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Wellness Leadership Institute: Strategies for Career Planning

A main goal after graduation is to begin a successful career –– but how does one start this process? This workshop will discuss planning techniques and ways to maintain a positive outlook throughout the transition’s “ups and downs.” Workshop hosted by Graduate School – Professional and Career Development and is available in the Wellness Portal. Dimensions of Wellness: Occupational Attend a workshop within each dimension of health and wellness to earn a graduation medallion and certificate!

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Wellness Leadership Institute: Time Management and Sleep

This practical workshop provides students with skills and resources to help successfully manage stress; including organizing and prioritizing to get things done, combating procrastination and using technology efficiently. Workshop hosted by Students Advocating for Mental Health Empowerment (SAMHE’s) Peer Educators and is available in the Wellness Portal. Dimensions of Wellness: Intellectual Attend a workshop within each dimension of health and wellness to earn a graduation medallion and certificate!

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Wellness Leadership Institute: Intro to Recreation

This workshop is designed to teach everything you need to know about Barnes Center at The Arch recreational activities and how you can benefit! Workshop hosted by Barnes Center at The Arch Recreation and is available in the Wellness Portal. Dimensions of Wellness: Physical Attend a workshop within each dimension of health and wellness to earn a graduation medallion and certificate!

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Wellness Leadership Institute: DeStress for Success: Identifying Strengths

DeStress for Success is a series of workshops adjoining skill building surrounding improving mental and emotional health. Each workshop dives into a different aspect of Positive Psychology. Topics include: cultivating resilience, increasing mindfulness and engagement, identifying and using your strengths, strengthening communication skills and relationships, in addition to creating healthy habits and goals. Workshop hosted by the Lerner Center and is available in the Wellness Portal. Dimensions of Wellness: Emotional, Social Attend a workshop within each dimension of health and wellness to earn a graduation medallion and certificate!

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“Matters that Matter” with Dean Jonathan Lee Walton

Join Dean Jonathan Lee Walton of the Wake Forest University School of Divinity and Hendricks Chapel Dean Brian Konkol for a virtual conversation on Tuesday, Aug. 11, at 7 p.m. ET. Walton and Konkol will consider social justice and civil rights from a lens of love. The virtual event can be accessed on Facebook Live on Hendricks Chapel’s Facebook page or Zoom webinar. Pre-registration is not required, and the conversation is free and available to all. Walton joined Wake Forest University in 2019, after serving as Plummer Professor of Christian Morals and the Pusey Minister in the Memorial Church of Harvard University. His latest book, “A Lens of Love: Reading the Bible in Its World for Our World” (Westminster John Knox Press, 2018), explores the Bible from the perspective of the most vulnerable and violated characters toward developing a Christian social ethic of radical inclusion and human affirmation. Walton is also an outspoken advocate for social justice and civil rights. This will be the ninth installment of “Matters that Matter: A Conversation Series from Hendricks Chapel,” a virtual series hosted by Hendricks Chapel, which brings local and national thought leaders together in conversation to discuss critical matters facing society. Learn more at hendricks.syr.edu.

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Virtual Health Hub

Every Wednesday, join the Barnes Center Peer Educators on Be Well SU’s Instagram Story for virtual health and wellness trivia!

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Building Awareness and Confidence in Using Pronouns & Preferred Names

This workshop will provide an overview and primer on the role of pronouns and preferred names as part of LGBTQ inclusion and cultural sensitivity.  Learn more about why they are important, in a safe workshop space with open dialogue. Workshop topics include: The history of Preferred Names and Pronouns The function and role of gender in our lives including terminology and general concepts Practice using gender pronouns in common situations Pronouns and Preferred Names at Syracuse University

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Protecting Minors on Campus

This workshop is designed to strengthen the safety of minors invited to campus. During this 60 minute presentation, Sarah Ross Cappella, Youth Program Compliance Coordinator, Risk Management, will be covering the following points: Registering Programs – who needs to and how is it done Background Checks – who, what and how Training – university policy, the law and how to report suspected incidents Mandatory Reporting Guidelines

