Did you know that the Health Center is staffed by a M.D., a nurse practitioner and several R.N.’s?  We are! The Health Center is an ambulatory health care facility on campus whose focus is to provide health education and medical care to return students to their academic lives.  To access care quickly and easily, your

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As I talk with students about their holiday plans and traditions they will talk about getting together with family and friends and for getting that much needed break.   It is fun to hear how excited students are about heading home for the holidays. From my own family experience and traditions I know that offering someone

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Helpful Health Center Tidbits Did you know that … We had over 8500 student contacts last academic year. Over 50 students were sent to the Emergency Room from the Health Center. It is only $25 to see the doctor or nurse practitioner. A student can see the RN at no charge. The fees that are

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By: Matt Lamsma A few years ago I had a conversation with a parent who was concerned that the Resident Assistant staff was “targeting” his son and waiting outside his apartment for him so that they could catch him drinking.  I assured the parent that I didn’t think that was the case and asked what

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By Karen Contardo, Student Wellness Resource Center Director Before I begin to talk about Gonzaga’s alcohol prevention efforts, I want to share insights from a student who graduated from another university. The former student described himself as a “sober observer” in an article titled, Sobering Reality. After pointing out that college students drink because they

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There are over 300 Freshman students who have not turned in their immunization records.  We will be sending out “warning”  emails to them within the next two weeks.  Please make sure your student has turned these in to the Health Center.   If they have not, there may be a “hold” placed on their registration for

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Make sure your student turns in their shot record.  We need proof of 2 MMR’s. Your student can get a flu shot for only $5 at the Health Center.  It’s highly recommended. The entire Health Center staff is back for the academic year.  Your student may call or come in with any medical concern so

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Within the first few weeks and months, students create fun memories and habits.  This is a time of transition, with free time and the potential for choices about drinking alcohol to interfere with a students’ achievement at Gonzaga.  Underage drinking happens on nearly every college campus, and Gonzaga is no exception. It’s just part of

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If you walk anywhere on campus these days and ask students about Gonzaga’s Green Dot campaign, more than likely they have heard about it or have participated in a program or know enough to share what Green Dot is about.  I was driving to work the other day and stopped at a red light.  When

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Zag Dining has been working hard all summer to prepare for this new school year. We are so excited to meet the class of 2015 and to see all the familiar faces back on campus- we have missed you. We are also thrilled to show off what we have been working on all summer!  Here

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