OSU receives second Carnegie Community Engagement Classification
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Through videos, middle school news team promotes healthy lifestyle choices
The problem is clear and alarming: Kids aren’t eating enough fruits, vegetables, whole grains and dairy or getting enough exercise, according to the U.S. Dietary Guidelines 2015-2020. Oregon SNAP-Ed, a nutrition education program of the Oregon State University Extension Service, came up with a novel method of delivering healthy lifestyle messages to youths in one eastern Oregon county: Media created by students for students.