Conferences and Community Events

Soul Food Junkies

Date: 
Mon, 2013-03-18 10:00 to 15:00
Location: 
College of the Holy Cross, Hogan Campus Center Ballroom, Worcester, MA

The College of the Holy Cross, along with MACHW and several other sponsors have organized a showing of Bryon Hurt's "Soul Food Junkies". Along with a showing of the film attendees will receive a facilitation workshop, lunch and a opportunity to discuss the film with Mr. Hurt, who will be in attendance. All attendees will receive a copy of the film along with a discussion packet for replication in communities.

The events costs $50.00 for attendees who attend the Facilitation Training, Luncheon, and Film & Discussion. The cost is $25.00 for those who wish to attend just the Luncheon and Film & Discussion.

For additional information please call 508. 793.2669 or mail Robert Jones at rjone@holycross.edu.

National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

Date: 
Fri, 2013-03-08 14:00 to 17:00
Location: 
Springfield Public Library (Mason Square), 765 State Street, Springfield, MA

An afternoon lunch will be held for National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, and include a discussion on the views of women and girls about the method and importance of HIV  testing and topics surrounding HIV/AIDS .  

For more information please call (413)747-5755 or (413)205-1231

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Pre-Health Sciences Networking and Awards Night

Date: 
Thu, 2013-04-04 18:00 to 21:00
Location: 
Student Union Ballroom, UMass Amherst

The Pre-Medical Society, in conjunction with the College of Natural Sciences and the Commonwealth Honors College at UMass Amherst, will host the 2nd Annual Pre-Health Sciences Networking and Awards Night. This event is designed to offer students with interests in the various fields of the health and science industries an opportunity to network with and make the acquaintance of various faculty, students and industry professionals with interests in similar fields.

This year's keynote speaker is Dr. William T. Curry, a Neurosurgeon at Mass General Hospital and a Professor of Surgery at Harvard Medical School.

Please RSVP by March 8, 2013 to events.umps@gmail.com and join this great night of networking for students, faculty, alumni, and industry professionals.

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7th Annual YEAH! Network Conference

Date: 
Thu, 2013-05-09 08:30 to 16:30
Location: 
Whitney Avenue Conference Center, 361 Whitney Avenue Holyoke, MA 01040

The 7th Annual Youth Empowerment Adolescent Health Network (YEAH!) Network Conference will feature workshops led by local, state, and national presenters and a keynote by Judy Norsigian, Executive Director of Our Bodies Ourselves and co-author of Our Bodies, Ourselves: Menopause (2006) and Our Bodies, Ourselves: Pregnancy and Birth (2008).

“This presentation will describe the history of sterilization abuse in the US and its impact on reproductive health policies affecting women, especially poorer women and women of color. The eugenic and population control ideologies behind the use of coercive sterilization and other practices limiting women’s reproductive options remain today, although not as blatant as in earlier years,” Norsigian says of her speech.

This is a free event but registration is required. Registration deadline is April 26, 2013.

CPR/BLS for Healthcare Providers

Date: 
Wed, 2013-05-01 18:00 to 22:00
Location: 
Skinner Hall, Room 112

Convenient, competitively priced opportunity for Nursing and other Health Sciences students: obtain or maintain your CPR proficiency! Meets SON CPR requirement for clinical placements. Please RSVP for scheduling purposes to ensure an appropriate number of instructors: spennell@student.umass.edu.

Cost: $45

Proceeds benefit UMass MRC & UMass EMS

CPR/BLS for Healthcare Providers

Date: 
Wed, 2013-04-17 18:00 to 22:00
Location: 
Skinner Hall, Room 112

Convenient, competitively priced opportunity for Nursing and other Health Sciences students: obtain or maintain your CPR proficiency! Meets SON CPR requirement for clinical placements. Please RSVP for scheduling purposes to ensure an appropriate number of instructors: spennell@student.umass.edu.

Cost: $45

Proceeds benefit UMass MRC & UMass EMS

CPR/BLS for Healthcare Providers

Date: 
Sat, 2013-04-06 13:00 to 17:00
Location: 
Skinner Hall, Room 112

Convenient, competitively priced opportunity for Nursing and other Health Sciences students: obtain or maintain your CPR proficiency! Meets SON CPR requirement for clinical placements. Please RSVP for scheduling purposes to ensure an appropriate number of instructors: spennell@student.umass.edu.

Cost: $45

Proceeds benefit UMass MRC & UMass EMS

CPR/BLS for Healthcare Providers

Date: 
Wed, 2013-03-27 18:00 to 22:00
Location: 
Skinner Hall, Room 112

Convenient, competitively priced opportunity for Nursing and other Health Sciences students: obtain or maintain your CPR proficiency! Meets SON CPR requirement for clinical placements. Please RSVP for scheduling purposes to ensure an appropriate number of instructors: spennell@student.umass.edu.

Cost: $45

Proceeds benefit UMass MRC & UMass EMS

CPR/BLS for Healthcare Providers

Date: 
Sat, 2013-03-09 13:00 to 17:00
Location: 
Skinner Hall, Room 112

Convenient, competitively priced opportunity for Nursing and other Health Sciences students: obtain or maintain your CPR proficiency! Meets SON CPR requirement for clinical placements. Please RSVP for scheduling purposes to ensure an appropriate number of instructors: spennell@student.umass.edu.

Cost: $45

Proceeds benefit UMass MRC & UMass EMS

Fire Safety and Fire Extinguisher Training

Date: 
Mon, 2013-04-22 17:00 to 19:00
Location: 
Skinner Hall Room 201

Ever wanted to pull the trigger on the fire extinguisher? Join the UMass MRC for a session about Fire Safety and participate in a hands-on Fire Extinguisher demo. Please RSVP to spennell@student.umass.edu

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