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 call 315.443.5472.

Webinar: Breast Cancer Awareness

Oct. 28 at noon

Join Dr. Lorna Fitzpatrick from Excellus BlueCross BlueShield for this 30-minute virtual presentation to gain insight into breast cancer. You’ll learn about risk factors, detection and diagnosis. You will also learn different ways to decrease your risk. There will be a few minutes in the end for questions with Dr. Fitzpatrick.

Am I Hungry? Mindful Eating Program

Begins week of Sept. 27

Am I Hungry?® is a non-diet, weight-neutral approach that empowers individuals to take charge of their decisions about eating, physical activity, health and self-care. This eight-week interactive group program for faculty and staff will begin in person the week of Sept. 27 (north and south campus options). The focus is to help individuals break out of emotional eating cycles using practical, doable strategies.

S3: Sip. Stand. Stretch Challenge

Sept. 27—Oct. 15

In less than five minutes, you can make a big difference in your overall physical and mental well-being. Drinking more and moving more can increase energy, relieve fatigue, promote weight management, flush out toxins in your body, boost your immune system. prevent muscle cramps and so much more.

Diabetes (type 2) Prevention Program

Begins week of Oct. 12

Syracuse University has continued their partnership with the YMCA of Central New York to facilitate the Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) 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 101: Monthly Quiz Series

Faculty and staff are invited to play along with us and test your knowledge about a variety of wellness topics each month for a chance to win prizes!

WorkLife Learning Opportunities

Workshops offered by Carebridge and Check back each month for upcoming workshops!

Financial Wellness Workshop Series


No matter what chapter of your life you are in, you can always begin, change or improve your financial story. Beginning tomorrow, a new financial wellness workshop series for faculty and staff will be offered virtually through Carebridge. The series will provide a practical approach to enhancing your financial aptitude while focusing on actions you can take to protect your finances.

Department Gratitude Challenge

Your choice of dates/length

The Wellness Team will provide you with everything you need to successfully deliver a team gratitude challenge! The challenge features 30 small, achievable goals to help you and your team express gratitude and better appreciate the little things in life. The beauty of this challenge is the dates and length are totally up to you.