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CARE Week

SCU CARE Week is an annual celebration of self-care featuring a wide variety of programs that emphasize our JED objectives, including the importance of life balance, social connectedness, community engagement, and basic academic and life skills. In addition to the student-focused events, there are opportunities for faculty and staff to gain additional training for and engagement in student success programs and resources. We hope that you will join us this year!

For questions or ADA requests, please contact the Office of Student Life at 408-554-4583. ADA requests must be made at least 72 hours prior to the event.

Event

Time Location Sponsor Details

Postcards for Loved Ones

10:00am-1:00pm OCL: 862 Market St. Off Campus Living Stop by and make a postcard or a Valentine for a loved one! We'll mail it anywhere in the world for you.

Self Care with Kids on Campus

10:30am-11:00am Alameda A Lawn Kids of Campus and Center for Student Involement Practice self care with the Kids on Campus. They will be showing off their best yoga, singing songs, painting and handing out affirmations in partnership with the Center for Student Involvement.

Self-Empowerment for Students of Color

11:00am-1:00pm OML: 832 Market St. Office for Multicultural Learning It is a new year and it is time for a new you! In the spirit of mindfulness and self-empowerment, OML staff will lead students through a series of activities to empower students of color. The goal is to have students feel affirmed in the identities they hold and to create a community so they may grow as individuals and leaders.
Radical Empathy Workshop: Seeking Compassionate Leadership 12:00pm - 1:30pm BMC: Williman Room Center for Student Involvement This workshop seeks to equip students with an in-depth exploration of empathy in relation to leadership. It is a skill-based workshop that will provide students with opportunities to distinguish empathy and sympathy, explore the importance of empathy in making meaningful connections, and integrate strategies for building empathy, vulnerability, and self love into their daily lives. 
QPR Training for Faculty & Staff 1:00pm - 2:30pm Benson 21 CAPS https://www.scu.edu/cowell/caps/mham/qpr/ 
Peer Career Advising Office Hours 1:00pm-3:00pm Career Center Career Center  Meet with a Peer Career Advisor to learn more about Handshake, how to find alumni on LinkedIn, or how to get started in your career exploration. Just stop by...no appointment needed. 
Random Acts of Kindness Time TBD  Tabling in Benson Campus Ministry  
Oxygen Bar 6:30pm-9:30pm Bronco
Atrium
Center for Student Involvement Experience the many benefits of oxygen! Calm your mind and heal your body with our 16 aromatherapy scents. Up to four people at a time can experience 15 minutes of bliss. All participants receive their own personal nose hoses. Oxygen heightens concentration, alertness and memory.
Event Time Location Sponsor Details
QPR Training for Faculty & Staff 8:30am-10:00am Benson 21 CAPS  https://www.scu.edu/cowell/caps/mham/qpr/
Peer Career Advising Office Hours 10:00am-12:00pm Career Center Career Center Meet with a Peer Career Advisor to learn more about Handshake, how to find alumni on LinkedIn, or how to get started in your career exploration. Just stop by…no appointment needed.
Postcards for Loved Ones 10:00am-2:00pm  OCL: 862 Market Street  Off Campus Living Stop by and make a postcard or a Valentine for a loved one! We'll mail it anywhere in the world for you.
PHE Tabling 11:00am- 1:00pm Alameda Lawn Wellness Center  Stop by the PHEs "Turn Down For What?" table for info on why sleep is so important for college students. Take a sleep quiz and be entered to win some awesome prizes and FREE sleep swag! 

Emergency Preparedness 
Workshop

2:00pm Benson Williman Room Learn @ Lunch Faculty, staff, and students are all welcome to join. Light snacks and giveaways will be available! Please RSVP HERE.

