Highlights from U of G, Let's Talk

Posted on Tuesday, February 4th, 2020

Written by Sarah Joosse, Wellness@Work Coordinator

On January 28, U of G hosted it's first U of G, Let's Talk event, as an opportunity for employees to hear a Wellness@Work update and panel discussion about the University’s progress in creating a healthy workplace.

About 100 employees attended and over 100 more watched the live-stream video. 

Watch the video recording.

Panel members included:

  • Host: Dr. Franco Vaccarino, President and Vice-Chancellor
  • Gwen Chapman, Dean, College of Social and Applied Human Sciences
  • Steve Nyman, Director, Maintenance and Energy, Physical Resources
  • Indira Naidoo-Harris, Associate Vice-President Diversity and Human Rights
  • Irene Thompson, Director, Student Housing Services
  • Alison Burnett, Director, Student Wellness

Homewood Health was available with wellness resources and each participant received a Bell Let's Talk Day hat. 

As participants entered, they were asked:

  • What contributes to your wellness at work?
  • What are you doing to help create positive change at U of G?

Below are a few photo highlights from the event.

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