Current and Upcoming Wellness Events

We invite all faculty and staff to participate in the Syracuse University Wellness Initiative programs and events. Check out the current and upcoming wellness offerings below and don’t forget to subscribe to the wellness email list to receive the most up-to-date Wellness Initiative information (subscribe to email list on the wellness homepage).

Questions, feel free to contact us by email or calling 315.443.5472.

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THRIVE! A well-being series by Northbound

12-part series beginning in Sept.

Join Jaime Weisberg, owner of Northbound for this 12-part well-being series. Jaime will break down the science of well-being and the key elements known to increase happiness, combat overwhelm, and move us from simply surviving — to THRIVING! Each session will include practical and research backed strategies to build resilience in the face of our modern-day stressors and flourish amidst the busyness.

Smart Fuel Challenge

Sept. 27 – Oct. 25

Over this four-week email challenge, you’ll learn how to reboot your eating habits to feel great and develop a fun, achievable approach to eating well. Complete each check-in for a chance to win prizes! There will be three random prize winners each week and then one grand prize winner at completion of the challenge.

Plant-Based Cooking Demo

Sept. 30

Join The Wellness Team for this cooking demo of a humble yet savory stew layered with lots of flavors and a side salad with delicious homemade dressing. Give yourself the belly-warming satisfaction of a comfort food with a rustic-chic elegance. Plus add a little zing and freshness to your salad with these irresistible homemade dressings.

On-Campus WorkLife Learning Opportunities

Oct. 2, Nov. 14, Dec. 6

Faculty and staff are invited to participate in a variety of work life offerings related to child care and elder care. Offerings are both in-person and via webinar.

Diabetes Prevention Program Pilot

Begins Oct. 9

Syracuse University has partnered with the YMCA of Central New York to facilitate the Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) pilot for active benefits-eligible faculty and staff. The DPP is a CDC-recognized, evidence-based lifestyle change program developed specifically to prevent or delay type 2 diabetes.

Wellness Workshops by Request

Are you interested in hosting a wellness workshop in your department? Would you like an overview of the Wellness Initiative or Carebridge presented to your department? If you answer yes to either of these questions, you can send the Wellness Initiative a request to make it happen!

Test Your Smarts

Faculty and staff are invited to play along with us and test your knowledge about a variety of wellness topics each month.

WW (formerly Weight Watchers)

Syracuse University’s partnership with WW (formerly Weight Watchers) is ongoing. If you are an active benefit-eligible Syracuse University faculty or staff member you have access to discounted rates on WW Digital and WW digital + workshops.

Move More with Healthy Monday Syracuse

Healthy Monday Syracuse is a national initiative to help end chronic preventable diseases by offering weekly prompts and programs to support people and participating organizations in starting and sustaining healthy behaviors. In addition to their Monday Mile walks, Healthy Monday’s offerings include Move it Monday and Yoga!