Student, employee wellness programs join forces to promote healthy lifestyles
BLACKSBURG, Va., Oct. 21, 2015 – The student wellness and employee wellness programs at Virginia Tech have merged as part of the university’s ongoing commitment to maintaining a healthy community. The new unit, called Hokie Wellness, will focus on promoting physical, emotional, and social well-being, and the development of lifelong healthful living skills..
The combined department has already begun working on common programming themes, including development of mindfulness, stress reduction, and wellness coaching and counseling, as well as combined flu vaccination clinics on campus. The integration of combined programming is expected to take several months to fully implement. Hokie Wellness will continue to provide updates via Virginia Tech News. Read the full story.
Virginia Tech named the fittest college in America
BLACKSBURG, Va., Aug. 31, 2015 – Virginia Tech has another accolade to add to its list, as The Active Times recently named the university the fittest college in America for 2015.
The combination of a recreational sports department that encourages healthy competition and holistic well-being, top-ranked dining centers that boast organically grown, sustainable foods, and a host of opportunities for students to stay active earned Virginia Tech this title. Read the full story.