University of North Dakota: A healthy place to be
The University of North Dakota leads the state as an organization that cares about the health and well being of its employees and offers work site wellness programs. On Sept. 25, UND President Charles Kupchella accepted two awards on behalf of the University, including a platinum level Fit-Friendly Company award from the American Heart Association. This places UND in the ranks of companies such as Johnson & Johnson and others that demonstrate a commitment to supporting physical activity and nutrition in the workplace. The Fit-Friendly Company award is given to companies that provide a supportive environment for employees to increase physical activity and eat healthier. Platinum level awards are given only to those companies who prove their work site wellness programs work.Word count: 625
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