HSSO Undergraduate Outreach Committee

Purpose

– To promote the PHHP undergraduate majors the UF student body

– To increase awareness of the opportunities within PHHP

– To provide resources for students completing the limited access application for the Health Science or Public Health
majors

– To provide resources for freshmen and sophomore students who are interested in applying to the Health Science or Public Health majors

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Membership

– The HSSO Vice President will chair the committee

– Members of HSSO are eligible to participate if they are a Health Science or Public Health major, or are pursuing any undergraduate PHHP minor (members that are not associated with PHHP are welcome to participate if they are interested in helping to promote the program to the UF student body)

– Interested HSSO members should fill out the interest form linked on Canvas

– There is no limit to how many people can participate on the committee

– Committee membership is for one semester at a time, members are invited to stay on the committee for both semesters if interested and do not have to fill out the interest form a second time

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HSSO Connection

– Members who participate in the committee can have the participation count for one of their outreach points

– Members must be involved in committee efforts for the whole semester to be eligible for the point

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Responsibilities

The committee will:
– Create informative graphics such as flyers, brochures, infographics; as well as share on HSSO social media

– Host information sessions for interested students explaining the Health Science and Public Health majors/minors

– Answer questions that are submitted about the Health Science or Public Health majors by way of a Q&A session on HSSO social media

– Invite interested students to attend HSSO GBMs where the guest speaker will talk about the program

– Share personal experiences in the program and college

– Brainstorm other ideas to reach more students interested in Health Science

– Serve as representatives of the PHHP college and Health Science program

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Meetings

– The committee will meet 3 times a semester and communicate through a group chat on GroupMe

– These meetings will be a combination of virtual (over Zoom) and in-person (location
specified on Canvas), and additional meetings may be called as needed to accommodate the information sessions and discussions

– The meeting days and times will be determined by availability of the committee members and a poll/survey will be sent out at the beginning of each semester, after the
committee has been formed, to determine best meeting dates/times

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Leadership

– Committee members have the opportunity to be promoted to Director positions based on level of commitment, involvement, and contributions

– Directors will not be part of the HSSO E-Board, and will report to the Vice President (interested committee members are eligible to apply but can only hold one Director position at a time)

– Applications for Director positions will open at the end of the Spring semester, will close before E-Board elections, and the candidates chosen will be announced along with the new E-Board at the last GBM

– Directors will communicate with the Vice President over the summer to prepare for the following year

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Questions?

Reach out to the Vice President via GroupMe or by email: uf.hsso.phhp@gmail.com