Random Acts of Kindness

Time TBD  Tabling in Benson Campus Ministry   
Giant Light Bright
De-stressor
6:30pm-9:30pm

Bronco
Atrium

Center for Student Involvement  Remember the light bright toys you had growing up? You know, the small hand-held pegboard with glow-in-the-dark pegs? Picture your old light bright but BIGGER and BRIGHTER! Bring some friends and create! The options are endless
Event Time Location Sponsor Details
Postcards for Loved Ones 10:00am-12:00pm  OCL: 862 Market St.  Off Campus Living  Stop by and make a postcard or a Valentine for a loved one! We'll mail it anywhere in the world for you.  
#BrocnoPosi Tabling 11:30am-2:00pm Tabling Outside Benson ASG's #BroncoPosi Group This week's cover will be on toxic masculinity, so the cover will be featured along with other resources on this topic, overall body image and its connection to mental health. 
Peer Career Advising Office Hours 1:00pm-3:00pm Career Center Career Center  Meet with a Peer Career Advisor to learn more about Handshake, how to find alumni on LinkedIn, or how to get started in your career exploration. Just stop by…no appointment needed. 
QPR Training for Students 1:30pm-3:00pm Benson 21 CAPS  https://www.scu.edu/cowell/caps/mham/qpr/
Random Acts of Kindness Time TBD  Tabling in Benson Campus Ministry    
Spring & Summer Term Registration Information Session 4:00pm-5:00pm Benson 1 Drahmann Center  Registration question and answer session for both spring and summer terms.
Wellness Wednesday 5:00pm-9:00pm Wellness Center:
852 Market St.
Wellness Center  Stop by the Wellness Center for a special CARE Week edition of Wellness Wednesday! We will have food, giveaways, and tons of info on how to love yourself while promoting your own personal health and well-being.  
Event Time Location Sponsor Details
Peer Career 
Advising Office Hours
10:00am-12:00pm Career Center Career Center Meet with a Peer Career Advisor to learn more about Handshake, how to find alumni on LinkedIn, or how to get started in your career exploration. Just stop by…no appointment needed. 
QPR Training for Faculty & Staff 10:30am-12:00pm Benson 21 CAPS  https://www.scu.edu/cowell/caps/mham/qpr/
Resource Fair Tabling 11:30am-1:30pm Benson Lobby   CARE Week Resource Fair 
Random Acts of Kindness Time TBD  Tabling in Benson Campus Ministry   
Thursday Tea, Treats & Toiletries 1:00pm-2:30pm Benson: Parlor C Staff Senate  We will be collecting toiletries to donate to the SCU Food Pantry for Broncos in-need. We will be serving coffee, tea and Valentine's day treats to everyone who donates to this cause. Excess toiletries will be donated to those in need within the surrounding community.  
QPR Training for Students 2:00pm-3:00pm Benson 21 CAPS  https://www.scu.edu/cowell/caps/mham/qpr/ 
Love & Friendship T-shirts and Heart-shaped Pizzas 6:00pm-9:00pm Bronco Atrium Center for Student Involvement Get a custom t-shirt with your significant other or friends. Choose from a variety of designs and add any phrase or names you would like to the shirt. 

 

Event Time Location Sponsor Details
De-stress with Dogs in Photobooths CANCELED due to weather :( Outside Learning Commons Center for Student Involvement Need to de-stress? Join APB and therapy dogs for a cute photo in our photobooth.
Postcards for Loved Ones  12:00pm-2:00pm OCL: 862 Market St.  Off Campus Living  Stop by and make a postcard or a Valentine for a loved one! We'll mail it anywhere in the world for you.  
Random Acts of Kindness Time TBD  Tabling in Benson Campus Ministry  
LGBTQ Mental Health 2:30pm-4:30pm Rainbow Resource Center Office for Multicultural Learning  Given the stigma of historically oppressed groups when it comes to mental health issues, the RRC seeks to facilitate a discussion on how to break barriers for the queer community when it comes to issues of mental health and how to increase representation of the queer community in current resources that are available.
Güd Gut 4:00pm-6:00pm The Forge Garden  The Forge Garden  The Forge Garden in conjunction with Care Week presents Güd Gut. Come learn about the importance of fermented foods for your health. 4pm sourdough demo & tasting, 4:30pm Kimchi demo & tasting, 5pm Kombucha demo & tasting. Please RSVP at goo.gl/1mbZWY
Magis Leadership Retreat All Weekend Redwood Glen Retreat Center Center for Student Involvement The Magis Leadership Retreat is a weekend-long retreat focused on helping students grow as leaders. The retreat is open to all sophomore and junior students who are interested in reflecting on their personal experiences and spending a weekend at a retreat center in the Santa Cruz Mountains. It is a great opportunity to get away from campus, breathe, grow in your leadership skills, and meet new people! The retreat will run Friday, February 15th through Sunday, February 17th. The registration link can be found at www.scu.edu/csi/magis.