University of Missouri

49-22: A Resolution in Support for ‘Mizzou 4 Movember’

Missouri Students Association

University of Missouri

Bill 49-22

A Resolution in Support for ‘Mizzou 4 Movember’

PURPOSE: To announce support for ‘Mizzou 4 Movember.’

WHEREAS, ‘Mizzou 4 Movember’ is an official team registered on the behalf of the University of Missouri under the Movember United States Official website; AND

WHEREAS, the “mustache” and the month of November come together to create ‘Movember’; AND

WHEREAS, Movember is partnering with and raising funds for the Prostate Cancer Foundation and the Lance Armstrong Foundation in an effort to change the face of men’s health; AND

WHEREAS, prostate cancer strikes 1 in 6 men and testicular cancer is the most common cancer in men aged 18 to 35; AND

WHEREAS, The Prostate Cancer Foundation will use the money raised by Movember to fund research to find better treatments and a cure for prostate cancer; AND

WHEREAS, The Lance Armstrong Foundation will use the money raised by Movember to fund the LIVESTRONG Young Adult Alliance program, which has the goal of improving survival rates and quality of life for young adults with cancer between the ages of 15 and 40, in addition to researching initiatives to further understand the biology of adolescent and young adult cancers.

WHEREAS, this resolution will in no way create a financial obligation for the Association as a whole, but rather encourages individuals to participate in several unique ways.

THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE MISSOURI STUDENTS ASSOCIATION SENATE that the Missouri Student Association fully supports ‘Mizzou 4 Movember.’

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the men of the University of Missouri are encouraged to grow a mustache during the month of November in support of ‘Mizzou 4 Movember,’ to raise awareness of Movember and the issues of men’s health in which it addresses, and to raise funds for the Movember Foundation.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the women of the University of Missouri are encouraged to recruit supporters for Mizzou 4 Movember, to raise awareness of Movember and the issues of men’s health in which it addresses, and to raise funds for the Movember Foundation.

Respectfully Submitted,

Paul Castellano

John Hughes

Nick Gerth

Brad Fowler

Amanda Shelton, Senate Speaker