Brain Awareness Week

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Penn State Altoona

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Penn State Altoona

Event(s) Summary

Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:

4

Year:

2016

Type of Events Held:

  • Lab Tour
  • Lecture/ Briefing
  • School Program

Target Audiences:

  • Elementary school students(1-5)
  • General Public
  • University students

Approximate Number of People Reached:

200

Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:

We had two seminars which reached ~70 people each. We had a Kids Day which reached 100 people and open lab which reached 5 people.

Event Planning & Publicity

Publicity Methods Used:

  • Advertisements
  • Emails
  • Website

Which of These Publicity Methods Was The Most Successful?

Sending flyers to the local schools. They went straight home with the kids.

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:

  • BAW Stickers
  • BAW Pencils and Erasers
  • BAW Buttons

Which BAW graphic materials did you use in publicizing your events?

  • BAW Logos

Feedback & Keys to Success

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

Closer ties with the community.

Did/do you like our Facebook page?

Yes

Was the information provided on Facebook useful?

n/a

Contact Information

BAW Website:

altoona.psu.edu/brain

Contact Name:

Lara LaDage

Contact Phone:

8149495772

Contact Email:

ldl18@psu.edu

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