Bike A Thon: Make Some Noise for Mental Health

Bike A Thon: Make Some Noise for Mental Health

GPRC is proud to be standing up for Mental Health Awareness by making some noise for mental health.

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Student-athletes and mental health advocates in Alberta are teaming up with RBC Olympians and Sheldon Kennedy to reduce stigma related to mental illness and promote mental health and wellness. Make Some Noise for Mental Health is an award-winning campaign which promotes mental health awareness on 17 post-secondary campuses in 15 communities. Coinciding with ‘Blue Monday’, the campaign begins on January 16 and continues until February 12, 2017.

Read the full Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference news release here.

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Join us on February 3rd and 4th at our GPRC Volleyball home games against the University of Alberta Augustana Vikings to show support of your student athletes and spread awareness of mental health. 

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Earlier in the day of February 3rd, join us for a Bike A Thon: Make Some Noise for Mental Health put on by your GPRC Student Wellness and hosted in the SAGPRC Howler’s Lounge. 

The Bike-A-Thon event features up to 20 teams on 20 stationary bikes in the GPRC Howlers Lounge pedaling to achieve the furthest distance for the grand prize.

Student Wellness, Wolves Athletics and the Students’ Association are working together to put together a fun event that will raise awareness for mental health, bring the student body together and burn some calories! Go the distance for Mental Health and Campus Activities!

Learn more on how to register and get involved here. 

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GPRC Wolves Athletes of the Week: November 7, 2016

GPRC Wolves Athletes of the Week: November 7, 2016


aotw-riki-steward#13 Riki Steward

Hometown: St. Albert, A.B.
Program: Bachelor of Science

Riki, a 5’10” forward from St. Albert, AB., is studying her Bachelor of Science, University Transfer Program at GPRC and plays for the GPRC Women’s Basketball team. Riki is a skilled forward who has the ability to step out and score from the perimeter when needed and is often tasked with defending the opponents top forwards. Riki was the Wolves’ top re-bounder with 8 boards and chipped in with 7 points this past Saturday and was named Player of the Game for GPRC in a tough loss to Concordia in Edmonton. Riki will be looked upon to help the Wolves crack into the win column this weekend win we play host to the Augustana Vikings.

 

aotw-kassandra-little#15 Kassandra Little

Hometown: Stratford, P.E.I.
Program: Bachelor of Science Kinesiology

Kassie, a 6’ forward from Stratford, PEI., is in her first year of study in the Bachelor of Science – Kinesiology Program. Kassie is a dynamic forward who has been working hard to develop her perimeter game and is currently the Wolves’ top three point shooter by percentage. Kassie was selected as the Player of the Game last Friday night in a tough loss versus Concordia in Edmonton after leading GPRC with 7 points and 7 rebounds in 27 minutes.  Kassie looks to play a large role for the Wolves this weekend as they play host to the Vikings of Augustana while looking for their first wins of the young season.