Missouri Students Association
University of Missouri
A Resolution To Increase Breast Cancer Awareness On Campus
WHEREAS, Breast Cancer is the second most common cancer diagnosed and the second leading cause of cancer death for women in the United States, and
WHEREAS, breast cancer death rates have decreased due to increased awareness and improved treatment, and
WHEREAS, October is National Breast Cancer Awareness month, and
WHEREAS, the women of Zeta Tau Alpha greatly support the fight against Breast Cancer by partnering with Yoplait and the Susan G. Komen Foundation, passing out pink ribbons, and raising money and awareness through their philanthropy Rockin’ for the Ribbon, and
WHEREAS, Campus Facilities has agreed to the possibility of putting pink filters on some lighting fixtures around campus such as the Columns or dome of Jesse Hall.
THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED BY THE MISSOURI STUDENTS ASSOCIATION thatwe make it an annual tradition to support Breast Cancer awareness on campus in conjunction with Zeta Tau Alpha and Campus Facilities by turning the campus “pink” the week of Zeta Tau Alpha’s philanthropy (October 4th-10th 2010).
Michelle Horan, Student Affairs Chair
Tyler Ricketts, Student Affairs
Lisa Grelle, CCRC Chair