Women’s Heart Health Lunch and Learn (Bring Your Own Lunch)

Please join the Women’s Leadership Network Employee Resource Group (ERG) and UWGB Wellness Committee February 15th, 2023 to network and learn more about women’s heart health.  Please bring your lunch and join the event at any time.

11:30AM-12:00PM – Information and Resources

  • American Heart Association Resources
  • What is an AED and where are they on our campus by University Police
  • Healthy eating on campus by Chartwells
  • Exercise at the Kress by UREC
  • Wellness Committee Resources and Challenge

12:00PM-12:30PM – Speakers (Streamed via Teams – please email Lynn Niemi at niemil@uwgb.edu for the link.)

  • Molly Schroeder, Marketing Specialist at the Brown County Library will share her story of having a heart attack at age 21
  • Paula Fleurant, R.N., M.S, UWGB Alumni and 24 year open heart survivor

12:30PM-1:00PM – Round table discussion and networking

  • Discussion with speakers and networking time.

When: February 15, 2023

Location: 1965 Room in University Union

To request an accommodation or needing additional information, please contact Lynn Niemi at niemil@uwgb.edu or call 920-465-2849.

Group Fitness Punch Cards

Attend 12 group fitness classes this semester and receive a prize!

Group Fitness morning and lunch hour classes are free for faculty and staff! If you prefer to attend a class in the afternoon/evening, all you have to do is purchase an unlimited membership ($60/semester or $100/year). This can be done online or at the Kress front desk.

View class schedule

To register for classes, please visit urec.uwgb.edu or download the UREC app.

Log in with your UWGB email and password. Registration instructions.

Email Alex Wandersee at wandersa@uwgb.edu if you have any questions.

See you in class!

Well Wisconsin Radio: Purpose and Goals

Well Wisconsin Radio podcast discusses topics of health and wellbeing from experts around the State of Wisconsin.

Purpose and Goals with Health Coach Kari Wray

Focus on your well-being in 2023 by aligning your purpose with your goals. Join Renee Fox, as she talks with a WebMD Health Coach Kari Wray to help you live on purpose this year. Renee will start the conversation with a clip from an interview with Dr. Christine Whelan, author, speaker and clinical professor in the Consumer Science department at the School of Human Ecology at UW-Madison, to set the stage on connecting your purpose with your well-being. Then Coach Kari will guide us through steps to use your purpose as motivation for creating and meeting your goals.

Click HERE to listen to the podcast now!

Well Wisconsin Radio: Let’s Talk Advance Care Planning

Well Wisconsin Radio podcast discusses topics of health and wellbeing from experts around the State of Wisconsin.

Advance Care Planning

Join host, Renee Fox, as she talks with Parini Tolat and Jamie Guerrettaz, two Advance Care Planning Coordinators with UW Health. It takes courage to plan ahead and think about a time in the future when you may not be able to make healthcare decisions for yourself or you are not able to communicate your preferences. Renee’s guests will help folks plan ahead and find comfort knowing their current and future care preferences are in writing, which helps loved ones not have the burden of guessing about wishes.

Click HERE to listen to the podcast now!

Kognito Simulation Training Wellness Challenge Ending Soon

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Reminder if you want to be in the Wellness Committee drawing for the Kognito Simulation Training please have your training done by December 31st.

In order to participate in the simulation go to https://uwgb.kognito.com and select “Employee” for the User. This 45-minute training can be completed in multiple sittings as your progress can be saved.

The Wellness Committee will be awarding 20 employees who complete the training by December 31st. The drawing will take place on Thursday, January 12th with winners being contacted via email by Friday, January 13th.

For more details on this Challenge please visit the original job post here.

If you have any questions, please contact Amy Henniges or the Wellness Center Counseling Team at 920-465-2380 or wellnesscenter@uwgb.edu.

Kognito Simulation Training Wellness Challenge

Students today face increasing pressures that can lead to emotional distress, depression, anxiety, substance abuse and even thoughts of suicide. As faculty and staff, we can take small steps that make a big difference. UW-Green Bay has adopted the Kognito online avatar-based conversation simulation platform “At-Risk Mental Health” for Faculty & Staff, to help us learn to notice signs of distress, use techniques to discuss our concerns, and refer students to appropriate resources. The simulation training lets you practice these challenging conversations at your own pace through role-play with virtual students.

In order to participate in the simulation go to https://uwgb.kognito.com and select “Employee” for the User. This 45-minute training can be completed in multiple sittings as your progress can be saved.

The Wellness Committee will be awarding 20 employees who complete the training by December 31st. If you have already completed the training, your participation will be included. A drawing will take place on Thursday, January 12th and winners will be contacted via email by Friday, January 13th.

If you have any questions or concerns, please don’t hesitate to contact Amy Henniges or the Wellness Center Counseling Team at 920-465-2380 or wellnesscenter@uwgb.edu .