Healthy Living Fair 2022

Healthy Living Schedule
Date Time Name of Event Type of Event Description Counselor(s)
Monday, 5/2 10am-11am Gratitude During Difficult Times Workshop Practicing gratitude in difficult times can be challenging, but is essential to living a calm and successful life. Showing gratitude serves to improve physical and mental health, enhance empathy and reduce aggression, improve sleep and information processing, boost self-esteem, and support resilience. Join us for a talk on giving and sharing gratitude. Chanpreet K. Singh
Monday, 5/2 1pm-2pm Q&A with a Counselor Info session This will be an open forum for students to drop in to ask questions and raise concerns they may have about our services or counseling in general. Students considering pursuing a career within the counseling field are also welcome to attend with questions about the profession. Linda Ostrowe
Monday, 5/2 2pm-3pm It's Okay to Disconnect Workshop This workshop will cover healthy disconnection from devices/news. Tricia Singh
Monday, 5/2 3pm-4:30pm LGBTQ+ Support Group Group Meet other students who identify as LGBTQ+ or are questioning their sexual and/or gender identities. This is a supportive and safe space open to discussion and reflection. If interested please contact: Dee Brodbar (she/her/hers) dbrodbar@qcc.cuny.edu Dee Brodbar
Tuesday, 5/3 10:10am-12pm Women’s Group - For the Health of It Group

This group will explore mental and physical health issues that impact women. Strategies on self-care will be emphasized. This discussion is only open to current group members. Interested in learning more about the group or joining for the fall 2022 semester? Contact Gina Capozzoli at gcapozzoli@qcc.cuny.edu

Gina Capozzoli
Tuesday, 5/3 11am-12pm Asian and Asian American Students Support Space Group In this virtual drop-in space, Asian and Asian-American students who ethnically identify as Asian, Pacific Islander, Central or South Asian stand in solidarity against bias and discrimination. We will have open discussions about individual life experiences and struggles while promoting a safe space for students to feel supported, heard and gain a sense of belonging. Naziat Hassan and Jun Ishidoya-Wang
Tuesday, 5/3 12pm-1pm Build Confidence with Assertiveness Skills Workshop The way we socialize has changed since the pandemic and with use of technology. Students will learn to connect with communication skills including ways to establish rapport and how to speak up in interpersonal situations in a variety of contexts. Jun Ishidoya-Wang
Tuesday, 5/3 1pm-2pm My Kids are Driving me NUTS Workshop This workshop will be a space for students who are parents to vent about their dual role as student and parent/guardian. Strategies for self care and time management will be explored. Amy Pepper
Wednesday, 5/4 11am-12pm Careers in Mental Health Panel Discussion If you are considering a career in the Mental Health Profession, come learn about the various academic and career opportunities available. Amy Pepper, Carrie Diamond, Dee Brodbar
Wednesday, 5/4 12pm-1pm LGBTQIA+: Intersex Information Session Info session Sponsored by QCC Ally LGBTQ Club, an information session will be provided by the QCC Ally LGBTQ Club, covering the issues, discrimination and stigma faced in the Intersex community along with a Q&A with the Counseling Center. Wilma Fletcher-Anthony, Lisa Halstead
Wednesday, 5/4 12:10pm-2pm Women’s Group - For the Health of It Group This group will explore mental and physical health issues that impact women. Strategies on self-care will be emphasized. This discussion is only open to current group members. Interested in learning more about the group or joining for the fall 2022 semester? Contact Gina Capozzoli at gcapozzoli@qcc.cuny.edu Gina Capozzoli
Wednesday, 5/4 1pm-2pm How to Stay Motivated Workshop This is a highly interactive workshop where students will work together to identify what inspires them and what distracts them. We will discuss the importance of identifying goals and will work on constructing a plan on how to accomplish our goals with an aim to get us closer to staying motivated on a daily basis. Jannette Urciuoli
Thursday, 5/5 10am-11am Trauma-Informed Grounding Workshop Grounding is a technique to be more connected to your mind and body. This workshop will focus on using different grounding techniques and being in the present to overcome distress and anxiety. Naziat Hassan
Thursday, 5/5 1pm-2pm Q&A with a Counselor Info session This will be an open forum for students to drop in to ask questions and raise concerns they may have about our services or counseling in general. Students considering pursuing a career within the counseling field are also welcome to attend with questions about the profession. Linda Ostrowe
Thursday, 5/5 2pm-3pm Mindfulness for Academic Success Workshop Learn Mindfulness Exercises that can help you with focus, concentration, anxiety and overall well being. Carrie Diamond-Feldman
Friday, 5/6 9:10am-11am Women’s Group-For the Health of It Group This group will explore mental and physical health issues that impact women. Strategies on self-care will be emphasized. This discussion is only open to current group members. Interested in learning more about the group or joining for the fall 2022 semester? Contact Gina Capozzoli at gcapozzoli@qcc.cuny.edu Gina Capozzoli
Friday, 5/6 11:10am-12pm Sleep: The Key to Academic Success Workshop This workshop will address the importance of sleep to a student’s academic success. We will discuss our biological need for sleep, including understanding the subsets of sleep quality and research regarding how quality sleep improves academic performance. Discussion will also include how to improve sleep quality through various strategies and the difficulties faced by working students. Laurie Reisch
Friday, 5/6 1pm-2pm Black People Don't Need Counseling and Other Beliefs that Negatively Impact Black Mental Health Workshop "This workshop will explore the specific issues affecting Black Mental Health such as institutional racism and access to services. Information regarding mental health issues such as trauma and suicidality in the Black community, and the factors that create barriers to treatment - including cultural beliefs - will be discussed." Lisa Halstead

Campus Cultural Centers

Kupferberg Holocaust Center exterior lit up at nightOpens in a new window
Kupferberg Holocaust Center Opens in a new window

The KHC uses the lessons of the Holocaust to educate current and future generations about the ramifications of unbridled prejudice, racism and stereotyping.

Russian Ballet performing at the Queensborough Performing Arts CenterOpens in a new window
QPAC: Performing Arts CenterOpens in a new window

QPAC is an invaluable entertainment company in this region with a growing national reputation. The arts at QPAC continues to play a vital role in transforming lives and building stronger communities.

Queensborough Art Gallery exterior in the afternoonOpens in a new window
QCC Art GalleryOpens in a new window

The QCC Art Gallery of the City University of New York is a vital educational and cultural resource for Queensborough Community College, the Borough of Queens and the surrounding communities.