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Climb a Rock Wall, Pet a Therapy Dog, Meditate and More at the Be Well SU Expo Sunday
The first-ever Be Well SU Expo is just around the corner on Sunday, Sept. 30, in the Carrier Dome. Doors open at 3 p.m. The event features Dan Harris, ABC News anchor and author. Following the keynote, the Dome turf will welcome attendees to take part in mindfulness activities that are thrilling, calming and everything in-between.
Filling the Dome turf with over 50 exhibitions, attendees can look forward to stations such as therapy dogs from PAWS of CNY, a climbing rock wall, meditation and Zen garden spaces, an e-sports center, and a mindful eating station.
Included in the exhibitions are health and wellness student organizations that will have interactive stations set up. Learn from and support Students Advocating Sexual Safety and Empowerment, Syracuse University Outing Club, Active Minds, Student Buddhist Association, Syracuse CHAARG and more.
Pacfica, a mobile application designed to help users learn techniques for managing stress and improving emotional well-being, will also be at the expo. Launching this semester, all Syracuse University students, faculty and staff will have access to a premium subscription to the Pacifica app. Features of the app include mood and health tracking, meditation and relaxation exercises, goal setting tools and more.
The expo is one of three health and wellness requirements for new students. While launched as part of the First-Year Experience Initiative, the event is open to all Syracuse University students, faculty and staff with valid SUID. Tickets are not required.
For the event, students should enter at Gates E and F. Faculty and staff should use Gates A, B and C. Accessible entrances are located at Gates A and C. American Sign Language (ASL) interpretation and Communication Access Realtime Translation (CART) will be provided during Harris’ talk.
For more information or questions regarding the Be Well SU Expo, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.