AMSA's Local Chapter Project Directory

Project title Bruin Health Week
Project type(s) School Service,Other
Date completed 04/2009
Chapter University of California, Los Angeles Premed
Project Coordinator Andy Trang
Summary of project A week-long health related event was held at various locations throughout campus. There was a lot of collaboration with other organizations which allowed for specific focuses on each day of the week, such as gender and sexuality, global health, student well being, mental health, and CPR day. The goal of the event was to educate students and the campus community about such issues, as well as provide them with the tools they need (such as first aid kits, workout gear, and stress balls) to stay healthy!

Content area N/A
Number of participants 250
Participant hours involved 28 hour(s)
Coordinator roles -communicate with other organizations to plan out the week long event -serve as a liaison between AMSA and the Student Welfare Commission in coordinating the event -organize time for members to work on posters and other materials needed for the day of t
Coordinator hours 20 hour(s)
Total project cost $80
Project funding Local chapter funds,School funds
Funding breakdown of sources and/or donations:
Project advertising Professionally made fliers were handed out all week long prior to the event. They were very attractive and were effective in getting the word out about the event.
Success rating
(1 = unsuccesful, 5 = very successful)
Lessons/suggestions More focus should be put into making the event a bit more fun to engage the participants. There was a great focus on educating and increasing awareness, however, by incorporating things such as games/fun activities, we may have been able to capture a grea

Comments This event was very large scale and involved the collaboration of many organizations on campus. These organizations were mostly activist organizations that had a specific focus. However, by working together, we were able to encompass many different topics