CALENDAR OF EVENTS: 2022-23 ACADEMIC YEAR

The Office of Health Promotion is pleased to introduce upcoming events and topics of interest for the 2022-23 academic year.

 

 

November 2022

Tuesday, November 29: 9 a.m.

Strength Training 101
Are you interested in strength training but feel intimidated or confused as to where to begin? Join this intro class to learn the basics of strength training and how to create a safe and effective program. Class will be held in Farley Gym and registration is required.
Registration Link


Wednesday, November 30: 5:30 p.m.

Trauma-Informed Yoga
Looking to relax before finals week and connect with your body? Join us for a trauma-informed yoga session. Registration is required. Yoga mats are provided or you are welcome to bring your own! 
Registration Link

 

 

December 2022

Friday, December 2: 3 to 6 p.m.

Reducing Stigma & Bias Around Recovery Training
Join faculty, staff and students who are working to create a recovery-friendly Villanova and embrace their fellow Villanovans in recovery. Stigma and Bias around Recovery training is provided by Unity Recovery and with funding from the STOP (Supporting Treatment and Overdose Prevention) grant awarded to the Health and Well-Being Committee, Sustainability Leadership Council, to build a campus collegiate recovery community. Space is limited; reserve your spot using this registration link.
 

Wednesday, December 7: Noon to 1 p.m..

Where Is the Love? Wednesday with Pals for Life
Co-Sponsor: College of Professional Studies
Relax with our furry friends from Pals for Life.
Vasey 102

Thursday, December 8: Noon to 2 p.m.

Thriving through Finals
Connelly Center

Tuesday, December 13: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Stress-Less Healthy Happy Hour with Pals for Life and Falvey Library
Enjoy a relaxing break from your studies with games, arts & crafts, and pet therapy with our Pals for Life.

 

 

 

January 2023

 Wednesday, January 18: 12 p.m.

Where Is the Love? Wednesdays with Pals for Life
Relax with our furry friends from Pals for Life.
Health Services Building, Room 200

Tuesday, January 24: 7 p.m.

Navigating Difficult Conversations with Professors (virtual)
https://villanova.zoom.us/j/92531519293

Wednesday, January 25: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

SUPER Where Is the Love? Wednesdays with Pals for Life
Come relax and de-stress an hour before pet therapy. Enjoy coloring, mindfulness activities, or relax in our hammocks! After pet therapy (noon to 1 p.m.), stick around for a short program and activity with our POWER community advocates!
Health Services Building, Room 200
 

Thursday, January 26: 7 p.m.

Ask a Sex-pert Virtual Workshop
Join Dr. Mark Levand, certified sexuality educator, for a virtual conversation about sexuality and its many facets. Questions of all kinds are welcome. Registration details coming soon.

Monday, January 30

New Year, New You Workshop (virtual)
Details coming soon.

Tuesday, January 31: 9 a.m.

Strength Training 101
 Are you interested in strength training but feel intimidated or confused as to where to begin? Join this intro class to learn the basics of strength training and how to create a safe and effective program.
Registration Link

 

 

February 2023

HEALTHY RELATIONSHIPS AWARENESS MONTH

Learn more about what a healthy relationship looks and feels like and identify ways to support others in unhealthy or abusive relationships. 

Wednesday, February 1: 12 p.m.

Where Is the Love? Wednesdays with Pals for Life
Come relax with our furry friends from Pals for Life.
Details coming soon.

Tuesday, February 7

Grocery Shopping Tour
Registration details coming soon.

Wednesday, February 8: 7 p.m.

QPR Suicide Prevention Training
Join trained facilitators for Question. Persuade. Refer. training. Ask a question. Save a life.
Registration details coming soon.

Thursday, February 9

Aphrodisiac Dinner
Details coming soon.

Monday, February 13

"The Bystander Moment" 
Film Screening and Discussion
Details coming soon.

Wednesday, February 15: 12 p.m.

Where Is the Love? Wednesdays with Pals for Life
Come relax with our furry friends from Pals for Life.
Health Services Building, Room 200

Tuesday, February 21

Strengths and Supplements Workshop
Details coming soon.

