George Mason University hosts its annual Spring into Well-Being celebration every year with a wide variety of engagement opportunities and events across campus. Most Spring into Well-Being events are free and open to the public.
This spring – from Wednesday, March 21 to Monday, April 30 – enjoy these diverse events that relate to these different domains of well-being defined by Mason’s Well-Being University initiative, dedicated to ensuring that Mason becomes a model well-being university where all community members are thriving together.
- Physical well-being
- Career well-being
- Purpose well-being
- Social well-being
- Community well-being
- Psychological well-being
- Financial well-being
We hope that you will take advantage of some of these wonderful opportunities available to you as part of the Mason community. Four such opportunities that will be highlights of Spring into Well-Being this year are: the Health & Fitness Expo; the Victims’ Rights Run & Walk; the Diversity, Inclusion, and Well-Being Summit; and Well-Being Day.
22nd Annual Health & Fitness Expo
University Life, in partnership with Student Health Services, is sponsoring the 22nd annual Health and Fitness Expo on the Fairfax and Science and Technology campuses. The Health and Fitness Expo features interactive health education activities, health screenings, and fitness instruction and challenges. Health care providers will be offering the following free health screenings: cholesterol, blood glucose, blood pressure, vision, body mass index.
On the Fairfax campus, it will take place Thursday, March 29 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Dewberry Hall, Johnson Center:
On the Science and Technology campus, it will take place Thursday, April 5 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Freedom Aquatic and Fitness Center:
22nd Annual Victims' Rights 5K Run & Walk
The VRRW is sponsored by Mason’s Department of Police and Public Safety in partnership with several other Mason departments and in collaboration with the Aimee Willard Endowed Scholarship Fund. The proceeds of this event go to support the Rape Aggression Defense (RAD) Program, which teaches women basic self-defense and the Victims of Violence Fund which is administered by Student Support and Advocacy Center. Your involvement makes it possible for Mason to fund these two important programs, while promoting and defending victims' rights.
It will take place on the Fairfax campus Thursday, April 12 on the lawn outside Merten Hall. Onsite registration starts at 10:30 a.m. The race starts at 12 noon:
The Diversity, Inclusion, and Well-Being Summit
The Mason community gathers on Friday, April 13 to discuss how to build on our university’s success as a place that values diversity, inclusion, and well-being. Registration for this event is full, but you can still join the conversation on building an inclusive university for the world where we all matter and thrive. Learn more here: https://dwsummit.gmu.edu/
Well-Being Day, produced by Well-Being Team and Strengths at Mason Team students, presents a diverse variety of well-being practices for the Mason community to try. It will take place on the Fairfax campus, Wednesday, April 25, from 12 noon to 4 p.m., across North Plaza outside the Johnson Center: https://wellbeing.gmu.edu/articles/11640
April 16, 2018