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1 The shakedown: The implementation and implications of natural disaster response protocols on a local levelThere are critical transition moments in public health: when epidemics become pandemics, when storms become hurricanes, when incidents become disasters. This paper will explore the national preparedness and response standards developed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (!!HS) and h...2016
2 Project for integrative refugee writing programsThis paper entails the summation of research, development and procedures of community partnerships, workshop facilitation, and sustainability procedures of three refugee writing programs in Salt Lake City, Utah. It introduces reasons for taking on the project, which includes partnering with SLCC Com...2013-04-01
3 Sexual assault and dating violence curriculumThe unusually high number of sexual assault and dating violence cases in Utah is appalling and so is the fact that we have such a passionate population on ensuring that our youth remain protected, yet remain steadfast in ensuring we do not discuss sex in a school setting. The majority of victims kne...2012-03-30
4 Students achieving in science and academia (SAAE)The integrative service project (ISP) completed is an after school engineering program, Students Achieving in Academia and Engineering (SAAE), that is implemented at Monroe Elementary a Title 1 school located in West Valley. The program is for 4th - 6th graders over 8 weeks its purpose is to cultiva...2014-04-01
5 Community engagement co-requisiteIn the summer of 2008, we began discussing pathways to further engage students in the community through their academic disciplines. Our central aim was to provide more opportunities for students to apply what they are learning in the classroom to promote the public good. Experiential learning, espec...2009-04
6 Utah 4-H TRY recharge fun, food and fitness programThrough the design of an Integrative Service Project in collaboration with Utah 4-H, I was able to design, implement, and evaluate a fitness and nutrition program for Utah 4-H entitled, Recharge Fun, Food and Fitness. The project is a part of Utah State University's Extension; 4-H Teens Reaching You...2011-04
7 An engineering curriculum for 4th through 6th gradersThe project that was completed was an engineering curriculum for 4th - 6th graders at Monroe Elementary School. The purpose of this program is to introduce the students to the science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields. In addition to encouraging participation in these fields, the prog...2013-11-25
8 A Chemistry- and English-based curriculum on nutrition and organic gardening to ages 4-18The purpose of this Integrative Service Project was to design and implement a Chemistry- and English-based curriculum that would discusses the benefits of organic gardening on nutrition for children between the ages of four and eighteen. First-hand experience with gardening has proved to be an effec...2013-02-14
9 Teen sexual assault & dating violence curriculumThe primary purpose of this paper is to examine research on teen sexual assault, a huge social issue in the United States. Utah's incidence of rape is higher than the national average. Adolescents are particularly vulnerable in 2006, 8% of female high school students and 6% of male high school stude...2011-12
10 Integrated Service Project Final PaperThe Summer Youth Program at the Indian Walk-In Center is program intended to help youth develop various skills to improve their lives. One such skill is to understand healthy lifestyles through physical fitness and nutrition education. For my Integrated Service Project I worked with this program dev...2014-04-01
11 Preschool for the Road HomeIntroduction and Background: This Integrative Service Project (ISP) was the creation of more curriculum for The Road Home preschool, a donation drive was implemented to increase their funds and supplies, and a volunteer relationship was established in order to provide the needed assistance. Literatu...2014-03-27
12 The "Anti-hunger voter" advertising campaign with the Crossroads Urban CenterThe Crossroads Urban Center is an emergency food pantry and community center dedicated to fighting the root causes of poverty and supporting members of the community with basic survival needs. One of the groups within Crossroads is the Anti-hunger Action Committee, which is focused on increasing foo...2013-04-01
13 Oral health: The essential preventionIllnesses related to oral health are by far the most preventable illness in the United States, yet it is the leading cause of poor health in young children. Tooth decay is quietly affecting 3 out of every 5 children across the US, and those from low-income families or families who speak English as a...2011-04
14 Medication therapy managementMedication therapy management (MTM) is an extended pharmacy service that optimizes therapeutic outcomes and goals for patients by ensuring that their medications are appropriate, effective, safe, and able to be taken as intended. By collaborating with Service Learning Scholars and Partner for Promot...2014
15 Pete Suazo business center mentoringThe Pete Suazo Business Center (PSBC) is a non-profit organization that strives to develop minority entrepreneurs into successful businesspersons. This effort is only possible with the help of countless volunteer hours. The selfless service of diverse mentors and teachers help further the education ...2011-04
16 Health and lifestyles: The power of choiceRates of obesity, diabetes and other associate healthy problems are increasing throughout the United States as a result of the eating habits and physical activity levels of the majority of people. At the same time there has also been an increase in eating disorders and a decrease in physical activit...2012-03-29
17 Health economics: Improving the efficiency of the Hope ClinicThis paper is a detailed and comprehensive summary of my Integrative Service Project as a Service-Learning Scholar at the University of Utah. I utilized my education in health economics to address a community need at the Hope Clinic in Midvale, Utah. I investigated the use of electronic health recor...2013-04
18 New media and nonprofitsThere are new trends in media every single day. The ability to stay on top of these methods can aid in the success of many organizations. Often times, nonprofit organizations have minimal budgets and usually the first aspect to be cut is funding for public relations. However, the success of a nonpro...2013-04-08
19 Prescription drug abuse awareness through Generation RxPrescription drug abuse is on the rise in Utah. In 2010 there were more deaths caused by prescription overdoses than car accidents (Johnson, 2010). To combat this growing problem I implemented an outreach program called Operation Generation Rx into the American Pharmacist Association Academy of Stud...2012-03-30
20 Establishing a development event for a free medical clinicBACKGROUND - Leadership and service and difficult to learn for some students seeking professional careers. At the University of Utah College of Pharmacy, the pharmacy gala has become a student-initiated and student-led opportunity for student pharmacists to practice both leadership and service-learn...2011-02
21 Diversity InitiativeHigh school tends to be a homogeneous environment where everyone is trying to be the same and fit in. Diversity is not highly valued by most students and I was on a mission to change that. I wanted students to see how diversity makes you stronger not weaker. I worked with Alta High School to develop...
22 Creation of the G.E.A.R U.P. orientation manualThere is a great need for programs which assist students from low income and minority background in having the support and resources to attend and complete college. Gear Up is a program which seeks to meet this need by providing low-income students with scholarships as well as in school and after sc...2009-05
23 Guadalupe to the U DayGuadalupe to the U Day was designed to expose underrepresented 1st through 4th graders in the Glendale neighborhood to the idea that higher education is an attainable option for them. Guadalupe to the U day served many purposes, one being to draw the connection between current curriculum in the clas...2011-04
24 Discovering the self within, self expression workshopsThe media plagues society and its citizens with negative stereotypes and views of individuals especially of lower-income, minority groups. The media plays a major role in creating and reinforcing images that are generalized to a broader group that affects the public's perception of crime and negativ...2011
25 RevolutionaryThis is a summary of an Integrative Service Project (ISP) in partnership with the University of Utah Bennion Center and Rise, Inc. In this project, I created and administered a healthy living program for a group of teens with special needs who participated in an after-school program at Rise, Inc., c...2011-10-05
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