Healthier Woo is an initiative developed in collaboration with Human Resources and Recreation & Wellness. It strives to become a comprehensive and innovative Workplace Wellness program that focuses on the improvement and education of employee health and wellness. 

Complete the Employee Wellness Survey

Woo Walks    

Walk Across Worcester, Kickoff/Event Flyer - Monday, April 22, 2019 - 12:30p

Looking to get moving this Spring? Want to earn some prizes for moving throughout the weekdays? Record your daily steps to be entered for a chance to win. Join us for our kick off event on Monday, April 22 at 12:30p outside of the Administration Building Entrance as we walk the campus (wear your sneakers). Competition will take place from Monday, April 22 through Thursday, May 30, 2019. Winners will be announced at Employee Fun Day on Friday, May 31, 2019

Campus Walking Maps: LRC Loop, Outdoor Track, Inner Loop, Outer Loop

Log Daily Steps Here

Learn How to Use Your iPhone to Count your Steps

Apps for your Android Device

Walk Across Worcester Step Board (Visit the board in Human Resources for the best view!)

Rank Name Department Step Total
1 Gina Fleury Nursing 422,994
2 Dean Bowen Athletics & Wellness 376,106
3 Weichu Xu Chemistry 367,010
4 Huy Dao ITS 364,274
5 Matt Richardson Facilities 356,012
6 Kerry Popp Chemistry/DEEP 326,430
7 Ramsdell, Nancy Administrative Services 322,896
8 Anne Falke Chemistry 308,288
9 Elena Arranz DGCE 306,610
10 Colleen Settle OSILD 256,268
11 Lois Wims Academic Affairs 247,177
12 Eileen O'Brien Career Services 236,872
13 Jack Reardon ITS 222,079
14 Andrew Calcutt ITS 218,456
15 Ezequiel Ayala Payroll 199,690
16 Elizabeth Osborne World Languages 186,345
17 Johanie Rodriguez Human Resources 186,031
18 Matt Bejune Library 186,024
19 Sierra Trudel Advancement 162,446
20 Chrissy Gaffney Mail Center 159,306
21 Edward Crowley ITS 154,687
22 Katie Cleary Residence Life 135,277
23 Susan Moore Human Resources 115,944
24 Susan Weidman Human Resources 89,139
25 Stacey Parker VPA 75,215
26 Brenda Blood Advancement 73,930
27 Gertrude Addo Multicultural Affairs 72,666
28 Jennifer McCrillis ITS 41,365
29 Amanda Cornine Nursing 40,543
30 Amy Poehler Nursing 38,496
31 Kris O'Reilly Advancement 32,445
32 Stacey Luster HR, Payroll, AAEO 28,433
33 Katie Cleary Residence Life 27,133
34 Karen Lavallere Payroll 19,573
35 Shana Hopkins Multicultural Affairs 10,970
36 Aleel Grennan Biology 4,574

(leaderboard as of 5/16/19 at 10:00am, based on submissions)

Employee Fun Day

Friday, May 31, 2019 - Join your colleagues from 12p-2p for our 3rd annual Employee Fun Day on the quad between Science & Tech and the Wellness Center. There will be games, BBQ, music, dancing, ice cream, and prizes. 


Pink Gloves Boxing Summer Class (FLYER) 

Join the Wellness Center on Wednesdays from 12:15p-1:15p for a faculty/staff only class this summer. Class will begin on June 5, and end on August 14. Find more information about Pink Gloves Boxing here


Did You Know?

The Worcester State University Wellness Center has many opportunities for you to stay active and Well- most are even fully reimburseable through your insurance carrier. Check out more information about Fitness Center Memberships, Personal Training, Group Exercise Memberships, Golf Simulator Memberships. Looking to just drop in or join an Intramural League/Tournament, you can do that too! Take advantage of Open Recreation time and check out equipment even without a membership, walk the 11th of a mile indoor track!


Worcester State University - Employee Handbook

HECCMA Information

AllOne - Employee Assistance Program Information1-800-451-1834 - LOGIN Information; Username: WSU, Password: employee


For more information about getting involved in the initiative please contact:

Dean Bowen ( or Johanie Rodriguez (