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WHAT: Wellness & Health Action Team

2015-16 Peer Education Team Now Accepting Applications

The 2015-16 WHAT peer education team is and now accepting applications. If you are interested in applying for the 2015-16 academic year, please see the attached position description and application. Applications will be reviewed and interviews scheduled during the first couple weeks of fall term. Submitted applications, a resume, and two references should be sent to

WHAT is a team of five undergraduate peer health educators whose goal is to:

  • INFORM the campus community about relevant health topics and available resources
  • DEVELOP engaging programs on campus to promote healthy decision-making
  • EMPOWER students to utilize accessible strategies to achieve long-term health
  • ADVOCATE for change in campus policies that facilitate student wellness and success

WHAT creates workshops, outreach events, and presentations that are targeted at students’ most common concerns and interests, such as:

  • Stress management                                   
  • Sleep health
  • Tobacco cessation
  • Nutrition & fitness
  • Sexual health
  • Academic performance
  • Drug & alcohol use

WHAT works with student groups, departments, and classes on campus in order to promote and advocate for health and wellness at Portland State University. Email to schedule a workshop, event, or presentation.