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CANCELLED: SoulTalk: Forgiveness

SoulTalk has been cancelled for the remainder of the summer. We will resume in the fall. Thank you to all who participated! SoulTalk is a weekly gathering where students can discuss life’s big questions like purpose, mindfulness and belonging in a safe and judgement free environment. Student facilitators begin each session by introducing a topic and from there everyone is encouraged to engage in organic and respectful conversation. Each SoulTalk focuses on a different theme. Join us this week for an in-depth, student-led discussion. Topic: Forgiveness While pre-registration is encouraged, drop-ins are welcome. To pre-register, please visit the “Wellness Leadership Institute” section of the Wellness Portal.

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Blessing of Parents and Families

In honor of the parents and families that guide and support the students of Syracuse University, and to commemorate the life transitions of starting the 2020 academic year, Hendricks Chapel will host a “Blessing of Parents and Families” on Thursday, Aug. 13 from 7-7:45 p.m. ET. The program will include musical performances and spoken reflections from a diversity of religious and spiritual perspectives, including messages from our Chaplains, and will broadcast on Facebook Live on Hendricks Chapel‘s page and Zoom webinar. All Syracuse University parents, families, students, alumni and community members are welcome to join Hendricks Chapel for this program to celebrate those that have helped to guide and support our students. The event is free and registration is not required. Check out the full 2020 Virtual Welcome Week for Parents and Families schedule at parents.syr.edu.

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Fall 2020 Weekly Virtual Update Sessions 

As Syracuse University prepares for the Fall 2020 semester, Vice Chancellor J. Michael Haynie will host “SU Safe Weekly Roundup,” a series of virtual update sessions for University community members.

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Wellness Leadership Institute: Smart Money Post-Grad. – Traction Action

Develop a short-term plan to bridge college to work life. During this workshop, get to know student loan types, how they work and the available repayment options. Learn how to budget for a move, estimate costs of living for potential relocation and compare job offers. Attendees will gain knowledge surrounding the impact of early investing and compound interest, as well as how to get out of debt while building your future. Workshop hosted by the Office of Financial Literacy and is available in the Wellness Portal. Dimensions of Wellness: Financial Attend a workshop within each dimension of health and wellness to earn a graduation medallion and certificate!

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Wellness Leadership Institute: Bystander Intervention 101

Participants will learn about the bystander effect and how to overcome barriers to intervening in situations that might be dangerous, risky or unsafe to another person. Workshop hosted by Peer Educators Encouraging Healthy Relationships and Sexuality (PEEHRS) and is available in the Wellness Portal. Dimensions of Wellness: Environmental Attend a workshop within each dimension of health and wellness to earn a graduation medallion and certificate!

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Wellness Leadership Institute: Stress Management

This interactive workshop gives participants an opportunity to identify their unique stressors, learn about the good and bad effects of stress and how to identify them. Additionally, attendees will discuss specific, manageable tools and tasks to start managing their stress. Workshop provided by Students Advocating for Mental Health Empowerment (SAMHE’s) Peer Educators and is available in the Wellness Portal. Dimensions of Wellness: Emotional, Social Attend a workshop within each dimension of health and wellness to earn a graduation medallion and certificate!

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Wellness Leadership Institute: DeStress for Success: Healthy Habits and Goals

DeStress for Success is a series of workshops adjoining skill building surrounding improving mental and emotional health. Each workshop dives into a different aspect of Positive Psychology. Topics include: cultivating resilience, increasing mindfulness and engagement, identifying and using your strengths, strengthening communication skills and relationships, in addition to creating healthy habits and goals. The workshop is available in the Wellness Portal. Dimensions of Wellness: Emotional, Social Attend a workshop within each dimension of health and wellness to earn a graduation medallion and certificate!

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Virtual Health Hub

Every Wednesday, join the Barnes Center Peer Educators on Be Well SU’s Instagram Story for virtual health and wellness trivia!

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