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November Wellness Warriors

Corey Graf Department: Career Connections Center (C3) Years of Service: 2 Favorite hobbies? Recreational softball, golf and tennis. I’ve recently gotten into rock climbing, hiking and snowboarding. Although, my all-time favorite hobby is testing out the free samples at Trader Joe’s on a Saturday morning. How do you live a healthy lifestyle? For me, living […]

Learn more about cycle commuting at UF, and ride with us to the farmers’ market

On Tuesday, Oct. 8, a special wellness presentation will highlight programs and resources for those looking to commute to and around campus via bicycle. Additionally, the next group ride to the farmers’ market will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 9. Learn more.

Department Wellness Fund grants announced

UF-UF Health Wellness recently announced the recipients of its Department Wellness Fund grants. Applications for the 2019 fund opened in July, and more than 30 departments submitted. A committee of reviewers narrowed the applications to 14 total winners, with 10 departments receiving $500 and four receiving $250. Learn more.

September Wellness Warriors

Jacob McAbee Department: Housing & Residence Education Years of Service: 3 Favorite hobbies? Running, Bowling, Intramurals, Announcing for UF Athletics How do you live a healthy lifestyle? I run about 5 days a week and I try to keep myself on a good diet. I believe in 8 hours of sleep and promote self-care to my […]

Opportunities to learn more about the UF EAP and to share your experience

As UF at Work announced in August, the University of Florida recently expanded its Employee Assistance Program to provide employees in Gainesville and beyond with improved access to mental health counselors as well as enhanced worklife, financial and legal resources and services. If faculty and staff in your department would like to learn more about […]

UF Mindfulness practice group “360° Mindfulness” sessions resume

Weekly sessions, which are offered to the UF community at no cost, are one hour-long and held throughout the fall semester. Learn more.

Farmers’ market group rides begin this month

Are you curious about cycling at UF? Enjoy visiting the farmers’ market? Want to join a fun group activity that will help improve your physical fitness? Join UFHR Worklife and the Office of Sustainability for group rides starting at the Plaza of the Americas to the Union Street Farmers Market on the second Wednesday of […]

Free yoga class resumes in September

Weekly yoga classes for faculty and staff return to the Ustler Hall Atrium on Tuesday, Sept. 3. This free lunchtime class, held from 12:15 to 1 p.m. each Tuesday, is designed to release tension and decrease common muscular imbalances and is open to all levels of experience. No registration is necessary. Learn more.

August 2019 Wellness Warriors

Lea Crowley – August Wellness Warrior Award Recipient We are excited to introduce our first ever recipient of the UF & UF Health Wellness Warrior Award. Each month we will select two individuals from the peer-nomination form to be highlighted as the award recipients. Lea Crowley is our inaugural Wellness Warrior and the first  of […]

New EAP to offer improved access and expanded resources

Beginning this month, UF employees have access to vastly expanded resources to support both their own as well as their household members’ wellbeing. On Aug. 1, the University of Florida announced an expansion of the Employee Assistance Program (EAP) that provides UF employees in Gainesville, throughout Florida and worldwide with improved access to mental health […]