Service Learning

Students standing in the student union, posing for a picture during the organ donor registry and blood drive campaign.

Campus Health Educator Organ Donor Registry & Blood Drive

Campus Health Educator

Service learning combines meaningful service with instruction and reflection to enrich learning, teach civic responsibility and strengthen communities. You can get involved through CSTEP’s Campus Health Educator (CHE) program. Partnering with ConnectLife for this service learning opportunity, CHEs raise awareness and educate the UB community on the importance of blood and organ donation through an awareness campaign and/or organ donor registry and blood drive.

  • The 3 credit service learning class is held each spring semester on Thursdays, 3-5 p.m.
  • Open to all UB undergraduates
  • Applications open in late October and are due in late November
  • CHE 2022 orientation/training dates will be Wednesday, Jan. 26- Saturday, Jan. 29, 2022

Requirements:

  • Must attend orientation/training AND class sessions on Thursdays, 3-5 p.m.
  • Teams will conduct educational workshops for UB and Buffalo communities.
  • Must complete 75 hours of service.
  • Must plan and facilitate a campus-wide organ donor registry drive.

Benefits:

  • Structured training.
  • Positively impact a critically important health issue.
  • Develop team building, public speaking, and presentation skills.
  • 3-credit hour course.
  • Networking with allied health professionals. 

Application date extended: Friday, December 3, 2021

Applicants will be notified by early December.

Application Requirements:

  • Unofficial Transcript from HUB
  • Copy of UB Photo ID 
  • Application Short Answer Questions