Human Resources is excited to offer Power Hours, hour-long programs with wellness themes--personal, professional, and financial. Mark your calendar for all of the Power Hours below...and recognize the importance of taking time to make a difference in your own wellbeing.
Registration is not required--come to one or all! Full descriptions of all the topics below.
Mon. February 2
Healthy Cooking On a Budget
C. Shaw Smith 900 Room
|Thurs., February 26|
3:00 - 4:00 pm
Heart 2 Heart
|Fitness and Health Resources and Facilities at Davidson College|
|Wed., March 18|
12:30 - 1:30
|Financial Aid basics for parents of high school students|
Belk Gallery, Grey House
No Nonsense Nutrition: Healthy Eating on a Budget
Craig Mombert and Theresa Logan
Join Davidson College Nutritionist, Theresa Logan, and Executive Chef, Craig Mombert, as they discuss and demonstrate easy and healthy cooking on a budget. This is sure to be dynamic, interactive, informational, and FUN!
Welcome to Wellness
Being “well” is an investment…in time, in commitment, in physical and emotional resources. You’ll encounter health and wellness downturns, of course, but history is clear: making smart investments puts you ahead in the long-run. Join Lynn Hennighausen, Wellness Coordinator and Debbie Witkin, Nurse Practitioner, who will provide some of the wellness high points planned for faculty and staff. We’ll be giving away door prizes during this Power Hour, just for coming to listen! Here are a few of the topics:
- Campus and Department Competitions and Activities, including WildcatWellness Personal Monthly Challenges
- Exercise and Fitness Programming
- Nurse Practitioner Service
- Employee Assistance Program
Leadership Bad Habits: What do we need to STOP
In his book, What Got You Here Won’t Get You There, professional management coach Dr. Marshall Goldsmith discusses the mistakes we make as leaders and partners. Using the book as a base, we’ll discuss steps to improve leadership effectiveness and how to use peer coaching as a resource.
Putting Your Financial Future on Track
Designed just for active workplace savings plan participants who are at least 5 years from retirement, this informative workshop will help you:
- Learn how to build the foundation of your financial plan
- Review savings options for your retirement and non-retirement goals
- Review basic principles of savings
- Consider insurance and estate planning needs
- Learn about all tools, resources, and guidance* available to you from Fidelity
The Election Season
Susan Roberts and Kim Ball
Join Political Science Professor Susan Roberts for a discussion of the current election season. Human Resources Director Kim Ball will also be on hand to discuss political speech in the workplace and first amendment protections (and cautions!)
Giving to Receive
There are so many ways to give of oneself and so many of us already do. Learn more about the Community Service Office and the range of service opportunities on and off campus. Get a glimpse of what you’ll receive.
Time Management Using Outlook: Tips and Tricks
Are you taking full advantage of Microsoft Outlook? Learn a few new tips and tricks for saving time in Outlook and getting out of e-mail JAIL. Come prepared to share tips of your own as we explore e-mail, calendars, contacts and tasks.
The Wise Use of Credit
Clearpoint Financial Solutions
As we enter into the Holiday season where spending often exceeds earnings, Keith Combs will help us use credit wisely and avoid excessive debt problems in the future.
Generic or Brand name? Internet purchases or local pharmacies? This program looks at the rising costs of drugs in the United States and helps the participants to be cost effective with medicine purchases.
How to Deal with Annoying People
We can’t always choose our coworkers (or family!) but we must learn to work with everyone. Using Kimberly Alyn and Bob Phillips’ book How to Deal with Annoying People we’ll discuss the four social styles of annoying people—and learn how we ALL are perceived as annoying by others!
Building your Financial Future
This presentation is appropriate for employees who are interested in conducting a self-assessment of their financial situation. They are shown how to complete their own financial plan by reviewing topics such as cash-flow and net-worth statements, establishing goals, choosing appropriate financial products, investment strategies, and protecting income and assets.
Heart-2-HeartFinancial Aid Basics for Parents of High School Students
Temple Day, MD
Join Temple Day, MD while she discusses heart disease risk, symptoms, and how heart disease presents itself differently in men and women. There are some risk factors we cannot control, like age, gender, and genetics. Many others, though, we can manage through healthy lifestyle choices. Learn how to decrease your risk for heart disease and stroke. Bring your questions!
David Gelinas, Director of Financial Aid
Do you have a high school student looking to attend college next year? Join members of the Davidson Finanical Aid office for an introduction to financial aid programs in the United States and tips and tricks for managing the process at any school.