King's students virtually supporting Movember
November 23, 2020
Members of the Business Management and Organizational Studies Association (BMOS) Club and the King’s EconoMath Society (KEMS) Club have been taking part in Movember, an annual event involving the growing of moustaches during the month of November to raise awareness of men's health issues, such as prostate cancer, testicular cancer, and men's suicide.
Tyler Wilson, the BMOS Club’s Vice President of Marketing, brought the idea forward, reaching out to to the club to see if there was a way to use their platform and utilize connections within the King’s community to bring awareness and support for the fundraiser.
The BMOS Club decided to keep the campaign simple. They will be allocating a part of their budget towards Movember Canada based on the likes, comments, and shares of a social media post on their Facebook or Instagram page. They partnered with the King’s EconoMath Society who have created a similar post on their Facebook and Instagram page and donation structure to help support the cause.
The BMOS Club raised $205. The King’s University College Students’ Council agreed to match their donation to make a grand total of $410.
To support Movember at King’s, simply like, share or comment on the BMOS or KEMS post on their social media. “So far, we have received a tremendous amount of positive feedback for this fundraiser and are happy to be using our platform for promoting such a good cause,” says Shehnaz Sarkar, President, BMOS Association at King's University College.
The BMOS Club provides students interested in studying business or business-related opportunities or hobbies at King’s University College, the resources to make informed decisions about their academic and professional futures. The club creates an environment that promotes networking amongst peers, campus administration, and potential employers in a positive and memorable setting to set students up for the best possible future. Perks of joining the King's BMOS Association include: Free exam help sessions for all Business 1220 and Business 2257 Exams; the opportunity to network with fellow Economics, Business and Math students and faculty; seminars on the opportunities available to students in the BMOS program at King's including MOS Internships; an annual BMOS trip; and much more.
KEMS is an academic club that strives to help students in areas of academic achievement, career skill enhancement, and personal professional growth. Through working closely with professors and professionals, the club is able to help students through academic workshops for math and economics, networking opportunities for students with companies of interest, and workshops to develop unique personal skills.
Although this academic year might have changes ahead, KEMS plans to hold a variety of virtual events available to its members. Some events include: a LinkedIn Workshop, Interview Clinics, Networking Events, a variety of Academic Workshops, an HR Workshop, an Income Tax Clinic, and more. KEMS may intrigue many business students, however, their events target a range of skills applicable to all programs of study. KEMS welcomes all students in their journey of "soaring towards success.”
For more information on Movember, please visit https://ca.movember.com/