Wellness and Women's Program
The Elsie S. Shenk Wellness and Women's Program provides lifestyle education programs, hosts awareness events and information tables, and provides educational resources to students on a wide collection of topics including: alcohol, body image, healthy relationships, nutrition, safer sex, sexual assault, and stress. Students are trained as peer educators (Empower Peer Educators and Peer Health 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.
The Wellness Center at Millersville University promotes a campus environment supportive of healthy lifestyles. Through peer education and collaborations with campus and community organizations, the Wellness Center engages students in making educated and responsible choices about their health, and provides health information, referrals, and awareness programming on a variety of wellness-related issues.
The Women's Center at Millersville University promotes equity and enriches the personal, professional, and academic lives of women within the University community. Through peer education, the Women's Center educates men and women of the University community about gender-related issues, empowers women to make healthy lifestyle decisions, and promotes a safe campus climate. The Women's Center collaborates with campus and community organizations to provide information, advocacy, referrals, and awareness programming on a variety of gender-related issues including sexual assault, domestic violence, body image, healthy relationships, and harassment.
The Elsie S. Shenk Wellness and Women's Program will educate, empower and engage students in making responsible lifestyle decisions and will be identified as a significant resource for information and referrals on campus.
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PO Box 1002
Millersville, PA 17551
Tel: (717) 872-3841
Interested in requesting one of our peer education programs? Visit the peer education link on the left side of this screen and then follow to the contact us page found on both the Empower Peer Educator and Peer Health Educator pages. For organizations outside of Millersville University, please follow program request for organizations outside of Millersville University page which is also found under the Peer Education link.