Wellness Challenge

Week 1: Goal Setting

Welcome to Week One!

This is your week 1 Newsletter - It includes events you may attend to gain points for the challenge, as well as reminders and updates from the Wellness and Health Promotion staff. Remember, this year there are 3 events each week: one lunch-time, one evening-time, and one any-time event to cater to everyone's schedule.

Week One is focused on Goal Setting - top-level athletes, business-people, and achievers in all fields set goals. Setting goals gives you long-term vision and short-term motivation. This challenge is all about you, so identifying your personal goals will help push you toward success!

The challenge is about deciding which points are important to you - pick the events and healthy habits that matter to you!

Welcome Info Webinar - Your 1st Opportunity for Points!

Watch this brief (5min.) information session to learn more about what to expect during the Wellness Challenge. There is an opportunity to win points at the end, too!

2016 Wellness Challenge - Welcome Info Webinar

-- Week One Events --

Kickoff Keynote with Aydian Dowling

Monday, January 11


Pigott Auditorium

Aydian kicks off Seattle U's 2016 Anne Carragher Wellness Challenge as he shares his personal story regarding the Men's Health Ultimate Guy Contest - his goals, staying motivated, and overcoming obstacles.

Aydian is an FTM transgender businessman, activist, and model who has gained world-wide recognition as a lead contender in 2015's Men's Health Magazine search for the "Ultimate Men's Health Guy". Aydian and five other contestants were featured on November 2015 Men's Health Special Edition cover, making Aydian the first transgender person to land the cover and a feature in Men's Health, breaking down stereotypes of what defines a man.

Aydian Dowling Catches Up with Ellen

Goal Setting Session

Wednesday January 13, 2016

12pm - 1pm

Casey Commons

This challenge is about you! Each participant sets a personal improvement goal and works toward that every week. Bring your lunch and join us for a brief informational and goal setting session! Personal trainers will be available to answer questions and help anyone setting goals about physical wellness!

Team Huddle

Challenge Week 1


Meet with your full team of 4 any time week 1 of the challenge to discuss your personal improvement goals and strategy for success. Discuss how you'll encourage each other to stay motivated and accountable. Plan what events you'll attend and schedule future team check ins. (Schedule of events coming soon.)

-- Week One Updates --


You will receive your week 1 scorecard no later than 1pm on Monday Jan. 11th, 2016. Remember: the link you receive will be unique to you, allowing you to save and return to the scorecard throughout the week.

Please Note: This week's scorecard will be due Tuesday January 19th by noon (due to the MLK holiday).

Save the Date - Wellness Challenge Awards Lunch

Wednesday, February 24, 2016


Student Center 160

The final celebration and prize giveaways for the 2016 Wellness Challenge!

Feed Your Brain

The Feed Your Brain section is where you can learn a little something extra for the week!