General Activities

To support and develop skills of undergraduate students in allied health fields to obtain practical experiences in peer-related activities, teamwork, organizational skills, program planning, implementation, and evaluation, the Special Populations' Student Health Concerns Committee (SPSHCC) annually hosts hundreds of events. Also, SPSHCC strives to provide their target populations with some specific information on health and social issues that directly or indirectly impact their lives.

SPSHCC organizes a variety of illness prevention programs to several groups and organizations in Champaign - Urbana areas. Some common workshop topics are:

  • Dental hygiene
  • Stress management
  • Body image
  • Handwashing
  • Personal hygiene
  • Self-esteem
  • Nutrition
  • Environmental health
  • Careers in allied health fields.

Notable events include:

  • Women's Health Fair
  • Quad Day
  • Annual Special Populations Health Fair
  • Men of Impact Conference
  • Women of Color
  • Black Latino Male Conference
  • Alcohol Awareness Week
  • National Nutrition Month
  • World AIDS Day
  • Annual Black Expo