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.

January 2023

Tuesday, January 31: 10 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. ACS approved.
Registration Link


Tuesday, January 31: 5:30 p.m.

New Year, New You Workshop
New Year, New You is a Health Promotion and cross-college goal-setting workshop to get everyone started on the right foot for the semester. This workshop highlights proactive strategies for time and stress management and considering health and well-being as part of what it means to have a successful semester. Every student has the opportunity to connect with health and well-being experts and academic advisors for each of the four Colleges and the College of Professional Studies. ACS approved.
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.
In partnership with the Grad Center and Mission & Ministry
St. Mary's, Room 109

Tuesday, February 7: 4 p.m.

Grocery Shopping Tour
Join the campus dietitian on a grocery shopping tour at Giant. Students will learn how to stock a healthy grocery cart, what to look for on food labels and how to stretch your food budget. Transportation will be provided.
Space is limited.
Registration Link


Wednesday, February 8: 7 p.m.

QPR Suicide Prevention Training
Join trained facilitators for Question. Persuade. Refer. training. Ask a question. Save a life. ACS approved.
Registration Link

Thursday, February 9: 6:30 p.m.

Aphrodisiac Dinner
Registration Link

Monday, February 13: 6:30 p.m.

"The Bystander Moment" 
Film Screening and Discussion
Registration Link

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

Friday, February 17: 7 p.m.

Evening Cardio Dance Program
Registration Link

Tuesday, February 21: 6 p.m.

Allyship for Recovery Training
This training serves to build educated and empathetic allies by sharing best practices and skills for support for those in recovery.
Registration Link
 

Tuesday, February 21: 7 p.m.

Strengths and Supplements Workshop
Join Villanova Football Head Athletic Performance Coach on to learn how to create and execute a safe and effective strength program and what you should eat to maximize your workouts! Space is limited.
Registration Link

Wednesday, February 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

Monday, February 27: 6:30 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 Link

Tuesday, February 28: 9:30 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

 

 

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: 7 p.m.

Barre and Bubbles Fitness Program
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: 6 p.m.

Changing Minds: Stories Over Stigma
As a child, Kristen experienced significant trauma. When she reached her preteen years, Kristen didn't know how to manage what she was feeling and turned to alcohol, drugs, and self harm to mask the pain that she so desperately wanted to keep locked away. After going to treatment, where she learned how to replace her negative coping skills with positive ones, she worked hard to incorporate those habits into her life. Join Kristen and hear her story of resilience and recovery.
Dougherty Hall, West Lounge

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 Link

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.


Thursday, March 23: 4 p.m .

Allyship for Recovery Training
This training serves to build educated and empathetic allies by sharing best practices and skills for support for those in recovery.
Registration Link

 

Monday, March 27: 6:30 p.m.

Snack 'n' Chat with POWER
Details coming soon.

Tuesday, March 28: 10 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.

Thursday, March 30: 4 p.m.

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 Link

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: 6 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

Friday, April 21: 3 p.m.

Allyship for Recovery Training
This training serves to build educated and empathetic allies by sharing best practices and skills for support for those in recovery.
Registration Link
 

Friday, April 21: 3 p.m.

Earth Day Walk with Sustainability
Details coming soon.

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: 6:30 p.m.

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

 

 

May 2023

Friday, May 5: 11 a.m.

Stress-Less Healthy Happy Hour

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

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

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: Call 988.