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five students who live well

five students who live well

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Life Balance

February 4

Health and Wellness Fair
Powered by the Student Wellness Office and the Black Cultural Center


Noon - 5 :00 p.m.
Black Cultural Center
Free and open to the public


As a feature event for Purdue University's wellness week initiative, “Healthy Planet 2010” we invite you to attend the 1st Annual Health & Wellness Fair at the Black Cultural Center. This event will be a great opportunity for Purdue students, faculty, staff and the Greater Lafayette community to learn more about health and wellness. The Health and Wellness Fair will include free health screenings, free nutritious snacks, information on physical activity, nutrition, sexual health, mental health, academic success, relationship enhancement and chances to win prizes! For more information contact Syidah Abdullah at or (765) 496-1227


February 4

How Addictions Affect Everyone in the Family 
Powered by WorkLife Programs


Noon - 1 :00 p.m.
Purdue Memorial Union, Room 103
Free and open to Purdue employees, register with your career account at


Living in close proximity to an addicted person can affect your self esteem and your ability to set limits with other people and take care of yourself emotionally. This is a roundtable discussion on ways to detach from other people's problems and make your own life a priority. For more information contact (765) 494-7707


February 5

Bringing Your World into Harmony: Mood Matters
Powered by the Healthy Purdue 2010 Life Balance Committee


9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Purdue Memorial Union, Room 118
Free and open to the public


Activities will include rolling video clips of Purdue professionals delivering tips on stress management, sleep, muscle relaxation, deep breathing and more. Reconnect with your inner child...rediscover the power of play. Games and Activities available to delight any age.


February 5

Healthy Planet Party and Swing Dance
Powered by the Healthy Planet 2010 Knowledge and Education Committee, Purdue Jazz Bands, and Recreational Sports


5:00 - 10:00 p.m.
Recreational Sports Center, East/West Gym
Free and open to Purdue students and employees and their families


End the Healthy Planet week in celebration! Purdue Jazz Bands, Recreational Sports, and Healthy Planet invite you to the Healthy Planet Party and Swing Dance.


Refreshments from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Learn to Zumba 5:00 p.m.
Learn to Afro-Latin Dance 5:30 p.m.
Learn to Swing 6:30 p.m.
Swing Dance 7:30 - 10:00 p.m.


Inflatables, games, and contests are available all night long

For more information contact Chris Nasti at or (765) 496-1345



Walk to the Moon Challenge

Healthy Planet events

Global committee:
Titilayo Okoror, chair, Health and Kinesiology
Haslyn Hunte, chair, Health and Kinesiology
Syidah Abdullah, chair, Student Wellness Office

Local committee:
Doug Bennett, chair, Purdue University Student Health Center
Don Werden, chair, Purdue University Student Health Center
Lisa Lambert, CFS Learning Community
Cheryl Laszynski, WorkLife Programs