Derek Klann Features Writer Millersville University’s Health Services (MUHS), located in the Witmer Building, provide an invaluable service to the students of Millersville’s campus. If someone needs a routine check-up, hurt themselves while playing a . . .
Maggie Johnson Features Writer Over the age of 25. Commuter. Part-time student. Financially independent. Parent. These traits are becoming more prominent on college campuses as the number of non-traditional students grows. In 2013, only about . . .
Katie Pryor Assoc. Arts & Culture Editor Millersville University’s third annual Breast-a-Ville on Oct. 3 in the Student Memorial Center (SMC) Promenade was a No Phone Zone. Traci Frantz was at this year’s Breast-a-Ville to . . .
Kathryn Treaster RN, BSN Grad Asst, MU Health Services For those of you that had the privilege of meeting and attending Florence Williams Lecture regarding her new book Breasts: A Natural and Unnatural History, I . . .
Since February, Health Services in collaboration with University Communications and Marketing has provided a new electronic newsletter called “Health eNews,” which focuses on health issues most prevalent in the Millersville University community.
The idea for the newsletter originated from Jenny Monn, Millersville University’s Health Services Nurse Practitioner. “With all of the recent health “scares,” such as H1N1, Millersville University’s Health Services… decided that a campus-wide newsletter would be beneficial,” said Alexandra Wachman, communications assistant. . . .
Students under the age of 21 have more than the law to worry about when they get caught with underage drinking. According to Pa. crimes code 6308, which covers the purchase, consumption and transportation of alcohol, the parents of the alcohol minor will be contacted following a citation. . . .
Health Services now offers free STI testing for those students who are at risk. This service is available to students because of the relationship the institution has built with the PA Department of Health. The testing is meant to target students at Millersville who might have been exposed to or have symptoms resulting from risky behavior. . . .
New and old students alike will have to become more proactive in taking care of their own health concerns this semester as the infirmary will no longer be available twenty-four hours a day.
The Health Center recently limited their hours due to both the loss of Dr. James Heffern, the former medical director, and their issues with staffing the infirmary overnight. The Health Center’s new hours are from Monday to Friday 8 a.m. to 9 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and they are closed Sundays. . . .