Overall Rating Bronze - expired
Overall Score 37.76
Liaison Diane Fout
Submission Date Dec. 13, 2015
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STARS v2.0

Transylvania University
PA-11: Wellness Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Erinn McWilliams
Adminisrative Assistant; Health Educator
Health, Wellness, and Counseling services
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Does the institution make counseling, referral, and wellbeing services available to all members of the following groups?:
Yes or No
Students Yes
Staff Yes
Faculty Yes

A brief description of the institution’s wellness and/or employee assistance program(s):

Wellness Works at Transylvania started in 2006 and was designed to enhance wellness and the quality of life for faculty and staff. The program covers all areas of wellness: physical, emotional, intellectual, financial, social and occupational. We use various strategies and programs to encourage individuals to make healthy living decisions in a supportive organizational environment. Programs we have offered are on-site weight loss/management, physical fitness, group fitness, personal training, WellRewards activity tracker program, reading groups, healthy cooking demos, smoking cessation, stress management, financial workshops and more. Our annual health and Wellness fair has over 50 vendors and is well attended by faculty and staff. In 2013 we launched a disease management program to help employees manage chronic illness.

The website URL where information about the institution's wellness program(s) is available:
Data source(s) and notes about the submission:

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