PATCH Leadership Program

"PATCH offers a way to get involved on campus, make new friends, and also make a difference in teaching my peers how to be healthier..."

Peer Advocacy Towards Campus Health

We believe in making our campus safer, healthier and more enjoyable. We provide many activities for students to come together and gain life skills, responsibility and a better understanding of health issues to better serve their life.  Some of the activities you can look forward to include: Love Is Louder Week, Safe Spring Break, the Great American Smokeout, and Beer Goggle Obstacle courses.  You're sure to enjoy our Peer Health Leadership signature programs.

Becoming a PATCH Leader has many rewards, including...

  • Improved leadership and communication skills
  • Program planning
  • Increased knowledge about a wide range of health topics
  • An opportunity to make a difference in the health of SMC students
  • Recognition for volunteerism and service learining (Internship opportunities also available!)
  • Interaction and collaboratio with various campus organizations including Counseling, Women's Resource Center, and Residence Life
  • Resume enhancement
  • Improved self-awareness

Exciting campus-wide events and awareness campaigns you can help with as a PATCH Leader:

  • Alcohol Awareness Week- Safe Spring Break
  • Fall Health Fair
  • Sress Management Week
  • Love Is Louder dodgeball tournament
  • Smoke Free SMC Initiative
  • Fit Fresh & Fun Week
  • Gossip Gael Newsletter

If you are interested in getting involved with Peer Advocacy Towards Campus Health, download the application below and turn it in at the Health & Wellness Center (located on the ground floor of Augustine Hall).