Thrive / Wellbeing Archive


WFU’s Office of Wellbeing offering healthy eating tips

April 20, 2020  |   Student, Thrive / Wellbeing, Top Stories

Wake Forest senior Erik Schultz doesn’t want to develop poor eating habits while he’s back at home in Asheboro sheltering in place because of the COVID-19 pandemic. So he’s been checking out Gold Apron on Monday afternoons to pick up some good tips.


WFU celebrates 5-year anniversary of THRIVE initiative on Sept. 4

August 30, 2019  |   Faculty, Staff, Student, Thrive / Wellbeing, Top Stories

Wake Forest students, faculty and staff will come together Sept. 4 on Manchester Plaza to celebrate the 5-year anniversary of Thrive, a comprehensive wellbeing initiative that covers everything from financial to physical to emotional health and has become a model for other college campuses.


WFU awards and recognitions briefs

February 21, 2019  |   Faculty, Recognition, Student, Thrive / Wellbeing, Top Stories

The WFU Awards and Recognitions briefs celebrate milestones of faculty, staff and students at Wake Forest.


Forty-foot art project to reflect diversity & inclusion at WFU

August 14, 2018  |   Arts & Culture, Campus Life, Community, Media Advisory, Thrive / Wellbeing, Top Stories, Valuing Diversity

Wake Forest University students, faculty and staff will participate in a UNITY project to create an interactive public art project celebrating uniqueness and strengthening ties to one another.


Wake Forest celebrates transformation of Reynolds Gym into Wellbeing Center

March 29, 2018  |   Thrive / Wellbeing, Top Stories, Wake Will

A new 25-yard, eight-lane pool, surrounded by glass walls and three-story arched windows, is the centerpiece of the third and final phase of the transformation of historic Reynolds Gym into the Wake Forest Wellbeing Center.


Campus Life VP Penny Rue accepts honor to lead national student affairs organization

March 7, 2018  |   Recognition, Thrive / Wellbeing, Top Stories

Wake Forest University Vice President for Campus Life Penny Rue has accepted the ultimate honor for someone in her field.


Historic Reynolds Gym transformed into center for health and wellbeing

August 24, 2017  |   Campus Life, President, Thrive / Wellbeing, University Announcement, Wake Will

Two cornerstones now mark the entrance to Wake Forest University’s historic W.N. Reynolds Gymnasium. The original – 1954 – shows the year the gym was built. A new one – 2017 – marks its transformation into a dynamic new center for health and wellbeing.


Wake Forest University pledges as a Healthy Campus Partner

October 18, 2016  |   Campus Life, Recognition, Staff, Thrive / Wellbeing, Top Stories

Wake Forest pledges as a Healthy Campus 2020 Partner, demonstrating its commitment to improve the health and wellbeing of students, faculty and staff.


WFU festival to celebrate campus wellbeing

September 20, 2016  |   Campus Life, Events, Student, Thrive / Wellbeing

On Thursday, Sept. 22, Wake Forest University will demonstrate its commitment to wellbeing with a campus-wide event called “Arrive and Thrive” for faculty, staff and students.


$625 million in construction over 10 years enhances residential experience

June 24, 2016  |   Admissions, Athletics, Campus Life, Community, Philanthropy, President, Student, Thrive / Wellbeing, Top Stories, University Announcement, Wake Will

Wake Forest University is in the midst of a 10-year, $625 million construction effort that reflects the institution’s commitment to offer the best residential college experience in the country.

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