Faculty, Don't Cancel That Class

Called away on business? Attending a conference? Family obligations? There’s no need to cancel your class.

HawkReach Counseling and Outreach & Prevention by the way of the Don’t Cancel Class program can cover your class by presenting on a number of topics that are relevant to college students. Even if you don’t need to cancel a class, you are always welcome to request any of these presentations for your classes throughout the year.

Request a Presentation

To request a Don't Cancel That Class program or to gain more information about the program email Sara Swarer, Coordinator of Outreach and Prevention, at swarers@nsuok.edu.

Stressed Out

Topic: Stress management

Description: Stressed out?! Most college students count stress as their number one obstacle to getting good grades, having healthy relationships, sleeping, and functioning well in general. This presentation will help give you the tools to manage stress effectively by teaching you meditation and breathing techniques, time management skills, “how to say no” to activities and responsibilities that may overwhelm you, and more!

Facilitator: Student Health Educator

Time: 50 minutes

Audience: Any student group or classroom setting

The Well Student

Description: Staying healthy is a trick for some college students, as they test the waters and make questionable decisions. This presentation can help them seek balance and a lifestyle that promotes their positive college goals.

Facilitator: Student Health Educator

Time: 50 minutes

Audience: Any student group or classroom setting

Icky & Itchy: Sexually Transmitted Infections

Health Topic: What you need to know about sexually transmitted infections and how to protect yourself. Facilitator: Student Health Educator

Time: 50 minutes

Audience: Any student group or classroom setting

Alcohol Jeopardy

Health Topic: Unhealthy Alcohol and Drug Use

Description: A fun and interactive game based on the popular TV Game show, Jeopardy! Students will break into groups and answer questions regarding alcohol use, drug prevention, etc.

Facilitator: Student Health Educator

Time: 50 minutes

Audience: Any student group or classroom setting

Greatest Hits: Violence on the Billboard Charts

Health Topic: Violence

Description: Music plays an interesting role in people’s socialization. Many people do not realize the words they are singing in their cars and how they perpetuate cycles of violence. This program will take a deeper look into some top of the charts songs and the violence they convey.

Facilitator: Violence Prevention Coordinator

Time: 50 minutes

Audience: Any student group or classroom setting

Fairy Tale Endings: Do Relationships Really Have Them?

Health Topic: Healthy Relationships

Description: Ideologies of gender, sexuality, and the "fairy tale" ending are constructed in Disney films past and present. When children grow up they are still bombarded with images and messages from the media with society’s ideals for gender roles and fairy tale relationships.

Facilitator: Violence Prevention Coordinator

Time: 50 minutes

Audience: Any student group or classroom setting