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Peers Advocating Wellness Strategies is UNC Asheville’s student organization focusing on comprehensive health and safety initiatives.

Our mission is to provide student leadership which actively promotes positive lifestyle decisions concerning personal and community health.

This organization can provide Certified Peer Educator (CPE) Training allowing peer educators to develop leadership skills that enable them to successfully develop and implement campus and community programs. Certification can be attained through an HWP 2-hour credit course. Contact Linda Pyeritz at or 828.250.2326 for additional information.

We encourage you to visit the PAWS website and check out their Facebook page!