Every year, National Nutrition Month falls in March, and we at Wellness are excited to announce that for the first time ever, we will be joining in the celebration! The Wellness Ambassadors have been working hard to create a Nutrition Fair just for YOU! Join us March 22nd, from 11 AM- 2 PM in the […]Read More Good Nutrition is Our Mission
Every 23 seconds, another American is diagnosed with diabetes. And according to the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics, the average yearly health care cost for a person with diabetes is $13,700, with $7,900 due to diabetes alone. This illness, although prevalent, is not seen as serious by people as it should be. Many live with […]Read More Why Should we Worry about Diabetes?
Pop, pop, pop! The smell of freshly popped kettle corn lingers in the air as you stroll through the Statesboro Main Street Farmers Market. The music plays as visitors chatter joyously with vendors and to each other. This, you will find, is the wonderful experience when visiting the market. Occurring on Saturday mornings from 9AM […]Read More The Campus Farmers Market is here!
Here is a big whale-come to the 2016 Fall semester at Georgia Southern University from me, Wellie the Wellness whale! Whether this year is your first semester, or you have experienced many tides at Georgia Southern, I would like to express how excited I am for fall semester to begin! For the students who may […]Read More “Wellie” Big Welcome
The grass is green, the breeze is cool, and the sun is out, tickling our skin as it bronzes. Summer is just around the corner, and many have gone home to work or take a break, or have chosen to expand their experiences with internships and other opportunities. Yet some chose to be studious and get […]Read More Surviving Summer Classes
As we are studying profusely for our finals this week, the University Wellness Program is reminiscing on the efforts and accomplishments of the Wellness Programs put on just for our Eagle Nation. These programs include: Worry-Free Wednesday, Stomp Out Stigma Week, Don’t Be That Guy/Girl (DBTG) Week, the Campus Farmers Market, Wellness Week, Sexual Assault […]Read More “Whale”abrating the End of the Year!
Calling all EAGLES! Wellness here– to have you think twice before you drink that fourth or fifth serving of alcohol. Did you know that on average, students spend more money on alcohol than they do on textbooks? Crazy! Now most of you are probably thinking that we are going to hone you for drinking and […]Read More Be Aware of Alcohol