Network Newsletter

Every month, members of the Fresh Check Day Network receive a newsletter including news and updates from the Jordan Porco Foundation, campus spotlights, booth features, and more! It’s a great way to learn what other campuses are doing and get inspired. Missed an issue or new to the Network? Find all of our archived Network Newsletters right here!

A Year to Look Back On | December 2016
What’s Inside?
A look back at the tremendous accomplishments of Fresh Check Day in 2016, including data results and student testimonials outlining the program’s impact

Fall is for Fresh Check Day | October 2016
What’s Inside?
Congratulations on a busy and successful Fall Fresh Check Day season; Fresh Check Day returns to Eastern Connecticut State University; Inside the Booths: Elephant in the Room; Grant Opportunity: Garrett Lee Smith (GLS) Campus Suicide Prevention; Exhibiting at The Association for University and College Counseling Center Directors (AUCCCD) Conference; Save the Date: Jordan’s Journey 2017 Gala on March 25th!

Welcome Back! | August 2016
What’s Inside?
Things to keep in mind with Fall Fresh Check Days around the corner; Create-your-own booth banners; CCSU receives federal funding for suicide prevention; Planning page makeover

Mental Health Awareness Month | May 2016
What’s Inside?
A nod to Mental Health Awareness Month; recognizing award winners; Getting social: examples of utilizing social media at Fresh Check Day; Inside the Booths: Mood Matters; Intern Thank You’s; Welcoming JPF’s new Outreach Coordinator; Revealing the Fresh Check Day tent service trailer’s brand new look!

Marketing Your Fresh Check Day | February 2016
What’s Inside?
Advertising and promotion best practices; CUA holds first 2016 Fresh Check Day (in D.C.!); Inside the Booths: YOUnique; Schedule an Out of the Darkness Campus Walk

We Made a Difference in 2015 | December 2015
What’s Inside?
A look back at the impact Fresh Check Days had on campuses in 2015

Awards and Updates! | November 2015
What’s Inside?
Fresh Check Day award nominations; New booths for 2016; Updates to the Division of Labor and Materials Agreement; Samaritans adds texting services to statewide suicide helpline

I was the 1 in 10 | September 2015
What’s Inside?
Recognizing World Suicide Prevention Day; Kick-off Inspiration; Returning School Fresh Check Day Interest Application; Speaker’s Corner: Kevin Hines; Admins at Fresh Check Day

Connect us to YOUR Network | August 2015
What’s Inside?
Help us reach more schools; Welcome new staff; A new Nine out of Ten program; New planning documents web page; shipping prizes and Event Day Guides; Kevin Breel’s speaking tour and new book

Recapping the Spring Season | May 2015
What’s Inside?
Highlights from our 7 schools who hosted Fresh Check Day in Spring 2015

There is no “I” in Fresh Check Day | March 2015
What’s Inside?
The power of planning committees; Utilizing the planning documents online; We’re going to Texas; Congratulations to our 2015 Award Winners; GLS grant informational webinar

Thinking BIG About Fresh Check Day | February 2015
What’s Inside?
Thinking BIG; “The Evolution to My Thinking About Fresh Check Day” by Betsy Cracco, University of Connecticut; Inside the Booths: Active Minds at Connecticut College; New promo video; Active Minds Healthy Campus Award; The new model for comprehensive booth messaging; “Small Budget and Quick Planning” by Kathleen Ahern, Gateway Community College

Welcome | January 2015
What’s Inside?
Welcome and what’s this all about?; We’re growing; Introducing our new website; Get to know your programming staff; New name, new motto