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Brooklyn College Cancer Center Health and Wellness Fair: Disease Prevention as the Tool to Support the Wellness of Our Communities

April 26, 2022

Tuesday, April 26, 2022 • Noon to 4 p.m. • West Quad*

Join BCCC-Cure for an event-filled day focusing on your health! Activities include yoga, fitness workouts, mindfulness, art relaxation, and music. Health educators and advocates will offer workshops on cancer prevention and healthy habits. Blood pressure, glucose levels, COVID-19, HIV, and HPV testing will be available. Food will be provided in the workshops on a first-come-first-served basis.

For more information email Ana Bartolomé at

*Weather permitting. Rain location is Roosevelt Hall gymnasium. Bring your Brooklyn College ID with the green key or your Cleared4 pass for entrance into the fair.


12:15-12:30    Welcoming remarks from BC’s Prof. Maria Contel; BCCC-CURE Director; Dean Peter Tolias, School of Natural and Behavioral Science; Mr. Jesús Pérez, ISSO Director; Prof. Jennifer Basil, BCCC-CURE Director of Outreach.

12:30-12:45    Glee Club Performance: Ubi Caritas, Yonder Come Day, and Bonse Aba.  

12:15 - 2:15    Tabling at West Quad (Roosevelt Hall Gym 200/211 if it rains )

12:45 -2:15     Movement and Wellness activities at West Quad  (Roosevelt Hall Gym 200/211 if it rains)

12:45 – 2:00   Mindfulness Workshops at Office 117 Roosevelt Hall - ISSO

12:45 - 4:00    Information Workshops at Room 102 RE

Tabling  - Health checks, health and wellness information 12:15-2:15pm

American Cancer Society
Mount Sinai Tisch Cancer Center
Maimonides Medical Center
NYU Langone Health Center, Perlmutter Cancer Center
The HEAT Clinic at SUNY Downstate
National Association of Hispanic Nurses
Coalition of Concerned Medical Professionals
Test & Trace Corps / NYC Health + Hospitals
Mixteca Organization
Aid for Aids International
BC Immigrant Student Success Office
BC Personal Counseling Office
BC Health Clinic
BC Health and Nutrition Sciences Department
BC SEED Dept and Phys Ed Teacher Ed
BC Women’s Center
BC Graduate Center Worker Education

Student Activities   12:15-2:15pm 

·               Yoga

·               Double Dutch

·               Caribbean Dance

·               Strengthening

·               Meditation

·               Self Defense

·        Henna Tattooing

·        Music

·        Endurance

·        Arts/Crafts

·        Aerobics

·        Ikebana Mindfulness

Information Workshops: 102 Roosevelt Hall    12:45-4:00pm

(Food will be provided on a first-come-first-served basis)

12:45 - 1:30 Panel Discussion on Healthy Habits After the Pandemic (Health and Nutrition Department, SEED Dept. and Phys. Ed. Teacher Ed., & BC Health Clinic)

1:35 - 2:15   Best Way to Prevent Cancer, Start Young! - Breast, Skin, Lung, and Cervical Cancers (Mt. Sinai Tisch Cancer Center & Maimonides Medical Center)

2:20 - 3:00   Health Care Access -What Are my Options? What If I’m Denied Coverage? (Coalition of Concerned Medical Professionals, PSC.CUNY, DC37)

3:05 - 4:00 Cancer Awareness and Prevention - A Timeline for Cancer Health Screenings! (Mt. Sinai Tisch Cancer Center & Maimonides Medical Center , NYU Langone Health Center, Perlmutter Cancer Center)


Mindfulness Sessions: 117 Roosevelt Hall, ISSO Office   12:45-2:00pm

12:45 - 1:15 How Can Mindfulness Help You Stay Healthy? (Personal Counseling Office)

1:15 - 2:00  Health & Wellness: Mindfulness by Practicing Ikebana - Japanese Flower Arrangement (BC Graduate Center Worker Education)



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