For the second year in a row, A&M-Commerce has earned a silver distinction from the Exercise is Medicine organization for efforts to create a culture of wellness on campus. Of the 149 universities and colleges honored by the organization worldwide, 73 received gold, 55 received silver, and 21 reached bronze.
The Exercise is Medicine On Campus (EIM-OC) program calls upon universities and colleges to promote physical activity as a vital sign of health. EIM-OC cited the ongoing collaboration between the university's Campus Recreation division and the Department of Health and Human Performance for promoting the health benefits of physical activity and engaging in education initiatives with students, faculty and staff.
The A&M-Commerce EIM-OC team includes Dr. Vipa Bernhardt, Jonathan Johnston, graduate student Daritsa Herrera and undergraduate student Heaven Dunn. Learn more about the Department of Health and Human Performance and Campus Recreation at A&M-Commerce.