CALENDAR OF EVENTS: 2021-22 ACADEMIC YEAR

The Office of Health Promotion is pleased to introduce upcoming events and topics of interest for the 2021-22 academic year. Please check back soon for details as we finalize our event calendar.

SEPTEMBER

Healthy Nova Week

Get acquainted with campus health and well-being resources, set goals for the semester, get in a great workout, and learn how to be in the present moment with a mindfulness practice.


Wednesday, September 8: 4-5 p.m.
Where is the Love? Wednesday with Pals for Life
Enjoy time with therapy pets from the Pals for Life organization.
Dougherty Hall, West Lounge

Wednesday, September 15: 4-5 p.m.
Where is the Love? Wednesday with Pals for Life
Enjoy time with therapy pets from the Pals for Life organization.
Dougherty Hall, West Lounge

Wednesday, September 22: 4-5 p.m.
Where is the Love? Wednesday with Pals for Life
Enjoy time with therapy pets from the Pals for Life organization.
Dougherty Hall, West Lounge

 

 

OCTOBER

Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Learn to recognize the signs of domestic and intimate partner violence and unite with advocates in their efforts to end the abuse.


Wednesday, October 6: 4-5 p.m.
Where is the Love? Wednesday with Pals for Life
Enjoy time with therapy pets from the Pals for Life organization.
Dougherty Hall, West Lounge

Wednesday, October 20: 4-5 p.m.
Where is the Love? Wednesday with Pals for Life

Enjoy time with therapy pets from the Pals for Life organization.
Dougherty Hall, West Lounge

 

 

NOVEMBER

November 18: The Great American Smokeout

This day is an opportunity for smokers to commit to healthy, smoke-free lives—not just for a day, but year-round. Sign the Villanova University Tobacco-Free Campus Petition.


Wednesday, November 3: 4-5 p.m.
Where is the Love? Wednesday with Pals for Life
Enjoy time with therapy pets from the Pals for Life organization.
Co-sponsor: College of Professional Studies
Vasey 102

Wednesday, November 10: 4-5 p.m.
Where is the Love? Wednesday with Pals for Life
Enjoy time with therapy pets from the Pals for Life organization.
Dougherty Hall, West Lounge

Wednesday, November 17: 4-5 p.m.
Where is the Love? Wednesday with Pals for Life
Enjoy time with therapy pets from the Pals for Life organization.
Dougherty Hall, West Lounge

 

 

 

DECEMBER

Wednesday, December 1: 4-5 p.m.
Where is the Love? Wednesday with Pals for Life
Enjoy time with therapy pets from the Pals for Life organization.
Dougherty Hall, West Lounge

Friday, December 10: TBD
Stress-less Healthy Happy Hour with POWER
Enjoy a relaxing break from your studies with games, arts and crafts, and pet therapy with our Pals for Life. 

 

 

FEBRUARY

Healthy Relationship Month

Learn more about what a healthy relationship looks and feels like, talk with campus sex-perts, and identify ways to support others in unhealthy or abusive relationships.


UPCOMING EVENTS

POWER’s Annual Aphrodisiac Dinner
A healthy relationship workshop and Valentine’s Day-themed dinner.

Love the Skin You’re In: The Faces and Fashions of Villanova
Every body is different, and everybody is beautiful! This unconventional fashion show features Villanova students and how they use fashion to express themselves and celebrate their individuality.

 

 

MARCH

NATIONAL NUTRITION MONTH

Understand the nutritional needs of your body and create healthful eating patterns with the foods you love.


 

 

APRIL

SEXUAL ASSAULT AWARENESS MONTH

Connect and discuss with other Villanova students about how to prevent sexual violence and support those who have been affected by it.


Health Services Building, First Floor

ONGOING

Mental Health and Well-Being Course

Students, staff and faculty are welcome to take a free, online Mental Health and Well-Being course at any time during the 2020-21 academic year.

Prescription Drug Course

Taking a prescription drug recreationally, or for enjoyment/not for their intended purpose is drug abuse. To learn more about how to make healthy, safe decisions with prescription drugs, take the FREE online prescription drug course.

Where is the Love? Wednesdays Pet Therapy with Pals for Life*
Relax with your furry friends and decrease your stress.

One Love Escalation Workshop*
Learn the warning signs of relationship abuse and work to change the statistics.

QPR Suicide Prevention Training*
Join trained facilitators for Question. Persuade. Refer. (QPR) training. Ask a question. Save a life.

Painting with POWER Series*
Enjoy a step-by-step painting session and get to know campus resources through facilitated conversation.

Breakfast-on-the-Go*
Grab a healthy breakfast, meet POWER, and pick up quick tips for healthful eating!

*Fall 2021 dates coming soon.

 

 

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EMERGENCY CONTACTS

 

In an emergency, call Villanova Public Safety at 610-519-4444.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255 (800-273-TALK)