Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:
Type of Events Held:
- University students
Approximate Number of People Reached:
Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:
SUNY Old Westbury conducted a lecture series hosted virtually online over Zoom for 5-days with national and international speakers on neuroscience-related talks. These talks were catered to undergraduate students to promote interest and engagement with experts in the field.
Event Planning & Publicity
Publicity Methods Used:
Which of These Publicity Methods Was The Most Successful?
What downloadable materials from the Foundation did you use for your events?
- Certificate of Participation
Which BAW graphic materials did you use in publicizing your events?
- Brain Awareness Week Logos
Feedback & Keys to Success
How do you feel BAW participation benefited your organization and the local community?
It has continued to build more engagement in community-based learning and outreach in the neurosciences. Networking opportunities for students have been the most immediate outcome.
Please share any suggestions or lessons learned that may help others plan future events:
Continue to offer more lecture series that promote many opportunities for students to engage early on with experts in the field.