Calendar of events
Sodexo Cooking Demonstration
noon - 1p.m. Wednesday, November 5, TBD
Alexa Schmidt, Registered Dietician, and Kevin Spinner, Executive Chef, will demonstrate healthy cooking methods for faculty and staff. If you are interested in learning how the food you bring to the table can be delicious and healthy, please join us for this interactive session. This workshop is sponsored by the Employee Assistance Program.
Fit, Fueled & Focused
5 - 8 p.m. Monday, November 10, University Union Tillman Lobby & Old Union Hall
The Eating Awareness Committee is highlighting prevention resources on campus for promoting healthy lifestyle choices and preventing harmful behaviors like eating disorders and malnutrition.
5:15 - 6 p.m. Fit: Exercise Sampler
6:16 - 7 p.m. Fueled: Mindful Eating
7:15 - 8 p.m. Focused: Self Care
Speaking Up & Getting Support: Knowing When its Time to Intervene for faculty and staff
noon - 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, November 12, LN-1406
This program is designed to engage faculty and staff only, to raise awareness of mental health issues among multicultural students and provide faculty and staff with information on signs of distress and strategies for intervention. Lunch will be provided. Register by Friday, Nov 7 by contacting the UCTD at 607-777-6362 or going online.
Mindful Meditation: Reducing Stress through Meditation and Breath Work
4:45 - 5:45 p.m. Wednesday, November 12, East Gym - Room 18
If stress has you anxious, tense and worried, consider trying meditation. Spending even a few minutes in meditation can restore your calm and inner peace. Meditation produces a deep state of relaxation, a tranquil mind and can give you a sense of balance that benefits both your emotional well-begin and your overall health. The Mayo Clinic reports, "Meditation has been practiced for thousands of years, originally meant to help deepen the understanding of the sacred and mystical forces of life." Join us in exploring how to easily learn the practice of meditation. Bring your University ID card to enter the East Gym.
Be a Better Bearcat - Stress Management Fair
11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Wednesday, November 12, Old Union Hall
Residential Life and the University Counseling Center present the Stress Management Fair. Talk with resources from across campus and explore effective methods and techniques to manage your college life! Performances and demonstrations include yoga, zumba and tai chi. Prizes available! Light refreshments will be served.
Great American Smoke-out
Friday, November 21, Old Union Hall
Maintain a Healthy Lifestyle Like a Pro
4:45 - 5:45 p.m. Wednesday, December 10, East Gym - Room 18
Start incorporating easy-to-follow, helpful tips from a fitness pro to help you get the most out of your day. Stop sabotaging your weight loss and learn how these small changes can make a huge impact on meeting your fitness goals. From ways to work out at your desk, to strategies that will help you get in more steps each day, these helpful tips and tricks may be just what you need to make 2015 your fittest year yet!