The mission of the commission is to facilitate initiatives that promote awareness of wellness* and empower individuals to make choices and enact behaviors that positively influence their wellness. The commission takes a “learning reconsidered” approach which seeks to develop individuals by using a synergistic blend of academic and non-academic University resources.
*Definition: Wellness is an active process of becoming aware of and making choices toward an optimal quality of life. It emphasizes the state of the entire being and a person’s ongoing development. The pursuit and achievement of wellness is unique and dynamic for every individual. Wellness includes a blending of the following dimensions: physical, emotional, spiritual, social, intellectual, environmental and occupational.