Thursday, January 26, 2012

ETA SIGMA GAMMA: What is it?



Eta Sigma Gamma

  • Main page webpage


What is Eta Sigma Gamma? 

  • This is a health honorary society who's mission is to "promote of the discipline by elevating the standards, ideals, competence and ethics of professionally prepared men and women in Health Education." The goal is further develop our skills and experience as a student and future health educator. 



Joining Requirements

  • All health majors and minors

Past Activities: 

  • Initiation dinner (fun laid back event to welcome new members) 
  • Participation of community events such as:
    • Jingle Bell Run (arthritis foundation)
    •  Polar Bear Plunge (Special Olympics)
    •  Table at UMD Health Fair
    •  Diabetes Walk
    •  Relay for Life Walk
    • Highway cleanup 

Member Advantages

  • Meet people in your degree, make friendships, and network with other students
  • Build your resume/ portfolio 
  • Have an excuse to go have some fun in the community
  • Practice the 7 responsibilities of health education
  • Have fun and make memories 
It's laid back and there is no requirement amount for participation (however you get what you put into it) 


Check out the pictures! 


Additional Opportunities
(if requested) 
  • Host workshops on: e-portfolio, resume/ portfolio organization, interviewing for health education jobs
  • Participate in new community events as long as they are pertaining to health education and the 7  health education responsibilities
Extra/ Other


The first meeting is this Wednesday at 4pm in the SPHC 2nd floor. The room is to be determined. 




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