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Welcome to Employee Wellness

Wellness is more than just not being sick…
It’s having hope and a sense of humor.
It’s feeling good and having enough energy.
It’s fitness of mind, body and spirit that you
pursue in your own way.
Source: National Wellness Institute

Wellness is a way of living—eating a healthful diet, being physically active and managing one’s well-being every day. Everyone takes different steps to enhance their health and well-being.

The WVU Division of Human Resources is committed to supporting employee wellness efforts by making it easier for faculty and staff to learn about and use resources available to them. Putting a priority on wellness will help build a healthier WVU workforce—a benefit for everyone.

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Platinum Achievement, 2013


Fit-Friendly Worksites are recognized by the American Heart Association for creating a culture of wellness in the workplace. Companies are rewarded for their progressive leadership and their concern for their staff by going above and beyond when it comes to their employees’ health.

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Gold Achievement, 2011 – 2012




The AARP has again named West Virginia University as one of the nation’s top 10 Best Employers for Workers Over 50. Award winners have set outstanding examples through programs that help them retain, retrain, engage and recruit the older workers who will be increasingly crucial to their success and the success of the U.S. economy over the coming decade.