Students help Special Olympics Florida transform lives


Over at FIU News, we learn about one of our community partnerships, with the Special Olympics Florida Health Community program. Each year, interns from the College help create “awareness about the specific needs of this vulnerable population of individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities,” helping them achieve a healthy lifestyle.

From the article:

For the past two years, Emile and her Healthy Community team have hosted Stempel student interns from the departments of Dietetics & Nutrition and Public Health, the School of Social Work as well as FIU students majoring in journalism and physical therapy.

FIU News sat down with Emile this week to find out more about this mutually beneficial arrangement.

Read more at FIU News.

Author: William-Jose Velez

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