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Join VCU HR and share some kindness! This fun and timely challenge runs for the month of September.  Winners will be selected each week and at the Grand Prize will be given at the end of the Challenge. View the challenges and submit entires here!


 Upcoming Employee Well-Being Programs

All Well-Being Programs are now virtual - Join in from anywhere!

 

September 2020 

 Monday, September 21 – 12:30 pm

Bodyweight Strength with Jess

(Presented by VCU HR and VCU Recreational Sports)

Strengthen all of the major muscle groups in your body by participating in this Bodyweight Strength fitness class! With a focus on utilizing your bodyweight with high repetitions, participants will be guided through a series of exercises targeting the chest, back, arms, legs, glutes, and core.

Register: Talent@VCU

 

Tuesday, September 22 – 9 am to 4 pm

FLU IMMUNIZATION CLINIC

By Appointment Only – Get more information here!

Monroe Park Campus – HR Training Room, 922 W Grace St

 

Wednesday, September 23 – 11 am

Everything you need to know about buying or selling a home in the RVA Housing Market

(Presented by VCU HR & Long and Foster)

Topics will include: RVA Housing Market Update, Preparing to Buy or Sell a Home, Marketing your Home, The process from contract to close, Financing, and the rewards of “Moving with the Rams”

Register: Talent@VCU

 

Thursday, September 24 – 12 pm

Posture and Low Back Pain Symptoms and Management

(Presented by VCU HR & RVA PT)

Join us where we learn the relationships of posture that cause back pain and how simple ergonomic measures can help prevent back pain from recurring. Different management techniques to help relieve low back pain will be shown and explained. 

Register in Talent@VCU

 

  Wednesday, September 30 – 9 am to 4 pm

FLU IMMUNIZATION CLINIC

By Appointment Only – Get more information here!

MCV Campus – School of Pharmacy, 410 N 12th St, Room 129

 

October 2020 

Thursday, October 1st – 11:15 am

Core with Mady

(Presented by VCU HR and VCU Recreational Sports)

This class will help you build a more stable, powerful abdomen & lower back to improve fitness, straighten posture & provide a foundation to stay active.

Register: Talent@VCU

 

Friday, October 2nd – 12 noon

Taxes in Retirement – Learn about the new tax cuts and jobs act and how to become tax diversified

(Presented by VCU HR and Assoc of Financial Educators)

Join us as we discuss new tax law changes and how they affect taxes you pay during your retirement.

Register: Talent@VCU

 

Tuesday, October 6th – 12 noon

Deep Stretch with Jess

(Presented by VCU HR and VCU Recreational Sports)

A slower 30-minute practice focused on active stretching of muscles and opening of connective tissue. Participants are encouraged to have a yoga strap or dish/hand towel for this class.

Register: Talent@VCU

 

Thursday, October 8th – 12 noon

Aligning Money and Values

(Presented by VCU HR, VCUHS HR, and Virginia Credit Union)

This webinar will help define and align personal values to the financial choices you make every day.

Register: Talent@VCU

 

Monday, October 12th – 12:30 pm

Tomorrow in Focus: Saving for your ideal retirement

(Presented by VCU HR and TIAA)

You will learn the real benefit of time in regards to saving as well as the essential features of retirement investments.

Register: Talent@VCU

 

Tuesday, October 13th – 12 noon

Guided Meditation with Chelsea

(Presented by VCU HR and VCU Recreational Sports)

Take a break from responsibilities to find a moment of quiet reflection in the middle of your day with our guided meditation.

Register: Talent@VCU

 

Wednesday, October 14th -12 pm

Understanding Alzheimer’s & Dementia

(Presented by VCU HR and the Alzheimer’s Association)

Join us for this educational program covering the basics of Alzheimer’s and Dementia and information on how to face and deal with it.

Register: Talent@VCU

 

Thursday, October 15th – 12 pm

Estate Planning

(Presented by VCU HR and Anthem EAP)

Learn the terms for will planning, guardianships and trusts. We will also go over the pros and cons of different options.

Register: Talent@VCU

 

Wednesday, October 21st – 12 noon

Investment Basics

(Presented by VCU HR, VCUHS HR, and Virginia Credit Union)

This webinar will teach basic concepts of investing.

Register: Talent@VCU

 

Thursday, October 22nd – 9 am to 3 pm

FLU IMMUNIZATION CLINIC

By Appointment Only – Get more information here!

Monroe Park Campus – HR Training Room, 922 W Grace St

 

Friday, October 23rd – 12 pm – 12:30 pm

What time is it? Tune into your circadian rhythms

(Presented by VCU HR and VCU Recreational Sports)

Timing is everything. We will discuss circadian rhythms – your 24-hour internal clock. Attendees will leave this workshop with strategies on how to work with their circadian rhythms and not against them.

Register: Talent@VCU

 

Monday, October 26th – 9 am to 3 pm

FLU IMMUNIZATION CLINIC

By Appointment Only – Get more information here!

MCV Campus – School of Pharmacy, 410 N 12th St, Room 129

 

Tuesday, October 27th – 12 noon

Alternative Medicine, Fact or Fiction

(Presented by VCU HR & Anthem EAP)

Learn the basics of the most commonly used alternative and complementary healing arts, which includes: Chiropractic, Homeopathy, Herbal and Chinese Medicine, Naturopathy, Acupuncture, and Therapeutic Massage. See how these healing arts can improve your total health and wellness.

Register: Talent@VCU

 

Wednesday, October 28th – 2:30 pm

Guided Meditation with Mia

(Presented by VCU HR and VCU Recreational Sports)

Take a break from responsibilities to find a moment of quiet reflection in the middle of your day with our guided meditation.

Register: Talent@VCU

 

Thursday, October 29th – 12 noon

Deciphering Cancer Nutrition Headlines – Fact or Fiction

(Presented by VCU HR & Massey Cancer Center Dietitician)

Join dietitian Allie Farley as she reviews some of the hot topics regarding nutrition and cancer including sugar, comparing organic vs non organic produce, review soy and flaxseeds, critique popular “cancer-curing” diets and evaluate “superfoods”

Register: Talent@VCU

 


 Additional webinars and virtual sessions

Here are some other virtual well-being classes: In Talent – Thriving@Work: Leveraging the Connection between Well-Being and Productivity, Managing Your Personal Investments, Arianna Huffington’s Thrive 02: Learning How to Unplug and Recharge, Mindfulness, Meditation, Life Mastery: Achieving Happiness and Success, De-stress: Meditation and Movement for Stress Management and many other online classes (in Talent – under Learning in the search box type keyword: Well-Being, finances, happiness, or any other topic you may be interested in)

 VRS (Virginia Retirement System) offers numerous financial wellness courses. These can be found at: https://enrich.varetire.org/courses

 Also, Fidelity and TIAA offer numerous webinars and information. You can find more information at: https://www.fidelity.com/learning-center/overview or https://shared.tiaa.org/public/publictools/campaign/login/webinar?resume=/idp/WW50q/resumeSAML20/idp/SSO.ping

 VCU Recreational Sports

VCU Recreational Sports – offers a diversity of virtual programs including fitness, wellness, outdoor programs, parent and child programs fun and games, and more!

 Virginia Credit Union

Navigating through an Economic Crisis

During this webinar, we'll provide strategies to help you and your family find your way through an economic crisis—including a plan for reduced income and effectively managing debt.

 


 

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