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Health Students Participate in Rural Community experience

Thirteen students pursuing various health professions degrees participated in an interdisciplinary rural immersion experience at the Normantown Historical Community Center on Friday, November 11 and the Mountaineer Food Bank on Saturday, November 12. The two-day experience was designed to immerse students in a rural community while gaining knowledge about a local topic. In partnership with WVU Extension, the students participated in hands-on learning activities related to food preservation (canning and freezing), food insecurity, chronic disease, and cooking on a budget.NHCC volunteer, Sandra Beall, showcased the Center’s opportunities including the sewing room, the free clothing closet . . .

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