The Clinical Laboratory Sciences, Radiography and Surgical Technology student organizations will hold a blood drive through the U.P. Regional Blood Center on Thursday, Aug. 31. The campus community is invited to participate from noon to 5 p.m. in Magers/Meyland Hall. Pizza and refreshments will be provided. There will also be prize drawings. Donors may register in advance at the groups’ Fall Fest table.
The U.P. Regional Blood Center (UPRBC) supplies blood to 13 hospitals in Upper Michigan. About 50 pints of blood each day (250 pints per week) are needed to maintain an adequate supply.