Anne Carragher Wellness Challenge

Week 3: Emotional Wellness

Week 3 we're all about emotional wellness. There are some great events you can do throughout the week and weekend to put some points for you and your team! Don't forget that going to events together means extra points.

If you ever have questions or need anything, don't hesitate to let us know. All of this information can always be found on our website!

For updates during the week, make sure to join and follow the Wellness Challenge event on Facebook! We will be posting pictures of some of the events where you can get points.

Have You Filled Out Your Week 2 Scorecard Yet?

Don't forget to turn it in soon so that you receive your points! You will receive 10 points if you turn it in by Sunday 11:59pm. Scorecard reminders will be sent out tomorrow.

Individual Points Leaders

Here are the folks leading the charge in the challenge:

  1. Carolyn van der Meulen (371 pts)
  2. Melissa Yapp (358 pts)
  3. Rosie Sabaric (348 pts)
  4. Tim Albert (340 pts)
  5. Maria Parks (334 pts)

Still a close challenge! There are plenty of opportunities to get that score up so you're on this list next week. Check out the events below and don't forget about the bonus challenges!

Feed Your Brain

Each week we offer an opportunity to learn something new or think about a wellness topic in a different way. We'll include a link to an article or a video - and by simply reading or watching it you'll earn points - and heck, you might just learn something too.

Bonus Challenges

Bonus challenges are challenges that you can tackle when you have time, ANYTIME DURING THE WELLNESS CHALLENGE! You will only score them on your final scorecard.

Remember the Wellness Challenge isn't about doing everything - it's about doing the things that matter most to you!

Week : Events

Happy Lamp Hour

M-F | 2-3pm | Bistro (3rd floor STCN) | 5 Points

Is winter quarter making you feel down in the dumps? Come to theBistro for Happy Hour January 26th through the 30th between 2 and 4pm to let Happy Lights add a little sunshine to your life!

SU Etiquette Dinner

Tuesday, January 27 | 6-8pm | Campion Ballroom | 20 Points

Students will be able to practice professional etiquette and social skills they can use at interviews, business lunches and networking events. The evening will include a three-course meal and a presentation from an etiquette expert. All students are welcome to attend. Tickets are $10 (cash, check or meal plan) and must be purchased by Jan. 21 at either Albers Placement Center (Pigott 331) or Career Services (Student Pavilion 110). Space is limited. Get your ticket early as this event usually sells out.

Holocaust and Genocide Remembrance

Tuesday, January 27 | 7-8pm | STCN 160 | 7 Points

Join us for a moment of reflection as we honor those who were lost during this tragedy.

Marijuana legalization: Highs and lows

Wednesday, January 28 | 7-8:15pm | STCN 160 | 10 Points

Now that marijuana is legal in Washington state, how is implementation working? What are the challenges?

Come hear Washington State Attorney Bob Ferguson and Seattle City Attorney Pete Holmes discuss some of the legal conflicts, public safety and public health issues.The interview will be led by multimedia journalist Joni Balter and Director and Professor of Seattle University's Institute of Public Service Larry Hubbell. Register Here>>

Walks with athletics

Friday, January 30 | 12:05pm-12:55pm | SU Park | 5 Points

Join our Athletics staff for a weekly walk around SU Park during lunch time! This is a great opportunity to get to know our staff, ask us any questions you have, while staying active!

Lunches with leaders

Friday, January 30 | 12:30-1:20pm | Location | 5 Points

Each Lunches with Leaders event features a campus or community leader who is making a positive change in our community, and there is time at the end for questions and discussion. This month's speaker is Francisco Bujanda, a Campus Minister who will speak about values based leadership and the role of discernment in leadership. The event is open to all Seattle University community members, but free lunch is provided on a first come, first serve basis to the first twenty people who RSVP to

Women's Basketball vs. Bakersfield

Saturday, January 31 | 4-6pm | Connolly Center | 20 Points

The Seattle U women's basketball team hosts CSU Bakersfield in a rematch of last season's WAC Tournament semifinal to conclude the month of January.

International dinner- around the world: no visa required

Saturday, January 31 | 6-9pm | Campion Ballroom | 20 Points

Come celebrate different cultures, cuisines, and global music with friends and family. Great prize drawings throughout the evening! Tickets: $10 students, $20 for staff, faculty and community members.

Wellness and Health Promotion

  • Contact Jazz about registration and general questions
  • Contact Kira about events and challenges
  • Contact Ryan about scorecards and points