Staff Appreciation Week - Wednesday

Wednesday's Events

AhealthyU Health & Wellness Fair

Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: MGC 2 - 5

At the fair, you can chat with health & wellness vendors, attend a demo session, and enter our raffle to win one of many great prizes.

Featured Activities

  • Live Demonstrations: Mini 15-minute demos and informational sessions answer general questions and provide a starting point for further exploration. All sessions will be held in the main fair area in MGC near the associated vendor's table.
    • 9:45 am - Acupuncture and You, presented by Uptown Acupuncture
    • 10:45 am - Healthy Food, Fast! Smoothie Demo, presented by Juice Plus GoGetWell
    • 11:45 am - Salsa Dancing Basics, presented by DanceInTime
  • Complimentary ten-minute seated massages (MGC 247). Signs will be posted outside MGC 247 on Wednesday to reserve your time.
  • Specialty screenings
  • ″Fruit Walk on the Quad," AhealthyU's fun take on the "cake walk". You can win a fruit arrangement donated by Kaiser Permanente. Three fruit walk rounds will be held hourly at 10am, 11am, and 12pm.
  • Raffle with prizes including an essential oil sample and Healthy Can Be Simple booklet donated by dōTERRA ®, a Fitbit donated by CareFirst, a KIND Bag full of bars donated by KIND Healthy Snacks, and much more!

Kaiser Mobile Health Van

Time: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location: on the Quad outside East Quad Building
Registration Required

Health screenings will be available during the Health & Wellness Fair by the Kaiser Permanente mobile health vehicle, a small medical center on wheels. Services provided will include blood pressure, BMI, glucose and cholesterol screenings.

Walk-ins are accepted. You do not need to be a Kaiser member to get a screening. All faculty and staff are welcomed regardless of insurance. For Kaiser members, they will also be able to administer other labs besides the ones listed above.

Please note that the mobile van will be closed from 1 pm - 1:30 pm. No appointments or walk-ins will be available during that time.

Register at www.american.edu/kaiser using code AMUNIV.

LawFit Obstacle Course

Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Quad

Add some excitement to your day and put your skills to the test as Public Safety administers the LawFit obstacle course. Run the police obstacle course, which includes a wall climb, low crawl, window breach and dummy drag. Comfortable athletic attire is recommended.

Fresh peppers displayed at a farmers market.

Farmers Market

Time: 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location: Quad outside MGC

Visit the Farmers Market for fresh local fruits, vegetables, and baked goods provided by Agora Farms and RavenHook Bakehouse.

2017 Staff Awards Winner - East Campus

Years of Service &
Staff Performance Award Luncheon

Time: 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Katzen Rotunda
Invitation Only

Celebrate your colleagues milestone years of service. AU recognizes and honors staff members who have devoted five, ten, and fifteen years of service to the university as well as the 2018 Staff Performance Award winners at the Years of Service and Staff Performance Awards luncheon.

Woman holding a yoga pose

Group Exercise Yoga & Meditation

Time: 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm
Location: Cassell Fitness Center

Find your center with RecFit's group exercise yoga and meditation class. This complimentary class will guide you through simple postures designed to promote increased strength, focus, and flexibility. Yoga mats will be provided. Comfortable athletic attire is recommended.