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K-State Today

February 19, 2018

WellCAT Ambassadors accepting applications for fall 2018

By Jenny Yuen

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The WellCAT Ambassadors program is a peer education program that functions under Lafene Health Center. Students who are interested can fill out an application online. Applications will be accepted through March 9.

The health promotion staff will review the applications and select students to interview. Upon acceptance, students will enroll in Peer Health Education and Leadership for the WellCAT Ambassadors program. The course is available for three credit hours and helps prepare students to be peer educators through discussions, lectures, readings and interactive exercises.

The course is intended as an academic exploration of social health and wellness concerns pertinent to the college student population. It seeks to develop the peer educator's knowledge of nutrition and fitness, drugs and alcohol, sexual health, time management, stress and sleep. The course also will focus on learning presentation and program development skills, as well as emphasize different dimensions of wellness.

Find more information or submit an application online