Marywood University will hold a Health and Wellness Discovery Day for high school students on Thursday, March 26, 2020. Registration begins at 8 a.m. in the Latour Room at the Nazareth Student Center. The program runs from 8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., and is free and open to high school students, grades 9-12, who are interested in pursuing degrees in the Health and Wellness fields. To register, visit www.marywood.edu/hwday/ by March 16.
The event will include a meet and greet, admissions information, and an overview of professions, along with two break-out sessions, which will include hands-on activities with the departments of the participants’ choosing, including: Nursing, Pre-Physician Assistant, Art Therapy, Biology, Pre-Medical, Pre-Dental, Pre-Veterinary, Biotechnology, Music Therapy, Medical Laboratory Science, Social Work, Athletic Training, Communication Sciences and Disorders, Exercise Science, Health Services Administration, Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Nutrition, Nutrition and Dietetics, Physician Assistant Studies, Psychology, Psychology/Clinical Practices, Respiratory Therapy, School Counseling, Speech-Language Pathology, Sports Nutrition and Exercise Science, Clinical Mental Health Counseling, and Psy.D. Following the break-out sessions, lunch will be provided to all participants, and the program will conclude with a wrap-up session, where winners of the basket raffle will be announced.
The healthcare field is rapidly growing, demanding well-prepared professionals and practitioners. Marywood University’s focus on health and wellness programs, including nearly 30 programs of study, prepares students for these in-demand careers. For additional information about the Health and Wellness Discovery Day for high school students, please contact the Office of Admissions at Marywood University, at www.marywood.edu/admissions/, or call (570) 348-6234. Students can register for the event by March 16, at www.marywood.edu/hwday/.