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Harvard Wellness Club

Harvard Extension Wellness Club The Harvard Extension Wellness Club (HEWC) is interested health, fitness, meditation, happiness, dealing with stress, dealing with writers block, nutrition, and other student issues. This club promotes optimal well-being and is oriented toward maximizing an individual’s potential. Basically, we help students become happier, healthier, and wealthier. We intend to do this by inviting speakers, making a running a group, having yoga night, free webinars with monks from India, and making a community of like minded people.

 

Harvard Extension Pre-Health Society HEPS is a student organization at the Harvard Extension School that supports students in the Health Careers Program and everyone taking pre-health classes. It is the mission of HEPS to cultivate and enhance the pre-health experience for Harvard Extension School students through advising, events, and networking. It is the vision of HEPS to continually seek out new opportunities for pre-health students at the Harvard Extension School and encourage student ideas and involvement.

 

heirc-logoHarvard Extension International Relations Club Harvard Extension International Relations Club is dedicated to raising awareness of current issues in international relations and world diplomacy. HEIRC organizes topnotch conferences, panel discussions, and talks by some of the leading scholars, academics, diplomats and politicians. These events provide club members, Harvard students, and surrounding community the opportunity for education and discussion of contemporary topics in international relations. Our goal is to promote dialogue, amongst students and scholars, through a unique blend of educational and social events that inspire engagement in world affairs. To join the club or participate in activities please contact.

 

Harvard Extension Environmental Club The Environmental Club better known as HEEC is a club made up of students and alumni of the Environmental Management Program at the Harvard Extension School. The mission is to provide a network and connection to the Harvard University community at large by organizing social and environmental activities. The club activities include guest lectures, career network socials, field trips, site visits and participation in Earth Day and the Charles River Clean up efforts. HEEC has strong support from the Environmental Management faculty and teaching fellows. With this support and partnership in place, HEEC looks to provide support to all students that are looking to further their education towards a more sustainable environment for future generations.

 

Harvard Extension Business Society The HEBS (Harvard Extension Business Society) mission is to promote professional and academic development of Harvard Extension Students in areas of business, leadership, management, and finance. HEBS mission is fulfilled by providing our members with access to various industry related seminars, presentations, round-table discussions, conferences, and networking events. HEBS membership is free and open to all HES Students with interest in Business. If interested in getting involved please contact.

Harvard Extension Financial Analyst Club The primary mission of HEFAC is to help Extension students interested in financing careers develop the analytical skill base and industry knowledge to prepare them better for positions within their chosen industry. We firmly believe networking is a crucial part of job placement. Therefore, we will arrange networking and information sessions with financial firms interested in hiring HES students. Our club will also work toward benefitting members looking to making more informed investment decisions and better manage their portfolios. HEFAC will be the preeminent educational club for HES students on all financial topics. We envision providing specific set of analytical tools that members can apply to their chosen industry. For active members who participate at least one semester who are on the path to a financial career, we will hold networking sessions with financial firms starting in the spring. Furthermore, our senior members will gain vital leadership experience as “project managers” charged with leading sub-groups that will research and present investments for the clubs investment fund.

 

Harvard Extension Government and Legal Studies HEGLS is the main student-forum for policy and legal dialogue at the Harvard University Extension School. HEGLS is a vibrant student group founded upon the principles of scholarship, public service, awareness, life-long learning, and friendship. Our goal is to increase the Harvard community’s understanding of the issues that affect our nation politically, socially, and economically. By doing so, we will offer the expertise of scholars within Harvard and area universities to students as a way to enrich their experiences while at one of the nation’s finest universities. As the nation’s oldest, and arguably most esteemed university in the world, Harvard University has much to offer. In alignment with the university’s motto, VERITAS, and that of the Harvard Extension School, our student club hopes to transmit knowledge and understanding of the United States government and those of other countries.


Information On Clubs Or How To Start A New Club: For more information regarding the Clubs & Organizations at HESA, whether general information or information on how to start a new club, you may contact the HESA Student Affairs & Club Department.

Policy On Hazing: Students are advised that Massachusetts law expressly prohibits any form of hazing in connection with initiation into a student organization. The law applies to all student groups, whether or not officially recognized, and to practices conducted both on and off campus. The term “hazing”, under Massachusetts law, means: any conduct or method of initiation which willfully or recklessly endangers the physical or mental health of any student or other person.The definition specifically includes whipping, beating, branding, forced calisthenics, exposure to the weather, forced consumption of any food, liquor, beverage, drug or other substance, or any other brutal treatment or forced physical activity which is likely to adversely affect the physical health or safety of any such student or other person, or which subjects such student or other person to extreme mental stress, including extended deprivation of sleep or rest or extended isolation. [Massachusetts General Laws, c. 269 § 17] Hazing is a crime punishable by fine and/or imprisonment. The Administrative Board of the Extension School will consider all reports of hazing in the normal course of this oversight, taking disciplinary action in appropriate cases, and will report confirmed incidents to appropriate law enforcement officials. A memorandum detailing the specifics of this law is available in the Office of the Dean of Students ( 617-495-1765 ). The failure to report hazing also is illegal, under Massachusetts law: Whoever knows that another person is the victim of hazing as defined in section seventeen and is at the scene of such crime shall, to the extent that such person can do so without danger or peril to himself or others, report such crime to an appropriate law enforcement official as soon as reasonably practicable. Whoever fails to report such crime shall be punished by a fine of not more than one thousand dollars. [Massachusetts General Laws, c. 269 § 18]