Wednesday, February 22: 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.

SUPER Where Is the Love? Wednesdays with Pals for Life
Come relax and de-stress an hour before pet therapy. Enjoy coloring, mindfulness activities, or relax in our hammocks! After pet therapy, stick around for a short program and activity with our POWER community advocates!
Health Services Building, Room 200

Wednesday, February 22: 7 p.m.

Love the Skin You're In:
The Faces & Fashions of Villanova

Connelly Center
Details coming soon.

Friday, February 24

Evening Cardio Dance Program
Details coming soon.

Monday, February 27: 7 p.m.

Painting with POWER and MHAA/Green Bandana Project
Enjoy a step-by-step painting session and get to know campus resources. All materials supplied.
Registration details coming soon.

Tuesday, February 28

Strength Training 101
Are you interested in strength training but feel intimidated or confused as to where to begin? Join this intro class to learn the basics of strength training and how to create a safe and effective program. 
Registration details coming soon.

 

 

March 2023

NATIONAL NUTRITION MONTH

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

Wednesday, March 1

Where Is the Love? Wednesdays with Pals for Life & Falvey Memorial Library
Details coming soon.

Tuesday, March 14

Barre and Bubbles
Details coming soon.

Wednesday,  March 15: 12 p.m.

Where Is the Love? Wednesdays with Pals for Life
Come relax with our furry friends from Pals for Life.
Health Services Building, Room 200

Monday, March 20: 8 p.m.

QPR Suicide Prevention Training
Join trained facilitators for Question. Persuade. Refer. Training. Ask a question. Save a life.
Registration details coming soon.

Wednesday, March 22: 12 p.m.

Where Is the Love? Wednesdays with Pals for Life
Come relax with our furry friends from Pals for Life
Health Services Building, Room 200

Wednesday, March 22

Meal of Mindfulness
Details and registration information coming soon.

Tuesday, March 28: 9 a.m.

Strength Training 101
Are you interested in strength training but feel intimidated or confused as to where to begin? Join this intro class to learn the basics of strength training and how to create a safe and effective program. 
Registration details coming soon.

Wednesday, March 29

Difficult Conversations Series
Details coming soon.

Thursday, March 30

Build a Better Salad Program
Details coming soon.

 

 

April 2023

SEXUAL ASSAULT AWARENESS MONTH

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

Tuesday, April 11: 4 p.m.

QPR Training
Join trained facilitators for Question. Persuade. Refer. Training. Ask a question. Save a life.
Registration details coming soon.

Monday, April 17: 5:30 p.m.

Trauma-Informed Yoga
Yoga mats will be provided, but you are welcome to bring your own.
Registration details coming soon.

Tuesday, April 18: 5 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Cooking Sustainably on Campus
Details coming soon.

Wednesday, April 19: 12 p.m.

Where Is the Love? Wednesdays with Pals for Life
Come relax with our furry friends from Pals for Life.
Health Services Building, Room 200

Monday, April 24: 6 p.m.

Painting with POWER and Public Safety
Enjoy a step-by-step painting session and get to know campus resources. All materials supplied.
Registration details coming soon.

Tuesday, April 25: 9 a.m.

Strength Training 101
Are you interested in strength training but feel intimidated or confused as to where to begin? Join this intro class to learn the basics of strength training and how to create a safe and effective program. 
Registration details coming soon.

Wednesday, April 26: 12 p.m.

Where Is the Love? Wednesdays with Pals for Life
Come relax with our furry friends from Pals for Life.
Health Services Building, Room 200

Wednesday, April 26

"The Bystander Moment"
Film Screening and Discussion
Details coming soon.

 

 

May 2023

STRESS-LESS HEALTHY HAPPY HOUR

Enjoy a relaxing break from your studies with games, arts & crafts, and pet therapy with our Pals for Life.

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*
Join us almost every Wednesday for an hour of pet therapy. Come relax and decrease your stress with our furry friends from Pals for Life! For exact dates check out our Instagram @villanovahealth or visit us on Facebook at Villanova Office of Health Promotion.

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!

 

 

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