The Office of Health & Well-Being is Leading the Approach to Campus Wellness

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Campuses across the country are taking a new approach to health and well-being and the Office of Health & Well-Being is leading the way.

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Campuses across the country are taking a new approach to health and well-being and the Georgia Tech Office of Health & Well-Being is leading the way. 

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Campuses across the country are taking a new approach to health and well-being. Georgia Tech’s office of Health & Well-Being is leading the way. In 2015, Health & Well-Being brought together three departments: Campus Recreation Complex, Health Initiatives, and Stamps Health Services under one umbrella. Today, well-being encompasses the collective and interdependent combination of how people think about and experience their lives. The Gallup-Purdue Index Report found that "only 11 percent of college graduates are thriving—strong, consistent, and progressing—in all five elements of well-being. More than one in six graduates are not thriving in any of the elements." Integrating these efforts has allowed staff to reach broader audiences through cross-marketing initiatives, to present a unified voice on well-being content, and to increase interactions with students and employees.

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Health and Well-Being

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Institute and Campus
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Stamps, health promotion
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  • Created By: Christine Kapurch
  • Workflow Status: Published
  • Created On: Oct 24, 2017 - 11:27am
  • Last Updated: Oct 25, 2017 - 12:21pm