Many college students often complain they don’t have the time or money to prepare healthy home-cooked meals on a regular basis. Homework, studying for exams and an outside job can leave many students with little time to cook at home.
The Hospitality and Tourism Department at SUNY Buffalo State had the opportunity to showcase some of its new culinary resources inside the recently renovated Caudell Hall. The department hosted a culinary exhibition on microgreens at the Russell J. Salvator demonstration kitchen Nov. 30.
The Weigel Wellness Center at Buffalo State began offering “boot camp” exercise classes this semester designed to help people improve their health. “The way we structured this boot camp class is to create an available workout session and routine to anyone at any level of fitness,” said Christopher Handley, who teaches the classes.
A family with a love for boxing has opened a new facility on Elmwood Avenue that allows people the opportunity to stay fit by training like a professional fighter. Boxstar, which is owned and operated by brothers Drew and Mike Graziadei and Mike’s wife Justine, offers a unique boxing program.
Every winter there are hundreds of people, especially refugees, who go without proper winter clothing, according to Mary Schaefer, events and marketing coordinator for the Jericho Road Community Health Center. The organization provides health services for refugees and other people with low-come.
SUNY Buffalo State, earlier this month, held a professional development workshop intended to promote “wellness at work.” The hour-long workshop provided tips about improving nutrition, relaxation and physical activity while in the workplace, that organizers say can benefit a person’s health and only take a few minutes a day.
The Buffalo chapter of Black Lives Matter has organized a feminine hygiene product drive for women in need. For many women, these products, including tampons, pads and panty liners can be too expensive.