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Help SCRAPPY win the Exercise is Medicine® Mascot Challenge!

We know we've got the ARC, walking paths and more at UTC to help promote active lifestyles but now through an Exercise is Medicine® Mascot Challenge we have to prove it to the nation! Vote 👍🏽 for Scrappy's healthy lifestyles video on YouTube and help UTC Healthy MOCS and UTC Campus Recreation win a grant to invest even more into helping students stay active!

Exercise is Medicine® Mascot Challenge.

Be sure to like our video on YOUTUBE to cast your vote.

Exercise is Medicine® (EIM)

-is a global health initiative managed by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) that is focused on encouraging primary care physicians and other health care providers to include physical activity when designing treatment plans for patients and referring their patients to EIM Credentialed Exercise Programs and Exercise Professionals. EIM is committed to the belief that physical activity is integral in the prevention and treatments of diseases.                                                                                                   

Watch for programming and events dedicated to promoting, educating and raising awareness about healthy living.  If you have any questions about UTC’s Healthy Living Initiative or if you have a student who wants to get involved, look for additional information visit us at www.utc.edu/healthy-living-initiative.

Bloodanooga - Fall 2017

On October 24-25, UTC parntered with Blood Assurance to host our 2x yearly Bloodanooga event.  It was a great couple of days with UTC students, faculty, and staff breaking their own donation record and donating more units of blood than any other campus in the state of Tennessee so far this year. 

The 501 units of blood we collected will go a long way replenishing our hospitals.

Over 167 students registered as possible bone marrow donors with Be the Match are ready to save a life.

Blood Assurance will be back on campus in March 2018.  So stay tuned. 

Link to Blood Assurance if you have any questions about donating blood

Enjoy the pics of our students!

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