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Peer Educators

Who Are We?

We are a group of students with special interest in helping others build a healthy lifestyle. We serve the Student Wellness & Health Promotion department through planning and promoting programs for students to improve wellbeing. We actively engage in wellbeing programs to build skills to be effective peer leaders on campus. We work to empower our fellow eagles to make well-informed decisions about their wellbeing and positively influence a healthy campus culture.

What does a Wellness Ambassador do?

  • Take the lead role in the marketing and developments that advocate the Wellness Program
  • Serve on committees for the LiveWell Fair, Wellness Week programming, LivinGreen Month (fall and spring), the LivingWell Newsletter, and other UWP programs
  • Assist in the planning and implementation of UWP events, activities, and programs
  • Be advocates for wellness programming and both University and community support
  • Identify Wellness issues and potential solutions
  • Be a catalyst for UWP ideas and marketing
  • Actively participate and recruit others for wellness activities and programs
  • Meet with Wellness Advisory Board members for corresponding wellness dimensions

Benefits of becoming a Wellness Ambassador

  • Develop peer, professional, and cross-campus relationships
  • Develop skills for effective collaboration, communication, and compromise
  • Provide service to the Georgia Southern community
  • Develop programming and marketing skills and strategies
  • Plan and facilitate events
  • Be part of a diverse group of motivated people
  • Have a direct impact on the campus community and its overall wellness
  • A Wellness Ambassador t-shirt
  • Opportunities to interact with and learn from skilled and knowledgeable identities from the local, state, national and international community

Peers Educating Peers (PEP) is devoted to providing the Armstrong location student body with awareness of intimate wellness and alcohol and other drug (AOD) information.

What do Peer Educators do?

Form a safe place amongst students to educate and rely on one another for support through peer to peer education with personalized outreach initiatives.

Each peer educator is required to conduct two presentations: one pre-developed and one original idea.

Who are Peer Educators?

Students just like you who want to positively change the conversation and culture on Armstrong’s campus surrounding intimate wellness and alcohol and other drug (AOD) information.

As a Peer Educator you are a:

  • Peer
  • Educator
  • Activist
  • Advocate
  • Role Model
  • Team Member

Why should I be a Peer Educator?

  • Develop leadership skills
  • Make a positive difference in own life and lives of others
  • Build your resume
  • Create original campaigns
  • Gain volunteer/community service hours

How do I become a Peer Educator?

Complete the application.
You will be contacted by to schedule an interview.

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Last updated: 6/22/2020