Weeklong Events

Daily Gratitude Reminder

THRIVE will send out a gratitude reminder each morning with a theme for the day. 

Participants will be asked to share their gratitude via social media posts

Individual or Team Steps Challenge to Benefit a Nonprofit
  • The team with the highest average step count per member and the single individual (whether participating in a team or not) with the total highest step count will each be awarded a $200 donation to one of the following nonprofit organizations they choose:
  • Create a team with others from your semester, clinical site, department, family/friends, or any other group and email the team list to
  • Download the ChallengeRunner App to your smart device via the Android or Apple Store and link to your fitness tracker
  • Register individually at ChallengeRunner via this link and challenge code: 3c361k-326n
  • Alternatively, email your daily step count to
  • Team and individual rankings will be posted daily
Clinical Sciences Student Wellness Events

Throughout the week, there will be a student wellness breakfast or activity at all of AUC’s major clinical site for our clinical students. Check your AUC email during the week for more details.

UK Track Activities

Please check your email for updates on THRIVE events planned throughout the week for AUC’s UK Track students and faculty.

Tuesday, June 8

SXM Campus Live Event: Sleep & Mood – Managing It All

12:30 pm ET 

Hosted by AUC Wellness Counseling Staff

Campus Courtyard

Clinical Student Virtual Event: Managing Finances through the Match and into Residency

6:00 pm ET

Hosted by Dr. Soubhi Alhayek, AUC Alumnus, and Mr. Jon Oliver, Director of Financial Aid

Check your AUC email for the Zoom link

Wednesday, June 9

AUC Community Virtual Event: Tales & Truths – Understanding Harm Reduction in Alcohol Use, Sexual Assault, and STIs

11:30 am ET

AUC Community Virtual Event: Tales & Truths – Understanding Harm Reduction in Alcohol Use, Sexual Assault, and STIs

Sponsored by AUC Student Affairs with guest speaker, Dr. Dipali Rinker, Associate Professor of ICM, and panel discussion with Dr. Sherra’ Watkins, Director of Wellness Counseling; Dr. Gerry van Osch, Director of the SXM AIDS Foundation; and AUC Students, Donya Ahmadian and Loveleen Jhaj

Register here

Thursday, June 10

AUC All Faculty and Colleague Virtual Event: Introduction to Stress Management and Beating Burnout

1:00 pm ET

Join psychologist Dr. Stem for an interactive discussion on ways to manage stress in our daily lives

Check your AUC Email for the Zoom Link

SXM Campus Live Event: Movie Under the Stars – Disney’s Cruella

6:45 pm ET

West Campus

Saturday, June 12 (Bonus Event!)

Juneteenth 5k Live & Virtual Walk Run

6:30 am ET

Juneteenth – also known as Freedom Day, Jubilee Day, Liberation Day, and Emancipation Day – is a holiday celebrating the emancipation of those who had been enslaved in the United States.

Register in advance for this virtual or in-person 5K event here