UB Wellfest

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UB Wellfest brings together vendors from WNY to address all dimensions of wellness for employees, faculty and family members.

Join Us for UB Wellfest 2019

What: UB Wellfest

When: Friday September 27, 2019 

Time: 10 a.m. — 2 p.m.

Where: Center for the Arts, North Campus

The event is free, registration is not required.

Why You Should Attend

Wellfest is a comprehensive family event focused on wellness. Employees, faculty and family members are all welcome to attend.

This free event can help you with all aspects of wellness: emotional, physical, mental and social.

Event Schedule

Wellfest is a comprehensive family event focused on wellness. Employees, faculty and family members are all welcome to attend.

This free event can help you with all aspects of wellness:  emotional, physical, mental and social.

You will learn about the many university resources that are available to you and have the opportunity to hear firsthand how these departments can best help you personally.

No registration is necessary for Wellfest or for any of our presentations. Stop by when your schedule allows.

Presentations will be held in the CFA's Screening Room.

UB Wellfest Schedule 2019
Time Description
10:00 am - 10:50 am

What Parents Need to Know About Social Networking

Social networking sites such as Facebook, Pinterest, and Snapchat are some of the most popular mediums for young people as well as many adults.  Unfortunately, as with all good things, social networking also comes with a fair amount of risk. UB's own Senior Information Security Analyst Dr. Catherine J. Ullman will discuss these risks and what you should know about keeping yourself and your family safe on social networks.

11:00 am - 11:50 am

Everyday Mindful Living 

In this interactive workshop, Dave Bauer, MS, from The Change Circle, will guide participants to experience practice exercises in guided mindfulness, so that they can gain the foundation to use these experiences in their everyday life.  

12:00 pm - 12:20 pm

Planning and Budgeting for Retirement

AIG Retirement Services (formerly VALIC) will discuss Financial Wellness in regards to retirement planning and budgeting

12:30 pm - 12:50 pm

What is your Return on Life?

Join VOYA as they discuss getting the best Return on Life possible with the money you have, using your money in ways that improve your life, the 3 questions you must answer before deciding to retire and how their interactive Return on Life Website will keep your Life at the Center of the Planning Process.

Event Sponsors

UB Wellfest is brought to you by:

  • Wellness and Work/Life Balance
  • UB Human Resources
  • Harmony Expositions, the leading worksite health-and-wellness company in Western New York

Contact an Expert

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Abbey Delaney

Benefits and Work Life Balance

Phone: 716-645-8173

Email: abbeydel@buffalo.edu

Peter Logiudice.

Peter Logiudice

Wellness and Work Life Balance

Phone: 716-645-1528

Email: pjl2@buffalo.edu

Michele Poitras.

Michele Poitras

Wellness and Work Life Balance

Phone: 716-645-4457

Email: poitras@buffalo.edu

Amy Myszka.

Amy Myszka

Director

Benefits and Work Life Balance

Phone: 716-645-5357

Email: amyszka@buffalo.edu