November 8, 2013
Years Worked at UNH: 4
What does health mean to you?: To me, health means being physically, mentally, emotionally, intellectually, and spiritually fit.
What do you do to make a Healthy UNH?: To make a healthy UNH community, I have tried to enhance the opportunities and knowledge other students have regarding healthy living at UNH. For example, as president of the club tennis team, I expanded the membership by 10 people so more players can get out and play. And as a... Read More
October 18, 2013
Years Worked at UNH: 18
What does health mean to you?: Health means feeling good physically as well as mentally.
What do you do to make a Healthy UNH?: I attend Healthy Returns, participate in the Wellness Connection program, go at least twice a week to the UNH Employee Fitness Center at the Field House and I walk with several of my friends at my lunch hour around campus.
How do you stay fit?: I belong to a gym and take several group exercise classes, get... Read More
September 26, 2013
College of Health and Human Services
Years Worked at UNH: 2
What does health mean to you?: Being healthy is a lifestyle and a choice. It is about being active and also making good nutrition choices, managing stress, getting adequate sleep.
What do you do to make a Healthy UNH?: I always try to be as active as possible during the day by walking to all campus meetings, taking the stairs, monitoring my diet and parking far away from stores in the parking lot.
How do you stay fit?: I just... Read More
September 19, 2013
Interlibrary Loan Assistant
Dimond Library Interlibrary Loan
Years Worked at UNH: 4
What does health mean to you?: Health means not feeling crappy and having the energy and ability to do fun things. And also, looking good - vanity. It’s for real.
What do you do to make a Healthy UNH?: I don’t jaywalk.
How do you stay fit?: I don’t eat carbs; I try to do exercise-y type things a few days a week. I was really into Step Aerobics for a while, I also do Pilates, I walk my dog, ride a bike. I’m also... Read More
September 17, 2013
Office of Business Affairs
Years Worked at UNH: 17
What does health mean to you?: Feeling good on a daily basis. No aches or pains.
What do you do to make a Healthy UNH?: UNH Dining is committed to helping the University be healthy by being very supportive of the Healthy UNH initiative. We have an excellent Dietitian on staff, Rochelle L’Italien. She has been very active on campus and in working with students, faculty and staff. She is always available for a session to get you on... Read More
September 9, 2013
College of Liberal Arts
Years Worked at UNH: 35
What does health mean to you?: Health is the condition of the body and mind as they carry out their normal biological and psychological functions.
What do you do to make a Healthy UNH?: Besides attempting to stay fit (see below), I try to eat well. My attempts are often unsuccessful, but if I adhere to the principle “everything in moderation,” I generally meet my goals.
How do you stay fit?: I try to workout 5 or 6 days per week. I run for... Read More
September 6, 2013
Program Director of Veterinary Technology
Veterinary Technology at the Thompson School
Years Worked at UNH: 6
What does health mean to you?: It means being able to do what I want without limitations. The older I get, the more I realize the importance of my health. If I want to keep doing what I like, for as long as possible, I have to stay healthy.
What do you do to make a Healthy UNH?: I encourage my students to stay active, to walk rather than take the bus, etc. I also teach my students... Read More
September 4, 2013
Lead Personal Trainer
Years Worked at UNH: 4
What does health mean to you?: Being healthy is a lifestyle choice that encompasses more than one component. A healthy diet, exercise program, and strong relationship with family and friends, are just examples of some components of health that aggregate to promote an overall feeling of fulfillment in life. I use these components to create a healthy lifestyle for myself and balance that allows me experience life to the fullest.
What... Read More
August 27, 2013
Library Services Assistant – Boston Library Consortium Expert
Dimond Library, Interlibrary Loan
Years Worked at UNH: 8
What does health mean to you?: Health is one of the few things that can’t be overstated, right? You’re lost without it. Health is happiness. Health is freedom. Health can also be a mildly annoying topic to hear someone else go on about, so I’ll stop there.
What do you do to make a Healthy UNH?: Does wearing sunblock count?
How do you stay fit?: I ride my bike to work when the... Read More
August 21, 2013
Director, Health Care Cost Containment
Finance and Administration
Years Worked at UNH: 13
What does health mean to you?: Being able to do the things I want to easily; having more energy, being able to say “yes” when my friends want to go for a bike ride, train for a road race or just go for a walk around the neighborhood. I want to keep up with my kids, my husband (who is very fit) and my dogs. It also means less time at the doctor’s office; that’s my biggest goal!
What do you do to make a... Read More