Around the Campus Feb. 27- March 3, 2017

Around the Campus Feb. 27- March 3, 2017

A list of events happening on the UCO campus this week.

Around the Campus is a weekly compilation of events happening across and around the University of Central Oklahoma’s campus.

Day-by-day:

Monday, Feb. 27, 2017:

  • Non-Traditional Student Support Group: Beginning at 11 a.m. in the Nigh University Center’s Room 415, the Center for Counseling and Well-Being will offer a support group for students who are having issues balancing school, work and family.

  • UCOSA Congress Meetings: At 1 p.m. in the Will Rogers Room on the fourth floor of the Nigh University Center, UCOSA Congress members will have their weekly congress meeting.

  • Got Stress Workshop: The Center for Counseling and Well-Being will hold a class on learning how to manage stress and college life in NUC Room 402 from 2-3 p.m

  • Life Skills Around Eating: At 3:30 p.m. in Nigh University Center’s Room 402, the Center for Counseling and Well-Being will be holding a free and confidential support group for those who suffer from eating disorders and symptoms that suggest eating disorders.

  • BSA Meeting: At 5:30 p.m. in the Will Rogers Room, located on the fourth floor of the Nigh University Center, members from the Black Student Association will meet to discuss upcoming events that either need to be planned or executed.


Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017:

  • SMART Recovery: At noon in the NUC Room 402, the Center for Counseling and Well-Being will have a SMART Recovery meeting for those in recovery to learn skills to stay balanced and motivated in staying healthy. More information about the SMART Recovery can be found on www.smartrecovery.org.
  • MindStrength: At noon, in the Wellness Center Room 104, the Center for Counseling and Well-Being will offer a workshop for students faculty and staff to work on lessening anxiety, improving sleep, balancing emotions and improving the ability to stay calm in tough situations. More information can be found on OrgSync.com.

  • SPBe a Hero: At noon in the Nigh University Center’s Cherokee Room, members from the Student Programming Board will have a leadership lunch. More information can be found on OrgSync.com.

  • Anger Tamers: At 1 p.m. in the Nigh University Center’s Room 402, the Center for Counseling and Well-Being will give confidential and free support for those who struggle with controlling anger.

  • ACM General Meeting: At 1:45 p.m. in the Math and Computer Science Building’s Room 126, the Association for Computing Machinery at UCO will have their general meeting.

  • SWE Monthly Meeting: At 3 p.m. in Howell Hall, the Society of Women Engineers will have a meeting to discuss regional and national conferences as well as events.

  • Connections: At 4 p.m. in the Nigh University Center’s Room 402, the Center for Counseling and Well-Being is offering a workshop to help build skills for getting involved on campus.

  • Adaptive and Inclusive Recreation Nights: From 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. at the Wellness Center, the Department of Wellness and Sport will offer various disability recreation opportunities on campus for all students, faculty and staff on various Tuesdays. All Adaptive and Inclusive Recreation nights are free for students with a valid UCO ID. For Feb. 28, the sport will be wheelchair basketball.  Additional information can be found by contacting Heather Kohl at hkohl@uco.edu.

  • Menstruation Celebration: At 6 p.m. UCO Health Peer Leaders, Women’s Outreach Center and the American Association of University Women are teaming up to address the stigma around periods through health education and advocacy. For more information visit the OrgSync page for the UCO Peer Health Leaders. Update: This event has been postponed until April. 

  • Your Eating Disorder Questions Answered: At 6 p.m. in the Wellness Center’s Room 127 a panel of experts will discuss questions about eating disorders. The audience will be able to text in their questions to the panel anonymously to provide a confidential atmosphere for participants. More information can be found on the Center for Counseling and Well-Being’s OrgSync page.

  • S.I.S.T.A Circles: At 7 p.m. in Room 202, the Black Student Association will have their ‘Sisters Inspiring Sisters Through Achievement’ discussion in fellowship circles. The circles will also be a time to talk about topics that are relevant while also creating a safe space to come up with solutions.

 


Wednesday, March 1, 2017:

  • Seeking Strength: At 1 p.m. in the Nigh University Center’s Room 402, the Center for Counseling and Well-Being will hold a free and confidential group for those dealing with trauma or substance abuse symptoms. The groups work on skills such as how to set boundaries in relationships, understanding triggers and learning how to self-care.

  • BGLTQ+ Support: From 2 p.m. – 3 p.m. in the NUC Room 402, the Center for Counseling and Well-Being will offer a support group for individuals thinking about coming out as gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender or for people who have recently come out and are seeking support. These groups are free and confidential.


Thursday, March 2, 2017:

  • Black Girl Magic: At 11 a.m. in the Nigh University Center’s Ballroom A, the American Association of University Women, Black Student Association, the Office of Diversity and Inclusion and the Women’s Outreach Center have teamed up to focus on Black women at UCO. At the event they will address the ‘barriers and disadvantages black women face’ and how they have overcome these challenges. The event will also include a special brunch and ceremony to acknowledge their achievements, contributions and leadership. For additional information contact Chrissy Kyles at woc@uco.edu

  • OrgSync 101: At 1 p.m. in the Administration Building’s Room 101A, members from the Student Organizations Office will offer a training session on OrgSync for officers, advisors or members of organizations across campus.
  • Seeking Strength: At 2 p.m. in the Nigh University Center’s Room 402, the Center for Counseling and Well-Being will hold a free and confidential group for those dealing with trauma or substance abuse symptoms. The groups work on skills such as how to set boundaries in relationships, understanding triggers and learning how to self-care.

  • Central Improv Weekly Meeting: At 3 p.m. in the Nigh University Center, Central Improv will have their weekly meeting to practice and improve their improv skills. The meetings are open to the UCO community.
  • Stress Paws: From 3 p.m. – 5 p.m. in the Nigh University Center’s Room 402, the Center for Counseling and Well-Being will have therapy dogs to help students relieve stress every Thursday.


Friday, March 3, 2017:

  • Anger Tamers: From 9 a.m. – 10 a.m. in the Nigh University Center’s Room 402, the Center for Counseling and Well-Being will give confidential and free support for those who struggle with controlling anger.

  • Grief Group: Beginning at 11 a.m. in the Nigh University Center’s Room 402, the Center for Counseling and Well-Being will offer a grief group to individuals who are experiencing grief.


Information gathered for ‘Around the Campus’ can be found on UCO’s OrgSync page, uco.edu, blasts.uco.edu, Campus Activities and from other organizations across campus.

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