food Drive.

Register your team by contacting , KPHA Vice President.

Location: Belknap Campus, Studio Arts Building, Room 101

 

TBD

 

*******THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED *******

Neighborhood Clean-up

We're gearing up for the Gray Street Farmers Market by doing a community clean-up. SGA is getting supplies from Project Brightside and will buy lunch for volunteers afterwards.

Questions? Contact , SGA President

SPHIS Building

485 E. Gray Street

SUNDAY,
APRIL 9

3 p.m. - 5 p.m.

OUT OF THE DARKNESS CAMPUS WALK

Join the SPHIS team for the Out of the Darkness campus walk for suicide awareness. 

Event details

Belknap Campus -- Humanities Quad

 


Questions?

If you would like additional information about any of these events, please contact .

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