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Wellness Week, April 15-20, spotlights healthy opportunities on campus
Syracuse University’s first annual Wellness Week, sponsored by the Division of Student Affairs, will take place from Sunday, April 15 through Friday, April 20. Events during Wellness Week are designed to provide students with fun and creative ways to learn about health and wellness opportunities available on campus, including services provided by the Division of Student Affairs. Faculty and staff are also welcome to participate in the activities.
“Wellness Week allows wellness-related undergraduate student organizations to get involved and work collaboratively with each other and with wellness staff in the Division of Student Affairs,” says Katelyn Cowen, health and wellness promotions specialist. “The events offer both information and opportunities to engage in physical and stress-reducing activities.”
A diverse group of campuswide departments and student organizations are working in partnership on the Wellness Week programming, including the Lerner Center for Public Health Promotion, the Student Health Advisory Committee (SHAC), SU Active Minds, SU Nutrition Education and Promotion Association (NEPA), Shadows of Health, Sex Esteem and What the Health magazine.
For a full schedule of events with details, visit http://healthpromotions.syr.edu/get-involved/wellness_week.html.
Wellness Week Schedule of Events
- Sunday, April 15
Green Lakes Hike, 1:30-5:30 p.m. at Green Lakes State Park (transportation included); sponsored by Recreation Services Outdoor Education Program. Register at http://recreationservices.syr.edu/
- Monday, April 16
Yoga, 10-11 a.m. on the Kenneth A. Shaw Quad; sponsored by Health Monday
Meditation, noon-1 p.m. at Hendricks in the small chapel
Move it Monday Cardio Kick Class, 4-4:50 p.m. at Flanagan exercise room. For more information, visit http://healthymonday.syr.edu/.
- Tuesday, April 17
Run/Walk for Stress Relief, 11 a.m. registration on the Shaw Quad. Fun walk/run (2.5 miles) begins at noon. (Rain date: April 19); sponsored by Recreation Services. For more information, visit http://healthpromotions.syr.edu/get-involved/wellness_week.html.
- Wednesday, April 18
Health and Wellness Expo, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. in Flanagan gymnasium. For more information, visit http://recreationservices.syr.edu. <
- Thursday, April 19
Paws for Stress Relief and Student Organization Wellness Fair, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. on the Shaw Quad; sponsored by the Student Health Advisory Committee (SHAC). For more information, visit http://healthpromotions.syr.edu/get-involved/wellness_week.html. What the Health Launch Party to follow at 6:30 p.m. in 114 Hall of Languages. For more information, visit http://whatthehealthmag.wordpress.com/.
- Friday, April 20
Send Silence Packing, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. on the Shaw Quad; sponsored by SU Active Minds. For more information, visit https://www.facebook.com/syracuseactiveminds .
For questions regarding Wellness Week, contact Cowen at firstname.lastname@example.org or 315-443-3514.