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WIU-QC to Host Manage Your Stress Week Fall 2022

November 30, 2022

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MOLINE, IL -- Western Illinois University-Quad Cities will host a range of events and activities for "Manage Your Stress Week" Monday-Thursday, Dec. 5-8, a WIU-QC tradition that occurs the week before final exams. WIU-QC Student Services, Student Government Association and various student organizations collaborate to offer a range of relaxing and enjoyable activities to wind down and support students, faculty and staff.

"We are excited to offer this week of activities for the campus," said Student Services Manager Shelbee Bradley. "By engaging in fun, stress-relieving activities, the hope is to increase study performance and impact outcomes in a positive way."

Events include:

Monday, Dec. 5

  • 8-10 a.m. Enjoy a self-serve coffee bar and delicious Donut Delite treat with WIU Student Government Association in Riverfront Hall.

  • 4-4:45 p.m. Join WIU Counseling Association for "Make Your Own Stress Ball" in Building A to C Bridge.

Tuesday, Dec. 6

  • 10 a.m.-noon Snack on popcorn with motivational notes with Student Services in the Riverfront Hall Lobby.

  • 2-4 p.m. Visit with QCCAN Therapy Dogs in the Riverfront Hall Reception.

  • 6-6:45 p.m. Grab a hot chocolate and a cookie with the WIU Counseling Association in Building A to C Bridge.

Wednesday, Dec. 7

  • 11 a.m.- 1 p.m. Visit with QCCAN Therapy Dogs in Riverfront Hall Reception.

  • 6-6:30 p.m. Participate in Yoga with Nikki with the Counseling Association in the Fitness Center Building C, Room 2402.

Thursday, Dec. 8

  • 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Calm down and create crafts with Jill in the Riverfront Hall Atrium.

  • Noon-2 p.m. Indulge in a pudding bar with Student Services in Riverfront Hall Atrium.

  • 2-4 p.m. Participate in a Paint Party with WIU Psychology Club in Building C Atrium.

All events and activities are subject to change. Updates can be found on the WIU-QC social media pages.

For more information, contact Curtis Williams at

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