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Eta Sigma Gamma (ESG)

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The ESG Hygiene Drive, held Dec. 3-5, 2018, in the Lib Jackson Student Union, garnered $300 worth of donated items for New Directions, an Horry County-based organization that provides temporary shelter and resources for men, women and families. 

The mission of Eta Sigma Gamma (ESG) is to promote the discipline of public health by elevating the standards, ideals, competence and ethics of professionally prepared men and women in health education.

The goals of the honorary include:

  • Supporting the planning, implementation and evaluation of health education programs and resources
  • Stimulating and disseminating scientific research                                                                                      
  • Motivating and provding health education services
  • Recognizing academic achievement
  • Supporting health education advocacy initiatives
  • Promoting professional standards and ethics
  • Promoting networking activities amoung health educators and related professionals
  • Civic engagment at CCU and Horry County

Requirements for membership include:

  1. Must have completed at least 30 credit hours by the time of induction*
  2. Must have 3.0 cumulative GPA at time of induction
  3. Must not drop below 2.75 cumulative GPA at any time as an ESG member

*Inductions occur only during fall semester


Michael Dunn