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Is the stress of learning, working, and teaching from home affecting your health and well-being? Are you looking for ways to recharge and find your best you? The University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences is pleased to introduce HealthyU/BestU, our health and wellness initiative offering a range of opportunities to holistically nurture your mental and physical well-being. 

As the first in a series of HealthyU/BestU initiatives, we are excited to offer our virtual De-stress Fest, comprised of live, instructor-led virtual wellness and fitness classes to promote and support physical and mental well-being. With Tai Chi, Zumba, Yoga, and Mindfulness sessions, there is something for everyone at every skill level to help you relax and rejuvenate in the comfort of your home.

Choose the wellness sessions below that best fit your needs. Make it a family activity with your roommate, family, or pets and enjoy time together while improving your stress levels and productivity. 

Zumba - This fun and invigorating workout is guaranteed to make everyone smile and sweat! With a fun mix of beats from around the world, you and your classmates or colleagues can laugh and sweat as you burn calories the enjoyable way, through dancing!

Yoga  - Taught in the Ashtanga style, the yoga class combines breathwork and deep stretching. The instructor emphasizes the mind-body connection throughout the session to ensure you are relaxed in body mind and spirit.

Mindfulness Meditation - Our mindfulness meditation classes are geared toward the beginner, blending new knowledge interspersed with several short exercises so you can sample a variety of ways to achieve the mind-body connection.

Tai Chi - Often called a moving meditation, this ancient mind-body practice uses concentrated slow movements and specialized postures, breathing techniques, guided visual imagery and meditations. 

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The 2020-2021 Student Catalog/Handbook is now available.

Students, faculty, and staff are encouraged to be aware of all policies and requirements outlined in the catalog as preparations begin for the new academic year. Go to 2020-2021 Updated Policies and Requirements to quickly access the updated policies.

The Student Catalog/Handbook is amended as needed throughout the year, and those revisions are added to the Addenda page of the online catalog as they occur.

Many faculty and staff contributed to revising the Catalog/Handbook. Special thanks to everyone who lent their time and expertise amid all the competing priorities of the past few months.

Is there a faculty or staff member who has had a tremendous positive impact on your student experience? Please consider nominating them for a 2020 Board Excellence Award. We know that you are busy with your studies, so the nomination process is simple and convenient. Find the form here. (Please note, nominations open on July 17, 2020 and will not be accepted before that date). Nominations will be due by August 17, 2020.

Thank you for taking the time to nominate faculty and staff members whom you believe deserve this important recognition. Below are the criteria for the awards:

“Student First” Award – Faculty

Recognizes a core or contributing faculty member who demonstrates commitment to the University values with an emphasis on student first, through mentoring and dedication to preparing students to be leaders in their fields. This nominee goes above and beyond in advocacy and service to our students and the community.

This nominee:

  • Puts student success first
  • Provides for student learning opportunities outside the classroom
  • Ensures that students have access to educational assistance and advising outside of class
  • Encourages student engagement through creative, innovative and evolving teaching techniques

“Student First” Award – Staff

Recognizes one staff member who demonstrates commitment to the university values with an emphasis on student first, through mentoring and dedication to preparing students to be leaders in their fields. This nominee goes above and beyond in advocacy or service to students and the University.

This nominee:

  • Provides students with information and resources, above and beyond what is needed, to succeed at USAHS
  • Ensures that students have access to educational support, assistance and advising outside of class
  • Serves as a role model for students through demonstrated commitment to the University values with an emphasis on student first

Congratulations to the Spring graduates in the Class of 2020! We look forward to celebrating with you when Spring Commencement is rescheduled. Until then, a special message from faculty and staff.

 

Use THIS procedure to report exposure to COVID-19 at clinical internships or fieldwork experiences.

FACULTY can find the Keep Teaching Plan online at: http://tiny.cc/KeepTeaching

STUDENTS can find the Keep Learning Plan online at this link.

Student Support Resources Guide CLICK HERE 

COVID-19 Student Financial Relief FAQs CLICK HERE

Extension granted from AHA for CPR certification. For providers whose cards have expired due to inability to complete training during the COVID-19 outbreak, the AHA will allow the Instructor to provide remediation during update courses. For a copy of the form click here: https://cpr.heart.org/-/media/cpr-files/resources/covid-19-resources-for-cpr-training/covid19-statement_card-extensions_update-33120.pdf?hash=A501F4F5FDFA2B9A98E0000C64F14716BDF722DD&la=en