Upcoming Events

Lunch Time Yoga: Free lunch time yoga will be offered to all Hood students faculty and staff in the Gambrill Gym yoga studio, Fridays 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. from May 24 - August 9. Wear comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat and towel. This is light yoga so no need to shower afterwards and all levels are invited to join (beginning, intermediate and advanced).

Earth Day is celebrated on April 22. Worldwide, various events are held to demonstrate support for environmental protection.. Here at Hood, we are celebrating Earth Day by partnering with our Frederick Regional Health System (FMH) neighbors in a 5K run/walk. The 5K will begin at Noon on April 22 at the FMH/Hood Resource Gardenat the corner of Park Avenue an Hood Alley. This event is free and open to all Hood students, faculty, and staff. Bibs will be distributed prior to the run/walk at the garden location. Please see the attachments for more information. Sign up for the 5K walk run, here!

May is Military Appreciation Month
Veterans and active duty service members and their families will be acknowledged on our Campus May 1 from noon-2 p.m. in Whitaker Campus Center Atrium. To show our appreciation for past and present military members, we will recognize the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines and Coast Guard with cake and beverages. There will be resource literature for our veteran students and representatives from Wellness, Accessibility Services, CARE office and Financial Aid to talk about campus services.

Mindfulness Meditation and Relaxation
Mindfulness Meditation and Relaxation, "Stress-proof Your Brain,"  Mondaysand Thursdays,12:45-1:15 p.m., Coffman Chapel basement. Drop-ins are welcome!

Hood College Walking Group - All Are Welcome!
Join members of your Hood community at 11:45 a.m., Fridays at the front steps of Alumnae Hall. ALL are welcome regardless of fitness level. The group is prepared to accommodate fast walkers and not-so-fast walkers. The walk is approximately 30 minutes and will take place rain or shine.

Fitness Center Hours

  • Monday - Thursday: 8 a.m.-9 p.m.
  • Friday: 8 a.m.-8 p.m.
  • Saturday and Sunday: 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

Nutrition Education and Consultation:

image004.jpegHi! I’m Thu Huynh, Registered Dietitian and in-store nutritionist with Giant Food. At Giant, we offer many services to help you improve your health and achieve your nutritional goals. And especially with the new year here, what better time to take advantage of these free services?

Nutrition services include: 

One-on-One Consultations

o   A one hour session is $25, refunded at the end of the session with a $25 gift card to Giant.

o   Held in nutritionist’s office at the Urbana Giant or Traville Giant in Rockville. By appointment only.

On-Campus Nutrition Seminars

o   As scheduled by the Director of Wellness, Teresa Cevallos or by group request.

Group Store Tours

o   Whether it be diabetes, heart health, or a plant-based diet, learn how to grocery shop with health and wellness on the mind.

For more information email me at thu.huynh@giantfood.com