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Spring Wellness Wednesday series continues through April


Wellness Wednesday events will continue this semester with topics including hazing, sexual health, healthy eating, yoga, cannabis and the importance of sleep. The presentations will be held virtually, on Webex or podcast episodes on Sound Cloud and Twitter, for the sake of campus safety due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

A poster listing all the spring events can be found at Wellness Wednesday Series - Spring 2021 and on the Campus Life page of myRedDragon.

The podcast to be introduced on Feb. 24 is titled “COVID-19 Vaccine Information.” The Health Promotion Office posts its podcast episodes “Take 10 for You” on  Sound Cloud and Twitter.

Travis Apgar, who has dedicated his career to hazing prevention, will present “Hazing: The Fallout” at 7:30 p.m. on March 3. Read more: Travis Apgar to discuss hazing on March 3.

On March 10, Sexual Health Jeopardy offers students an entertaining way to learn and play along at home. From 5 to 5:30 p.m. student contestants will answer questions Jeopardy style with questions about sexual health for a chance to win a prize.

SUNY Cortland Auxiliary Services Nutritionist Andrea Hart will present “Eat Right, Bite by Bite” on the March 17 “Take 10 for You” podcast.

Stress Relieving Yoga will go online from 5 to 5:30 p.m. on March 23 for everyone to participate. Mia Teal is trained for  YogaFit Levels 1 and 2 and no prior experience is needed to do this class. Please wear comfortable clothing that allows you to move, and a yoga mat or towel will help if you will be on a hard surface.

The March 31 podcast is titled Loss of Normalcy, presented by Senior Counselor Kathryn Gallup and available on Sound Cloud and Twitter.

Join student contestants on a game show with questions related to sexual violence prevention and education at 7 p.m. on April 7. In “The Match Game,” contestants will try to match their answers with a panel of “celebrities.” The contestant that matches their answer with the most amount of people, wins.

“How to Juggle School, Life, Work and Sanity” will post on Sound Cloud and Twitter on April 14, presented by Cheryl Smith, coordinator of Student Outreach and Non-traditional Student Support

To Tell the Truth: Cannabis Edition” is a virtual game show planned for 5 p.m. on April 21. True and false statements about cannabis will be presented over this Kahoot style game show and your job is to determine which statement is true. Students can play individually or as a team, and prizes will be awarded. Education Associate Marissa Whitaker, Substance Abuse Prevention will lead the event.

Wellness Wednesday events conclude with a podcast on April 28 titled “The Importance of Rest, Recovery, Sleep and Balance.” Recorded by Senior Counselors Ester Edelman and Robyn Forster, the 10-minute discussion will post on Sound Cloud and Twitter.