Anne Carragher Wellness Challenge

Week 4 - Focus on Intellectual Wellness

Week 4 has arrived and you are now officially over half way done with the Wellness Challenge! How are you doing? Have you made any progress towards your goals? What are your goals for the remaining half of the challenge? Looking forward to the end of the challenge, we want to appreciate you all and the progress and goals you have achieved. Please look below for more information about the celebration lunch!

This week we are focusing on intellectual wellness. In addition to double points for intellectual items, we have added a few items to challenge you in intellectual wellness.

Week 3 Scorecard Reminder!

Please submit you scorecard by Monday, February 3 at noon! If you submit on time you and your team receives bonus points!

Points up for Grabs Next Week!

Take a look at the Week 4 scorecard and note some of the changes for you to receive points! There is an emphasis on intellectual wellness this week. Please refer below for specific event descriptions.


Post a picture of your team engaging in the Wellness Challenge on Facebook and hashtag #SUWellnessChallenge and #YourTeamName for 2 team points a picture, up to 10 points per week!
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Feed Your Brain

This week’s opportunity to learn something new or think about a topic in a different way comes from Dan Gilbert and his TED talk:

There's a Prize waiting for you

Stop by the guest services desk in the fitness center to pick up your FREE Preva Token - which will allow you to quickly sign into your Preva account and track your progress on cardio machines in the fitness center far beyond the end of the 2014 Wellness Challenge. To learn more about Preva, to download the app, or create an account Click Here >>
Preva Tokens
RSVP for the (free) Wellness Challenge Lunch

RSVP by Friday, February 21 | Lunch on Wednesday, February 26 at Noon in Campion Ballroom

Week 4 Events

Learn Something About Learning

All Week | Any Time | Online | 7 points

Think you’re good at multitasking? Think again! This video series “How to Get the Most Out of Studying” is helpful for students, faculty and staff alike, whether you’re new to SU, graduating soon or working here long term. Watch all five brief videos for these points!

Outdoor Skill Session: Finding Your Way Around Maps

Monday, February 3 | 11am-12pm | ADMN 325| 7 points

Wait, where are we? With a little practice reading maps and telling directions, you can avoid having to ask this question when you are out and about in the backcountry! Come learn how to find your location, choose a route, and navigate using maps. Contact >>

freedom lifters

Monday, February 3 | 12-1pm |CONN Fitness Center | 7 points

Have you always wanted to explore the fitness center but feel like you don’t fit in with ‘gym culture’? This event focuses on overcoming the gender stigma in the gym, specifically in lifting waits and attending studio classes. With the help of the Eisiminger Fitness Center and HAWC, we invite everyone to join us in a workout session or yoga class in a comfortable environment. Participants will have a choice to either take the yoga class or lift weights. Personal trainers, instructors and HAWC members will be guiding you as you challenge yourself in a new and fun way! For more information please email or call Office for Wellness and Health Promotion at 296-2593. No ‘gym experience’ required. More Info >>

Campus Safety Forum

Tuesday, February 4 | 7 pm | STCN 160 | 7 points

Join SU Public Safety, Student Development and Student Government at a Campus Safety Forum with updates on steps the university continues to take to protect our community, a discussion of recent incidents on and around campus as well as an overview of support services that are available.

Prayer, Poetry, & Praise at the Well

Wednesday, February 5 | 6pm Meal | 6:45 Service | CAMP Ecumenical Chapel | 10 points

Join us for this special Ecumenical service consisting of poetry and spoken word, great music, and meditative prayer. We gather for a meal (vegan and gluten free friendly) followed by the service.

De-Stress with Dogs

Thursday, February 6 | 1-3pm | STCN 160 | 7 points

Come take a study break, learn ways to de-stress, and play with dogs! More Info >>

Introduction to Zen Meditation

Friday, February 7 | 12-1pm | BELL Basement Lounge | 7 points

Take time from your busy schedule and explore meditation in the Zen tradition. Join Eddie Salazar from Jesuit Mission and Identity for what’s sure to be a grounding hour of learning and practice. Attendees are kindly asked to eat lunch before or after this event. Contact >>

Men’s Basketball Game vs. New Mexico State

Saturday, February 8 | 7pm | KeyArena | 10 points

Redhawks: Come join Redzone sporting or best SU gear to cheer on your Men’s Basketball Team as we take on a conference rival! More Info >>

Health and Wellness Crew

  • Contact Brendon about scorecards and points
  • Contact Kira about registration and involvment
  • Contact Ryan about events and challenges