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. 


Woo Walks

Fall 2019: Monday 9/16 - Friday 10/25 

Log Your Steps


Spring 2019 Walk Across Worcester - Recap/Results

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

Learn How to Use Your iPhone to Count your Steps

Apps for your Android Device



2019-2020 Programs

Tuesday 9/10/2019 Weight Watchers Interest Meeting 12:00-12:30pm Wasylean Hall, Seven Hills Room
Monday 9/16/2019 Can You Hear Me Now? (Lecture & Screening) 12:00-1:00pm Wellness Center 204
Thursday 9/26/2019 How to Better Manage Stress 12:00-1:00pm Wellness Center 204
Wednesday 10/2/2019 Worcester Craft Center 4:30-6:00pm 25 Sagmore Road, Worcester
Monday 10/7/2019 How To Manage Your Finances 4:00-5:00pm Sheehan MP Room 109
Friday 10/18/2019 Flu Shot Clinic 10:00am-3:00pm Student Center- South Room 110
Tuesday 10/29/2019 Maintaining Balance in Life 4:15-5:15pm Student Center Blue Lounge
Monday 11/4/2019 Mindfulness Class 12:00-1:00pm Wellness Center 204
Wednesday 11/13/2019 How to Support Mental Health Concerns in the Workplace 12:00-1:00pm Student Center Blue Lounge
Thursday 1/16/2020 Fitness: Where to Begin 12:00-1:00pm Wellness Center 204
Tuesday 2/4/2020 Managing Eldercare 4:00-5:00pm Sheehan MP Room 109
Monday 2/24/2020 Balancing Nutrition 12:00-1:00pm Wellness Center 204



Pink Gloves Boxing & Group Exercise Classes* 

Join Recreation and Wellness for some Fun, Community and Achievement with engaging classes- Fall 2019 Faculty/Staff only classes are listed below. Find more information about Pink Gloves Boxing here. *Applicable membership fees do apply.

Tuesdays- Zumba, 12:15-1:15pm, 207

Wednesdays- Pink Gloves Boxing (Tier I & II), 12:15-1:15pm, 204

Thursdays- Yoga Tone, 12:00-1:00pm, 207


American Red Cross Blood Drive

2/5/2020 - 10:00am - 4:00pm, Sheehan Hall

4/15/2020 - 10:00am - 4:00pm, Sheehan Hall


Employee Fun Day

Thursday, May 18, 2017 - Photos 

Thursday, May 24, 2018 - Photos

Friday, May 31, 2019 - Photos


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! More reimbursement information!


Worcester State University - Employee Handbook

HECCMA Information

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

August 2019 Newsletter: Supervisor, Employee


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

Dean Bowen ( or Johanie Rodriguez (