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The Health Promotion Office is dedicated to providing engaging and educational programming on various health topics. We are committed to ensuring that students gain the necessary skills and knowledge to make safe and positive health decisions in the future. This office advises the Peer Health Educators, an official UNK student organization, this group is comprised of motivated students passionate about promoting wellness on campus.

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Zzz’s Get Degrees

Zzz’s Get Degrees

Sleep, it seems like something so basic yet most of us don’t really know how to go about it. “Get eight hours of sleep every night” is something we all hear. I know that I for one do not do this. However, there is some truth to these words. Getting eight hours of sleep is crucial for proper development and for productivity during the day. With finals coming up and projects being due it is important that college students are getting the proper amounts of sleep since some benefits of sleep include the ability to “think more clearly and do better at work” (ODPHP, 2018). This can be a critical aspect when thinking about all the tests, quizzes, and exams that require a student’s full attention and awareness. Furthermore, with proper sleep one is less likely to get sick (ODPHP, 2018). Waking up for an 8 a.m. while feeling under the weather would be less than ideal.

This office offers a variety of programming and workshops that are available to organizations, classrooms, and students upon request. Please do not hesitate to reach out if you are interested in learning more about what kind of educational efforts we can do for you. Simply submit a Program Request located on the right hand side of this screen, and we will gladly be in contact.  If you are a student and are interested in becoming a Peer Health Educator, please take some time to get acquainted with our resources found on this page. If interested in applying, the application can be found within the Peer Health Educators tab on the right.

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