Tag Archives: student health center

Hungry? Project rolling out meal vouchers

Several departments at Fresno State now make sure students in a pinch can get a free meal. “The Food Security Project works with departments on campus who may come in contact with food insecure students to provide training, resources and ...

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Fresno State climbs in college sexual health ranking

Fresno State climbs to 40th this year on the 10th annual Trojan Sexual Health Report Card. Out of 140 universities nationwide, Fresno State moved up 10 spots from 2014. Every year, Sperling’s Best Places, an independent research company in Oregon, ...

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Recognizing the dangers of binge drinking

The Fresno State WATCHDOG program provides education and training for students to detect the signs of alcohol poisoning and how to respond in alcohol-related situations. The program was created by Georgianna Negron-Long, a health educator at the Student Health Center, ...

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Suicide prevention training aims to educate

Fresno State Student Health and Counseling Center conducted a free training on Wednesday in which participants were taught the common misconceptions about suicide. Melissa Norris, coordinator for special projects, said it’s important because it gives the opportunity to open up ...

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University provides services for midterms stress

As one of the most demanding times of the semester, midterms can cause students anxiety. However, Fresno State offers a variety of services available to those stressed as pressures mount.

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Fresno State responds to TB case on campus

As the U.S. federal government takes steps to inhibit the further spread of Ebola, two California state universities, including Fresno State, are dealing with cases of airborne disease on their campuses.

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Campus group seeks to help those who struggle with body image

The Fresno State Student Health Center offers a group therapy meeting every Friday morning designed for students who struggle with the issues of food and body image. Called “Eating and Body Image,” the group is held with counselor Dr. Ya-Shu ...

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Health Center braces for flu season

With the flu season steadily approaching, the Student Health Center will be offering free flu vaccinations in October.

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ASI talks Student Health Center fee, Diversity Cup, veterans and Jesus statue

Associated Students, Inc. discussed veterans involvement with campus revitalization, the Student Health Center increasing its no-show fee, a possible Diversity Cup Award and postponed discussions on Jesus of Nazareth being added to the Peace Garden in Wednesday’s meeting Preliminary proposed ...

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Web forum answers student’s sex questions

By Cassandra Sandoval Special to The Collegian While sex can be a taboo subject to discuss, Fresno State offers students a chance to get more information on the steamy topic through Go Ask Alice!, a national health information website that ...

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Fate of tobacco, e-cigarettes remains cloudy

By Yesenia Valle Although California State University Chancellor Timothy P. White and the Academic Senate proposed a CSU-wide smoking ban last year, Fresno State has yet to participate in the proposal. Initially, the chancellor proposed that all schools in the ...

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Classes resume with higher risk of H1N1 virus

Seven people in Fresno County have died of the respiratory flu virus H1N1, and students returning to campus for the new semester are at a greater risk of catching it. “In school environments, viruses are transmitted more easily,” said Dr. ...

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Students on wheels navigate campus

The sound of wheels traveling over creases in the concrete is the only warning some students have before colliding with one of their fellow students.

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Free flu shots will be available to students

By Matthew Jimenez The Fresno State Student Health Center will offer 2,000 free flu shots to students and staff over the course of several days.

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Campus nutrition limited

Several dietitians on campus agree, that with mostly fast-food choices on campus, Fresno State students are being overfed.

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Fresno State promotes suicide prevention

Among college students 18 to 24 years old, suicide is the second-leading cause of death, said Melissa Watkins, suicide prevention grant coordinator of the Student Health Center.

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Wellness fair focused on public health

Public health students provided their peers with various health and safety tips on Wednesday at the annual Wellness fair. The Health Promotion and Wellness Service Department through the Student Health Center and the Public Health Department hosts the event every ...

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Red roses handed out to reduce red faces

  For students who may have wanted to avoid a thorny situation Thursday night, the Fresno State Health Center handed out red condom roses to students for Valentine’s Day and National Condom Week.

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