Getting Volunteers for Hpac

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Getting Volunteers for HPAC at KSU

Marketing Research
Dr. Tuo Wang
Lindsay Wolfe, Katelyn Dye, and Maxwell O’Neal
8 December 2015

Project Introduction Our marketing research project is for the AmeriCorps, Katelyn is currently serving as a member. The AmeriCorps is starting a new student organization on the Kent State campus this year. This student organization is called a HPAC. A HPAC is a Health Professionals Affinity Community. The Health Professions Affinity Community (HPAC) is a newly designed pipeline program to engage students and advance their academic and career progress toward health professions. The program relies on existing community assets and bundling them in a manner that further supports student success. Students from varied circumstances can benefit from opportunities to apply academic learning in real-world circumstances and from learning how to employ existing and at times hidden personal and community resources to improve their community. The goals, strategies, and methods reflected in the HPAC program are consistent with finding ways to better meet the vast needs of the region, of finding and supporting qualified “Ohio” grown students from diverse backgrounds desiring to enter health professions. The key principle of the program is that students increase their academic scholarship, understand the value of research, further engage in the community, and become well prepared young adults who are able to achieve a level of preparation compatible with their health career aspirations. The mission of HPAC is advancing the health and success of students and their communities through mutual learning and engagement enriched by health professions education, workforce, and community partnerships. As a new student organization, the AmeriCorps needs help doing the marketing research to find out who they should make their target market and the…...

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