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Plaidvocates Host Virtual Cook-Off
Plaidvocates Host Virtual Cook-Off

May 14, 2020

Although spread out across the nation with some teammates even in their home countries, Carnegie Mellon University student-athletes have stayed connected through student-led events. One of those events, which was slated to take place on campus for the third straight year in April, was the Plaidvocates Chopped-Style Cook-Off. With everyone now away from campus, the plan needed to change and the Plaidvocates and student-athletes were up to the task.

Plaidvocates Donate Earnings to Two Pittsburgh Organizations
Plaidvocates Donate Earnings to Two Pittsburgh Organizations

April 14, 2020

Upon hearing the news that all campus functions would be cancelled for the remainder of the semester, the Plaidvocates were, like so many other hardworking Carnegie Mellon University organizations, very disappointed. As dedicated servants of wellness, the group applauds and wholly supports the University for making these difficult decisions to protect the health and safety of the campus and community and contribute towards stopping the spread of the Covid-19 virus worldwide.

Plaidvocates Chopped-Style Cook-Off
Plaidvocates Chopped-Style Cook-Off

April 01, 2019

On Sunday, March 31, the Plaidvocates hosted the second annual Chopped-style Cook-Off in celebration of National Nutrition Month.

Plaidvocates Host Regional Social
Plaidvocates Host Regional Social

March 28, 2019

On March 24, 2019, a group of more than thirty student-athletes came together to converse on the topic of how their upbringing in different regions of the United States and international regions have affected their reflections and experiences at CMU.

Happy Days
Happy Days

May 10, 2018

On Saturday, May 5, the Plaidvocates hosted Happy Days. The event was geared toward creating a stress free environment or one in which stresses could be forgotten.

Plaidvocates Chopped-Style Cook-Off
Plaidvocates Chopped-Style Cook-Off

April 19, 2018

On Sunday, April 15, the Plaidvocates hosted a Chopped-style Cook-Off in celebration of National Nutrition Month.

Plaidvocates Raise Awareness Through It’s on Us! Campaign
Plaidvocates Raise Awareness Through It’s on Us! Campaign

April 16, 2018

On Wednesday, April 11, the Plaidvocates hosted a BBQ in the center of Carnegie Mellon University’s campus to help raise awareness of sexual assault and relationship violence. The event was timed in conjunction with Sexual Assault and Relationship Violence Prevention Week.

Plaidvocates Crowdfunding
Plaidvocates Crowdfunding

March 25, 2018

The Plaidvocates are a student-athlete run health and wellness program within the department of sports medicine at Carnegie Mellon University. In order to create a stable budget for the organization, the Plaidvocates are organizing a crowdfunding campaign in hopes of raising funds that can be used for workshops and events. In this video, a few of the Plaidvocates give their testimonials as to what it means to them to be a Plaidvocate, as well as why their organization needs the funds. Visit https://crowdfunding.cmu.edu/project/9747 for more information and to donate.

Athletics Hosts Workshop on Sexual Assault and Dating Violence Prevention
Athletics Hosts Workshop on Sexual Assault and Dating Violence Prevention

September 08, 2016

On Monday, September 5 the Carnegie Mellon University Department of Athletics, Physical Education and Recreation hosted a Sexual Assault and Dating Violence Prevention Workshop with more than 450 student-athletes participating in the four-hour workshop.