Monday, March 20, 2017
March  Spartan Spotlight: Alex Smith
Veterans Resource Center
Documentary Screening: Wartorn

The Veterans Resource Center is hosting a screening of the documentary film Wartorn, which explores the history of Post-Traumatic Stress and its effect on military service members.  The screening will begin at 3 p.m. on Friday, March 31 in the Veteran's Resource Center Conference Room, and will be followed by a panel discussion with UNCG student veterans. There will be no charge and the event will be open to the public.  

Free Screening: Hidden Figures
 The Offices of Intercultural Engagement, Campus Activities and Programs, and Greensboro College, would like to invite you, to a free screening of the critically acclaimed, and Oscar nominated film Hidden Figures.  

The biopic film tells of the African American scientists behind John Glenn's monumental orbit around the earth. The Free screenings are Thursday, March 23 (SOEB 118), and Friday, March 24 (SOEB 114). The film will start promptly at 7 p.m. UNCG ID required for entry.


  

Recreation and Wellness
Outdoor Adventures Spring Break Trip
Join Outdoor Adventures as we explore Georgia’s southernmost barrier island, Cumberland Island. We will be hiking alongside water and camping under the shade of the tangled branches of oak trees. Cumberland Island in March comes with warm temperatures, so get ready for some coastal backpacking, sunshine, and relaxation as we hike! Visit http://recwell.uncg.edu/oa to learn more.
Outdoor Adventures Spring Break Trip
Join Outdoor Adventures as we explore Georgia’s southernmost barrier island, Cumberland Island. We will be hiking alongside water and camping under the shade of the tangled branches of oak trees. Cumberland Island in March comes with warm temperatures, so get ready for some coastal backpacking, sunshine, and relaxation as we hike! Visit http://recwell.uncg.edu/oa to learn more.
Graphic Designer
Recreation & Wellness is looking for that unique UNCG student who possesses the right amount of creativity, free spirit, independent work ethic and technical know-how to join our marketing team as a graphic designer. This student position can begin work now and work over the summer. Interested applicants must be a UNCG student for the entire upcoming 2017-18 academic year. Apply on-line today at  http://recwell.uncg.edu/employment
SH'BAM Instructor Certification (April 1 - 2)
Certify to be a LES MILLS SH’BAM Instructor over a weekend. SH’BAM is a fun-loving, insanely addictive dance workout in an ego-free zone. No dance experience required. All you need is a playful attitude and a cheeky smile. Students receive up to 50% off, email  ifitness@uncg.edu  for student promotions.
AUDRIE & DAISY
Join Recreation & Wellness on March 27 at 6 p.m. in the EUC Maple Room for a screening of Audrie & Daisy.  Similar to 2015’s “The Hunting Ground,” Bonni Cohen and Jon Shenk’s film focuses on the victims of rape and other sexual crimes, demonstrating how those assaults were just the beginning of their nightmares.
Save the Date

The Elliott University Center will host its fourth and final Red Cross Blood Drive of the 2016-17 academic year on Tuesday, April 11, from 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. in Cone Ballroom.  

Schedule your donation appointment today and help the EUC reach its 250-pint goal!  For those wishing to donate double red blood cells, the Red Cross is currently accepting only blood types A negative; B negative; O positive; and O negative.

Be sure to come prepared when giving blood.  Have a light meal and plenty to drink.  Bring your Red Cross donor card (optional), driver’s license or two other forms of identification.  And bring the names of any medications you are currently taking.

For more information on giving blood, and to schedule your donation appointment, visit http://euc.uncg.edu/mission/blood-drive/ .  Appointments will be given priority.  Walk-ins are welcome.
Student Health Services

Mindfulness Meditation at UNCG

Wednesdays at 2 p.m., now through April 26 (excluding spring break); SHS #015, Ground floor Training Room in the Anna M. Gove Student Health Center

Please sign up here!

Meditation practices promote health and well-being. No experience necessary, no special postures and no special clothes. This event is free. 

RIO Workshop

Mondays at noon, Tuesdays at 11 a.m., Fridays at 1 p.m.; Counseling Center

Please sign up by calling the Counseling Center at 336-334-5874

RIO (Recognition/Insight/Open-Willingness) is a 3-week psychoeducational workshop. RECOGNIZE what is important so that you can live with meaning & purpose. Gain INSIGHT into what’s worth paying attention to and what’s mere noisy distraction, and how to separate yourself from your reactions. Learn OPEN-WILLINGNESS so that you can ride life’s roller coaster without getting whiplash. Your life is worth it!

Stress GPS

Wednesdays, 3:30 – 4:30 p.m. or Thursdays, 3 – 4 p.m.; Counseling Center

Please sign up by calling the Counseling Center at 336-334-5874

Stress GPS is a two-part workshop where students will learn to examine the difference between stress, distress, and crisis in their lives and will be exposed to appropriate actions to address each.

Mindful Movement

Mondays, 3:45 – 5 p.m.; SHS #015, Ground floor Training Room in the Anna M. Gove Student Health Center

Please sign up by calling the Counseling Center at 336-334-5874

Learn the basics of mindfulness incorporating conscious breathing, gently moving the body, and clearing the mind.

Bronze Leadership Challenge Drive

The Bronze Leadership Challenge workshops are starting for the spring semester. If you are looking to continue your leadership development, the Bronze Leadership Challenge is a great place to start.

Our workshops cover leadership subjects ranging from Active Listening to Visioning and Goal Setting. To view the workshop schedule or learn more about our leadership programs, visit the OLSL site at olsl.uncg.edu.