Wellness Champions

Kudos! December Wellness Champions

This month we want to recognize the following Georgia State undergraduate School of Nursing students who successfully completed a formal community clinical rotation working with EDWS this fall semester under the supervision of Dr. Modupeola Adebayo, Clinical Assistant Professor.

Athena Musa

Merilyn Bustos

Tre Fuller

Jazmine Simpson

Taniah Langford

Charles Atunzu

Aishat Jimoh

Morgan Lewis

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Kudos! November Wellness Champions

We want to thank all students, faculty, and staff who attended the Fall Festival Walk-N-Talks scheduled on three Georgia State campuses last month– Decatur (October 13th), Atlanta (October 19th), and Clarkston (October 20th).

A special note of appreciation is extended to Betsy Hardy, Kysa Daniels, and Jenny Lehigh, campus collaborative partners and true “wellness… more »

Kudos! October Wellness Champions

During National Work and Family Month, we want to recognize the contributions of all Georgia State faculty and staff for helping to make a successful transition returning to normal campus operations this fall semester.

We appreciate the commitment, dedication, and hard work demonstrated by employees facing tremendous challenges managing work/life during this new pandemic era.

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Kudos! September Wellness Champion

Antoinette “Toni” Pelote is the new Health and Wellness Coordinator who began working in the Office of Employee Development and Wellness Services (EDWS) in August.

Toni is an American College of Sports Medicine Certified Exercise Physiologist who earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Exercise Science from Life University.

Toni most recently worked in the… more »

Kudos! July Wellness Champions

Posted On July 6, 2021

This month, we want to recognize all participants, campus partners, sponsors, and supporters of the

5-Day Walking Steps Challenge, held for Georgia State employees during Employee Appreciation Week, which was coordinated by Staff Council and Human Resources May 17th – 21st.

The challenge was a special physical activity event to promote walking and suggest different… more »

Kudos! June Wellness Champions

Posted On June 1, 2021

This spring, 22 departments and 277 employees participated in the 8th annual Desire2Move (D2M) Physical Activity Challenge. D2M is an 8-week, eHealth, team-based competition during which team members track their minutes of physical activity with mobile apps. The team with the greatest overall average minutes is the winner of the Golden Shoe Trophy.

This year… more »

Kudos! May Wellness Champions

Posted On May 4, 2021

This month we want to recognize Teri L. Lewis, Human Resources Talent Management Senior Consultant, and the 2021 Employee Appreciation Week Planning Committee.

Teri began working with members of the newly elected Staff Council in March to plan a week-long Employee Appreciation celebration for the week of May 17th. The Council was very much focused… more »

Kudos! April Wellness Champions

Posted On April 5, 2021

This month we want to recognize the following academic departments that have served as collaborative partners working with EDWS to provide virtual internship opportunities for Georgia State undergraduate and graduate students during the past pandemic year.

Gerontology Institute (graduate program)

Public Health (graduate program)

Social Work (graduate program)

Nutrition (graduate program)

Nursing (undergraduate program)

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Kudos! March Wellness Champion

Posted On March 2, 2021

This month Ryan Smith, EDWS Wellness Program Administrator is recognized as the March Wellness Champion for his commitment and dedication to serving the Georgia State University Community during these challenging times.

March is National Nutrition Month.  March also represents a first-year anniversary milestone for Ryan’s popular Live Cooking Demonstration, one of several EDWS “Wellness on… more »