Wellness Week Calendar: Mindful events for coping with midterms


Mental Wellness Week is co-sponsored by P.A.W.S. and K-State Counseling Services to mentally support students during midterms. Here are the events going on this week:

Drawing Out Your Emotions

What: K-State Counseling Services and P.A.W.S. are co-sponsoring this art event to support mental wellness during midterms. Pizza, markers and mandalas are available while supplies last!

When: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday

Where: Bosco Student Plaza

Stomp the Stigma

What: In recognition of mental illnesses, students will have the opportunity to stomp out mental illness stigma with bubble wrap.

When: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday

Where: The Quad

Lego my Eggo

What: According to the Student Union Program Council website, UPC is co-sponsoring this event is with Counseling Services, P.A.W.S. and the Wildcat Wellness Coalition to recognize mental well-being. This event will offer waffles to eat and Legos to play with.

When: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday

Where: Bosco Student Plaza. If it rains, the event will be held in the Bluemont Room in the Kansas State Student Union.

Carl’s Cause Tailgate

What: This event was created to celebrate the life of alumnus Carl Specht, a 2013 K-State graduate, who died by suicide in 2017. According to the UPC website, the tailgate will “feature free snacks and Pepsi products, fun games and a donation to Katie’s Way in Carl’s name. University resources about mental health awareness will also be available.”

When: 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday

Where: The north side of the Chester E. Peters Recreation Complex

My name is Katelin Woods and I graduated with a Bachelor's of Arts in public relations in May 2020. I worked as the first audience engagement manager of the Collegian from 2019 to 2020 and took photos for the multimedia staff. I was also the founding editor of the culture desk in 2018. I am an enthusiast of a poetry, pizza roll and pajamas.