SOPHE’s Student Health Edu-Thon*
Registration opening soon for SOPHE’s Student Health Edu-Thon!
SOPHE’s Student Health Edu-Thon takes place during SOPHE’s Annual Conference.
If you are interested in participating, follow these steps.
Step 1: Gather your team.
Graduate and undergraduate health education student teams compete in presenting a response to a challenging scenario that demonstrates their health education specialist competencies, uses of technology, and emerging methodologies.
Team registration is $50
Each member of the first-place teams receives a $150 cash prize, a SOPHE award certificate, national recognition, and an opportunity to present their innovative winning approach on a future SOPHE webinar. Conference registration is not required to participate in the competition.
Step 2: Register
Save the date! 2022 SOPHE Student Health Edu-Thon on March 22, 2022
Registration opens soon. Stay tuned for registration details and terms.
Step 3: Learn more
Access benefits to elevate your career
- Demonstrate your health education specialist competencies.
- Explore new ways to adapt technology and emerging methodologies to solve challenging scenarios.
- Refine your skill set in research, writing, and communication.
- Network with professionals in the health education and promotion profession.
- Prepare for professional positions and add this new experience to your resume.
- Collaborate with your peers to address a real-world public health challenge.
- Obtain CAT II CECH for CHES®/MCHES®. Visit NCHEC for details to claim CECH.
The SOPHE Student Health Edu-Thon is proudly sponsored by FAHE.
Check out the 2021 Student Health Edu-Thon winning teams
Team Challenge: Health Education and COVID-19 Response Challenge: Combined Community Approach to Vaccinations
1st Place: University of Alabama
Students: Megan Williams, Jala Lockhart, Ny’Nika McFadden
Faculty Mentor: Amanda Wilkerson
2nd Place: Western Michigan University
1st Place: Western Michigan University
Students: Alison Yelsma, Erika Tuller, Sarah Goodson
Faculty Mentor: Robert Bensley
2nd Place: University of Indianapolis
3rd Place: Arizona State University
*formerly student case study competition