Goat yoga? Yep, this Friday

Jena Richter Landers doing goat yogaHave you ever wanted to try yoga with baby goats? Really? Now is your chance! On Friday, May 10 we will have three FREE goat yoga classes in the quad (grassy area between the Union and the Cofrin Library) – one at noon for employees and two classes for students at 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. Please note that employees must register ahead of time by emailing wellness@uwgb.edu because space is limited. Student sessions are also limited to the first 50 participants, and students can line up at the “wacky waver.” The employee class is compliments of a wellness grant from the Department of Employee Trust Funds (ETF) and the students classes are compliments of the Healthy Choices Task Force.

Healthy Choices Task Force to present program on human trafficking on Tuesday, Nov. 27

The Student Affairs Healthy Choices Task Force is sponsoring the program “Human Trafficking: A Local Perspective” with Kim Sandstorm from Eye Heart World on Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2018 at 6 p.m. in the Christie Theatre.

Escalation Workshop targets relationship abuse

The Student Affairs Healthy Choices Task Force, in collaboration with UW-Green Bay Athletics and the Golden House, is sponsoring an Escalation Workshop on Monday, Oct. 23 at 8 p.m. in the Phoenix Rooms. The 1.5 hour film workshop aims to transform the way students view and discuss relationship abuse. The workshop was designed by the One Love Foundation in memory of Yeardly Love, a senior at University of Virginia who was killed by her ex-boyfriend.

National speaker Robyn Ochs at UW-Green Bay Thursday, March 30

From 2 to 3:30 p.m. Thursday, March 30, national speaker and author Robyn Ochs will present “Understanding Bisexuality” in the Christie Theatre. The event is sponsored by the Pride Center, Healthy Choices, Diversity Task Force, Inclusive Excellence, Good Times Programming and Student Government Association. At 5 p.m. that evening, the Pride Center potluck/games night takes place at the Kress Events Center. Bring food/drink and a game to share. Ochs will join the group and discuss present “Beyond Binaries ” from 7 to 8 pm. Events are free and open to the public.

It’s On Us

It’s on (all of us) to stop sexual assault. UW-Green Bay’s Health Educator on Sexual Violence Prevention Dana Stueber, Mike Schmitt of ATS, Residence Life, Chancellor Miller, and many students and staff members helped create a video that begins the campus dialogue regarding this national initiative. It is part of sexual violence prevention training coming this fall to UWGB faculty, staff and students. Funding was made possible by the Aurora Health Care Better Together Grant.

More about the “It’s On Us” movement is available at ItsOnUs.org

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Can I Kiss You event is Feb. 4 at Weidner

UWGB is hosting Mike Domitrz, a nationally known healthy-dating expert and author, Feb. 4. The Weidner Center will be the venue for a campus and community question and answer session from 5 to 6 p.m. followed by the 7 p.m. “Can I Kiss You?” main event. Both events are free and open to the public. Funding for this program is made possible by the Aurora Health Care Better Together Fund, awarded to UW-Green Bay and earmarked for educational efforts on issues related to sexual violence. UW-Green Bay Residence Life, Pride Center and Healthy Choices Task Force are also sponsoring the event. See the full release.