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Making Space for Mindfulness | Mindful Campus Practices

Mental Health Initiatives Coordinator for Hokie Wellness, Swathi Prabhu, talks about the Mindful Campus Practices, a series of short, five-minute guided mindfulness practice recordings that combine…

From  Christina Franusich 1 likes 592 plays

Calling all mini pig parents!

The popularity of pet pigs is on the rise, and we want to be sure these porky pals are living their best lives. However, there are currently no objective survey tools to measure quality of life…

From  Andrew Mann 0 likes 254 plays

Animal Tips To Be Hokie Ready

Join Josie, Wagner, and Derek of Virginia Tech's Animal-Assisted Therapy team in a demonstration on safety tips for National Pet Preparedness Month for how you and your animal friends can be…

From  Meghan Marsh 0 likes 349 plays

Assemble A Pet Preparedness Kit

Join Trent Davis, Ph.D., licensed professional counselor and coordinator for animal-assisted therapy at Virginia Tech, as he breaks down what's in Derek's emergency preparedness kit. For…

From  Meghan Marsh 0 likes 64 plays

Coffee bike will support Recovery Community

Hokie Wellness and the Virginia Tech Recovery Community have partnered with students and faculty at the College of Architecture and Urban Studies to design and build a coffee bike. The bicycle will…

From  Raymond Meese 6 likes 965 plays

Remembering Moose and a life dedicated to service

Beloved Virginia Tech therapy dog, Moose passed away December 2, 2020. He's being remembered for a life of service and as an ambassador for the Cook Counseling Center.

From  Dawn Jefferies 4 likes 1,601 plays

Real Conversations with Hokies | Advice, Wisdom, and Lessons Learned

Students and recent alumni talk about what they wish they had known when they first became a student at Virginia Tech, lessons they've learned over the years, and advice and wisdom for new…

From  Christina Franusich 0 likes 68 plays

Real Conversations with Hokies | Finding Belonging

Students and recent alumni talk about loneliness, and their struggles as new students on campus to make friends and find community–but also about how they did find belonging at Virginia Tech.…

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Real Conversations with Hokies | First Days on Campus

Students and recent alumni talk about their first days on campus. "My first days at Virginia Tech weren't exactly happy–they were just kind of like 'this is kind of…

From  Christina Franusich 0 likes 126 plays

Real Conversations with Hokies | Asking For Help

Students and recent alumni talk about their struggles and let new Hokies know that it's okay to ask for help. "Be honest with yourself. Know that it's okay to ask for help. It's…

From  Christina Franusich 0 likes 64 plays

Virginia Tech pledges to uphold Community Wellness Commitment

Hokies throughout Blacksburg, Roanoke, and Northern Virginia take the Community Wellness Commitment to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.

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Being committed, being well, with the HokieBird

To mitigate the potential for contamination of high touch points, over 2,000 hand sanitizer dispensers will be positioned at building entrances, exits, elevators and classrooms across the Blacksburg…

From  Raymond Meese 1 likes 793 plays

Kevin Sutton shares financial wellness tips

Kevin Sutton, assistant director of financial wellness at Hokie Wellness, shares tips on how students can keep their finances in mind during these uncertain times.

From  Erin Williams 0 likes 339 plays

Hokie Wellness Tips for Resiliency in Uncertain Times

Navigating uncertain times is rarely easy. Whether it’s the stress of crisis management, the burden of urgent responsibilities, or simply the upheaval of daily norms, such periods can make…

From  Erin Williams 0 likes 89 plays

Graduate student and peer health educator shares distancing tips for students

Teagan Neveldine, Class of 2021 Master of Public Health graduate student and Peer Health Educator with Hokie Wellness, gives advice to students on slowing the spread of COVID-19 and how to cope with…

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A Message from Cook Counseling | New Well-Being Website

Interim Director of Virginia Tech's Cook Counseling Center, Ellie Sturgis, wants to let Hokies know we're here to support them. The Virginia Tech community – and, indeed, the world…

From  Christina Franusich 1 likes 296 plays