Marquette University’s My Wellness Program received an Excellence in Wellness Award from the university’s wellness partner, Marquee Health, for positively impacting the physical, mental and emotional health of employees. More than 1,750 companies were evaluated for their commitment to employee well-being using criteria including total wellbeing support, strong leadership support and participation, and effective wellness programs and initiatives.
Learn more about Marquette’s wellness program by visiting the Employee Wellness website.
As part of the My Wellness Program, employees are encouraged to complete 50,000 steps each week throughout May for the Walk This Way Challenge. Those who record 50,000 steps for each week by Tuesday, May 30, at 7 p.m. will receive 25 My Wellness points. Steps can be recorded retroactively.
The Walk This Way Challenge coincides with the Poker Walk/Run, which will be held on Wednesday, May 24, at noon. The event will start and end in Central Mall, with prizes for top poker hands, giveaways, and snacks.
There will be prizes from Athletics, the Helfaer Theatre, the Spirit Shop and the Haggerty Museum of Art, with special appearances from Blue and Iggy.