USF Health seeks support for the WELL Student Center on #GivingTuesday

Construction is underway for the new WELL Student Center, a one-stop student services location for all USF Health students. While student fees have covered 75 percent of construction costs, urgent philanthropic support is needed to complete the current phase of construction in 2016.

The WELL (Wellness, Engagement, Leadership and Learning) Student Center fosters an interprofessional, collaborative learning environment for students in medicine, nursing, public health, pharmacy, physical therapy and the biomedical sciences.

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Artist’s rendering of the WELL Student Center exterior.

The new student center will be located in the heart of the USF Health section of the main University of South Florida campus at the site of a former medical clinic. The renovated building will feature an expansive dining facility, a fitness center, a performing arts and aerobics studio, a meditation room, a lactation room for nursing mothers, multipurpose and study space, and a convenience store.

“The WELL is a great investment for USF Health students because it provides a private, quiet, central location to study, work on group projects together, or meet other students on a similar track,” said Chereka Singh, president of USF’s Undergraduate Public Health Student Association.

“Immediately as a student at USF Health I realized the need for interprofessional teams to maximize patient care.  The WELL Student Center offers aspiring health professionals an environment like nowhere else to communicate and develop together,” said USF College of Pharmacy student Matt Schneller,

For more information or make a gift, visit the WELL Student Center website today.

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Rendering of the WELL’s dining facility.

Article by Davina Gould, USF Health Development