This wellness workshop for faculty, staff and students includes a demo, tasting, and discussion on what to eat and why. Chartwells Chef, Kevin Werner and Dr. Sarah Leupen from Biological Sciences will be your facilitators of this fun, engaging, and educational session.
In this workshop you will learn basic changes you can make to improve your nutrition; take away some simple recipes you can use to implement those changes; understand the importance of eating fresh whole foods instead of processed foods; and bust some of your nutrition myths.
This workshop will be on Friday, June 7, 10–11:30 a.m. in Room 312 in the University Center.
This session is full. If you need to change your attendance or would like to be placed on the waiting list for this program, e-mail HRtraining@umbc.edu.
Applications are now being accepted for the Fall 2013 Relationship Violence Prevention Advocates. The community of staff, faculty and student advocates meets nine Fridays during the Fall 2013 semester (at noon) to learn more about relationship violence and prevention. This is an excellent opportunity to learn, commit to working to prevent violence and gain skills as an active bystander, friend, family member and more.
Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. Questions can be directed to Kim Leisey in Student Affairs at 410-455-2393.
Come to an Open house right here on campus and see for yourself how Weight Watchers can help you be healthier. You’ll learn about our program and how Weight Watchers helps you set your goals and achieve them.
Wed, May 8, 11:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Commons 318.
Registration will be available at this Open House if you decided to join. The program will run for 18 weeks straight (17 weeks paid + 1 week FREE) for $186 total (split payments available). The paid amount includes the WW eTools as well! Most major credit cards and personal checks are accepted.
Classes will take place in The Commons room 331 beginning on May 15th and run every Wednesday for 18 weeks from 11:45am-12:30pm. Each meeting includes a weigh in plus a 30 minute “class”. This program is open only to UMBC staff and faculty. We need at least 20 staff and faculty members signed up in order to run this deal on our campus, so please think about joining!
Contact Alison Rohrbach at University Health Services if you are interested or if you have any questions. (410) 455-1599 or email@example.com.
The Wellness Initiative was created in 2008 to support the health and well-being of each of our faculty, staff, and students. The Initiative focuses on providing programs, services, and information that support physical, mental, and emotional wellness for individuals, one-on-one relationships, and groups.
There are many ways to get involved with the Wellness Initiative at UMBC. We have compiled a list that is available on our Wellness Initiative myUMBC Group. Once you join, you’ll see the link on the homepage under ‘Documents.’
Please also visit our Wellness Initiative website for additional wellness resources, information, and support!
UMBC Fitness and Wellness now has online sign-ups! To register for class, go to http://my.umbc.edu/groups/fitness-at-therac and click on Events. You will see the classes being held today. Click on the class you would like to attend and then click the I Can Attend button, you can even add it to your calendar! You must be logged onto myUMBC to register. We look forward to seeing you in class!
Check out the new Spring ‘Tips and Articles’ page of our Wellness Initiative website. With the ushering in of Spring, it’s a great time to take action and recommit to a wellness regimen. This season we have a wide variety of topics including tips and articles on managing asthma and allergies, ways to recommit to healthy eating, information on adventure sports, and tips and resources on smoking cessation. The UMBC Wellness Initiative website is filled with resources, tips, music, and inspiration.
Visit http://www.umbc.edu/wellness now!
March’s new relationship practice is “Become a Wabi Sabi Artisan.” Click here for more information.
Have you ever been in a situation where you have seen something that you know isn’t safe but haven’t known what to do? Green Dot teaches you to be an active bystander because no one has to do everything but everyone has to do something. What’s your Green Dot?
Green Dot is a program that teaches UMBC community members how to be active bystanders, to react to and prevent situations that have the potential for violence and proactively build a culture that does not tolerate violence. Come to this one hour overview session to learn more about Green Dot, why it’s important and skills to make our community safer.
This workshop will be on Wednesday, March 6th, 12:00 pm – 1:00 p.m. in The Commons Room 318
Register by March 4th at: http://www.umbc.edu/training. Get a flyer with details at: http://www.umbc.edu/hr/T&OD/schedule.htm
If you are not able to come to the overview but want more information on Green Dot, please contact Jennifer Treger in Student Affairs: firstname.lastname@example.org or 5-3797.
February’s new relationship practice is “Forgive yourself and recommit to creating healthy relationships.” Click here for more information.