Reminder: Phoenix Rise Virtual Run/Walk begins Friday, June 26

Want to participate in something with the campus community but at your own pace, on your own time? The UW-Green Bay Wellness Committee invites you to join all four campuses in a the Phoenix Rise run/walk June 26-28, 2020. Prizes for those who participate!

What you need:

  • Printable race bib
  • Post a picture with your bib and tag #uwgbphoenixrise2020
  • Complete this survey after your run/walk

your date. your time. your length. your pace.

Phoenix Rise Virtual Walk/Run

Want to participate in something with the campus community but at your own pace, on your own time? The UW-Green Bay Wellness Committee invites you to join all four campuses in a the Phoenix Rise run/walk June 26-28, 2020. Prizes for those who participate!

What you need:

  • Printable race bib
  • Post a picture with your bib and tag #uwgbphoenixrise2020
  • Complete this survey after your run/walk

your date. your time. your length. your pace.

UW-Green Bay is hosting a 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb at Cofrin Library

Join local protective services representatives, students, faculty and staff in climbing the Cofrin Library stairwell, in memory of the brave souls who lost their lives the day of the 9/11 attacks. The attacks killed almost 3,000 people and injured more than 6,000 others. The event is Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.IMG_3631 in the Cofrin Library — second to eighth floor stairwell.

Vets 4 Vets, ROTC and University Police representatives will be on hand, and there will be military, firefighter, and police related items/memorabilia on display at the plaza area of the library’s second floor. Flag pins will be handed out to the first 50 people who climb to the eighth floor, and there will be snacks and refreshments available in the second floor plaza area.

The event is presented by UW-Green Bay Vets 4 Vets student club, ROTC, University Police and the Wellness Committee.

Suicide Awareness & Prevention ASIST Training, Nov. 7-8

Mark your calendars now for Suicide Awareness & Prevention ASIST Training at UW-Green Bay, Nov. 7-8, 2019. This training is free to all UW-Green Bay faculty, staff, and students. Join UW-Green Bay alumnus, Mike Crum, from the Center for Suicide Awareness for this two-day training.

ASIST teaches participants to recognize when someone may have thoughts of suicide and work with them to create a plan that will support their immediate safety. Participants don’t need any formal training to attend the workshop—anyone can learn and use the ASIST model. You will gain knowledge about suicide, skills to reach out to others, and confidence to help save a life.

Details: November 7-8, 8:30 a.m.to 4:30 p.m. University Union, World Unity Rooms.

Sponsored by the UW-Green Bay Wellness Committee. To register, email Jen Schanen-Materi by Oct. 4. Space is limited.

 

How to Stay Young Lunch ‘n Learn

A representative from DeLorey Chiropractic will present a Lunch ‘n Learn about spinal health and how to improve overall mobility on Wednesday, June 19, 2019. Please RSVP by Monday, June 17. DeLorey Chiropractic will also provide free chair massages and free pizza for those in attendance! Questions?  Please contact wellness@uwgb.edu or 920-465-2203. Hope to see you there!

Date: Wednesday, June 19, 2019
Time: Noon to 12:40 p.m.
Location: 1965 Room, University Union

 

Join the Healthy Heart Lunch ‘n Learn, Friday, Feb. 8

Can you save a life? It’s as simple as the push of a button. Please join the Healthy Heart Lunch ‘n Learn on Friday, Feb. 8, 2019 from 12 p.m. to 12:45 p.m. in the Alumni Room of the UW-Green Bay’s University Union, and get a crash course on how to use the Automated External Defibrillator (AED) and learn other simple life saving tips from Public Safety Officer Dave Jones. The Healthy Heart Challenge will also kick off on Friday, Feb. 8, 2019, where you can find the AED’s around campus, unscramble as many heart health-related words as you can and then submit your worksheet to get your name in the drawing for a wellness prize.

Fresh produce delivered weekly, stop by May 17 for details

Courtesy of The Wellness Committee of UW-Green Bay and Garden to Doorstep Organics LLC, a local family business, members of the UW-Green Bay campus community can have fresh organics delivered to them weekly. Garden to Doorstep Organics will be on campus on Thursday, May 17 from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at a table in the University Union near the entrance to Leona Cloud Commons. Stop in with questions and enter in a drawing for a free produce box! For more details, visit HR Connect blog.