Health & Wellness Center Advisory Board (HCAB)

WEW Calendar of Events

Wellness Education Week 2021: Monday, April 19th to Friday, April 23rd

There are workshops, speakers, de-stressers, and other fun activities throughout the week. We encourage you to participate as you have the capacity to! Remember to “unplug”, spend time outside & take care of yourself!

All BMC Community Members are welcome to participate.

Participate in synchronous activities and asynchronous activities & complete the attendance and feedback form for an exciting surprise:

Click here for the form!

 

Click on the title for session description & registration link  – All events in Eastern Time!

Monday, April 19

Photowalk Prompt: Take a photo with a BMC Community member (student with professor/staff/admin)! Can be completed over Zoom/In-Person Physically Distanced

4:00 – 5:00 PM: Teach-In: From Charity to Social Justice—A Conversation About Civic Engagement

Facilitated by: Amanda Blatz ’23 and Veronica Ramirez ’23, and Lisa Armstrong and Ellie Esmond (Career & Civic Engagement Center)

8:30 – 9:30 PM: De-stress with Pets & Game Night

Hosted by: Kathy Zhang & Alison Kinney (Health & Wellness Center Advisory Board, HCAB)

Tuesday, April 20

Photowalk Prompt: Take a photo at your Favorite Place on Campus or in your Community! We suggest with a friend 🙂

4:00 – 4:45 PM- How to Health: Using Podcasting to Promote Student Wellbeing

Hosted by: Lisa Armstrong, Millicent Auma, Madeline Svengsouk, Maria Ocando Finol (Civic Engagement Health Equity & Social Justice Coordinators)

5:00 – 6:00 PM: Powerful Yoga

Hosted by: Gabrielle Gary (Alumnae Relations)

6:00 – 6:45 PM: Myth Busting- Pre-Med/Pre-Health Destresser

Hosted by: Ani Dixit, Gail Glicksman, and Raining Huo (Health Professions Advising Office, HPAO)

8:00 – 9:00 PM: Anti-Healthism: Your Health Is Not Under Your Control

Hosted by: Hazel Iashmolkina (Peer Health & Wellness Educators, PHWE)

10:30 – 11:00 PM: Box Breathing to Help Promote Sleep 

Hosted by: Reggie Jones, Associate Dean of Health and Wellness (Health & Wellness Center) & Jaclyn Lo (Health & Wellness Center Advisory Board, HCAB)

Wednesday, April 21

Photowalk Prompt: Moment of Gratitude: BMC Thank You Notes: Write (on paper!) an appreciation note to a faculty, staff member!

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM: Suicide Awareness and Education Workshop

Hosted by: Emma Fiorini and Amelia McDonnell (Mawrters for Mental Health)

12:30 – 1:30 PM: Tech Tips for Wellness on Zoom

Hosted by: Grace Cipressi and Sean Keenan (LITS: Educational Technology Services)

3:00 – 3:30 PM: Celebrating each other: How to reject the culture of “Appearance Ideal” by focusing on the person within!

Hosted by: Beth Kotarski, Director of Medical Services (Health & Wellness Center)

4:00 – 4:45 PM: Resource Roundup!

Hosted by: Rachel Heiser and Peer Mentors (Academic & Student Support Services)

4:00 – 5:30 PM: Self Care for Neurodivergents and Neurotypicals

Hosted by: Sophie Greer, Sophia Malatesta, Nayantara Batra

5:00 – 6:00 PM: Grow Through What You Go Through – Pick up a Flower @ Taylor Drive

Hosted by: Whitney Rigodon & Jaclyn Lo (Health & Wellness Center Advisory Board, HCAB)

5:00 – 6:00 PM: Accessing Therapy On & Off Campus

Hosted by: Mayisha, Rania & Eliza (Peer Health & Wellness Educators, PHWE)

7:00 – 8:00 PM: KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Dior Vargas Keynote Speaker + Q&A

Click Here to Register for the Keynote Speaker Event!

Presented by: Dior Vargas, MS, MPH, CNP

Hosted by: Health & Wellness Center Advisory Board (HCAB)

Thursday, April 22

Photowalk Prompt: Take a photo in nature, of nature, or your pet!

10:00 – 10:30 AM: Your Body is Not an Apology: A Guided Journaling Session on Body Liberation and Radical Self Love

Hosted by: Sara Lewis (Health & Wellness Center)

3:00 – 3:30 PM: Sleeping as a Student

Hosted by: Babbie Fulton and Jamie Weist (Health & Wellness Center)

3:30 – 4:30 PM: Don’t come owl by yourself– bring a friend or tweetheart to Denbigh tent for a colorful surprise activity!

Hosted by: President Cassidy

4:30 – 5:00 PM: Sleep Management Workshop

Hosted by: Isabel Bradford, Rania Dali, and Rishi Singh (Peer Health & Wellness Educators, PHWE)

5:30 – 7:30 PM: DIY Neck Warmers @ Denbigh Tent

Hosted by: Tessa Eisen, Rania Hammami, Elisa Kardhashi (Peer Health & Wellness Educators, PHWE)

7:00 – 8:00 PM: Boosting Self-Confidence and Relaxation with Self-Hypnosis

Hosted by: Amanda Brown (Undergraduate Dean’s Office)

7:00 – 8:00 PM: Combatting Procrastination

Hosted by: Clara Chamorro ’22, Anna Hsu ’22, and Aanandi Murlidharan ’23 (Writing Center Tutors)

7:30 – 8:00 PM: Eye Yoga for Screen Fatigue

Hosted by: Reggie Jones, Associate Dean of Health and Wellness (Health & Wellness Center) & Kyle Bledsoe (Health & Wellness Center Advisory Board, HCAB)

8:00 – 8:45 PM: Open Space for AAPI Community Members

Hosted by: Mayisha Rahman (PHWE Co-Head) and Reggie Jones Associate Dean of Health & Wellness

9:00 -10:00 PM: Disability and Ableism On Campus and Beyond: How To Do Better

Hosted by: Hazel Iashmolkina (Peer Health & Wellness Educators, PHWE)

Friday, April 23

Photowalk Prompt: Reflections on WEW2021 & Thank you Message for a speaker/workshop host!

3:00 – 4:00 PM: Stress Management Workshop

Hosted by: Jessica Calloway, Erin Calloway, Tanya Noon, Tessa Eisen, and Elisa Kardhashi (Peer Health & Wellness Educators, PHWE)

5:00 – 6:00 PM: KEYNOTE WORKSHOP: Active Minds V-A-R Workshop

Click Here to Register for the Keynote Workshop!

Presented by: Active Minds’ Chief Program Officer, Laura Horne, and Senior Manager of Health Equity, Tanya Bass

Hosted by: Health & Wellness Center Advisory Board (HCAB)

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