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Wellness - Leadership Week

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Personal Exploration - Community Engagement - Wellness - Inclusion - Career Development - Graduate & Professional Events

Effective leadership and wellness go hand in hand - but sometimes leaders need a reminder about the valuable relationship between the two. Programs focused on Wellness will help you learn more about our 9 Dimensions of Wellness and how to integrate wellness into your leadership style.

Schedule of Events:

Monday, October 4

Buckeyes Got Your Back

5:30-6:30pm

IN PERSON: Dave Griner Room (RPAC)

This session aims to inform the campus about intervention approaches to prevent violence. Participants will learn techniques for intervening in varying levels of potentially harmful situations and learn the importance of intervening at all levels. Participants can take the intervention styles quiz which will help determine their most comfortable intervention style and practice using their most comfortable style.

Themes: Inclusion, Wellness

Audience: Undergraduate Students, Graduate/Professional Students

Register for this session at: https://forms.office.com/r/TbChJpRXuh

Featured Session

Practicing Everyday Leadership: A Panel Discussion with University Leaders

7:30-8:30pm

VIRTUAL

In Student Life, we believe that leadership is not a position, but a process and something that you practice every day. Leadership doesn’t belong to a specific type or person – it is a series of skills that can be learned and developed by anyone. Come to this panel to hear from current leaders across The Ohio State University about how they practice leadership every day.

Panelists To Be Announced

Themes: Career Development, Community Engagement, Inclusion, Personal Exploration, Wellness

Audience: Undergraduate Students, Graduate/Professional Students, Faculty/Staff

Register for this session at: https://osu.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_5l7tFtJYQAKhLna7fETacA

Tuesday, October 5

BeWell Hut

Noon-3:30pm

IN PERSON: RPAC Plaza

Join Wellness Ambassadors at the BeWell Hut as we discuss stress, leadership, and how you can manage them!

Themes: Wellness

Audience: Undergraduate students, Graduate/Professional Students

No registration required!

Navigating Networking: How to Handle Happy Hour

3-4pm

IN PERSON: Dave Griner Room (RPAC)

Networking can be a critical component of career development and wellness, especially for graduate and professional students. However, the prospect of networking can sometimes lead to nervousness, apprehension, and uncertainty about expectations. This session will consist of a facilitated dialogue among graduate and professional students that is designed to encourage meaningful conversation and relationship-building while providing tips and strategies for effectively navigating professional networking events such as happy hour, dinners, receptions and more.

Themes: Career Development, Wellness

Audience: Graduate/Professional Students

Join this session at: https://forms.office.com/r/W77gKzRjUm

Wednesday, October 6

BeWell Hut

Noon-3pm

IN PERSON: RPAC Plaza

Join Wellness Ambassadors at the BeWell Hut as we discuss stress, leadership, and how you can manage them!

Themes: Wellness

Audience: Undergraduate students, Graduate/Professional Students

No registration required!

Financial Wellness

2-3pm

VIRTUAL

As we continue to navigate through uncertain times, what can cause stress and anxiety is regarding our financial wellness. Through this presentation, participants will engage in reflective activities, and learn about resources and tips to provide a solid foundation on personal finances.

Themes: Personal Exploration, Wellness

Audience: Undergraduate Students, Graduate/Professional Students, Faculty/Staff

Register for this session at: https://osu.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJcqfuqhqD8jH91MksxQ-gUy0Cid2Cpt0xqK

Thursday, October 7

Finding Digital and Social Balance: Physically Distanced but not Socially Distanced 

5-7pm

IN PERSON: RPAC Meeting Room #1

The life of a student leader can often be hectic, with individuals getting pulled in multiple directions. This, compounded with the influx of methods to stay connected via social media and other digital services can sometimes be overwhelming. A strong leader knows how to strive for a healthy blend between their professional and personal lives. This presentation aims to explore this relationship, and offer some simple advice for finding your own personal wellness blend.

Themes: Wellness

Audience: Undergraduate Students

Register for this session at: https://forms.office.com/r/ycAfBiU2fi

Friday, October 9

Networking 

2-3pm

We will explore the importance of networking, explore strategies and challenge negative ideas about reaching out to people.

Themes: Career Development, Wellness

Audience: Undergraduate Students, Graduate/Professional Students

Register for this session at: https://osu.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJAld-qurDwiGtT8MZkybkt7Ts_0z9j32FmT

Self-Care and Activism

2-3pm

Self-care has become a buzz word, something that we try to talk about as essential to our daily lives, but do we really understand what it means to practice self-care? Self-care is essential to being a leader, practicing empathy, and making positive social change. Learn about different self-care strategies and what works best for you and how to move beyond self-care to community care and activism.

Themes: Community Engagement, Inclusion, Wellness

Audience: Undergraduate Students, Graduate/Professional Students

Register for this session at: https://go.osu.edu/selfcare108


Questions? Contact Anna Wagner for more information!