Event Descriptions

Wash Away Disease!

Under Pressure?

SJSU to Zero


Occupational Balance

Flu Shot Drop-in Clinics

Posture Assessment

Mindfulness Interlude

SJSU Fitness Challenge

Canine Companions

Bike and Scooter Safety

College of Health and Human Sciences Service Awards & Special Guest Speaker Michele Lew

5 Ways to Play

Know Your Veggie Options

A Health and Well-being Response to Improving Forensic Assessments and Legal Responses to Rape Kit Backlogs

Intimate Partner & Domestic Violence Resource Fair & SJSU Students Clothesline Project

Mini Aerobicthon

Start Smart Workshop (advanced registration required)

CHEW Class (advanced registration required)

Spartan Speaker Series: Shaun King

Koru Mindfulness and Meditation  (advanced registration required)

SJSU Community Garden Fall Harvest Event

Table Tennis Tournament

Life Started in the Ocean Marble Sculpture Unveiling



Wash Away Disease! Keeping hands clean is one of the most important steps we can take to avoid getting sick and spreading germs to others. Hand rubbing with hand sanitizer removes most germs. Stop by and see how many glow-germs you can remove! [top]

Under Pressure? High blood pressure is the silent killer. One out of every three people has blood pressure issues, but more than half of them are not aware of it. Stop by and get a free blood pressure check. [top]

SJSU to Zero SJSU to Zero has a goal of reducing new HIV diagnoses, HIV-associated deaths, and stigma related to HIV all to ZERO on campus. Student volunteers are available to discuss the impact of HIV (stigma, prevalence, access to resources) in distinct communities. Stop by to hear more. [top]

HeartMath® HeartMath® empowers people to greatly reduce stress, increase resilience and unlock natural intuitive guidance for making healthier choices.  HeartMath® serves people of all ages and walks of life around the world in their homes, classrooms and communities.  Come learn tools that connect us with “the heart of who we truly are”. [top]

Occupational Balance For health and achievement, the right amount and variety of activity is essential. Talk with our occupational therapy graduate students about how to maintain occupational balance in your life. [top]

Flu Shot Drop-in Clinics Come get your flu shot! Must present insurance card/info. NOTE: Kaiser members are not eligible for the free flu shot but can 1) pay out of pocket for flu shot $20-$41 or, 2) get it for free at Kaiser. Students can also get their flu shots through the Student Health Center by appointment for the subsidized rate of $12. If you can't make it on Oct. 23, drop by SWC 122 on Monday, Nov. 5, from 12-4pm. [top]

Posture Assessment Biomechanics students will check your spinal alignment to identify possible posture imbalances. A starting point for learning about your spinal/back health! [top]

Mindfulness Interlude Join Dana Rysavy in a mindfulness session that will provide a positive start to your week. Dana is a Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) qualified teacher from University of Massachusetts Medical Schoo. Dana spent over 25 years in the technology business utilizing her MBA while also pursuing her passion for overall health and wellness. She is a dedicated yoga and meditation practitioner. Dana teaches Mindful Yoga at El Camino Hospital and works with teenage girls in the criminal justice system. Dana brings a holistic view to health and healing into her classes. [top]

SJSU Fitness Challenge Test your strength, endurance and agility against other SJSU students, faculty and staff with push ups, jumping rope and more. Who can get the highest scores? [top]

Canine Companions Come meet our SJSU facility dog, Felicity, and her human partner, Dr. Glogoski. Facility dogs are expertly trained to work in health care, visitation or education settings and encourage feelings of calm and security. [top]

Bike and Scooter Safety Join Maylyn Co, Injury Prevention Coordinator at Stanford Health Care, and occupational therapy graduate students to learn about helmets and other measures for safe riding. [top]

College of Health and Human Sciences Service Awards & Special Guest Speaker Michele Lew The College of Health and Human Sciences Service Awards is an annual celebration to recognize the College's faculty and staff for their exceptional service to the College and University.

