Outreach Workshops

Mindfulness and Meditation

Location: Instructional Center (IC); Room 117
Date: Thursday Mar 30, 2017
Time: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Description: Mindful meditation is an effective way to reduce stress, increase self-awareness, enhance emotional intelligence, and effectively handle painful thoughts and feelings. In this workshop, learn how mindfulness meditation can improve your overall health and reconnect your body, mind, and emotions.

Managing Stress for Ethnic Minority Students

Location: Instructional Center (IC); Room 117
Date: Thursday Apr 6, 2017
Time: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Description: This interactive workshop will identify stressors and barriers to success that racial and ethnic minority students face on a majority campus. Issues related to cultural differences and challenges within academia will be discussed. Successful strategies to reduce stress and enhance one’s overall wellness will be offered.

Don't Believe Everything You Think: Using Logic to Overcome Stress

Location: Instructional Center (IC); Room 117
Date: Thursday Apr 13, 2017
Time: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Description: This workshop will help participants develop skills in recognizing and changing thought patterns that cause unnecessary stress and suffering. These skills are based on the principles of cognitive therapy, which have been shown to be effective in reducing stress and increasing well-being.

Mind Matters: Using Psychology to Enhance Your Academic and Test Performance

Location: Instructional Center (IC); Room 117
Date: Thursday Apr 20, 2017
Time: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Description: This workshop will help you learn to harness the energy behind stress to maximize your test performance. Techniques for enhancing memory, improving concentration, and recalling the material you studied will be covered. The goal of this workshop is to help reduce your stress as you go into final exams.