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Benefits and Wellness

Take the Passionate Pack Challenge

University Human Resources is challenging employees to spend a cumulative total of three hours in June pursuing a personal passion or purpose.

A Passionate Pack is an HR Wellness initiative that challenges NC State employees to spend a cumulative total of three hours in June pursuing a personal passion or purpose.

Staff and faculty can accept the challenge by: 

  • Registering to participate and committing to pursue a passion or purpose. The registration deadline is 5 p.m. June 10.
  • Completing this submssion form and sharing details of your experience pursuing your passion or purpose. You can include a picture of you tackling your passion or purpose. The form completion deadline is 5 p.m. July 3. 

Participants who complete the submission form will be eligible to win a prize pack. HR Wellness will select five winners to receive the prize pack. The winners will be featured in a write-up in this newsletter in July.

You decide what passion or purpose you want to pursue for the challenge. Your options are virtually endless and can include playing music, learning to dance, volunteering with a charitable organization, swimming, rock climbing or hiking. 

Please share photos of you pursuing your passion on X, and tag and follow @WolfpackAtWork. This is optional.

You can also register to attend one of the optional webinars HR Wellness is offering as part of the challenge. Details about the webinars are below. 

Webinar Date and TimeName of WebinarShort Description
Tuesday, June 4 
9-10 a.m.
Awakening the Passion in Your LifeDo you want to wake up every morning with great anticipation about what the day will bring? Attend this workshop to learn how to bring out your passion.
Tuesday, June 11
2-3 p.m.
Sleep: An Essential Component of Health and Well-BeingLearn about the latest research findings regarding the importance of sleep and how to improve your sleep according to priority and quality measures.

If you have questions about the challenge, email Kelly Vance, wellness, child care and perks coordinator, at