November is Wellness Awareness Month at MDC’s North Campus

MIAMI, Nov. 12, 2019 – Miami Dade College’s (MDC) North Campus Aquatic & Fitness Center will observe the month of November as Wellness Awareness Month with a series of activities to take place at various locations throughout campus Nov. 13 – 22.  These activities are free and open to the public and designed to raise awareness of healthy living, physical activity and overall wellness.

Wellness Awareness Month events are as follows:

Wednesday, Nov. 13

11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Location: Building 4000 Breezeway

Wellness Fair

Vendors, free wellness screenings, massage

Tuesday, Nov. 19

9:50 a.m. -11:05 a.m.

Location: Room 2151

Wellness Circle

Panel discussion about wellness from the mental, physical and financial prospective, by Joy Berkheimer, Dominick Maurici, and Michael Castro, moderated by professor Kay Rubin. A recorded version will be available to MDC’s Meek Center on Wednesday, Nov. 20, from 10:30-11:30 a.m., in Room 1103

Wednesday, Nov. 20

12 – 1 p.m.

Location: Outside the Library 

North Campus Global Walk

The International Education and Wellness Month Committees will host North Campus’s first Global Walk. The one-mile walk will begin outside of the library and around the lake four times. North Campus students, employees, and the campus community will represent various countries by wearing flag colors during the walk. Donations for the North Campus Food Pantry will be accepted at the event.

Friday, Nov. 22   

11 – 11:30 a.m.  

Location: Aquatic and Fitness Center           

Pool safety and drowning prevention for Preschool Lab children taught by Lifeguard staff of the Aquatic Center

11:30 a.m.-12 p.m.                                                                                                                   

Drowning prevention and pool safety for MDC North and MEEK Center students and employees taught by Lifeguard staff of the Aquatic Center

For more information, please contact North Campus Aquatic & Fitness Center at 305-237-1129