Wellness Champion Achievement Awards

Graphic: silver award ribbonSilver Level Criteria

  • Distribute/Post/Share Wellness Initiative information with department monthly
  • Visit wellness.syr.edu at least monthly; refer co-worker to the website
  • Participate in at least 4 Wellness Initiative programs/activities per calendar year
  • Attend at least one Wellness Champion meeting* per calendar year
  • Complete Workplace Wellness Checklist* twice per year and submit to Wellness Team by requested due dates
  • Complete end of year evaluation*
  • Silver Award Prize: 2 Regal movie tickets

Graphic: gold award ribbonGold Level Criteria

  • Distribute/Post/Share Wellness Initiative information with department monthly
  • Visit wellness.syr.edu at least monthly; refer co-worker to the website
  • Participate in at least 6 Wellness Initiative programs/activities* per calendar year
  • Attend two Wellness Champion meetings per calendar year
  • Complete Workplace Wellness Checklist* twice per year and submit to Wellness Team by requested due dates
  • Hold a minimum of 2 short-term wellness events* per calendar year
    • The Wellness Team may be able to contribute some small incentive prizes for short-term events. If interested, please complete the incentive prize request form in the Wellness Champion Toolkit
  • Make a minimum of one change in your department’s physical environment* to support wellness per calendar year
  • Nominate a Wellness Warrior
  • Complete end-of-year evaluation*
  • Gold Award Prize: 2 Regal movie tickets plus wellness gift box

*Definitions

can include any program, event, or activity that is part of the Syracuse University Wellness Initiative such as challenges, health education workshops/seminars, physical activity class, Carebridge webinar, etc…

includes in-person semester kickoff meeting

is a tool to assess the general culture of health and wellness of your department. The Checklist will be used to identify areas of strength and opportunity for improvement, within your department. The Wellness Team will email the Wellness Checklist form to the Wellness Champions a minimum of 3 weeks prior to due date.

Please send completed checklist to wellness@syr.edu

is a one-time event or events that lasts up to one month. These include, but are not limited to: healthy potluck, walking/step challenge, lunch time walking group etc…

Please send picture and/or summary of short-term event to wellness@syr.edu

may include, but is not limited to: establishing a wellness bulletin board (if you do not already have one), creating a wellness “area/hub/corner”, creating a quiet room or area, hang up motivational posters with wellness-related messages etc…

Please send picture and/or summary of change to your department’s physical environment to wellness@syr.edu

will be sent to each Wellness Champion during the first week of December. It will be a brief online, Qualtrics survey.

Survey will automatically be sent to wellness@syr.edu once submitted.