Join us as we celebrate Mason’s commitment to becoming a model well-being university where all community members are thriving together by volunteering to assist with a special seed-planting event for students in the Reforest Mason site on Thursday, August 28th.
As a model well-being university, Mason will help students, faculty and staff build a life of vitality, purpose, and resilience. We will do this by engaging our community in a variety of ways across a number of domains through courses, programs and services, centers and offices, and special events such as Planting the Seeds of Well-Being.
Our goal is to engage Mason units across our campuses in creating a nurturing and caring environment so that all members of the Mason community have the opportunity to regularly experience curiosity, hope, meaning and joy.
Co-sponsored by the Center for the Advancement of Well-Being, the Office of Sustainability and the Well-Being University Learning Community as part of Mason’s Well-Being University Initiative, we will host a day-long planting event in the Reforest Mason site, next to the Rappahannock River Parking Deck (map).
Groups of students will work with volunteers in one-hour shifts over the course of a day during Welcome Week to help restore Mason's landscape by planting native Virginia plants while simultaneously ‘planting the seeds of well-being at Mason.’
This event is meant to introduce Mason students (especially those new to Mason) to the Well-Being University Initiative in a way that helps promote the well-being of students and the Mason campus and connects students with each other, Mason faculty and staff, and campus units and programs in a powerful way that helps build community.
The goal is to have students, faculty and staff from various Mason units participate in event.
The time, commitment, and dedication from our volunteers to ensure we are Thriving Together at Mason is immeasurable and appreciated!