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Campus Turkey Trot - THIS FRIDAY!

Please join Team HSC on Friday, Nov. 16 at 9:00am for a Turkey Trot around MET. We ask all participants to bring one canned food item for the Student Food Pantry. After the Turkey Trot, we encourage you to participate in the Campus Crawl! 

RSVP HERE! Refreshments and swag will be provided. Fitness Center showers (on campus) will be available to participants.

 

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Fresh Produce Pickup Today

The UNTHSC Food Pantry & Community Garden will have fresh produce available for pickup today!

The list of items available are:

Hot Peppers Jalapenos Ghost Peppers Bell Peppers Mustard Greens Rosemary Oregano

The fresh produce will be located in SSC Suite 220 Room 224. The student food pantry is located in SSC Room 232.

Questions? wellnessservices@unthsc.edu

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Student Food Pantry Thanksgiving Food Drive

As we prepare for the Thanksgiving holiday, the Office of Wellness Services will be collecting items for Thanksgiving bags to be distributed on November 20th and 21st. All bags will include items for a traditional Thanksgiving meal.

Pickup available starting on November 20th - 21st, 8:00am - 5:00pm.

Please email wellnessservices@unthsc.edu to reserve a thanksgiving bag and to arrange pickup!

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NCHA Student Survey

WE WANT TO HEAR FROM YOU!

Reminder to check your email for the link to the NCHA survey from the Office of Student Affairs. The survey is open through 11/15!

350 students who complete the survey will be randomly selected to receive a $10 Amazon gift card!

Questions? Contact: WellnessServices@unthsc.edu

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GO Relax

Need a break and want to get away for a little bit? If you do, the Office of Wellness Services can help! Join us for our "GO Relax" event at the MET 109-111 on Thursday Nov. 8th from 12:30 - 2:30P. We'll have: 

Therapy dogs Arts, crafts, and puzzles Guided meditations Light snacks and beverages. 

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Cultural Night is Friday! RSVP TODAY!

Please join us in the celebration of the diversity of UNTHSC campus at ‘Cultural Night’ on November 9, 2018 from 5:30 to 9:00 PM in MET 109-111. The tickets are $8 which includes six different cuisines (Indian, Mediterranean, American, Mexican, Asian, Nigerian).

RSVP HERE: https://orgsync.com/12078/events/2529377/occurrences/6096928

Tickets can be purchased:

Online at www.bit.ly/cn-ticket Via Venmo – GitaUNTHSC Via bank transfer/Zelle –...

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UNTHSC T-shirts For Sale

***Sale Ends Friday, Nov. 16 at 5:00pm***

Looking for a long-sleeved frocket to sport through the winter season? If so, HSC for Life is selling the perfect shirt for you! All proceeds will be deposited into the Student Assistance Fund. This fund offers financial assistance to students experiencing food insecurity, a medical emergency, natural disaster, and/or a catastrophic event. Prices range from $20-$22, depending on size. 

To purchase a shirt, please visit:...

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UNTHSC is Hosting Startup Weekend Fort Worth! November 9-11, 2018

Startup Weekend is a 54-hour event where attendees pitch business ideas, form teams around the top ideas, validate their market, develop a business plan, and finally present their business to a panel of judges. It is a great place for budding entrepreneurs to find co-founders, mentors, and momentum for their ideas as well as to learn and develop skills hands-on.

Startup Weekend is a great place to test ideas and turn them into companies. It is not geared towards existing research,...

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Serve Others First November Newsletter

Below are several opportunities to Serve Others First! As a reminder, we aim to track all service hours. Any volunteer hours completed on or after Sept. 1, 2018 should be logged HERE. Do NOT submit hours in which your department has already accounted for. Please email Stephanie Cuellar (Stephanie.Cuellar@unthsc.edu) with questions or concerns. 

 

Career Day at Kirkpatrick Elementary School

Kirkpatrick Elementary School is hosting their Careers in Health, Career Day on...

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LET'S GET MOVING - NOVEMBER!

LET'S GET MOVING! 

Do you know someone at UNTHSC who likes to walk, run, or cycle? If so, encourage them to join Team HSC HERE! Check out some upcoming events below. Did you know that UNTHSC students get FREE Fort Worth Bike Sharing memberships? Claim your free annual membership HERE! Additionally, UNTHSC employees get 50% off their annual membership. Sign-up using your UNTHSC email account at https://fortworth.bcycle.com/join-now.   

Upcoming Walks/Runs   Team HSC Campus...

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GOvember!

The Office of Wellness Services is hosting GOvember! Check out the schedule below.

GO Walk: GOvember 2018 Walking Challenge! Participate in our month long walking challenge and be entered to win a prize! The challenge will begin Thursday, November 1st! Click HERE for details. 

GO Relax: Need a break and want to get away for a little bit? If you do, the Office of Wellness Services can help! Join us for our "GO Relax" event at the MET 109-111 on Thursday Nov. 8th from 12:30 -...

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GOvember Walking Challenge

Nov 1 - Nov 30

The Office of Wellness Services is hosting a walking challenge as part of our GOvember initiatives. Participate in the Fitness Center's month long walking challenge and be entered into a prize drawing. The walking challenge will start Nov. 1 and run through the end of the month. Please view and download calendar and instructions below. 

