Daemen Recognized As Fit-friendly Workplace
March 3, 2014
Director of Institutional Communication
AMHERST, N.Y. -- Daemen College has been designated a Gold Fit-Friendly Worksite by the American Heart Association in recognition of making health and wellness a priority for faculty and staff.
The college achieved gold-level status for promoting a culture of wellness on campus, embracing at least nine criteria in physical activity, nutrition and culture as outlined by the AHA, offering employees physical activity support, and increasing the number of healthy eating options.
“At Daemen, we’re committed to providing the best workplace environment possible and have made great strides in improving the health and wellness of our employees,” said Daemen President Gary A. Olson. “We’re honored to be selected by the American Heart Association as a Gold Fit-Friendly Worksite.”
Designed as a catalyst for change in the American workplace, the Fit-Friendly Worksites program recognizes employers across the country that champion the health of their employees.