Employee Well-being Events

Live events such as webinars, exercise classes and information sessions are a great way to set aside an hour or so in your day to focus on well-being topics that are most relevant to you. Most programs continue to be offered virtually unless specified below. Register in Talent@VCU to receive webinar links.

Wednesday, April 3rd – 12 pm


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

This full body circuit training takes the basics martial arts and adds the fun. You’ll be punching and kicking your way through 30 minutes of strength and cardio.

Register: Talent@VCU

Thursday, April 4th – 12 pm

Sweet Surrender: Shake Your Sugar Habit

(Presented by VCU HR and CommonHealth)

Consuming too much added sugar can lead to serious health problems and CommonHealth wants to help you avoid this. Let’s dive in and explore several ways to cut back and thrive.

Register: Talent@VCU

Monday, April 8th – 10 am

Money Mondays with Bill

Topic: Top Things to Do Before You Retire

(Presented by VCU HR and Fidelity)

Getting your ducks in a row before you retire is important. Join Bill for a brief overview and a chance to ask questions.

Register: Talent@VCU

Tuesday, April 9th – 11 am

Understanding Your Student Loans and the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF)

 (Presented by VCU HR and VCU Financial Wellness)

The federal student loan program has experienced many changes in the last few years. This session will highlight some of those changes that might impact your situation, along with a deep dive into PSLF, including qualifying repayment plans, employer certification, and consolidation options that could impact your payment count. Make sure you’re on track to have your student loans forgiven.

Register: Talent@VCU

Tuesday, April 9th – 12 pm

Mindful Movement

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

Take a brain break to relax and move your body. This 30-minute class will help you practice noticing and releasing tension with gentle movement and stretching that can be done at your desk. This mindful movement class is suitable for all levels of practice.

Register: Talent@VCU

Wednesday, April 10th – 12 pm

Starting Point for Young Investors

(Presented by VCU HR and MissionSquare Retirement)

When should you start saving for retirement? Now is a good time! As you begin your career, retirement should be something you save for along the way. Join us to learn about designing a budget, why you should start saving now, and investing basics.

Register: Talent@VCU

Monday, April 15th – 1 pm

Write your next chapter: 5 steps to setting your retirement date

(Presented by VCU HR and TIAA)

Deciding when the time is right to retire, including estimating retirement expenses, closing any income gap and understanding key milestones that can impact retirement finances, will be discussed in this session.

Register: Talent@VCU

Tuesday, April 16th – 12 pm

Guided Meditation

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

Take a break from the noise to find a quiet reflection in the middle of your day with this virtual guided meditation. This meditation is suitable for all levels of practice.

Register: Talent@VCU

Thursday, April 18th – 12 pm

Saving for your Future Self

(Presented by VCU HR and Virginia Credit Union)

Have you thought about your financial future lately? Whether you’re planning for retirement, seeking a second career, or looking to spend your later years traveling the world, it’s never too early to begin saving for your future self.

Register: Talent@VCU

Tuesday, April 23rd – 12 pm

Components for great communication

(Presented by VCU HR and Anthem EAP)

Success in life begins with you and how well you communicate with others. This session will equip you with the tools and skills to hone your communication. We will discuss the importance of first impressions, different communication styles, and providing feedback. This is a step-by-step class for improving communication at work and in your daily life.

Register: Talent@VCU

Wednesday, April 24th – 12 pm

Core and More!

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

This 30-minute class will not only give you an excellent abdominal and low back workout, but will also challenge your other major muscle groups.

Register: Talent@VCU

Thursday, April 25th – 12 pm

Everything you need to know about coming up with a down payment to purchase a home

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

With higher interest rates and even higher home values, understanding your loan options has never been more important. Join CapCenter, one of VCU’s employee discount partners, where we will discuss low down payment options and First-Time Homebuyer programs designed to get you into your first (or second) home for less. Come learn more about affordable ways to finance a home in today’s market.

Register: Talent@VCU

Monday, April 29th – 12 pm

Healthy Protein Sources and Portions for Protein

(Presented by VCU HR and Samantha Howell, Massey Cancer Nutritionist)

Healthy proteins are crucial in your daily diet. In this session you will learn general recommendations on how much protein to consume and what an appropriate portion size is.

Register: Talent@VCU

VCU Health Employees:

VCU is happy to share opportunities to attend university well-being programs with other members of the VCU community, including VCU Health, VCU Dentistry, and other affiliated entities.

You can now find the direct links on the VCU Health intranet here. The links are located to the right of the RamStrong logo after scrolling to the bottom of the page. 

Please be aware that some features and services discussed in the university programs may be limited to university employees or may apply differently to employees of VCU Health or other entities.  If you have specific questions about how services, programs, and features discussed in a university well-being program may apply to you, and you are not a university employee, please be sure to contact the HR department for your entity with any questions.

RamStrong Resources

Looking for more well-being content that you can access on your own time? Explore the RamStrong Resources on each of the eight dimensions of well-being, including webinar recordings and other on-demand resources.