Center for Health Education and Promotion

Center for Health Education and Promotion


The Elsie S. Shenk Center for Health Education and Promotion provides lifestyle education programs, hosts awareness events and information tables, and provides educational resources to students on a wide collection of topics including: alcohol and other drugs, body image, dating violence, domestic violence, healthy relationships, safer sex, sexual assault, stalking, and stress.  Students are trained as peer educators to reach out to the campus community and provide individuals with important information on the benefits of leading a healthy lifestyle, resources and services available at Millersville University, and how to safely make the most out of their college experience.

Mission Statement

The Center for Health Education and Promotion contributes to fulfilling the educational mission of Millersville University through empowering students to make informed decisions and develop life-long skills that enhance their personal well being.  The Center contributes to increasing the academic success, productivity and retention of students through providing current and relevant information about high risk behaviors; raising awareness about personal decision making and the impact decisions have on an individual and their community; and engaging students in meaningful opportunities to create a healthy community in which all students can achieve their personal and academic goals.



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Upcoming Events

 Purple Carnival 

Tursday, October 27th 

4-6pm in the Quad 

Come out and join us for fun games, great treats, and good music, all while educating yourself on healthy relationships and red flags within unhealthy relationships! 

Walk a Mile in Her Shoes

Saturday, November 12

4-6pm on Promenade in front of the SMC

This walk encourages men to walk a mile in women's high-heeled shoes to protest rape, sexual assault, and gender violence. Women and children are also encouraged to participate in the walk. 

Contact Information

Montour House

Millersville University
PO Box 1002
Millersville, PA 17551

Tel: (717) 871-4141


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Interested in requesting one of our peer education programs?  Click on the request a program link above for additional information.