News for Current students

Wednesday, July 28, 2021

Teaching Team for REC 373 Work to Provide Respite for Students

Dr. Lisbeth Berbary

Through the pandemic, online learning, and the saddening events occurring globally, a focus on respect, mental health, and well-being are necessary for all. For the teaching team of Dr. Lisbeth Berbary, Michela Pirruccio, Akua Kwarko-Fosu, Melanie Sean Lim, and Alex Silver of the Recreation and Leisure Studies Department teaching REC 373 – Qualitative Approaches to Leisure Research, these aspects were critical to the creation and usefulness of the course.

Friday, March 12, 2021

Rewiring for Happiness Toolkit: New Self-Directed Counselling Program Available Now on LEARN

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We've created a new self-directed program called the Rewiring for Happiness Toolkit that is available now on LEARN as a Self-Registration course. Rewiring for Happiness uses positive psychology strategies and tools to help focus your brain on kindness, mindfulness, gratitude, empathy, and connection.

Participants can view the content and complete the exercises at their own pace. The practices outlined in this toolkit can be used to help develop and enhance resilience, coping strategies, and to increase happiness and productivity.

Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Thrive Week 2020

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Join us for Thrive Week 2020 from November 2- 6. Check out Thrive events here!

Thursday, May 28, 2020

Promoting wellness through active living…even while remote!

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However you choose to move, the most important part is that you do! We spoke with Robbyn Hesch, Donna Rheams and Adam Steeves from the Department of Athletics and Recreation about the importance of active living and the wellness initiatives they’re leading.

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