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Health and Human Development Week Celebrates ‘Growing Through Grit’

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The College of Health and Human Development Inter-Club Council (HHD-ICC), in collaboration with HHD student clubs and organizations, are hosting a weeklong series of activities March 25-29.  

HHD Week activities include programs on current issues such as body image and eating disorders, career options and opportunities, as well as personal health and wellness.

“Titans thrive. Through times of adversity, we have the power, the tenacity, the drive to grow through grit. There is no limit to what we can achieve,” explains Sidney Alvarez, HHD Inter-Club Council director of event planning, about the week’s theme of “Growing Through Grit.”  

Among the scheduled events:
March 25

  • “Overcoming Adversity” screening of “Won’t You Be My Neighbor?” sponsored by the Child and Adolescent Studies Department and Child and Adolescent Studies Student Association, 4-6 p.m. Titan Student Union Titan Theater
  • “Fetal Exposure Is for a Lifetime” symposium sponsored by School of Nursing and Nursing Student Association. 4:30-7 p.m. TSU Portola Pavilion C

March 26

  • Nalaxone Training by the Solace Foundation of Orange County. Training will include overdose recognition and response training. Sponsored by the Substance Awareness and Prevention Student Association. 3:30-4:30 p.m. in TSU Portola B

March 27

  • “Bigger, Faster, Stronger: Olympic Weightlifting 101” sponsored by Titan Strong. 9 a.m. to noon, TSU Portola Pavilion C
  • Careers in Nonprofits sponsored by the Career Center. 4-5:30 p.m. in Pollak Library Room 240

March 28

  • Meditation and Self-Care Workshop sponsored by Active Minds and the Nursing Student Association. Noon-3 p.m. TSU Portola Pavilion B. RSVP here.
  • “Raise the Bar: Fitness, Facts & Fiction” sponsored by the Kinesiology Student Association and Titan Strong. 4-6 p.m. lawn between the Student Recreation Center and the Kinesiology and Health Science Building

The week concludes with a March 29 question-and-answer session with the dean, associate and assistant deans from the College of Health and Human Development.

For event details, go to the event website.