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GCH Students Clean Up Occoquan River

Global and Community Health students volunteered during the annual Occoquan River Clean Up.

Thirteen students from Shannyn Snyder’s Health and Environment and Health and Literature courses joined the Prince William Soil and Water Conservation District and Prince William Trails and Streams Coalition to clean up several sites along the Occoquan River. They cleaned up glass and litter and also found some unusual items, including coolers, clothing, and a plastic chair.


Nutrition Students Volunteer During Healthy Living in Loudoun Day

Students in the Department of Nutrition and Food Studies volunteered during the Healthy Living in Loudoun Day event on April 30.

The event, hosted by Whole Foods Market in Ashburn, included nutrition seminars, cooking demonstrations, fitness activities, and health screenings.

The students, who are in Sina Gallo’s micronutrients class, presented a series of workshops on micronutrient requirements across different stages of the lifecycle, from pregnancy and preschool/school-aged children to adolescents, adults, and seniors.

View more photos from the event.


Nursing Students Participate in Annual March for Babies Event

Twenty-one nursing students, representing the Student Nurses’ Association, participated in the annual March of Dimes’ March for Babies Walk in Reston on May 1.

The team raised $900 for the event, which supports March of Dimes’ efforts to support healthy, full-term pregnancies and find causes and preventions for prematurity.


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