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Work/life and wellness

‌As a proud member of the College and University Work/Family Association, Work/Life offers faculty and staff a multitude of resources — at no charge — to help balance work and home responsibilities throughout the life cycle.


Work/Life Seminars

Please note: With supervisor approval, employees should be allowed time away from work to attend professional development training and educational programs offered through VCU Human Resources and other university areas (for example, Technology Services, Procurement Services, etc.). These opportunities can include job-related training, benefits and retirement education sessions and work/life resource seminars. To register for these classes, visit http://www.hr.vcu.edu/learning-and-development/.

All classes begin at 12 noon.

Breath Well: Feb. 5 & 12 
Rose O'Toole, CommonHealth Regional Coordinator

Learn more about breathing issues including allergies, asthma and COPD. CommonHealth, the employee wellness program for the Commonwealth of Virginia, will provide easy-to-understand information including practical tips you can use immediately and tools to help you achieve a high quality of life on a daily basis.

Feb. 5: MCV Campus, McGuire Hall Annex, Room B-20
Feb. 12: Monroe Park Campus, Lindsey House Conference Room

Homebuying: Feb. 24 & March 4 
Thomas Katovsich, Virginia Credit Union 

Get answers to your questions and learn more about buying and financing a home. Whether relocating, refinancing or buying your first home, this session will give you the confidence to make the financing choices that will best meet your needs.

Feb. 24: MCV Campus, McGuire Hall Annex, Room B-20
March 4: Monroe Park Campus, Lindsey House Conference Room

Simple Steps to Preventing Diabetes: March 11 
Linda Thurby-Hay, Nurse Clinician, VCU Department of Internal Medicine

Diabetes prevention is possible. Studies show that people at high risk can delay the onset of the disease by maintaining a healthy weight and staying active. Learn how to assess the risk for developing diabetes and simple ways to dramatically lower the chances of developing the disease. 

Lindsey House Conference Room

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