West Virginia State to Host Health Expo and Interpersonal Violence Summit on April 17

Contact: Jack Bailey
(304) 766-4109
April 11, 2018
West Virginia State to Host Health Expo and Interpersonal Violence Summit on April 17

INSTITUTE, W.Va. – West Virginia State University (WVSU) will sponsor a Health Expo and Interpersonal Violence Summit on Tuesday, April 17, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the James C. Wilson University Union.

The event is free and open to the public and will include a resource fair focusing on health services available in the community.  Robert Hackenson with Dynamic Influences will deliver the keynote presentation entitled “Sexual Assault Prevention, Risk Reduction and Bystander Empowerment,” at 12:30 p.m. in room 134 of the University Union.

Additional presentations will include Naloxone (also known as Narcan) training, healthy cooking demonstrations, zumba and yoga demonstrations, archery and fitness testing. Health screenings will also be available.

The Health Expo and Interpersonal Violence Summit is a collaborative effort between the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission, WVSU Counseling and Accessibility Services, WVSU Cultural Activities, WVSU Health and Human Performance, and the WVSU College of Professional Studies.

For more information, contact Kellie Toledo, WVSU’s director of counseling and accessibility services, at (304) 766-3262 or toledoke@wvstateu.edu.

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West Virginia State University is a public, land grant, historically black university, which has evolved into a fully accessible, racially integrated, and multi-generational institution, located in Institute, W.Va. As a “living laboratory of human relations,” the university is a community of students, staff, and faculty committed to academic growth, service, and preservation of the racial and cultural diversity of the institution. Its mission is to meet the higher education and economic development needs of the state and region through innovative teaching and applied research.
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