Fill Your Cup: January Wellness Supports & Self Care Events
A Wellness Event Series for Connection, Support and Self-Care
Take a moment to replenish your stores of mental, emotional and physical energy this January!
Refresh and recharge through this series of free online activities, resources and learnings.
All events are free and open to Assiniboine students and staff.
Monday, January 17
5:30 p.m. | Virtual BINGO
Indigenous Affairs invites all students to attend a free virtual BINGO night!
- Each player is given a set of virtual cards (depending on how many players we have). After each game, press the reset button to clear your cards and to play the next game.
- If there are multiple winners within a game, the two or more winners will do a coin toss to determine one winner.
- One prize/One winner.
- Winners can pick up their prizes at Victoria Avenue East campus or prizes will be mailed to another campus if the winner is attending ACC from another city/town. Prizes can be delivered if the winner resides within Brandon city limits.
Tuesday, January 18
2:30 to 4:30 pm | Beading with Amanda
5:30 p.m. | 2STLGBQ+ Inclusive Environments Workshop
Through this training, we will discuss how to make spaces more inclusive for 2STLGBQ+ individuals. We will look at who SERC is, language and terminology used within the community, 2STLGBQ+ discrimination, and how to make our physical and online spaces more inclusive.
Wednesday, January 19
5:30 p.m. | Sitting by the Fire with Cecil
7:00 p.m. | Cougars Women’s Hockey Away Game
Cheer on our athletes virtually as the ACC Cougars take on the Dakota College Lady Jacks in Bottineau.
Thursday, January 20
11:30 a.m. to 1:30 pm | Elder Visit with Shirley Norquay
Our Elders are available to provide guidance, teachings, historical information, traditional knowledge and support to students & staff.
Friday, January 21
11:40 a.m. to 12:25 pm | Creating Resilience to Manage Stress
There are many ways to build resilience to stress. We will practice five different ways to enhance wellness that we can start implementing in our daily life right away.
12:40 to 1:25 pm | Conversation Circle on Winter Wellness
Assiniboine International invites students and staff to share in conversation with international students. This is an opportunity to practice speaking English and connect with others.
Saturday, January 22
Our ACC Cougars volleyball teams take on the Universite de Saint-Boniface Les Rouges right here at home!
Monday, January 24
11:40 a.m. to 12:25 p.m. | Virtual Yoga for Everyone
Join Mireille Saurette from the Learning Curve for a simple and relaxing yoga practice hosted on Zoom.
Tuesday, January 25
11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. | Micro Wellness Practices
Join Brandy Robertson, Wellness Student Success Advisor, to participate in and take away 30+ micro wellness practices that take less than 5 minutes each!
Wednesday, January 26
Bell Let’s Talk is a campaign focused on engaging Canadians to take action to create positive change in mental health. Bell has also committed to supporting post-secondary student success with the creation of the Bell Let’s Talk Post-Secondary Fund. In April 2021, Assiniboine Community College was a successful recipient of a $25,000 Kickoff Grant to support campus wellness initiatives. Leading up to and on January 26 – Bell Let’s Talk Day – visit these creative wellness resources on Bell Let’s Talk’s website: