Student Organizations

SNAC Presentations

Presentations are available to any campus group. Complete the online presentation request form, or call Health Promotion at 785.532.6595 or e-mail snac@k-state.edu to request a FREE presentation for your group!

Topics and descriptions

These presentations are prepared and available. Other topics may be requested and will require preparation time. Click on the title to view descriptions and participant learning objectives.

Body Image 101

    At the conclusion of the presentation, participants will be able to:
  • Define body image; negative and positive.
  • Recognize factors that contribute to body image development.
  • Identify ways to improve body image.
  • Describe when and where to seek help for body image issues.

Eating Disorders Awareness

    At the conclusion of the presentation, participants will be able to:
  • Identify the signs & symptoms of an eating disorder,
  • Recall treatment options and where to go for help, and
  • Explain how to help a friend with eating disorder symptoms.

Eating Well on Campus

    At the conclusion of the presentation, participants will be able to:
  • Name common nutrition challenges college students face, 
  • Identify practical strategies to improve nutritional choices, and
  • Recall current recommendations on healthy eating (U.S. Dietary Guidelines, MyPlate.gov).

Fad Dieting

    At the conclusion of the presentation, participants will be able to:
  • Name common characteristics of fad diets and potential nutrition implications.
  • Discuss healthy weight management strategies based on current evidence-based recommendations.

Food and Fitness

    At the conclusion of the presentation, participants will be able to:
  • Describe current recommendations for physical fitness.
  • Identify practical ways to improve individual fitness.
  • Examine basic nutrition guidelines to fuel fitness.

Maintaining a Healthy Weight

During this presentation, the audience will determine their own “healthy weight” as it is unique for everyone.  This interactive program is designed to help individuals explore their metabolic needs and to discover what it takes to maintain a healthy lifestyle through diet, exercise, stress management and life balance.  Because this presentation focuses on many different facets of maintaining a healthy weight, it is lengthier than some of the other programs. If you would prefer a shorter version, please clarify this on the request form. (Length: 40 minutes for the short version; 60 minutes for the long version)

Media and Body Image

    At the conclusion of the presentation, participants will be able to:
  • Identify factors in the media which influence body image.
  • Recall facts about the media’s distortion of  ‘the norm’ in regards to body diversity.
  • Discuss ways to counteract media messages to achieve a more positive body image.

Stress and Nutrition

    At the conclusion of the presentation, participants will be able to:
  • Describe the interaction between lifestyle stressors and nutrition.
  • Identify steps to improve nutritional habits to manage stress more effectively.

Scheduling a Presentation

Reviews

"I thought the presentation was AWESOME! It was very informative and I loved the laid back setting."

"Very effective, friendly speakers......cool!"

"The speakers were very prepared and very articulate. They did a great job stressing the positives. Great job!"

"I'm going to try to eat better so I won't get sick as much and encourage my residents to do the same!"

"Thanks for coming. I enjoyed it!"

"Thanks. I really appreciate it when there are people increasing awareness about eating disorders as I personally have had a family member affected."

Be Healthy! Be Confident! Be YOU!!!