HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 15, 2021 – For the sixth year, High Point University has been recognized for its commitment to promoting employee wellness and its exceptional health and benefits offerings. HPU was named one of the Healthiest Employers of the Triad in 2021.
Each year, Springbuk administers the Healthiest Employers® Awards Program across the country to honor the nation’s most dedicated employers in bettering their worksite health and wellness programs. The 2021 recipients were evaluated across six key categories including culture and leadership, foundational components, strategic planning, communication and marketing, programming and interventions, and reporting and analytics.
“We are honored to be recognized again this year for the efforts our employees make to live their best life,” said Melissa Marion, director of HPU’s Employee Wellness Program. “When our employees choose to be healthy, this translates to higher energy and stronger engagement allowing HPU to deliver our brand promise: Every student receives an extraordinary education in an inspiring environment with caring people.”
HPU’s Employee Wellness Program offers holistic programming open to all staff and faculty, who can earn points for completing various wellness activities offered on campus. The program provides free annual health screenings, seminars, a fitness facility and resources to encourage healthy approaches to nutrition, stress, sleep and weight management.