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 […]

Furman Culinary Club Samples Flavors from the Mediterranean

 This Sunday, the Furman Culinary Club hosted their first workshop for the school year featuring flavors from the Mediterranean. Special thanks to the workshop host Avery Hudson and Furman Culinary Club president Yolanda Jiang for coordinating such a fun event! Avery (on the left in the photo below) was excited to share some of her […]

CLP: Gene Baur speaks about Ethical and Sustainable Food Choices

Gene Baur, Farm Sanctuary President and Co-founder, presents “Ethical and Sustainable Food Choices” a thought-provoking look at the profound impacts of our food choices. Speaking from decades of experience, Baur’s nonjudgmental approach appeals to a wide variety of audiences, ranging from legislative and agribusiness groups to schools and religious and social organizations. He discusses the […]

A Taste of Greece Culinary Club Workshop

Please join us for our next Culinary Club Workshop:  A Taste of Greece.  Health Science major Avery Hudson will share some of her favorite Mediterranean recipes from a recent trip to Greece. Students will work at stations to prepare a dish and then we will share a meal together. Date:  Sunday, October 19 Time:  4-6 […]

New hybrid bikes available to check out at the PAC

Beginning Monday, September 22, the Furman Fitness Center will offer five new hybrid (mountain / road) bicycles at the Fitness Center desk that can be checked out by faculty, staff, and students at no charge.  Helmets and bike locks will also be provided. Users will need to bring a valid Furman ID and complete a consent form […]

FUEL Intervention Fall 2014: Registration Open

FUEL Intervention Fall 2014:  Registration is Open Improve your health– one plate at a time. FUEL is a plate-based dietary intervention designed to improve nutrient intake, facilitate weight management, and reduce health outcomes associated with chronic disease.  It is available to Furman faculty, staff, and dependents at no cost. Participants are asked to conform most […]

FIT Rx Fall 2014: Registration Open

FIT Rx Fall 2014:  Registration is Open! Did you know that exercise is medicine?  According to the American College of Sports Medicine 2011 Position Stand, exercise can help to alleviate or eliminate many conditions and chronic diseases that we face today. For example, exercise can: decrease the risk of all cause mortality and cardiovascular disease […]