VCU HR Well-Being blog

Giving VCU employees the wellness resources they need to be healthy both on and off campus

Most programs continue to be virtual unless specified. 

Wednesday, December 1st – 1 pm

Postcards from the Future: A woman’s guide to saving and investing

(Presented by VCU HR and TIAA)

Women saving for retirement face unique challenges. Join this session to learn what it takes to overcome these challenges and help make your retirement dreams come true on schedule.

Register: Talent@VCU

Thursday, December 2nd – 12 pm

Everything you need to know about buying or selling a home in the RVA Housing Market

(Presented by VCU HR and Long & Foster)


Topics will include the RVA Housing Market Update, Preparing to buy or sell a home, marketing your home, the process from contract to close, financing and the rewards of the VCU “Moving with the Ram” discount program.

To attend In-Person, Register: Talent@VCU

To attend virtually, Register: Talent@VCU

Tuesday, December 7th – 10 am

Five Money Musts

(Presented by VCU HR and Fidelity)

Learn about five basic money concepts to help you start your financial journey on the right foot. This session is helpful if you’re just starting to think about how to manage your money.

Register: Talent@VCU

Wednesday, December 8th – 12 pm

Dial It Down

 (Presented by VCU HR and CommonHealth)

Learn fun and practical ways to decrease your stress and improve how it affects you, so that you have fewer health risks!

Register: Talent@VCU

Thursday, December 9th – 12 pm

Change or Rearrange – Feng Shui It!

(Presented by VCU HR and Anthem EAP)

Sometimes the path to inner peace is on the outside. Learn the ancient Chinese art of feng shui. It works by removing clutter and creating an easy flow in your surroundings – promoting an environment that contributes to well-being.

Register: Talent@VCU

Friday, December 10th – 12 pm

Bodyweight Strength with Tanika

(Presented by VCU HR and VCU Dept of Recreation & Well-Being)

Strengthen all of the major muscle groups in your body by participating in this Bodyweight Strength fitness class!

Register: Talent@VCU

Wednesday, December 15th – 2:00 pm to 2:30 pm

Guided Meditation

(Presented by VCU HR and VCU Dept of Recreation & Well-Being)

Take a break from the news, social media, or telework responsibilities to find a moment of quiet reflection in the middle of your day with our guided meditation.

Register: Talent@VCU

Thursday, December 16th – 12 pm to 12:30 pm

Organizing your financial records

(Presented by VCU HR, VCUHS HR, and Virginia Credit Union)

Learn what to keep, what to keep handy in case of disaster, and how to take a home inventory.

Register: Talent@VCU

Monday, December 20th – 12 pm to 12:30 pm

Deep Stretch with Jess

(Presented by VCU HR and VCU Dept of Recreation & Well-Being)

A slower 30-minute practice focused on active stretching of muscles and opening of connective tissue. Release built up tension, prevent injury, increase blood flow to muscles, and increase long-term flexibility. No equipment requirements, though a yoga mat is recommended.

Register: Talent@VCU

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