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6:00 am11:00 pm
New! ERS Walk and Talk Podcast (available through all major podcast platforms)

Join us on a 20-30 minute walk while we talk about health, wellness, and life in general. From the Employees Retirement System of Texas, podcast host Lacy Wolff walks and talks with her mentors, friends, experts and leaders about health and wellness. Learn more through the link below, or search ERS Walk and Talk through your favorite podcast platform! Learn more and participate whenever convenient for you!

9:00 am12:00 pm
Rock the Campus

Rock The Campus is a campus-wide cleanup and beautification event during Homecoming week. We will be volunteering all around campus and then come back to the Student Center for a free t-shirt!

10:00 am11:30 am
Managing Burnout and Compassion Fatigue w/ Kristen Huff & Erica Grigg

This webinar will provides explanations, tips, and personal stories exploring mental health and wellness. This material is useful to anyone, but especially those under the chronic stress of helping others in crisis or need. Managing mental health during times of adversity is critical to effectively and ethically serving others. Compassion fatigue can lead to depression, anxiety, and substance abuse. Resources from the Texas Lawyers’ Assistance Program and the Employees’ Assistance Program will be included.

11:00 am11:45 am

Breathing and meditation have never felt better, through this class participants will combine the pair with posture to center the mind. This practice is beneficial for reducing stress and anxiety as well as building strength and flexibility.

12:00 pm1:00 pm
Mindfulness Methods: Cultivating Calm, Focus and Well-being

In this workshop, lawyer and mindfulness teacher Jon Krop shares the skills to cultivate the calm, clarity, and focus that can be so elusive during this time of crisis. Jon teaches a simple, effective sitting meditation practice and other mindfulness tools tailored to a lawyer’s unique challenges and busy workday. He guides participants through short exercises that sharpen focus, calm the mind, and cultivate resilience in the face of anxiety and stress.

12:30 pm1:15 pm
Mid-Day Energizer

Energize yourself by moving your body and stretching to overcome the afternoon slump!

7:00 pm10:00 pm
Homecoming Carnival and Haunted House

Join in the fun at the Homecoming Fall Carnival! Try your hand at some classic carnival games for a chance to win prizes, enjoy some of your favorite carnival foods, and walk through the haunted house...if you dare!