2018 GOvember Walking Challenge Calendar.pdf

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2018 GOvember Walking Challenge Rules.pdf Click to View

 

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Fitness Center Open House!

Come out to the Fitness Center for Open House to celebrate our new look from 11:00am-1:00pm Tuesday, October 23rd ! There will be drawings for a free 1 month membership, personal training sessions, and a nutritional consult. Additionally, there will be free juice provided by Reful!  

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Campus Crawl

Friday, Nov 16, 11 am
UNTHSC Campus
This event does not require an RSVP.

SafeHaven of Tarrant County

Come join the Office of Wellness Services and Mary Beth Kopsovich of SafeHaven Tarrant County! Learn what SafeHaven does and how they help domestic violence survivors with an interprofessional approach. EAD 714 from 12pm - 1pm. Free lunch for the first 25 people! RSVP Here

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Mental Illness in Tarrant County

The Office of Wellness Services and the Psychiatry club will be hosting Dr. Segars, DO of MHMR Tarrant to discuss Mental Illness. Join us at the EAD 406 from 12-1P. *This event is a part of the “Passport To Success” offered by Student Affairs. Lunch will be provided for the first 50 people! RSVP Here

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Mental Illness in Tarrant County

Thursday, Oct 11, 12 pm
EAD 406

The Office of Wellness Services and the Psychiatry club will be hosting Dr. Segars, DO of MHMR Tarrant to discuss Mental Illness. Join us at the EAD 406 from 12-1P. *This event is a part of the “Passport To Success” offered by Student Affairs. Lunch will be provided for the first 50 people! 

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Limited spaces available

LET'S GET MOVING - OCTOBER!

Team HSC 

Do you know someone at UNTHSC who likes to walk, run, or cycle? If so, encourage them to join Team HSC HERE! Check out some upcoming events below.

Fort Worth Bike Sharing Discounts 

Did you know that UNTHSC students get FREE Fort Worth Bike Sharing memberships? Claim your free annual membership HERE! Additionally, UNTHSC employees get 50% off their annual membership. Sign-up using your UNTHSC email account at https://fortworth.bcycle.com/join-now. 

Upcoming...

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North Texas Giving Day - Make Your Gift Today!

North Texas Giving Day is here! Join us in showing your love for UNT Health Science Center. A gift of any size can go a long way. Make your gift today at: https://www.northtexasgivingday.org/ and search for UNTHSC.

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North Texas Giving Day - Get Ready To Make An Impact!

North Texas Giving Day is just around the corner! Join us on September 20th, 2018, in showing your love for UNT Health Science Center. A gift of any size can go a long way. Begin by scheduling your gift today and see how much of an impact you can make at: https://www.northtexasgivingday.org/ and search for UNTHSC.

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Wellness Week September 17-21, 2018

Wellness Week September 17-21, 2018: Check out our event schedule below!

All Day All Week

Food Pantry Donations: Donations to our student food pantry are always needed and help our student population be well. Donations can be dropped off at SSC 232 between 8A-5P.

Kindness Rocks: Take on the Kindness Rocks Challenge on the 2nd floor Lib next the Java Lab all week from 8A-5P.  

Campus Events

Monday September 17th: From 11A-1P come by and sign up for a...

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Constitution Day is Monday!

On Monday, Sept. 17 from 11:00-1:00pm in the MET Lobby, The Financial Aid Office will be celebrating Constitution Day! Enjoy a cupcake and mini Constitution (limited supplies, first come-first serve) while you register to vote with Voter Registration Initiative (VRI) - Tarrant County! RSVP HERE!

VRI is a non-partisan group interested in increasing voter registration in the area! They will have deputized registrars providing the following information and...

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HSC4L Officer Elections TOMORROW!

Please join HSC for Life (HSC4L) for Officer Elections tomorrow (Sept. 13) from 12:00-1:00pm in RES 100. 

REFUL will be passing out juices and meals to-go to attendees. Please be sure to RSVP HERE, so they prepare enough food for everyone.

You will have to opportunity to hear from your fellow classmates running for the following positions: 

President President Elect Vice President of Marketing Vice President of Philanthropy Vice President of Engagements (one for each...

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Last Call for HSC for Life Officer Nominations! Don't Miss the 11:45pm Deadline!

HSC for Life (HSC4L) nominations close in less than three hours! Be sure to get your self-nominations in prior to the deadline. You won't want to miss out on being a part of this amazing organization!

HSC4L is a group of current students committed to supporting the One University mission through leadership, networking, service, and philanthropy. They will work to strengthen the bond between past, present, and future students as well as promote service and philanthropy through...

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Suicide Prevention Week

Suicide Prevention Week: September 10-14th RSVP for Events.

Off Campus Events

Saturday Sept. 8th: Annual Run for Life! 5K at Trinity Park. Help us support the Mental Health America of Greater Tarrant County, Suicide Awareness Coalition and the LOSS Team! Any level of support you are able to offer is greatly appreciated. Register HERE.

Monday Sept. 10th: Suicide Prevention Day Cycle Around the Globe! International Association for Suicide Prevention is raising...

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