Requesting Special Presentations, Programs and Resources

Campus Wellness offers special presentations, programs and resources to help encourage a healthier campus community. All programs are conducted by trained staff, graduate assistants, or peer leaders. Requests must be submitted at least 14 business days in advance. Fulfilling requests depend on staff and resource availability. A Campus Wellness Staff member will contact you within 2 business days to let you know the status of your request. A minimum of six people are required to conduct a presentation or workshop.

Request a Presentation

Sexual Health and Relationship Communication

Sex in a Fishbowl
Interactive safer sex and relationship communication program with Q&A session in which students anonymously place questions into a bowl for the presenter to answer. This presentation creates a safe place for students to ask questions about sex, sexuality, and other tough subjects without the fear of embarrassment.

Keep Cocky Covered: HIV, STD/Is and Protection 
An overview of transmission and prevention of HIV and STD/Is. We will discuss testing for the most common STD/I’s, dispel HIV myths and demonstrate protection techniques, including challenge and personal reflection activities.

Contraceptive Talk
Discussion of current birth control and emergency contraceptive options, how to access, their effectiveness, talking with a partner and how to choose one that’s right for you.

Nutrition Programs

Nutrition University
This 40 minute interactive class focuses on developing lifelong healthy eating practices including the “what” and the “how” to healthy eating. Topics covered by your Campus Wellness Health Educator include basic nutrition, meal planning, mindful eating, body image, and weight management.   

Body Project
Do you want increased self-confidence to feel more comfortable in your body? The Body Project is a conversation about body image and the influences of cultural and social interactions. This small group is a 2-part workshop led by the Changing Carolina Peer Leaders designed to encourage the spread of body positivity and allow women on campus to move towards self-confidence and self-fulfillment. Begin to make healthy choices because you love your body!
*Note: The workshop consists of 2, 2-hour segments with a group size of 8-12 students. The Body Project is currently a female only program

Cocky Cooking Classes taught by a Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist:
Learn basic cooking skills and food safety while using healthy and budget friendly ingredients. Students will be able to prepare at least two demonstrated recipes after these events and will walk away with increased confidence in the kitchen as well as nutritious & delicious recipes. Requesting party will be responsible for adhering to the Campus Wellness Cooking Demonstration Guidelines. All classes/demonstrations are 90 minutes long. Sign up here.

Wellness

Healthy Gamecocks
This 50 minute presentation will cover 3 major areas related to a college student's health and wellbeing. The students will have a chance to move about the classroom as they discuss common dining options at the university. Students will have an opportunity to work in small groups to build their very own healthy plate based on the proper serving size for each major food group. Students will work independently to build their own personalized workout plan, and will have a chance to discuss the Tobacco-Free USC policy.

Wellness Wheel Jeopardy 
This interactive presentation will test your students’ knowledge in various areas of their wellbeing.  It will cover many dimensions of wellness including emotional, environmental, physical and intellectual wellness.  The gameshow based workshop will have questions that cover on-campus services, definitions of the various dimensions of wellness and programs on campus for the students. 

Resource materials

Working on a project for class? Need to develop a bulletin board for your hall? We have resources that may help including, but not limited to: safer sex materials, nutrition, fitness and stress information, brochures, or access to other locations on campus or in the community. We cannot guarantee every request can be granted, but will do our best to help you out! Email Campus Wellness campuswellness@mailbox.sc.edu or call 803-576-9393 to talk with a health educator about your needs.

Don’t see what you are looking for? Do you have a specific topic in mind for your group or organization? If one of our existing presentations or workshops does not meet your needs, we are happy to tailor a program for your group.

For more information contact Campus Wellness at campuswellness@mailbox.sc.edu or call
803-576-9393 to talk with a health educator about your idea.