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August 2, 2017 - Posted by Braun, Jacqlyn M - no comments

My Summercise internship is based out of the Diabetes Prevention Department at Norton Sound Health Corporation (NSHC). NSHC is the only health care provider in Nome, Alaska, and it carries…

July 24, 2017 - Posted by Braun, Jacqlyn M - no comments

Although I have spent the last eight weeks of my Summercise internship in Nome, I sometimes forget that I am actually in Alaska! This village by the Bering Sea is…

July 17, 2017 - Posted by Braun, Jacqlyn M - no comments

I applied for this Summercise internship for three reasons. The first reason was the opportunity to work with kids to help them develop healthy nutrition and physical activity habits at…

July 14, 2017 - Posted by Rilee Newell - no comments

Pointers, This is it. College is over. I still can’t wrap my mind around it. It’s been almost two months since I’ve graduated and commissioned and I have so much…

July 10, 2017 - Posted by Braun, Jacqlyn M - no comments

When I first told my parents I was considering pursuing a degree in dietetics, they jokingly thought it implied that I would be spending my days as a lunch lady….

July 10, 2017 - Posted by Trzebiatowski, Max - no comments

As the campus sits quieter than normal in the first few weeks of July, I came to find out that I’ve currently spend over 25% of my life either as…

June 28, 2017 - Posted by Braun, Jacqlyn M - no comments

After a long and dark winter, the people of Nome eagerly take advantage of 20-plus hours of sunlight during summer months. Since the few “non-light” hours are still as light…

June 20, 2017 - Posted by UWSPcps - no comments

UW-Stevens Point Associate Professor of Health Promotion/Wellness Sallie Scovill received the National Wellness Institute Circle of Leadership Award Tuesday, June 20 from Professor Emeritus John Munson at the National Wellness…

June 19, 2017 - Posted by UWSPcps - no comments

I grew up wearing a faded blue Breakers Bar sweatshirt. I didn’t know where it came from or why the pale color made it look like it had been washed…

June 13, 2017 - Posted by Braun, Jacqlyn M - no comments

Spending this summer in Nome means taking part in community traditions! June 10 marked the 7th annual Alaska Lemonade Day, a temporary learning program that teaches youth how to start,…