Blood Donation

By: Hollis Conners Statistics •Type O is requested more than any other blood type. •One car accident victim can require up to 100 pints of blood. •Each donation adds up to about one pint. •If you began donating blood at age 17 and donated every 56 days until you reached 76, you would have donated 48 gallons of blood. This could potentially help save more than 1,000 lives. •Only seven percent of those in the United States have the universal blood type, O-negative, which can be donated to anyone. •More than 1.6 million people were diagnosed with cancer last year. … Continue reading Blood Donation

Center for Interfaith Community Engagement hosts

By: Gina Carfagno The Center for Interfaith Community Engagement is running a CD drive to benefit 12 students majoring in health services going on a medical mission trip to Guatemala over spring break. The CD drive will take place from now until late February, leading up to the trip. Donation drop-off boxes are located at the Gallagher Student Center (GSC) welcome desk, the Connection Center desks in the University Library and Conotan Learning Commons, the front lobby of Cohen and the entrances to Bellarmine Chapel and the Hoff Dining Commons. For every donated CD, President Fr. Michael Graham, S.J., has … Continue reading Center for Interfaith Community Engagement hosts