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The Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System™ (STARS) is a transparent, self-reporting framework for colleges and universities to measure their sustainability performance.

Overall Rating Bronze
Overall Score 38.32
Liaison Patrick McKee
Submission Date March 30, 2018
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STARS v2.1

Eastern Kentucky University
PA-13: Wellness Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00
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Does the institution have a wellness program that makes counseling, referral, and wellbeing services available to all students?:
Yes

Does the institution have a wellness and/or employee assistance program that makes counseling, referral, and wellbeing services available to all staff?:
Yes

Does the institution have a wellness and/or employee assistance program that makes counseling, referral, and wellbeing services available to all faculty?:
Yes

A brief description of the institution’s wellness and/or employee assistance program(s), including information to support each affirmative response above :

The HealthyYOU! at EKU program is service available to all EKU employees. The program is managed by Tammy Cornett. Participation in the program provides employees with a $240 credit per year, delivered quarterly in increments of $60. Spouses of employees can also receive a credit of $120 per year. In order to be eligible to receive the credit, employees must participate in health-related events including an annual physical, workshops, health challenges, and a personal health assessment. Additionally, HealthyYOU! offers programs offers flu shots, exercise classes, cooking clubs, and a community garden. Employees also find programs to manage diabetes and weight. Finally, HealthyYOU! hosts an annual Health Fair and a Farmer's Market with local farms.


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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