Wednesday, June 3, 2015, 7:00 pm, Central Park
Coming soon! The New York University community will once again participate in the annual J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge, sponsored by NYU Human Resources and its LiveSmart wellness program. Last year, 138 NYU runners, joggers, and walkers enjoyed an evening of exercise and camaraderie (see photo gallery, below), joining participants from 634 organizations along the 3.5-mile course in New York City’s Central Park. Save the date, stay tuned for registration details, and get ready for race day with the Shrinking Violets, NYU's new running club, at an open house for training and classes (PDF) on Thursday, March 5 from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm.
NYU offers a support group for caregivers of people with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. Facilitated by an Alzheimer’s Association trained group leader, the group will provide a consistent and caring place to discuss the challenges of care giving, share feelings and concerns, and find emotional support. Group members may also exchange information and educate themselves about dementia. The group meets weekly on the Washington Square campus from 12:30 to 1:30 pm, and is limited in size to help ensure full participation by all group members. If you have questions and/or are interested in becoming a member, please send an email for consideration and prescreening.
The Naughty Knitters is the Administrative Management Council's volunteer knitting and crocheting group at NYU. The Knitters meet twice monthly to create scarves, hats, and baby blankets for Visiting Neighbors, Care for the Homeless, the USO, and other area charities. Please send an email to participate in this campus-wide effort.
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As a valued member of the NYU community, you can take advantage of special discounts across a range of products and services. To access the list of cost saving discounts, which include mobile phones, car rentals, computers, entertainment and recreation events, and health and stress reduction services, visit Employee Discounts.
If you have any pressing life concerns, you can lean on Carebridge Life Resources. Carebridge provides NYU employees assistance with a variety of life issues, including health and wellness, financial and behavioral counseling, as well as child and elder care. These services also cover employee dependents, spouse, or domestic partner. Carebridge Life Resources is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Contact Carebridge at www.myliferesource.com or 800-437-0911. Reference NYU access code FTN59.