College Provides Information to Students and Access to Vaccinations
In all about 280 students were vaccinated during spring semester. An education campaign was also held with faculty and staff allowing their testimonials for getting vaccinated to be put on posters, social media and other publicity. A Lyceum event was also prepared by faculty to help students understand the science behind vaccinations.
- Anna Fuller, a senior at Emory & Henry who interned at the Southwest Virginia Community Health Systems, Alianza de Salud, asked her fellow Spanish students to volunteer at the drive-through health fair in May. Community members received free health screenings and other health services.Read More
- Students from three Emory & Henry mass communications classes developed media materials – audio PSAs, a press kit and a PR package – for several Southwest Virginia Federally Qualified Health Centers to raise awareness for colorectal cancer. “The quality of the students’ products were top notch,” said Jaime Zoellner, associate director of the University ofVirginia’s Cancer Center Without Walls.Read More