March 6, 2023

MARCH 6TH-10TH, 2023

The Shaw University’s University Innovation Fellows (UIF), trained by Stanford University’s Hasso Plattner Institute of Design (, will host a Mental Health Wellness Week. This week full of events, includes partnerships with Academic Affairs, the Shaw University Counseling Center, and the Student Government Association (SGA). The UIF team aims to inform all campus stakeholders about the importance of self-care and how to improve it mentally and physically.

The Mental Health Wellness Week activities begin next week, Monday, March 6-Friday, March 10, 2023. Participating in these events can enhance your academic performance, time management, job performance, and overall health and well-being.

The Fellows look forward to having each student, faculty member, and staff member engage in the daily activities of next week!

Monday, March 6th:

Flex Fitness-Lexis

Work your mind, body and soul as we stretch and learn various yoga exercises.

Come to this event to show off your flexibility skills by participating in and learning various yoga exercises. 

Location: Ballroom

Time: 11:00 AM-1:00 PM

Group walk to the YMCA (Please sign-up for this event before Sunday, March 5th)

Join us as we walk to the YMCA to begin our journey into our wellness week.

Location: Estey Hall Parking Lot

Time: Click here to complete the survey by Sunday, March 5th, to select the group walk time and to sign up for the free pass

Tuesday, March 7th:

Re-Creation, De-stressing in a Stressed-out World by Professor James Campbell

Learn how to implement self-care and health and wellness practices into your daily life, which will enhance your academic and professional lifestyles.

Location: Estey Hall Auditorium

Time: 11:00 AM-12:00 PM

Money Matters by Mr. Daniel Warari

This million-dollar event will share money-managing and budgeting techniques to improve your financial literacy.

Location: Yancy 126

Time: 6:00 PM-7:00 PM

Lets TACO Bout It (Table Talk Event)-Student Government Association (SGA)

During this question-led event, students will be able to have a safe space to converse on a variety of topics.

Location: Willie E. Gary Student Center Ballroom

Time: 7:30 PM-9:30 PM

Wednesday, March 8th:

MT for Me

Come out between classes and work to get a free massage!

Location: Willie E. Gary Student Center Ballroom

Time: 12:00 PM-3:00 PM

Healthy Minds for All – Suicide Prevention by Mr. Rickie Houston

Navigating through life’s difficult times, breaking through barriers, and learning how to survive will be the topics of discussion from this facilitator.

Location: Willie E. Gary Student Center Ballroom

Time: 3:00 PM-4:00 PM

Workout Wednesday by DK

Work up a sweat at Workout Wednesday by doing an exciting dance-based workout.

Location: C.C. Spaulding Gym Dance Studio

Time: 5:00 PM-6:00 PM

Thursday, March 9th:

Bear Break Time

Come fellowship with other bears while enjoying music, receive a free haircut from local Raleigh barbers, and have a chance to have cost-free nail services.

Location: On the Yard & Bears Den

Time: 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Sip and Paint

Sip smoothies and show your creative skills as we wind down our evening!

Location: TOS 105

Time: 7:00 PM-9:00 PM

Friday, March 10th :

Manage It by Mrs. Virginia Hill

Learn and practice ways to cope with stress through the various techniques taught by the facilitator.

Location: Estey Hall Auditorium

Time: 3:00 PM-4:00 PM

Feel Good Friday by DK

Dance into the weekend with this dance-based workout class.

Location: C.C. Spaulding Gym Dance Studio

Time: 5:00 PM-6:00 PM

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Start Date

March 6, 2023

End Date

March 10, 2023




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