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We promote societal, community, relationship, and individual wellness through a variety of events and presentations related to holistic wellness.

The LiveWell Office offers educational presentations to classes, student organizations and other groups on a variety of wellness topics. The office also serves as the host of the “Don’t Cancel Class” series of presentations for academic instructors who would like to request a presentation when they must miss a class. To request an educational presentation, contact the LiveWell Office at 843-349-4031, request by email, or come by the LiveWell Office in the Lib Jackson Student Union B202.

The Don't Cancel Class Program

The LiveWell Office will offer “Don’t Cancel Class” during the Fall 2019 semester. We continue to work with campus partners to provide educational presentations on a variety of topics should you need to cancel a class. If you know that you will be missing a class, you or your administrative specialists are asked to call or email using the contact information listed beside your chosen session. 

We will be happy to take attendance during the class. It is preferred that you call in advance to schedule a presentation, though we will make every effort to cover all requests. Thank you for your support of this program which aims to help all of our students take advantage of every possible educational moment to engage in their holistic development.

This semester we will highlight the following programs:




Diversity, Inclusion and Cultural Differences The workshops address issues of power, prejudice, and discrimination as a way to engage students in discussing and sharing their perceptions and experiences. These presentations focus on various aspects of diversity, multiculturalism, multicultural sensitivity and Social Justice. Three program options inlcude:
• Equal vs. equitable: A social justice seminar
• Power, privilege and discrimination: An exploration of socio-cultural identities; and
• Cultural Awareness, Diversity, Inclusion and You: Living in a Multicultural World
Ashley Gaddy 

Franklin Ellis
Campus Dining 101 An opportunity for students to learn more about the variety of healthy and nutrient-dense options that can be found in our campus dining facilities. Students will also learn about new campus dining initiatives and resources available to help them make more informed choices for their individual health and wellness needs. LiveWell Office
Living Well at CCU   An interactive program which is designed to help students recognize the signs of stress and provide strategies and techniques to help manage stress levels. LiveWell Office
Conquering Conflict This interactive session will address the many ways students experience conflict and effective techniques to manage conflict in interpersonal relationships. LiveWell Office
Step Up! Bystander Intervention With a focus on:
• Depression/suicide OR
• Dating/domestic/sexual violence OR
• Alcohol/other drugs
LiveWell Office
Exercise and Health Physical activity, or exercise, is a key determinant of health. Being physically active improves overall health and fitness, and reduces risks for many conditions. LiveWell Office
Alcohol and Other Drugs A presentation on current CCU student data as well as effects of alcohol and other drugs on college students. LiveWell Office
Introduction to Counseling Services and Personal Skill Development This session will provide a guided tour of the services offered in Counseling Services followed by an introduction to the most common personal issues college students face along with strategies for dealing with those concerns.  Counselors can present specific programs from the Best U at CCU list. Erika Pomerantz
Gender and Popular Culture Popular culture is never simply entertainment. It provides us with the stories, images, and scripts that enable us to imagine and practice our identities. This session teaches students how popular culture generates and articulates our understandings of gender and sexuality and their intersections with other identity markers such as race, class, and ability. Dr. Ina Seethaler
Making Sense of Financial Aid Learn the financial aid and scholarships process from start to finish. The conversation will focus not only on applying for and receiving aid, but also maintaining eligibility. Wendy H. Watts
SAFE Response to Violence The S.A.F.E. method is meant to empower individuals during a threatening situation and equip them with ideas and knowledge of what to do in dangerous situations by proactively providing a plan of action. The session will include both presentation and audience participation exercises that help promote the S.A.F.E. response to violence model. Lt. Bobby Pellerin
Student Engagement Focus Group Members of the University Wide Assessment Committee will facilitate a focus group in your class to gather information directly from students about how they do or do not get engaged at CCU. The purpose is to learn how we as a University can improve retention through student engagement. Jennie Cassidy
Dialogue Groups Introduction to CCU Dialogue. Dialogue teaches us how to listen to and understand the opinions and assumptions of others. It also gives us a chance to share who we are and how we interpret the world around us. This interactive session will introduce dialogic practice and the CCU Dialogue program. Students will also learn about opportunities to participate in dialogue groups and experiences throughout the semester.
Introduction to Career Services Learn about the numerous resources available in the Career Services Center. We are here to help you explore different career options, select the right major, search and apply for jobs and/or internships and much more. Career Services
From "Hello" to "Hired!" An interactive interview workshop with tips on making a great impression, preparing for an interview, practice questions and more. Career Services
Rock the Resume Learn how to develop an effective resume to market your skills and sell yourself effectively. Career Services
Abroad 101 Choosing to study, intern, or research abroad is one of the best decisions a college student can make. This session covers the proven benefits Chants can gain by traveling abroad, and we’ll bust common myths by answering questions about affordability, safety, eligibility and more. Let us help you add an international twist to your college experience and degree. Rachel Massey