Be well together Number 10 | Announcements | News
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MHWB working group members (left) MHIT members (right)
Students, faculty and staff working group on mental health and well-being (MHWBTF) and the team of implementation of mental health (MHIT) spent hundreds of hours this academic year the development and implementation of a mental health improvement plan and well-being. be through our campus. While there is still much to do – and MHIT continue to work throughout the summer – take a moment to read about some of the changes implemented.
The Be Well Together newsletter will run as needed over the summer months, and faculty and staff can expect to see wellness-related information especially for them in WPI Today.
We wish you a restful, rejuvenating and fun summer
- The Wellness Center has finalized the hiring of its staff, including an office coordinator and associate manager, and will begin onboarding and team building in late May.
- In conjunction with the Inclusive Culture Committee, the Staff and Faculty Section has established a Staff Council that will serve as an advocate to support the interests and needs of staff, while supporting the mission, values and strategic goals. from WPI. Learn more here.
- To support well-being and balance, the Staff and Faculty section, in collaboration with Talent and Inclusion, is working to strengthen the remote/flexible work policy and the training of managers and to establish a protocol of email for working hours and a meeting etiquette.
Faculty and staff support and networking groups for the BIPOC/ALANA, LGBTQIAP+, and faith/spiritual communities at WPI
The Office of Multicultural Affairs organizes faculty and staff support and networking groups for BIPOC/ALANA, LGBTQIAP+, and WPI faith/spiritual communities. The goal of these new groups is to have a specific department focused on leading these initiatives, providing a space where faculty and staff feel they have community and solidarity, and providing a resource and network. to our students who also identify with these groups. Learn more and register here.
NCFDD Mental Wellness Summer Program for Teachers
WPI is an institutional member of the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity (NCFDD), An independent community of professional development, training and mentoring to help academics to successful transitions throughout their careers. Learn more about the resources of the faculty of Morgan Teaching and Learning Center and NCFDD here.
- NCFDD: Rise above burnout (Tuesday, June 21, from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.) Find out more and register here.
- NCFDD: SKILL #6: The Art of Saying No (Thursday July 14, from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.) Find out more and register here.
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