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Northwest Missouri State University


Join Us!

Join Us!

Want to get involved? Want to make a difference? Want to travel across the country? Look no further than Bearcat Peer Education.  Apply today!

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Outreach

Outreach

We are all about outreach!  From week long events like National Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Week to speaking to groups about health relationships and everything in between, Bearcat Peer Education is actively involved in the Northwest Community.

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Presentation Request

Presentation Request

We would love to come speak to your organization, group, or class.  We are well versed on many topics, such as alcohol, healthy relationships, sex education, addiction, and healthy eating.  If you happen to want a program outside of that, we would be happy to collaborate to create a unique presentation just for you!

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Welcome to Bearcat Peer Education!

Our Mission

  • Provide an effective peer network to  encourage, support, and promote healthy living for all students. 
  • Seek to make students aware of the issues associated with unhealthy behaviors through education and up-to-date information, as well as life skills training to assist students in making healthy life-style choices. 
  • The philosophy is that students can play a unique, effective role in encouraging their peers to consider, talk honestly about, seek professional advice, and develop responsible habits and attitudes toward alcohol and drugs, diversity, body image, relationships, sexual assault prevention, stress management, and wellness.


Peer Education Requirements

  • Attend 80% of the meetings.
  • All training, retreats, etc. are mandatory.
  • Must maintain 2.5 GPA.

Peer Educators are:

  • On good standing with the university.
  • Leaders in promoting health/wellness on our campus and community.
  • A role-model for our peers.
  • Dedicated, passionate, non-judgmental, and open minded.
  • Team players working together towards a common goal.

Do you want to…

Influence others in a positive way?

Meet new friends on campus?

Gain leadership experience for your future
education or career?

Improve the lives of people around you?

Connect with people with common
ideals and purpose?

Contact Bearcat Peer Education today!
Phone: 660.562.1348 and ask for Christina or e-mail us at: PEEREDU@nwmissouri.edu