Brain Awareness Week

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The College of The Bahamas

Organized by:
The College of The Bahamas

Participating Organizations:
The School of Chemistry, Environmental & Life Sciences

Event(s) Summary

Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:

one

Year:

2016

Type of Events Held:

  • Exhibit

Target Audiences:

  • General Public
  • University students

Approximate Number of People Reached:

350

Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:

courses. Research posters and handcrafted 3 dimensional brain models were all displayed. Ex The general research topic was “The sustainable Brain” which related to the normal functioning of the brain and some of the common diseases/disorders associated with it. At the conclusion of this activity all students who participated in the week of activities were presented with a "Brain Awareness Week" certificate of participation. Our goal was to reach the wider college community focusing especially on the students, however the exhibition was open to the general public. The exhibition was most successful; visitors from the college community, high school and primary school students attended the event.

Event Planning & Publicity

Publicity Methods Used:

  • Emails
  • Posters/Flyers

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:

  • Staying Sharp Bookmark
  • The Mindboggling Workbook
  • BAW Buttons

What downloadable materials from the Foundation did you use for your events?

  • BAW Bookmark
  • BAW Certificate of Participation

What other downloadable materials would you like the Foundation to provide?

  • Fact Sheets
  • Lesson Plans
  • Activities/Experiments
  • New Puzzles/Games
  • New Coloring Sheets

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

  • BAW Flyer
  • BAW Logos
  • BAW Poster
  • BAW Web site banner

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Contact Information

Contact Name:

veronica Toppin

Contact Phone:

242- 302-4436/8

Contact Email:

veronica.toppin@cob.edu.bs

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