(Jan. 5, 2010)--UTSA faculty and staff members are invited to participate in the UTSA wellness program, Rowdy New U. The six-month program begins Jan. 11 with applications due Jan. 8. Participants can join the program each month in 2010.
Rowdy New U is available to UTSA faculty and staff members who want to increase their activity levels, change nutritional habits and live more healthily. The program will provide tools to help reduce health risks and increase health awareness.
>> To register, visit the Rowdy New U Web site.
Sponsored by the Office of Environmental Health, Safety and Risk Management, special wellness activities and programs for program members will be available at the Recreation Center and other venues. The programs and activities will include fitness competitions, group walks and runs, smoking cessation, healthy nutrition and demo kitchens, disease management and Lunch 'n Learn seminars.
For more information, contact the UTSA Office of Environmental Health Safety and Risk Management at 210-458-5250 or e-mail Kristee Phelps.
UTSA prides itself on giving students a well-rounded education. Combining a top-tier academic program with opportunities for personal growth prepares students to compete in a global economy. And that's not all. They learn to be informed and engaged citizens as well. At the heart of that academic program is an award-winning core curriculum.
For four consecutive years, UTSA has received an A-rating from the American Council of Trustees and Alumni for the caliber of its core curriculum. According to ACTA, UTSA requires its students to take six of the seven courses deemed "crucial" to a well-rounded education: composition, literature, U.S. government or history, economics, mathematics and science. Only a handful of other institutions in the U.S. are giving students these tools, which are needed to succeed in careers and the community.
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