Health & Well-Being Opportunities

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There are lots of things happening in Health & Well-Being at Georgia Tech! Share these opportunities with your Yellow Jacket to help them get involved on campus and with Health & Well-Being!

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New Leadership Opportunity: Healthy Jackets Peer Education Program

Health Initiatives is seeking students to be part of the new peer health education program. Peer educators are student leaders who give presentations on a variety of health topics, design and implement health programs for students, and collaborate with campus partners to create a healthy community. Don’t let your student miss out on this great opportunity. For more information, visit http://healthinitiatives.gatech.edu/healthyjacket

Future Pharmacists Needed!

Stamps Health Services Pharmacy is looking for pre-health students who are interested in a medical or health related career field. The volunteer program is designed to give the individual insight into the operations of a retail pharmacy. For more information and the application, visit http://health.gatech.edu/services/pharmacy.

Annual Ski Trip Information Session

Students can celebrate finishing the semester by joining Campus Recreation in Big Sky, Montana for its annual ski trip. Students can learn more about the trip at the information session on September 11 at 6:30 p.m. in CRC, Room 240. For more information, visit http://crc.gatech.edu/services/trips/ski

Check in at Fresh Check Day

Fresh Check Day is a celebratory fair-like event promoting mental health and well-being among students on campus. Students chat with their peers, visit booths on different well-being topics, meet staff from on-campus departments and participate in interactive activities. The event is taking place on Sept. 12 at 11 a.m. in the Student Center Ballroom and will have free food, entertainment, and exciting prizes.

Group Fitness Passes on Sale Now

The Campus Recreation (CRC) offers more than 35 drop-in group fitness classes every week during the semester so students can add variety to their exercise routine. A semester membership to group fitness is available for $73 and can be purchases in person at the member services desk, online at mycrc.gatech.edu, or by calling 404-385-7529.

New Program Encourages Healthy Relationship with Food

Students can explore their relationship with food, dieting, and body image with Health Initiatives’ new Intuitive Eating Program. Intuitive eating is an evidence-based non-diet approach that will help you create a balanced and compassionate relationship with food and your body. For more information and the dates of the workshops, visit http://healthinitiatives.gatech.edu/nutrition/intuitive-eating.

Life Skill Building with Adulting Program

The Adulting series introduces students to life skills that are not taught in the classroom. This fall, this five-week series begins on September 20. Topics being covered this semester include time management, purpose, networking, cooking, and self-branding. Registration is encouraged. To learn more and register, visit http://healthinitiatives.gatech.edu/adulting.

Two Opportunities for Students to Learn about Financial Well-Being

Health Initiatives is offering two programs to help students take control of their finances: Transit Financial Wellness, an online course, and Foundations of Finance, an in-person five-week course. Students can sign up for Transit anytime online and access the modules using their Georgia Tech account. Students interested in an in-person course can register for Foundations of Finance online. Deadlines to register for the in-person course are September 15 for session one and Oct 26 for session two. To learn more, visit http://healthinitiatives.gatech.edu/well-being/finance.

Opt Outside with Campus Recreation

Caving, backpacking, bountain biking, or whitewater kayaking are just some of the outdoor instructional adventures your student can participate in with CRC’s outdoor recreation program. Spots fill up quick for these trips, so students are strongly encouraged to register early. Registration is done in person at the Wilderness Outpost in the CRC. To learn more about various trips, visit http://crc.gatech.edu/outdoor/adventure.

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  • Created By: Sara Warner
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  • Created On: Sep 7, 2018 - 8:04am
  • Last Updated: Sep 7, 2018 - 8:04am