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Wellness Promotion Office

The Wellness Promotion Office promotes health and wellness on a holistic level to support KSC students in making healthy choices. We offer programs and services that address the most prevalent health issues that affect the academic performance, personal development, and overall well-being of KSC students.

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https://www.keene.edu/office/chw/wellness-at-ksc/projects/

Our Goals:

  • Support KSC students in creating and achieving wellness goals
  • Provide up to date health information and evidence based/research informed wellness programming to KSC students
  • Collaborate among students, staff, and faculty at Keene State College to promote wellness through service learning projects, internships, independent studies, workshops, trainings, committee work, and other initiatives

Programs & Services

SPICES (Social, Physical, Intellectual, Cultural, Emotional, and Spiritual Wellness) Program

A collection of wellness education programs for First Year Students

Sex Chats & Aphrodisiacs Sleep Spa Microaggressions Nutrition Coaching 101 College Life & Spiritual Wellness BINGO Redfern Art Walk DC Food Tour

Contributing partners: Office of Multicultural Support, KSC Dietetic Internship Program, Center for Health & Wellness, KSC Newman Center, Student Involvement Office, Sodexo, ROCKS, Redfern

Fit Bits- Presented by KSC Body Works

KSC 50 Day Wellness Challenge for First Year Students

Join our online wellness based scavenger hunt for First Year Students and learn about the wellness resources, tools, and opportunities at Keene State College. Participants can view and complete challenges through their phones, tablets, and computers. Finishers will receive prizes according to the level of points acquired. Sign up here http://scavr.com/#hunt/nDMOuQK79S. Begins Wed, Aug. 24 at 6am.

WOW (Wise Owl Wellness) Program

A collection of wellness education programs for upperclassmen

Sleep Audit- sleep assessment and personalized feedback Sex in the Dark- anonymous questions about sexual health Rate Your Plate- nutrition education Customized programs by request

KSC Nutrition Coaching Program

Nutrition Coaching is a free, confidential service offered to all KSC Students through a collaboration between the KSC Dietetic Internship Program and the Center for Health & Wellness. Nutrition Coaches, who consist of Keene State College Dietetic Interns, offer at least two 30-60 minute individual nutrition education sessions. Nutrition Coaches help motivate and enable KSC students toward reaching their personal nutrition and wellness goals.

To register, click here https://keenestate.wufoo.com/forms/print-web-video-request-form/

Weekly Wellness Wednesdays

This weekly wellness discussion is held every Wednesday at 1pm, beginning August 31, 2016 in the Office of Multicultural Student Support in the LP Young Student Center. RSVP here.

Peer Education Internships

Peer Education Interns are students leaders who promote healthy behaviors at KSC. Our team consists of undergraduate interns from the Health Science and Graphic Design Departments. Our interns are Nationally Certified Peer Educators through The BACCHUS Network, a peer education initiative through NASPA Students Affairs Professionals in Higher Education. The BACCHUS Network supports academic and personal success by building skills in student leaders to address campus health and safety issues. CPEs encourage students to make healthy choices, become active leaders, and engaged citizens in the community.

Individual Wellness Coaching

  • Sexual Health
  • Nutrition Education
  • Tobacco Cessation
  • Physical Activity
  • Stress Management
  • Healthy Sleep

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To learn more about wellness promotion at KSC, contact:

Tiffany Mathews, MS
Coordinator of Wellness Education
tmathews1@keene.edu
603-358-2890


CHW Contact

Contact the Center for Health & Wellness

CHW is located on the 3rd floor of the Elliot Center. Click here to view the map.

Schedule a visit with a provider, a nurse or health educator by calling 603-358-2450.

Send a secure message to a CHW staff member by accessing patient portal.

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Hours
M–F: 8:00a.m.-4:30p.m. (closed noon-1:00 for lunch)
We are located on the 3rd floor of the Elliot Center
Call 603-358-2450 for an appointment.
Walk-in Hours
Aug. 31: 2015 – Dec. 18, 2015: M-F: 8:30a.m.–10:30a.m.
Jan. 19: 2016 – May 6, 2016: M-F: 8:30a.m.–10:30a.m.
Emergency?
Call 911