Michele Lew, CEO of The Health Trust, will give a keynote address on "Building Health Equity in Silicon Valley." Recognized as one of Silicon Valley's most transformative nonprofit leaders, Michele is charged with leading the strategic direction of The Health Trust to accomplish its mission, while upholding the organization's values. Michele is an active community leader in Silicon Valley for over 20 years and began her tenure as Chief Executive Officer of The Health Trust on January 9, 2018. [top]

5 Ways to Play Recreation activities on the five dimensions of health. [top]

Know Your Veggie Options Learn about veggie and vegetarian options available on and around campus. Tabling and demos by Nutrition Club and NuFS 190 Nutrition Education Students, Student Garden/Taylor Street Farms, CSA representatives, and the New Dining services. [top]

A Health and Well-being Response to Improving Forensic Assessments and Legal Responses to Rape Kit Backlogs Join The Valley Foundation School of Nursing Assistant Professor Sheri Rickman Patrick, DNP, FNP-BC, and Justice Studies Assistant Professors Edith Kinney and Shawna Bolton for a discussion on the roles of nurses, legal advocates, and forensic scientists in addressing cases of sexual assault. Learn more about te process of assisting survivors and collecting evidence from sexual assault victims, forensic testing, and the movement to #EndTheBacklog of untested rape kits. [top]

Intimate Partner & Domestic Violence Resource Fair & SJSU Students Clothesline Project October is Intimate Partner & Domestic Violence Awareness Month. This collaborative tabling event features campus and community resources, giveaways, and interactive art. Co-Sponsors: Wellness & Health Promotion, Gender Equity Center, PRIDE Center, Counseling and Psychological Services, and the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. [top]

Mini Aerobicthon Aerobics + Marathon = Aerobicthon! A fun sampling of group fitness formats in a single session. [top]

Start Smart Workshop AAUW Start Smart is specifically designed to teach you how to negotiate salaries for a new job. In every workshop, you'll gain confidence in your negotiation style through facilitated discussion and role play. Learn how to identify and articulate your personal value, develop an arsenal of persuasive responses and other strategies to use when negotiating, conduct objective market research to benchmark a target salary and benefits, and about the pay gap, including its long-term consequences. Click here to register for the workshop[top]

CHEW Class The CHEW (Cooking Healthy, Eating Well) classes are hands-on cooking workshops where students can gain the confidence and skills needed to cook at home. Click here for more information and to sign up for a class. Walk-ins welcome on first come, first served basis. [top]

Spartan Speaker Series: Shaun King The Spartan Speaker Series brings speakers of acclaim to present, free of charge, to the entire Spartan community. When it comes to the Black Lives Matter movement, they're talking specifically about human dignity for African Americans. And for this movement, journalist, humanitarian, and activist Shaun King, a columnist for The Intercept and the Writer-In-Residence at Harvard Law School's Fair Punishment Project, is amongst the most compelling voices: a humane and passionate advocate for justice and families, and an extremely visible fundraiser for victims of brutality and discrimination. [top]

Koru Mindfulness and Meditation This 4-week workshop series offers skills in Mindfulness and Meditation. Beyond simply decreasing your stress, this course offers approaches and skills to help you find more satisfaction in your daily life. Participants must be available for all 4 workshops within the series in order to be eligible. Advance registration is required. Contact Liz Romeo at liz.romeo@sjsu.edu to register. Series 2: Tuesdays, 1-2pm, Oct. 30 - Nov. 20. Sign up by Oct. 26 at: Tinyurl.com/fall18koru. [top]

SJSU Community Garden Fall Harvest Event Cooking demo and Harvest Event in the SJSU Community Garden with two chefs and dietitians from the Nutrition Department and the Community Garden. [top]

Table Tennis Tournament Single or doubles? You choose! Competition categories include men's and women's singles and men's and women's doubles. [top]

Life Started in the Ocean Marble Sculpture Unveiling Dr. Manfred Eberhardt is donating his six foot white Italian marble sculpture Life Started in the Ocean as a memorial to his wife Marlowe Lenz, Nursing class of 1962. Dr. Eberhardt has made a $200,000 bequest to The Valley Foundation School of Nursing for scholarships in memory of Marlowe. The sculpture will be unveilied in the newly remolded Health Building lobby entryway so that the scultpure can be viewed from all angles. [top]