Complete the Service Sprint

With the end of semester approaching, the Center for Service and Learning is mindful that students may be looking for opportunities to finish service requirements for courses, majors or other requirements. Students may also be looking for fun, stress-relieving ways to spend the last few days on campus. 

To that end, the iServe team has put together a quick-search tool for volunteer service opportunities available over the final week of the semester. You can find them at  https://bit.ly/2Pne1oZ.

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Healthy Holiday Tips from the Office of Health Promotion and Wellness

It can be easy to overdo it during the holiday season: fitting in all the events and parties, completing year-end projects, managing the stress. The WVU Office of Health Promotion and Wellness wants to encourage you to make this holiday season a better one for your mind, body. and spirit. Rachel Wattick, a Human Nutrition and Foods alumna, provides ideas to help navigate the food this holiday season, so you can spend your energy on more important matters!

1. Add some veggie dishes to your normal spread. You don't need to cut out your staple foods, just throw in some healthy options and try to consume those first before moving to the hearty dishes.

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WVU headed to Camping World Bowl

The Mountaineers and Syracuse Orange have officially accepted invitations to play in the 2018 Camping World Bowl to be played Friday, Dec. 28, in beautiful Orlando, Florida. Kickoff is set for 5:15 p.m. ET, at Camping World Stadium and the contest will be televised by ESPN.

For those interested in attending and purchasing tickets or travel packages, more details can be found here: https://wvusports.co/18BowlTixInfo

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Kosher and Halal meals available for students

To better meet the needs of students, faculty and staff with dietary restrictions and guidelines, WVU Dining has begun offering daily kosher and halal meal options at JACS in the Mountainlair and Café Evansdale.

Café Evansdale’s kosher options are pre-packaged and the halal choices will be prepared on-site, upon request. Students must order the halal meal in advance by stopping by the dining hall or calling the Café Evansdale kitchen at 304.293.5127.

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Join us for Adventure Fiji 2019

Looking for a summer adventure? From May 9 - May 27 Adventure WV will be taking a trip to Fiji! During this trip, participants will have the opportunity to sea kayak, white water kayak, snorkel, visit the capital city of Suva and obtain a level one SCUBA diving certification while studying the coral reef ecosystem of the Yasawa Islands. Participants will spend time learning about Fiji’s transformation from a quiet island to a popular tourist destination and the need for sustainable tourism within the region. For more information about Adventure Fiji contact Greg Corio at  Greg.Corio@mail.wvu.edu or visit  http://adventureinternational.wvu.edu/fiji.

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Get ready to kayak, snorkel, swim and camp in the beautiful Florida Keys

This trip includes exploring near shore sea grass and soft coral environments by kayak with opportunities to snorkel directly off the boats. We will also do a boat/snorkel tour to an outer reef. Locations we will visit include Everglades National Park, the Lower Florida Keys and Bahia Honda State Park.

We will travel in 12-passenger vans with a maximum of 10 people in each van. The trip will depart on Friday, March 8 between 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. We will camp in South Carolina on Friday and arrive at the first destination in Florida late evening on Saturday. The trip will return to WVU late on Saturday, March 16.

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