1. Do I have to have a specific major to be in TopperWell?
No, all majors are welcomed. All majors can benefit from being in this program.
2. What are the requirements to be in TopperWell?
It is important to have a minimum GPA of a 2.5, be able to commit for a minimum of 1 year (Fall/Spring or Spring/Fall), and have an interest in Health.
3. Who should apply?
Applicants must be WKU students who will attend fall and spring semesters of the 2011-2012 academic year.Students should have the ability to work as a team and independently. Also, be able to manage time and stress well.Experience in public speaking, program planning, and leadership roles are helpful, but not necessary.Anyone interested in promoting health and wellness and/or assisting with the advisement of WKU Health Services policies and patient procedures may apply.If you have questions, please contact Jataun
Isenhower, Advisor at Jataun.email@example.com or (270)-745-5653. All majors accepted and welcomed.
Gain Professional Work Experience - Build your Resume. Develop Communication, Leadership and Organizational Skills. Increase Public Speaking and Promotion Skills. Gain Knowledge in areas of Health & Wellness (ex: Stress Management, STI's, Alcohol, Sleep, Tobacco, etc.). Impact WKU Students through "Positive Peer Influence". Meet New People - make new friends! 6. What is Fall and Spring Training?
Fall Training is an opportunity for members to learn more about what TopperWell does, to get to know each other, and gain knowledge on different Health topics. Sometimes guest come in to lead activities during the training. This is an opportunity for members to gain certifications as well. Spring Training builds on the Fall Training. During the Spring members take part in leading different parts of the training and this also a chance to get rejuvenated about TopperWell.
7. What are some of TopperWell's programs?
TopperWell plans programs according to recommendations by the BACCHUS network. Some of the programs that TopperWell takes part in predominately include Healthy Days (Student Health Fair), Stall Street Journal, Free HIV Testing, Fireside Chat, Knock Out Stress and Sexual Responsibility Week.
10. How does the application process work?
1. Complete the application. 2. Submit the application to the Advisor, Jataun Isenhower in person to WKU Health Services Building 1071, by mail to 1906 College Heights Blvd. #8400, Bowling Green, KY 42101-1041, or email to Jataun.firstname.lastname@example.org 3. WKU Health Services Health Education office will contact qualified applicants to schedule personal interviews. 4. Candidates will be selected and notified following all interviews. 5. Pay $25 annual membership fee.
We accept applications year round. However, applications are typically reviewed during September, January and April for the upcoming semester.
12. Why is there a membership fee?
A membership fee is required to offset the cost of programs, travel, food, attire and more.
13. When and where are the meetings?
Meetings will be held in DUC 310A on Tuesdays at 8:30 pm on the following dates: 8/29, 9/13, 9/27, 10/11, 10/25, 11/1, 11/15, 11/29.
If you have additional questions that were not answered above, please feel free to contact our Advisor, Lauren Tuttle at (270)-745-5653 or email her at email@example.com.