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Shaping Your Image

 
 
Issue Program Addresses: Body Image
 
 
Best Time to have Program: (e.g., homesickness in September)
Fall
 
 
Materials needed: (include outside speakers, food, etc.)
Healthy food, WRC speaker
 
Description of program:
WRC programs, hours, classes.  Wellness Lab: Resources.  Health Beat, Counseling Center, Health Clinic.  Give residents something to take with them—brochures, etc.
Also give residents small mirrors and craft supplies.  They should write a word on the mirror that will be a positive inspiration to them every time they look into the mirror.
 
How would you advertise?
Mail invite, hall e-mail, house e-mails
 
What immersion topics (if any) does this program address?
wellness topics (e.g., sleep)
 
How would this program add to your community (i.e., what would residents gain from attending this program)?
Learn to keep healthy lifestyles
Building a community with a common interest/vision (e.g., being positive about each other and ourselves)
 

 

Battle of the Sexes

 
 
Issue Program Addresses:  Gender conflicts, relationships, gender stereotypes
 
 
Best Time to have Program: (e.g., homesickness in September)
Beginning of the year
 
 
Materials needed: (include outside speakers, food, etc.)
Paper, markers, resource information, guest speaker (optional), Battle of the Sexes board game, Battle of the Sexes activities (e.g., balloon shaving contests).  Food/drink, prizes.
 
Description of program:
Program used to familiarize students with each other, educate them of information they may not know about and get residents out of their comfort zones.
 
How would you advertise?
Door to door, bulletin boards, notes on door, attach bra or other attention-getter to advertisements
 
What immersion topics (if any) does this program address?
Identity issues, friendships, inclusiveness
 
How would this program add to your community (i.e., what would residents gain from attending this program)?
A better outlook of others in the community and of residents’ own gender identity.