Healthier Woo is an initiative developed in collaboration with Human Resources and Recreation & Wellness. It strives to become a comprehensive and innovative Workplace Wellness program that focuses on the improvement and education of employee health and wellness. 

 

Woo Walks

Fall 2019 Woo Walks - Recap/Results
Spring 2019 Walk Across Worcester
- Recap/Results 

Campus Walking Maps: LRC Loop, Outdoor Track, Inner Loop, Outer Loop

Learn How to Use Your iPhone to Count your Steps

Apps for your Android Device

 

2019-2020 Programs     FLYER 

DAY DATE PROGRAM TIME LOCATION REGISTER
Tuesday 9/10/2019 Weight Watchers Interest Meeting 12:00-12:30pm Wasylean Hall, Seven Hills Room NA
Monday 9/16/2019 Hearing Health at WSU (Lecture & Screening) 12:00-1:00pm Wellness Center 204

NA

Presentation

Wednesday 9/25/2019 WSU Blood Drive 10:00am-4:00pm Sheehan MP Room 109 Schedule an Appointment
Thursday 9/26/2019 How to Better Manage Stress 12:00-1:00pm Wellness Center 204 Register
Wednesday 10/2/2019 Worcester Craft Center 4:30-6:00pm 25 Sagmore Road, Worcester

Flyer, No Registration Required

View Photos Here

Monday 10/7/2019 How To Manage Your Finances 4:00-5:00pm Sheehan MP Room 109 Register
Friday 10/18/2019 Flu Shot Clinic 10:00am-3:00pm Student Center- South Room 110

Registration

Access Code: 

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After registration, complete and bring with you this FORM & Insurance Card

Friday 10/25/2019 Working in the Multigenerational Workplace, Part I 10:00-11:30am Student Center, Foster Room 318

Register with Meredith Rosario x8053 or mrosario1@worcester.edu

Tuesday 10/29/2019

Maintaining Balance in Life

CANCELED

4:15-5:15pm Wasylean Hall, Seven Hills Room Register
Wednesday 10/31/2019

Working in the Multigenerational Workplace, Part II

(needed to attend part I)

1:00-2:30pm Student Center, Foster Room 318 Register with Meredith Rosario x8053 or mrosario1@worcester.edu
Monday 11/4/2019 Working with Google Docs, Sheets & Slides 10:00-11:00am OR 2:00-3:00pm LRC 319B Register by emailing benefits@worcester.edu. (Limitied to 10 people)
Monday 11/4/2019 Mindfulness Class 12:00-1:00pm Wellness Center 204 Register
Wednesday 11/6/2019 SMART Plan Overview 10:30-11:00am Student Center, Fallon Room 320 Register by emailing benefits@worcester.edu
Wednesday 11/6/2019 SMART Plan 1:1 Meetings 11:15am-3:30pm Student Center, Fallon Room 320 Call Eileen Neubert directly at 508-207-8656 to schedule. 
Thursday 11/7/2019 Recognizing & Responding to Students in Distress 3:00-4:00pm Student Center room 326 Please RSVP to Dianna at daquafresca@worcester.edu, space is limited to 20
Tuesday 11/12/2019 Creating Forms with Google Forms and Acrobat DC 9:00-10:00am OR 1:00-2:00pm LRC 319B Register by emailing benefits@worcester.edu. (Limitied to 10 people)
Wednesday 11/13/2019 How to Support Mental Health Concerns in the Workplace 12:00-1:00pm Student Center Blue Lounge Register
Thursday 11/14/2019 Worcester Railers Ice Hockey Game 7:05pm DCU Center Tickets may be reserved in large blocks, up to 25, on a first come, first serve basis. Great opportunity for departmental team building and/or family gatherings. To reserve your tickets, please email Meredith at: mrosario1@worcester.edu.
Monday 11/18/2019 Microsoft Excel (Beginnger & Intermediate) 10:00-11:00am OR 1:00-2:00pm LRC 319B Register by emailing benefits@worcester.edu. (Limitied to 10 people)
Thursday 12/5/2019

SMART Retirement & Beyond Seminar

You will learn: MSERS pension benefits membership & credible service, retirement options, suvivor benefits, calculating benefits and more!

6:00-8:00pm Sullivan Eager Auditorium Register Here (Space is Limited)
Monday 12/9/2019

Lunch & Learn Seminar: Ten Steps to Financial Success

12:00-1:00pm Wellness Center 204 Register by emailing benefits@worcester.edu. LUNCH will be offered thanks to Metro Credit Union
Monday 1/13/2020 Mindfulness Class 12:00-12:40pm Wellness Center 204 Register
Tuesday 1/14/2020 Maintaining Balance in Life 12:00-1:00pm Student Center, Fallon Room 320 Coming Soon!
Thursday 1/16/2020 Fitness: Where to Begin 12:00-1:00pm Wellness Center 204 NA
Tuesday 2/4/2020 Managing Eldercare 11:30am-12:30pm Sheehan MP Room 109 Coming Soon!
Monday 2/24/2020 Balancing Nutrition 12:00-1:00pm Wellness Center 204 NA

 

Take a Ride with Worcester State's Bike Rental!

Find out more information here. 

 

Pink Gloves Boxing & Group Exercise Classes* 

Join Recreation and Wellness for some Fun, Community and Achievement with engaging classes- Fall 2019 Faculty/Staff only classes are listed below. Find more information about Pink Gloves Boxing here. *Applicable membership fees do apply.

Tuesdays- Zumba, 12:15-1:15pm, 207

Wednesdays- Pink Gloves Boxing (Tier I & II), 12:15-1:15pm, 204

Thursdays- Yoga Tone, 12:00-1:00pm, 207

 

American Red Cross Blood Drive

Schedule your Donation Here!

9/25/2019 - 10:00am - 4:00pm, Sheehan Hall

2/5/2020 - 10:00am - 4:00pm, Sheehan Hall

4/15/2020 - 10:00am - 4:00pm, Sheehan Hall

 

Employee Fun Day

Thursday, May 18, 2017 - Photos 

Thursday, May 24, 2018 - Photos

Friday, May 31, 2019 - Photos

 

Did You Know?

The Worcester State University Wellness Center has many opportunities for you to stay active and Well- most are even fully reimburseable through your insurance carrier. Check out more information about Fitness Center Memberships, Personal Training, Group Exercise Memberships, Golf Simulator Memberships. Looking to just drop in or join an Intramural League/Tournament, you can do that too! Take advantage of Open Recreation time and check out equipment even without a membership, walk the 11th of a mile indoor track! More reimbursement information!

 

Worcester State University - Employee Handbook

HECCMA Information

AllOne - Employee Assistance Program Information1-800-451-1834 - LOGIN Information; Username: WSU, Password: employee

Mass4YOU Resources, See more FREE benefits by Logging In Here, using access code mass4you, then enter anonymously

August 2019 Newsletter: Supervisor, Employee

 

For more information about getting involved in the initiative please contact:

Dean Bowen (dbowen2@worcester.edu) or Johanie Rodriguez (jrodriguez7@worcester.edu)