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Drexel University has received local and national recognition for its commitment to creating a healthy, happy campus. To date, we have received the following awards:

American Diabetes Association Wellness Lives Here "Health Champion" (2015)

“In order to become a Health Champion, organizations must meet criteria in three different areas: Nutrition and Weight Management, Physical Activity, and Organizational Well-Being.

American Heart Association Fit-Friendly Worksite (2011-2016)

“Fit-Friendly Worksites are recognized by the American Heart Association as employers who go above and beyond when it comes to their employees' health.”

American Heart Association Workplace Innovation Award (2014)

“The AHA Workplace Innovation Award recognizes employers who go above and beyond to implement unique wellness programs.”

Philadelphia Business Journal Healthiest Employers of Greater Philadelphia Award (2011-2015)

“The Healthiest Employer awards program recognizes organizations that are committed to creating a healthy workplace. The award utilizes an online assessment tool and measures wellness programming in six key categories: 1. Leadership Commitment 2. Foundational Components 3. Strategic Planning 4. Communication and Marketing 5. Programming and Interventions 6. Reporting and Analysis.”

Social Wellness Awards Total Package Awards Winner (2015)

“This award is given for social wellness programming that is most impressively holistic, all-encompassing, and understanding of the varied determinants of health and wellness."

WELCOA Well Workplace Gold Award (2012-2014)

“This innovative initiative recognizes quality and excellence in worksite health promotion. Driven by a pre-defined set of worksite wellness criteria, organizations of all kinds compete to be recognized as one of America's Healthiest Companies.”