Calendar of events

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Breast Cancer Walk

8:30 a.m. Saturday, October 18, Recreation Park, Binghamton N.Y.

Join us as we take a 3-mile walk around the west side of Binghamton.  Every Making Strides Against Breast Cancer event is an opportunity to unite as a community to honor breast cancer survivors, raise awareness about how to reduce our breast cancer risk and raise money to help the American Cancer Society.

University Counseling Center Presentation on Self-Care

noon - 1 p.m. Tuesday, October 21, UUW - 325

A healthy employee creates a positive and productive workplace.  Many times we leave our needs for last which makes it very difficult to tackle the unexpected stressors in our lives.  Join LeAnna Rice, Mental Health Outreach Counselor from the University Counseling Center for training on how to maintain self-care in a very demanding, fast paced and multi-task oriented world.  This workshop is sponsored by the Employee Assistance Program.

Emotional Intelligence: Using E.I. to Get Ahead

9 - 11 a.m. Thursday, October 23, UUW - 124

It has been called the "It Factor" by Fortune 500 companies.  It helps you navigate through the stressors of life with ease.  It can help you maximize your potential in your career.  Emotional Intelligence is a critical skill that will make you more successful at home and at work.  Come join us for this newly improved, highly interactive workshop on emotional intelligence, and walk away with skills and techniques you can immediately put into practice as soon as you get back to your desk.


November header 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


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

Great American Smoke-out

Friday, November 21, Old Union Hall

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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!


Last Updated: 10/28/14