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Health and Wellness Peer Education Team Application Deadline Feb. 16
Undergraduate students interested in health, wellness, strengthening professional skills and connecting with the campus community are invited to apply for employment as a 2020-21 Barnes Center at The Arch peer educator. The application and additional details are available on the Peer Educators webpage, and the application is due this Sunday, Feb. 16.
Working as role models and liaisons to health and wellness resources, peer educators host a variety of interactive programs and events throughout the academic year. Highlights include the mobile health hub, awareness events and workshops. Peer educators focus on different wellness topics, serving on teams that specialize in particular areas such as substance use, sexuality and relationships, and mental health.
“Being a peer educator since sophomore year has been such a rewarding experience, one filled with amazing people and professional growth opportunities,” says Richelle Calderon ’20. “My favorite parts are interacting with my peers and feeling truly connected through health and wellness education.”
For additional information or to request accommodations, please contact Barnes Center at The Arch Health Promotion at 315.443.8000 or by emailing BarnesCenter@syr.edu.
About the Barnes Center at The Arch
The Barnes Center at The Arch is a state-of-the-art health, wellness and recreation complex. As the hub for student wellness, it features programs, services and offerings that promote holistic health and well-being all in one accessible, centralized space on campus. Further enhancing the student experience, the Barnes Center includes an integrated wellness team delivering student-centered, inclusive care and programs. The team approaches health and wellness holistically, encompassing mind, body, spirit and community.