National Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Week
During NCAAW we help distribute information about alcohol use and misuse including ways to reduce your risk when drinking to help Elon students make choices that are best for them!
Fresh Check Day
As part of the Mental Health Summit and Wellness Fair, we work with the Jordan Porco Foundation to give you the opportunity to check in on your mental health. Through various stations with fun and meaningful activities, learn more about your mental health, its importance and how to care for it.
Love Your Body Week
During February we present events encouraging you to love your body and education around why All Bodies Are Good Bodies. Thank you to everyone who joined us at LYBW 2022 – check back here to see how you can get involved in 2023!
Suicide Prevention Efforts
During Fall Semester, SPARKS Peer Educators spearhead the U bELONg Walk, an opportunity to promote awareness around and prevention of suicide among college students. The goal of the event is to remind Elon students that even when their mental health is at its worst, they are not helpless, and they are not alone. In the spring, SPARKS Peer Educators collaborate throughout the campus community to fundraise for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention through an Out of The Darkness Walk. In the inaugural walk of 2022, the community raise over $22,000 for suicide prevention and education.
Are You Smarter Than A Sexpert?
SPARKS Peer Educators host a Sexual Health Education trivia night event (game show style). The event is emceed by special guest host – Dr. Tanya Bass, Southern Sexologist and Founder of NCSEXCON. This is a student led event for a university-wide audience. Students are encouraged to sign up to participate as teams to compete for sexual health-related prizes.
Take a break and enjoy therapeutic recreation through animals like cats, dogs and bunnies. This event is presented in collaboration with the student leaders of the Kernodle Center for Civic Leadership and Kopper Top Life Learning Center.
Learn how to “Party Smart” by being a responsible host and part-goer! Understand the signs of alcohol poisoning and practice pouring an accurately measured standard drink size so that if you choose to drink, you can choose to Party Smart!
Safer Spring Break
Looking for tips on how to make it to the end of the semester? Wondering how you might maintain some healthy habits while facing uncertainty and a packed schedule? Join the peer educators to create a personalized spring semester survival kit and gain some ideas on how to boost your overall wellness.
Click HERE for information about SPARKS educational and interactive presentations!