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Wellness & Education

 

What is wellness? Learning how to take care of your body, your emotional health, and your spiritual well-being are important keys to academic and professional success. Wellness is about personal choice and balance. It is multifaceted and can encompass one or more of the following dimensions:

  • Physical
  • Social
  • Emotional
  • Spiritual
  • Occupational
  • Environmental
  • Intellectual

Wellness at Bentley

Wellness opportunities surround you at Bentley. Check out our wellness map or participate in one of the activities listed below. 


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Physical Wellness

We’ve got what it takes to help you stay healthy and fit:

Social Wellness

Looking for something to do?

  • Attend a Falcons UNite event, held every Friday and Saturday night from 10:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m. Check out Falcons UNite on Facebook and Twitter, or download their iPhone app for a list of upcoming activities.
  • Take part in an arts program
  • Hang out in the BlueLine
  • Join one of our more than 100 student organizations

Emotional Wellness

Taking care of you

Spiritual Wellness

Make meaning out of life

Occupational Wellness

Bring value to your work

Community and Environmental Wellness

Make campus your home away from home and contribute positively to the environment

Intellectual Wellness

Knowledge is power

Getting Involved in Campus Wellness

Just some of our opportunities for you to get involved in promoting physical and emotional health include:

Individual and Group Therapy

Individual and group therapy sessions increase awareness and decrease stigma about mental health issues through education and prevention programs. Sessions touch on a variety of subjects, including:

  • Depression
  • Suicide prevention
  • Stress management
  • Anxiety
  • Healthy relationships
  • Eating disorders
  • Sexual violence

To book a program with staff from the Center for Health and Wellness, contact Jessica Greher Traue at 781.891.2947 or jtraue@bentley.edu. To book a program with staff from the Counseling Center, contact Stephanie Kendall at 781.891.2274 or skendall@bentley.edu.  

Student Health Advisory Committee

Members of the Student Health Advisory Committee (SHAC)  help increase awareness of student health issues by:

  • Implementing awareness campaigns about student health services and programs
  • Conducting on-campus health assessments
  • Obtaining student feedback
  • Contributing to the overall health and wellness of the student body.

SHAC meets twice monthly during the school year for one hour. For more information, contact Lauren Salmo at lsalmo@bentley.edu.

Falcons UNite

Falcons UNite is made up of a group of students whose primary goal is to ensure that there is always something FUN to do every Friday and Saturday night on campus! Weekly fun includes small dance parties, board game nights, karaoke nights, arts & crafts fun, and more! Have some suggestions for fun events that you want to see or want to get involved in the planning? Email GA_FalconsUNite@bentley.edu for more info! 

Falcons UNite coordinates events every Friday and Saturday from 10:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m. You can check them out and learn more about upcoming activities on Facebook