NEWS

Nurturing mind and body: Mount hosts inaugural Employee Wellness Day

August 22, 2019
NEWBURGH, N.Y. -

A game of kickball between Mount Saint Mary College staff members was a highlight of the inaugural Employee Wellness Day on Wednesday, August 21.

A game of kickball between Mount Saint Mary College staff members was a highlight of the inaugural Employee Wellness Day on Wednesday, August 21. 

The Mount Saint Mary College community celebrated its inaugural Employee Wellness Day on Wednesday, August 21, complete with yoga instruction, meditation training, lessons on healthy eating, a friendly game of kickball, and more.
 
Facilitating the effort was the college’s Employee Wellness Committee, comprised of representatives from the Mount’s offices of Health Services, Human Resources, Athletics, Campus Ministry, Counseling Services, the Mount’s food service provider Parkhurst Dining, faculty members, and more.
 
Thanks to the efforts of the Wellness Committee, the Mount recently received Orange’s Health and Wellness Gold Medal for Excellence by the Orange County Chamber of Commerce, in recognition on the college’s commitment to healthy living. The award recognized the Mount for its ongoing efforts to increase wellness on campus for students, faculty, and staff members.