Villanova Recognized as "Fit-Friendly" Company
Villanova University has once again been recognized as fit friendly place to work, a 2013 Gold Level Recipient of the American Heart Association's Fit-Friendly Companies Recognition program.
The Fit-Friendly Companies program is a catalyst for positive change. Companies throughout the nation can be part of the initiative by making the health and wellness of their employees a priority. Villanova University was recognized as a Gold Level Fit-Friendly Company by the American Heart Association’s My Heart. My Life. initiative for:
- Offering employees physical activity support.
- Providing/increasing healthy eating options at the worksite.
- Promoting a wellness culture.
- Implementing at least nine criteria as outlined by the American Heart Association in the areas of physical activity, nutrition and culture.
“We are extremely honored and excited to be recognized by the American Heart Association’s My Heart. My Life. initiative as a Gold Level Fit-Friendly Company,” said Ray Duffy, Director of Benefits & Wellness. “Physical activity and employee wellness are very important priorities here at Villanova University and we encourage all of our employees to participate in programs, services and resources offered under the University wellness program.”