Students Prep for Finals with Study Day Recharge

Our third bi-annual Study Day Recharge was a huge success!  Almost 200 students enjoyed healthy refreshments and chair massages in the library this past Wednesday as we kicked off final exam week. This event is sponsored by the Furman Culinary Club, Department of Health Sciences, and Furman Library. What was on the menu?  It was […]

FUEL Spring 2015 Registration Open!

Registration is now open for the Spring 2015 session of FUEL.  Over the past five years, more than 140 faculty, staff, and spouses have learned how to transform health– one plate at a time. FUEL uses a simple plate-based model to guide food choices.  Participants are encouraged to conform meals toward the FUEL plate which […]

Study Day Recharge!

Attention Students! As you prepare for final exams, be sure to stop by our Study Day Recharge in the Library.  We will be offering free healthy refreshments and chair massages from HeadQuarters Day Spa. This event is sponsored by the Furman Library, Furman Culinary Club, and Department of Health Sciences. (click the image above to […]

Spring 2015 FIT Rx Registration is open!

FIT Rx will be back by popular demand in Spring of 2015.  We will have our largest group of trainers ever!  Eighteen Health Science majors will be available to offer individualized exercise training for up to 72 members of the Furman faculty, staff, and spouses at no cost. New participants are welcome and will be […]

Special thanks to our Fall 2014 FIT Rx trainers

The Fall 2014 FIT Rx session is coming to a close.  We would like to extend our gratitude to the Health Science majors who participated in the internship program and offered their time and talents to help promote health within the Furman community. The Fall FIT Rx trainers are pictured above:  (top row from left […]

Furman Culinary Club feasts on Tex-Mex Cuisine

    This past Sunday, the Furman Culinary Club enjoyed another healthy cooking workshop.  Senior Emily Zizzi led the Tex-Mex themed workshop that included quite a few tasty recipes. (Click on the links to see the actual recipes) The Menu Mexican Kale Salad with Creamy Avocado Dressing Black Bean Soup with Cilantro and Lime Chicken […]

Cigna Lifestyle Management Programs

  Are you looking for assistance to manage your stress, manage your weight, or quit smoking? Furman employees and spouses who are covered under Cigna’s Health Insurance plan may partake in free, one-on-one wellness coaching online or over the phone.  Cigna’s wellness coaches offer convenient evening and weekend hours.   They will provide you with […]

FUEL Furman: Students receive funding for campus improvements

Attention All Furman Students! Do you have an idea to improve the Furman campus or that would benefit the Furman community? The Furman Student Government Association is accepting applications for a new program called FUEL Furman (not to be confused with my FUEL healthy eating program). This student-led  FUEL Furman program is designed to provide […]

Health Science Major Breakfast

Attention Health Science Majors! Please join your Health Science Faculty and Staff for a free breakfast on Friday, November 7 on the PAC Porch. Drop in between 7:30 a.m.- 9 a.m. Hope to see you there!

Breast Cancer: A Survivor’s Perspective

Alpha Kappa Alpha will be hosting a Breast Cancer Lecture this week featuring leading oncologists and a breast cancer survivor.  Dr. Brian McKinley, Surgical Oncologist from Greenville Health System and Dr. Shirnett Matthews, Radiation Oncologist from Greenville Health System will provide an overview of breast cancer, how to reduce risk, and the importance of early […]