Brain Awareness Week

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Fordham University

Organized by:
Fordham University

Participating Organizations:
Integrative Neuroscience Student Association Fordham University

Event(s) Summary

Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:

2

Year:

2018

Type of Events Held:

  • Lecture/ Briefing
  • Other
  • Other: Movie screening

Target Audiences:

  • Professionals
  • University students

Approximate Number of People Reached:

30

Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:

The focus of our events was concussion awareness. We had a Fordham sports coach, an athletic trainer, and a neurologist come and give a joint lecture on concussions. We also showed the move Concussion with Will Smith.

Event Planning & Publicity

Publicity Methods Used:

  • Emails
  • Posters/Flyers

Which of These Publicity Methods Was The Most Successful?

Probably the emails because sometimes people don't even notice the posters hanging around campus

Resources

Of the Dana Foundation publications/resources distributed at your event(s), if any, please indicate the three most popular. Please choose up to three. If "other," please indicate below:

  • Q&A: Answering Your Questions About The Brain
  • BAW Stickers
  • Brain-shaped Erasers

Feedback & Keys to Success

How do you feel BAW participation benefited your organization and the local community?

I'm not sure if there were any immediate outcomes, as we have talks and lectures all the time because we're a university

Did/do you like our Facebook page?

Yes

Contact Information

Contact Name:

Molly Oishi

Contact Phone:

3803719719

Contact Email:

moishi1@fordham.edu

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