event Archives

Join us APRIL 2nd ~ Healthy PSU First Sneaker Day/National Walking Day!

March 31st, 2014 by Denise

Join us in celebrating National Walking Day on the first Wednesday in April.  On this day, people throughout the United States come together to take steps to living a healthier life by lacing up their sneakers, taking a walk and, most importantly, making a commitment to be physically active on a regular basis.  On April 2nd meet in front of the HUB at noontime for a walk!  Click here for walking tips, requesting “PSU Walks” workshops and to learn about our NEW designated sneaker days!

Starts April 9th! – “Learn to Manage Stress through Meditation”

March 17th, 2014 by Denise

“Learn to Manage Stress through Meditation” Workshop Flyer

with Regina Kelly Ph.D., APRN

Healthy PSU
is sponsoring a 4-week series of noontime sessions for full-time faculty and staff*  interested in learning how to meditate! Gina will introduce a variety of ways to use meditation to become “stress resilient”, to increase happiness, decrease suffering and enjoy life more fully. Each session will include a brief talk/discussion followed by a relaxation and meditation experience. Each week will introduce a different type of meditation! If you are ready to adopt a new practice to improve health, this workshop series is for you!

When:  Wednesdays, April 9-April 30th

Time: 12 noon-1:00 pm

Where:  Frost Commons Lounge

Registration is required: by e-mail at healthy-psu@plymouth.edu or at the
“Savor the Flavor” Event on March 25th at the Union Grille (11am-1pm).  Deadline to Register is April 4th!

*Workshops are at no cost for full-time faculty and staff
Limited enrollment, sign up early!

Local Foods Plymouth “FARM TO DESK” Presentation – Tuesday, March 11th in Frost Commons 12:20-12:50 pm

March 7th, 2014 by Denise

Are you interested in getting fresh, locally grown products delivered to your desk…every week?  Come and sample some local foods and hear about how this can happen!  For more information

Tasting Tuesdays “Savor the Flavor” March 25th 11am-1pm

March 6th, 2014 by Denise

March is National Nutrition Month…Come enjoy a taste of eating right!

March 25 at the Union Grille from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.  – Click here for more info!

Tasting Tuesdays will provide an opportunity for you to HAVE FUN while learning  how to combine taste and nutrition to CREATE HEALTHY MEALS!   TASTE sample recipes!   Talk with NUTRITION EXPERTS!

Tandem…Learn How You Can Save Money and Earn Incentives!

February 18th, 2014 by Denise

Professional Development Committee Brown Bag Lunch 2/19

Amy Schwartz, USNH and Eve Oyer from Tandem will present information on how you can save money and earn incentives by “shopping around” for health care services. It’s not as hard or scary as it sounds! In fact, it’s usually pretty easy. By asking the right questions and making a call or two you can save money for you and for PSU!

Wednesday, February 19, noon in the HUB Rm 109.


Love Your Body Week-February 24th-28th!

February 17th, 2014 by Denise

For more information click here for  “Love Your Body Week’” Daily Activities (pdf)
or contact Dr. Burckes-Miller at (603) 535-2515 or margaret@plymouth.edu

LYBW brought to you by the Health Education Program and Health and
Wellness Club With contributions by: Student Senate, Health and Wellness Club, Health and Human Performance Department, HHP Club, Sodexo, Counseling
and Human Relations Center


Faculty & Staff Only - February 24!
Contact Dr. Burckes-Miller
to schedule your complimentary massage!
Speare 106 from 11:00 am-1:00 pm

Clay Meditation Workshops

July 22nd, 2013 by Rebecca

Open to all PSU faculty & staff, come to a one-hour free workshop and learn how to use clay as a meditative focus. Leave with a relaxed mind and hand-made meditative bead.

1st session: Friday, July 26th, 12-1 pm in Frost Commons

2nd session: Friday, August 2nd, 12-1 pm in Frost Commons

RSVP to Michelle Chamberlain at lifeskillsnh@hotmail.com (each session is open to the 1st 15 participants)

Local Foods Matchmaking Event & Trade Show

May 6th, 2013 by Rebecca

May 20, 2013  3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Plymouth State Welcome Center & Ice Arena

Vendors $15 / LFP Members $5 / General Public $10

For anyone interested in expanding

& strengthening the local food economy:

general consumers, producers, farmers, bakers, chefs, institutions, B&Bs, hotel/motel, families

Matchmaking Event

Local Food Workshops

March 5th, 2013 by Rebecca

Local Food Workshops, put on by Local Foods Plymouth, will be held in Frost Commons on Monday, March 11th at 7:00am and Friday, March 15th at 12:00pm.

Come and learn about the importance of eating locally, how you can take steps towards becoming a “Localvore,” how to purchase local foods through Local Foods Plymouth, and sample foods from local farmers/food producers.

PSU Walks

March 5th, 2013 by Rebecca

Anyone who may be interested in receiving a free pedometer and information on how to implement more walking into your daily life, please contact Jill Tarkleson at jytarkleson@plymouth.edu

If you can get a group of colleagues who are interested to join you in tracking and documenting your steps, Healthy PSU will reward your group’s efforts and participation. We will provide exercise psychology consulting after the first month of participation along with Healthy PSU water bottles. If you can increase your daily step count by 10% in the following month, you will receive further rewards.

Join our efforts to make PSU a healthier place by becoming a “walk star” today!