Be Well: Benefits Education Workshop Series

Benefits and Wellness Education Series

From managing common conditions like asthma and diabetes to handling the day-to-day pressures of the workplace, healthy living can be a challenge. Be Well, Tech’s benefits education and wellness series, will equip employees with the tools they need to make smart wellness choices for themselves and their families. 

Download the January — June 2018 Calendar here

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Past Presentations

Missed a Be Well presentation? Presentations from 2018 will be available for download.

May

5/8: Using Your Leave for Maternity 12 – 1 p.m.
Student Center,
Piedmont Rm.
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Learn important facts and must-do's for coordinating your employer-paid time off and Family Medical Leave (FML) when welcoming a child (childbirth, adoption, or foster placement)
5/9: Smoking Cessation 12 – 1 p.m.
GTHR Room 229
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Behavior change can be frustrating. If you are trying to quit smoking or change any other behaviors, this session is for you. Smokers can and do quit smoking—you can also get closer to your goals.
5/23: Exercises You Can Do at Work 12 – 1 p.m.
Student Center,
Peachtree Rm.
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Are you chained to your desk with no time to exercise? Did you know that prolonged sitting everyday can sabotage your health? Learn how to incorporate exercise into your workday while at your desk. Presented by the Georgia Tech Campus Recreation Center.

June

6/6: Education Assistance Programs Info Session 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Student Center, Rm 321​
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Georgia Tech offers education assistance programs for faculty and staff, including the USG’s Tuition Assistance Program (TAP) and Tech’s own Staff Tuition Reimbursement Assistance Program (STRAP). While these programs are designed to help you excel in your educational pursuits, policies and guidelines for using these benefits can seem confusing. This workshop aims to clarify the TAP/STRAP programs and break down policies with step-by-step guidelines. All interested employees are encouraged to attend. Presented by Georgia Tech Human Resources Work-Life Specialist Candice Bovian.
6/12: Healthy Cooking Demo 12 p.m. – 1 p.m.
Student Center, Rm. 343
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GeoCome learn how to create a quick and healthy dish from Georgia Tech’s own award winning chefs. This workshop is an active demonstration, not hands-on. Tasting samples will be provided. Presented by Sodexo.
6/19: Leaves of Absence (non-maternity) 12 p.m. – 1 p.m.
GTHR, Rm. 214
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Important facts and must-do's for Family Medical Leave (FMLA), Disability, Sick, or Military Leave. Presented by Georgia Tech Human Resources Leave Specialist Athena Jones.