Wellness Wednesday

Wellness Wednesday Series, Spring 2017

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February 1

Intro to Yoga

*6 p.m., Corey Union Exhibition Lounge*

Noralyn Masselink, Professor in the English Department

Come experience the benefits of yoga. Please bring yoga mat or towel and water. Wear clothes you can move in.

February 8

Find Your Life’s Purpose and What Fulfills You

*6 p.m., Corey Union Exhibition Lounge*

Ryan Brennan, Graduate Assistant for Fitness/Personal Training and Adjunct Professor

Are you unsure what to do after you get your degree? This presentation will help you narrow down the overwhelming choices and help you think with a purpose. Expect to answer life altering questions, interact with other participants, and draw your future (literally). Passion is great, but we want to know what fulfills you.                                                                                  

February 15

What’s Your Green Dot?

*7 p.m., Corey Union Function Room*

Nate Burke, Green Dot Presenter

No one has to do everything but everyone has to do something. Build your skills base and empower yourself to make a change. What’s Your Green Dot?

February 22

Goodbye Ed, Hello Me®

*7 p.m., Corey Union Function Room*

Jenni Schaefer, Author, Speaker, Singer, Eating Disorder Survivor

Redefining recovery, Jenni Schaefer believes that freedom does not just mean saying goodbye to Ed (a.k.a. “eating disorder”), but, more importantly, it means saying a big hello to life. And that includes connecting with people, passions, and inner peace as well. Discussing her personal journey and the steps that she took to fully recover, Goodbye Ed, Hello Me® provides a firsthand account of getting your life back after an eating disorder. We recover from our eating disorders in order to recover our lives.

March 1

Hazing Education Speaker

*7:30 p.m., Corey Union Function Room*


Hazing is a societal concern that can impact everyone.

March 8

Safe Spring Break Fair

*Noon - 3 p.m., SLC Lobby *

Health Promotion Interns, Andrea Hart, Substance Abuse Prevention and Education

Stop by our fair to check out how to be safe on spring break! Free items will be given away as well!                                                                                                                         

March 22

Put Your Best Fork Forward

*Noon – 3 p.m., SLC Lobby and Bistro*

Health Promotion Interns, Andrea Hart, ASC

Put Your Best Fork Forward reminds us that each one of us holds the tool to make healthier food choices. Making small changes during National Nutrition Month® and over time, helps improve health now and into the future.                                                            

March 29 *Rescheduled to April 19 at 7 p.m., Corey Union Function Room

A Comedian’s Story

*6 p.m., Corey Union Function Room*

Drew Lynch, Comedian and Finalist on America’s Got Talent

Drew Lynch captured the hearts of America with his Golden Buzzer performance on Season 10 of America’s Got Talent. Come learn about a comedian’s experience with a disability. Be prepared to laugh and learn!

April 5

Spirituality, Religion and You

*6 p.m., Corey Union Exhibition Lounge*

Rachel Ditch, Campus Minister and a panel of students

Join us for a panel discussion of the intersection between religion and spirituality.

April 12

Supporting Survivors of Sexual Assault

*7 p.m., Corey Union Exhibition Lounge*

Panel of speakers

As part of the It’s On Us movement and week of action, SUNY Cortland will create an environment in which sexual assault is unacceptable and survivors are supported.

April 19

Eating Healthy, Not Just For You

*Noon – 3 p.m., Student Life Center Lobby*

Sustainability Committee

Learn how Cortland students are making choices in the dining halls that help both the environment and human health—and taste great!


Free and Open to the Public ~ If you need any accommodations to fully participate in these events, contact Health Promotion at 607-753-2066.

Contact the Health Promotion Office

Lauren Herman
Health Educator

Diana McGee

Van Hoesen Hall, Room B-1
Phone: 607-753-2066